Chapter 1 of Auctions: Theory and Practice “A Survey of Auction Theory

was originally published as:

Auction Theory: A Guide to the Literature

Introductory chapter to The Economic Theory of Auctions, P. Klemperer (ed.), Edward Elgar (pub.), 2000.


Also reprinted in Journal of Economic Surveys, 1999,

and reprinted in The Current State of Economic Science S. Dahiya (ed.), 1999. 

2004 Afterword.


citation: "Auction Theory", Paul Klemperer, Journal of Economic Surveys 1999, 13, pp. 227-86.