Mechanism Design and Market Institutions
Research fieldBehavioral Economics, Organizations and Markets
DatesPeriod 4 - Feb 28, 2022 to Apr 22, 2022
Mechanism design concerns establishing institutional rules that maximize the designer’s objective under the constraint that the involved parties or individuals possess private information and may take private actions in their own interests.
1. Introduction, auctions
2. Revenue maximizing mechanisms, bidding rings
3. Efficient mechanisms, bilateral trade, public goods, contest design
4. Multi-unit auctions
5. Non-monetary mechanisms
6. Student presentations
7. Student presentations
- Matthews, S.A. (1995). A technical primer on auction theory I: Independent private values. Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science, Northwestern University.
- Selected papers.