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How (Not) to Run Auctions: The European 3G Telecom Auctions.

Abstract:
There were enormous differences in the revenues from the European "third generation" (3G, or "UMTS") mobile-phone license auctions, from 20 Euros per capita in Switzerland to 650 Euros per capita in the UK, though the values of the licenses sold were similar. Poor auction designs in some countries facilitated collusion between firms and failed to attract entrants. The sequencing of the auctions was also crucial. We discuss the auctions in the UK, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Greece and Denmark.

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Paul Klemperer More by this author
Journal:
European Economic Review
Volume:
46
Publication date:
2002
URN:
uuid:82273c5f-f9c9-4d82-9bdc-188b058bea6b
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:10678
Language:
English

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