TEL  Vol.4 No.8 , October 2014
Common-Value Procurement Auctions with Renegotiation
ABSTRACT
This note contains the equilibrium bid functions for two types of common-value procurement auctions: 1) a procurement auction in which bids represent an enforceable contract; 2) a procurement auction in which, upon learning the true cost of supplying the good, the winning bidder can renegotiate the contract with the buyer, and each bidder must submit a bond with their bid, which is returned at the end of the auction unless they are the low bidder and renegotiate the contract.

Cite this paper
Baltaduonis, R. and Rentschler, L. (2014) Common-Value Procurement Auctions with Renegotiation. Theoretical Economics Letters, 4, 619-622. doi: 10.4236/tel.2014.48078.
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