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Multi-Unit Auctions

  • Anthony M. Kwasnica


    (Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University)

  • Katerina Sherstyuk


    (Department of Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa)

We survey experimental research on multi-unit auctions with an emphasis on topics that may be of a unifying interest to experimental, as well as theoretical and empiri- cal economists. Topics include static and dynamic multi-unit auctions; combinatorial auctions and efficient auction design; simultaneous and sequential auctions; bidder asymmetry and endogenous entry, and collusion in auctions. We also discuss behav- ioral regularities observed in multi-unit auction experiments.

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