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Designing economic mechanisms

Author: Leonid Hurwicz; Stanley Reiter
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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This book presents methods for designing institutions that direct and coordinate economic activity to achieve specified goals. Leonid Hurwicz is the joint Nobel Price Winner 2007 for The Sveriges  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonid Hurwicz; Stanley Reiter
ISBN: 9780521724104 0521724104 9780521836418 0521836417
OCLC Number: 823653501
Notes: Okł.: Winner, 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science.
Description: IX, 344, [6] s. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Mechanisms and mechanism design; 1.1. Introduction to mechanisms and mechanism design; 1.2. Environments and goal functions; 1.3. Mechanisms: message exchange processes and game forms; 1.4. Initial dispersion of information and privacy preservation; 1.5. Mechanism design; 1.6. Mechanism design Illustrated in a Walrasian example; 1.7. The rectangles method applied to the Walrasian goal function-informal; 1.8. Introductory discussion of informational efficiency concepts; 1.9. Regulation of logging in a national forest - an example of mechanism design; 2. From goals to means: constructing mechanisms; 2.1. Mechanism construction: phase one; 2.2. Phase two: constructing decentralized; 2.3.1. Flagpoles-principles; 2.4.1. Phase two: via condensation: principles; 2.5. Overlaps; 2.6.1; Main results; 3. Designing informationally efficient mechanisms using the language of aets; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Mechanism design; 3.3. Mechanisms and coverings; 3.4. A systematic process (an algorithm) for constructing and rRM covering; 3.5; Transversals; 3.6. Coverings and partitions; 3.7. Informational efficiency; 3.8. Example 1.9 revisited - a graphical presentation; 3.9. Informationally efficient mechanisms with strategic behavior; 4. Revelation mechanisms (co-authored with Kenneth R. Mount); 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Initial set theoretic constructions; 4.3. The topological case; 4.4. Proofs and examples.
Responsibility: Leonid Hurwicz, Stanley Reiter.

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