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How to Buy Cricketers and Coal Blocks

How to buy cricketers and coal blocks

One of the most important areas of applications of game theory is in the design of auctions. Some of the important theoretical results in single-object auctions that form the underpinning of the practical recommendations are outlined here.

The blueprint of bids is a serious matter

It isn't just one of your holiday games

You may think at first I'm as mad as a hatter

When I tell you, auctions must have THREE DIFFERENT AIMS.85

(With apologies to T. S. Eliot)

Think of auctions and what came to mind, till a few years ago, were flamboyant auctioneers, works of art and nail-biting bidding duels between barons of high industry. These duels, like the World Wrestling Entertainment bouts, were ...

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