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Optimal Auction Design and Irrelevance of Privacy of Information

  • Thomas Troeger

    (University of Bern)

  • Tymofiy Mylovanov

    (Penn State University)

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Paper provided by Society for Economic Dynamics in its series 2010 Meeting Papers with number 1039.

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Date of creation: 2010
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