By Vijay Krishna
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Since Fα ≤ F , the expected revenue in a first-price auction with risk-averse bidders is greater than with risk-neutral bidders. The expected revenue in a second-price auction is, of course, unchanged. 2 Constant absolute risk aversion (CARA) utility functions. Consider a situation with bidders who exhibit constant absolute risk aversion–their utility functions are of the form u (z) = 1 − exp (−αz), where α > 0 is the coeﬃcient of absolute risk aversion, −u00 (z)/u0 (z). Suppose that values are independently distributed according to the function F and let G denote, as usual, the distribution of the highest of N − 1 values.
1 Unusual Auctions We consider two unusual formats: an all-pay auction and a third-price auction. Although neither is used as a real-world auction to sell objects, the former is a useful model of other auction-like contests–some examples are oﬀered next–while the latter is a useful theoretical construct. Equilibrium of All-Pay Auctions Consider an all-pay auction with the following rules. Each bidder submits a bid and, as in the standard auctions discussed earlier, the highest bidder wins the object.
Suppose that the seller attaches a value x0 ∈ [0, ω). This means that if the object is left unsold, the seller would derive a value x0 from its use. Clearly, the seller would not set a reserve price r that is lower than x0 . Then the overall expected payoﬀ of the seller from setting a reserve price r ≥ x0 is £ ¤ Π0 = N × E mA (X, r) + F (r)N x0 Diﬀerentiating this with respect to r, we obtain dΠ0 = N [1 − F (r) − rf (r)] G(r) + N G(r)f(r)x0 dr Now recall that the hazard rate function associated with the distribution F is defined as λ (x) = f(x)/ (1 − F (x)) .
Auction Theory by Vijay Krishna