Albrecht, J., Gautier, P. and Vroman, S. (2012). A Note on 'Competition Among: Sellers Who Offer Auctions Instead of Prices' by Peters and Severinov Journal of Economic Theory, 147(1):389--392.


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    Journal of Economic Theory

We consider a market in which sellers compete for buyers by advertising reserve prices for second-price auctions. Applying the limit equilibrium concept developed in Peters and Severinov (1997) [1], we show that the competitive matching equilibrium is characterized by a reserve price of zero. This corrects a result in Peters and Severinov (1997) [1]. © 2011 Elsevier Inc.