A Note on Last Minute Bidding in Online Auctions

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Abdel-Hameed Nawar

New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics; Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Political Science - Cairo University

Date Written: 2004

Abstract

This note shows that in an online auction with discrete time and traffic congestion, there is no equilibrium with activity only in the last period.

Keywords: Online auction, private value, discrete, time, traffic congestion, last-minute bidding strategy

JEL Classification: D44, D82

Suggested Citation

Nawar, Abdel-Hameed, A Note on Last Minute Bidding in Online Auctions (2004). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1018580 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1018580

Abdel-Hameed Nawar (Contact Author)

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Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Political Science - Cairo University ( email )

Cairo University
Giza, 12613
Egypt

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