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    • Asymmetric Information in Common-Value Auctions and Contests: Theory and Experiments 

      Rentschler, Lucas Aaren (2011-10-21)
      In common-value auctions and contests economic agents often have varying levels of information regarding the value of the good to be allocated. Using theoretical and experimental analysis, I examine the effect of ...
    • The effect of competition in sealed bid auctions : certainty and uncertainty 

      Meyer, Donald J. (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1983)
      This dissertation is a theoretical, empirical, and experimental examination of the effect of competition in sealed bid auctions. Auctions in which objects have certain value and auctions in which objects have uncertain ...
    • Experiments on decision making and auctions 

      Watson, Elizabeth Ann (2009-06-02)
      Experimental economics is often called upon to inform theory and aid in explaining real world behavior. As such it is important to carefully design laboratory experiments to test the validity of new theories and to reexamine ...
    • Individual and market bidding behavior in vickrey first price auctions 

      Kogut, Carl A. (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1984)
      A series of five first price sealed bid auctions of a single unit were conducted using experimental techniques. The results of the experiments were analyzed to determine the effect on bidding behavior due to the change in ...
    • Online Auctions: Theoretical and Empirical Investigations 

      Zhang, Yu (2010-10-12)
      This dissertation, which consists of three essays, studies online auctions both theoretically and empirically. The first essay studies a special online auction format used by eBay, “Buy-It- Now” (BIN) auctions, in which ...