For many observers, the 2015 German mobile broadband spectrum auction was a surprise: at first, it looked as if the potentially very valuable 700MHz spectrum would be sold for the extremely low reserve price, and 900MHz spectrum would fetch not … Continue reading
This paper examines the ability of merchants to affect their customers’ choice of payment method. We demonstrate that merchants have a number of ways for steering their customers away from payment methods that are ‘expensive’ for the merchant, and that … Continue reading
The 2.6GHz frequency band is part of a family of spectrum bands identified worldwide for deployment of mobile services. Since 2007, nine European regulators and one Asian regulator have announced detailed plans to auction 2.6GHz spectrum; and seven of these … Continue reading
This paper outlines practical methods for determining winners and how much they should pay in combinatorial auctions.
The paper was presented by DotEcon at the 14th ITS Regional Conference held in Helsinki in August 2003. A short presentation of the main conclusions is available.