Implementation in Undominated Strategies: A Look at Bounded Mechanisms

@article{Jackson1992ImplementationIU,
  title={Implementation in Undominated Strategies: A Look at Bounded Mechanisms},
  author={Matthew O. Jackson},
  journal={The Review of Economic Studies},
  year={1992},
  volume={59},
  pages={757-775}
}
  • M. Jackson
  • Published 1 September 1992
  • Economics
  • The Review of Economic Studies
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