Auctions

Learning Objectives: 
Case:

  • Hild, M., Dwidevy, A., and Raj, A., (2004) “The Biggest Auction Ever: 3G Licensing in Western Europe”, Darden Business Publishing
  • Discussion question: What are the alternatives to auctions?

Consider the following video:

Having done the case,

  • Is there evidence of the Coase theorem in the 3G case?
  • Is there evidence of the Transitional Gains Trap in the 3G case?
Handout: The Biggest Auction Ever: What Happened Next?, February 2019

Here’s more detail on spectrum auctions:


These resources form part of my Managerial Economics course map. You can watch the full YouTube playlist here. This page ties into Chapter 3 of ‘Economics: A Complete Guide for Business‘.

 

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