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Implementation Theory

Palfrey, Thomas R. (1995) Implementation Theory. Social Science Working Paper, 912. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. (Unpublished)

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This surveys the branch of implementation theory initiated by Maskin (1977). Results for both complete and incomplete information environments are covered.

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Additional Information:This is prepared for Handbook of Game Theory, Vol. 8 (R. Aumann and S. Hart, eds.). I thank John Duggan, Matthew Jackson, and Sanjay Srivastava for helpful comments and many enlightening discussions on the subject of implementation theory. Suggestions from Robert Aumann, Sergiu Hart and two anonymous readers are also gratefully acknowledged. I also wish to thank the National Science Foundation for its financial support. Published as Palfrey, Thomas R. "Implementation theory." Handbook of game theory with economic applications 3 (2002): 2271-2326.
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Subject Keywords:implementation theory, mechanism design, game theory, social choice
Series Name:Social Science Working Paper
Issue or Number:912
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