Aner Sela

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics

Beer-Sheva 84105

Israel

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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London

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (52)

1.

Second-Price Auctions with Private Entry Costs

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Oct 2003
Todd R. Kaplan and Aner Sela
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Symmetric auctions, Asymmetric auctions, Entry costs

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Contests for Status

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Aug 2005
Benny Moldovanu, Aner Sela and Xianwen Shi
University of Bonn - Chair of Economic Theory II, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Contests, status, normalized spacing, organization design

Contests for Status

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 115, April 2007
Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Benny Moldovanu, Aner Sela and Xianwen Shi
University of Bonn - Chair of Economic Theory II, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics

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Citation 18

All-Pay Auctions with Variable Rewards

Monaster Center Working Paper No. 00-5
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Sep 2000
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
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all-pay auctions, patent races, lobbying

All-Pay Auctions with Variable Rewards

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Feb 2003
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
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All-Pay Auctions with Weakly Risk-Averse Buyers

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Feb 2004
Gadi Fibich, Arieh Gavious and Aner Sela
Tel Aviv University - School of Mathematical Sciences, Ono Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Private-value auctions, Risk aversion, Perturbation analysis

Carrots and Sticks: Prizes and Punishments in Contests

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Apr 2008
Benny Moldovanu, Aner Sela and Xianwen Shi
University of Bonn - Chair of Economic Theory II, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Contests, All-pay auctions, Punishments, Order Statistics

Carrots and Sticks: Prizes and Punishments in Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6770
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Benny Moldovanu, Aner Sela and Xianwen Shi
University of Bonn - Chair of Economic Theory II, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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All-pay auctions, Contests, Order Statistics, Punishments

Carrots and Sticks: Prizes and Punishments in Contests

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, Issue 2, pp. 453-462, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Benny Moldovanu, Aner Sela and Xianwen Shi
University of Bonn - Chair of Economic Theory II, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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The Optimal Rewards in Contests

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Sep 2004
Chen Cohen, Todd R. Kaplan and Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Contests, All-Pay Auctions, Optimal Design

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The Theory of Assortative Matching Based on Costly Signals

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5543
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Jun 2006
University of Hannover - Department of Economics; and CEPR, University of Bonn - Chair of Economic Theory II and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Matching, signalling

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Prebidding vs. Postbidding in First-Price Auctions with and Without Head-Starts

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Oct 2015
Yizhaq Minchuk and Aner Sela
Shamoon College of Engineering and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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First-price auctions, prebidding, postbidding, head-starts

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Allocation of Prizes in Asymmetric All-Pay Auctions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4951
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Jul 2005
Chen Cohen and Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Contests, auctions

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Auctions with Weakly Assymmetric Interdependent Values

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Sep 2003
Gadi Fibich, Arieh Gavious and Aner Sela
Tel Aviv University - School of Mathematical Sciences, Ono Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Weakly assymetric auctions, interdependent values, perturbation analysis

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Contests with Ties

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5132
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
Daniel Cohen and Aner Sela
Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS) - Department and Laboratory of Applied and Theoretical Economics (DELTA) and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Contests, all-pay auctions

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Manipulations in Contests

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Jun 2004
Chen Cohen and Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Contests, Tullock's models

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Auctions with Private Entry Costs

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Nov 2003
Todd R. Kaplan and Aner Sela
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Symmetric auctions, asymmetric auctions, entry costs

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Asymptotic Analysis of Large Auctions

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 May 2004
Gadi Fibich, Arieh Gavious and Aner Sela
Tel Aviv University - School of Mathematical Sciences, Ono Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Asymptotic methods, asymmetric auctions, revenue equivalence, collusion, large auctions, risk-averse bidders

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Optimal Rewards in Contests

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Chen Cohen, Todd R. Kaplan and Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Contests, all-pay auctions, optimal design

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Common-Value All-Pay Auctions with Asymmetric Information

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9315
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics, Oakland University - Department of Economics and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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all-pay auctions, asymmetric information, information advantage

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Round-Robin Tournaments with Effort Constraints

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8021
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Eyal Erez and Aner Sela
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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effort Constraints, Round-Robin Tournaments, Tullock Contests

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Effective Political Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6768
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Todd R. Kaplan and Aner Sela
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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All-pay auctions, Contests, Entry costs

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Multi-Stage Sequential All-Pay Auctions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8949
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 May 2012
Ella Segev and Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of IE&M and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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All-pay auctions, Sequential contests

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Sequential All-Pay Auctions with Noisy Outputs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8509
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Ella Segev and Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of IE&M and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Noisy outputs, Sequential contests

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Sequential Contests with Synergy and Budget Constraints

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8383
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 May 2011
Reut Megidish and Aner Sela
Sapir Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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budget constraints, sequential contests, Tullock contests

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Caps in Sequential Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7874
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Reut Megidish and Aner Sela
Sapir Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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All-pay auctions, Bid caps, Multi-stage contests

Caps in Sequential Contests

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 52, Issue 2, pp. 608-617, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Reut Megidish and Aner Sela
Sapir Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Allocation of Prizes in Contests with Participation Constraints

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7580
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Reut Megidish and Aner Sela
Sapir Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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all-pay contests, Participation constraints

Allocation of Prizes in Contests with Participation Constraints

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 713-727, 2013
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Reut Megidish and Aner Sela
Sapir Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Sequential Two-Prize Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6769
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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All-pay auctions, Multi-prize contests

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On the Optimal Allocation of Prizes in Best-of-Three All-Pay Auctions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14410
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Reverse Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14411
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Strategic Manipulations in Round-Robin Tournaments

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14412
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Aner Sela, Alex Krumer and Reut Megidish
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen and Sapir Academic College
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Signaling in Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11798
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Best-of-Three All-Pay Auctions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7224
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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All-pay auctions, Contests

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All-Pay Auctions with Two Heterogenous Prizes and Partially Asymmetric Players

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16506
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics, Open University of Israel, Ben Gurion University of the Negev and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Public Policy and Administration
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all-pay contests, complete information, Multiple prizes

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Resource Allocations in Multi-Stage Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16505
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Best-of two contests, Best-of-three contests, Resource budget

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Subsidy and Taxation in All-Pay Auctions Under Incomplete Information

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16504
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Yizhaq Minchuk and Aner Sela
Shamoon College of Engineering and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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all-pay auctions, Subsidy, taxation

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Effort Allocations in Elimination Tournaments

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16503
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Elimination tournaments, knockout tournaments

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All-Pay Matching Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15293
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Sep 2020
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Two-Stage Matching Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14610
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 May 2020
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Matching, Tullock contest

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Assortative Matching Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14598
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 May 2020
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Tullock contest, Two-sided matching

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It's Not Always Best to Be First

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12887
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 May 2018
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Contests, winner's curse

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Contests with Insurance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12456
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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all-pay auctions, Contests, Insurance, reimbursement

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Round‐Robin Tournaments with a Dominant Player

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 119, Issue 4, pp. 1167-1200, 2017
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Oct 2017
Alex Krumer, Reut Megidish and Aner Sela
University of St. Gallen, Sapir Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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All‐pay auctions, multistage contests

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The Third Place Game

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12348
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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The Optimal Allocation of Punishments in Tullock Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11592
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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Tullock contests; prizes; punishments

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Two-Stage Contests with Effort-Dependent Rewards

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11113
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Feb 2016
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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effort-dependent rewards, two-stage all-pay contests

Asymmetric Sequential Search Under Incomplete Information

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10579
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 May 2015
Yizhaq Minchuk and Aner Sela
Shamoon College of Engineering and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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asymmetric information, sequential search

Asymmetric Sequential Search Under Incomplete Information

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 27, Issue 2, pp. 315-325, 2018
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Yizhaq Minchuk and Aner Sela
Shamoon College of Engineering and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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First-Mover Advantage in Round-Robin Tournaments

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10274
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Dec 2014
Alex Krumer, Reut Megidish and Aner Sela
University of St. Gallen, Sapir Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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all-pay contests, round-robin tournaments

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Common-Value All-Pay Auctions with Asymmetric Information and Bid Caps

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10173
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics, Oakland University - Department of Economics and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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asymmetric information, bid caps, common-value all-pay auctions, information advantage

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Round-Robin Versus Elimination in Tournaments with a Dominant Player

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10081
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Alex Krumer, Reut Megidish and Aner Sela
University of St. Gallen, Sapir Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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all-pay auctions, elimination tournaments, round-robin tournaments

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All-Pay Auctions with Certain and Uncertain Prizes

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9908
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Yizhaq Minchuk and Aner Sela
Shamoon College of Engineering and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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All-pay auctions, contests, uncertain prizes

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Optimal Allocations in Round-Robin Tournaments

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9873
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Alex Krumer, Reut Megidish and Aner Sela
University of St. Gallen, Sapir Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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All-pay auctions, Round-robin tournaments

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Bid Costs and Endogenous Bid Caps

Posted: 22 Oct 2002
Ono Academic College, University of Bonn - Chair of Economic Theory II and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics

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Fictitious Play in `One-Against-All' Multi-Player Games

Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics

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Fictitious Play in Coordination Games

Posted: 15 Jul 1999
Aner Sela and Dorothea Herreiner
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and Loyola Marymount University

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A Learning Approach to Auctions

Posted: 12 Feb 1997
Dov Monderer and Aner Sela
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology - The William Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Management and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics

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