Chapter 4 of Auctions: Theory and Practice “Using and Abusing Auction Theory”

was originally published as:

Using and Abusing Economic Theory---Lessons from Auction Design

2002 Marshall Lecture to European Economic Association.


Also reprinted in Journal of the European Economic Association, 2003,

and reprinted in Contemporary Issues in Economics and Econometrics, R. Becker S. Hurn (eds.) 2004,

and reprinted in Applying the Dismal Science, I. McLean and C. Jennings (eds.) 2006, 181-209.


Citation: “Using and Abusing Economic Theory”, Paul Klemperer, Journal of the European Economic Association 2003, 1, pp. 272-300.