COS 444        Spring 2008       

Internet Auctions: Theory and Practice

Course Description:

The goal of this course is to connect theory, laboratory, and field experiments to real behavior in auctions. Basic results will be derived and tested, in class and by observing commercial internet auctions. Topics include: Vickrey auctions, revenue equivalence, optimal auctions, multiple-unit auctions, mechanism design, results from the laboratory, field experiments, auction behavior models, agent-based simulation.
Ken Steiglitz
ken at cs

Wenjie Jiang
wenjiej at cs

Tues/Thurs, 1:30-2:50 pm

Room: CS 102

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