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An Ascending Vickrey Auction for Selling Bases of a Matroid
Consider selling bundles of indivisible goods to buyers with concave utilities that are additively separable in money and goods. We propose an ascending auction for the case when ...
Sushil Bikhchandani, Sven de Vries, James Schummer...
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Evidence of a modest price decline in US broadband services
In this paper, we construct a price index for broadband services in the United States between 2004 and 2009. We analyze over 1500 service contracts offered by DSL and cable provid...
Shane Greenstein, Ryan McDevitt