Frictions in internet auctions with many traders

A counterexample

Javier Donna, Pablo Schenone, Gregory Veramendi

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Abstract

We show that when frictions are present, the Peters and Severinov (2006) (PS) bidding rule is no longer efficient nor a PBE of the PS game. Researchers should be cautious when using the PS bidding rule in markets with frictions like eBay.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-84
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume138
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

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Keywords

  • Auctions
  • Frictions
  • Internet
  • Networks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Finance

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Frictions in internet auctions with many traders : A counterexample. / Donna, Javier; Schenone, Pablo; Veramendi, Gregory.

In: Economics Letters, Vol. 138, 01.01.2016, p. 81-84.

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Donna, Javier ; Schenone, Pablo ; Veramendi, Gregory. / Frictions in internet auctions with many traders : A counterexample. In: Economics Letters. 2016 ; Vol. 138. pp. 81-84.
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