The Winner's Curse

The Winner's Curse
Author: Marie Rutkoski
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2014-04-10
ISBN 10: 1408858215
ISBN 13: 9781408858219
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Winner's Curse Book Review:

As a general's daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. Kestrel has other ideas. One day, she is startled to find a kindred spirit in Arin, a young slave up for auction. Following her instinct, Kestrel buys him - and for a sensational price that sets the society gossips talking. It's not long before she has to hide her growing love for Arin. But he, too, has a secret and Kestrel quickly learns that the price she paid for him is much higher than she ever could have imagined. The first novel in a stunning new trilogy, The Winner's Curse is a story of romance, rumours and rebellion, where dirty secrets and careless alliances can be deadly – and everything is at stake.

Learning Direction Theory and the Winners Curse

Learning Direction Theory and the Winners Curse
Author: Reinhard Selten,Klaus Abbink,Ricarda Cox
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2001
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:313919205
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Valuation

Valuation
Author: Kenneth R. Ferris,Barbara S. Pécherot Petitt
Publsiher: FT Press
Total Pages: 225
Release: 2002-01
ISBN 10: 9780130348043
ISBN 13: 013034804X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Valuation Book Review:

InValuation: Avoiding the Winner's Curse, authors Kenneth R. Ferris and Barbara S. Pecherot Petitt will help you master both the science and the art of M&A valuation. Concise, realistic, and easy to use, it brings together the field's best "rules of thumb," compares every leading traditional and alternative approach, presents examples and case studies from many industries, and offers practical solutions for today's key accounting, reporting, and tax-related challenges.

Beware the Winner's Curse

Beware the Winner's Curse
Author: G. Anandalingam,Henry C. Lucas
Publsiher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2004-11-04
ISBN 10: 0195177401
ISBN 13: 9780195177404
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beware the Winner's Curse Book Review:

'Beware the Winner's Curse' shows how hubris and badly aligned financial incentives lead managers to aggressively pursue victories, and end up worse off as a result. It explores recent disasters in business, sports, and entertainment, and offers concrete steps that managers can take to avoid encountering the curse.

Common Value Auctions and the Winner's Curse

Common Value Auctions and the Winner's Curse
Author: John H. Kagel,Dan Levin
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2009-04-11
ISBN 10: 9781400830138
ISBN 13: 1400830133
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Common Value Auctions and the Winner's Curse Book Review:

Few forms of market exchange intrigue economists as do auctions, whose theoretical and practical implications are enormous. John Kagel and Dan Levin, complementing their own distinguished research with papers written with other specialists, provide a new focus on common value auctions and the "winner's curse." In such auctions the value of each item is about the same to all bidders, but different bidders have different information about the underlying value. Virtually all auctions have a common value element; among the burgeoning modern-day examples are those organized by Internet companies such as eBay. Winners end up cursing when they realize that they won because their estimates were overly optimistic, which led them to bid too much and lose money as a result. The authors first unveil a fresh survey of experimental data on the winner's curse. Melding theory with the econometric analysis of field data, they assess the design of government auctions, such as the spectrum rights (air wave) auctions that continue to be conducted around the world. The remaining chapters gauge the impact on sellers' revenue of the type of auction used and of inside information, show how bidders learn to avoid the winner's curse, and present comparisons of sophisticated bidders with college sophomores, the usual guinea pigs used in laboratory experiments. Appendixes refine theoretical arguments and, in some cases, present entirely new data. This book is an invaluable, impeccably up-to-date resource on how auctions work--and how to make them work.

Auctions

Auctions
Author: Paul Klemperer
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 246
Release: 2018-06-05
ISBN 10: 0691186294
ISBN 13: 9780691186290
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Auctions Book Review:

Governments use them to sell everything from oilfields to pollution permits, and to privatize companies; consumers rely on them to buy baseball tickets and hotel rooms, and economic theorists employ them to explain booms and busts. Auctions make up many of the world's most important markets; and this book describes how auction theory has also become an invaluable tool for understanding economics. Auctions: Theory and Practice provides a non-technical introduction to auction theory, and emphasises its practical application. Although there are many extremely successful auction markets, there have also been some notable fiascos, and Klemperer provides many examples. He discusses the successes and failures of the one-hundred-billion dollar "third-generation" mobile-phone license auctions; he, jointly with Ken Binmore, designed the first of these. Klemperer also demonstrates the surprising power of auction theory to explain seemingly unconnected issues such as the intensity of different forms of industrial competition, the costs of litigation, and even stock trading 'frenzies' and financial crashes. Engagingly written, the book makes the subject exciting not only to economics students but to anyone interested in auctions and their role in economics.

The Winner's Kiss

The Winner's Kiss
Author: Marie Rutkoski
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2016-03-29
ISBN 10: 0374384746
ISBN 13: 9780374384746
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it, with the East as his ally and the empire as his enemy. He's finally managed to dismiss the memory of Kestrel, even if he can't quite forget her. Kestrel turned into someone he could no longer recognize: someone who cared more for the empire than for the lives of innocent people-and certainly more than she cared for him. At least, that's what he thinks. But far north lies a work camp where Kestrel is a prisoner. Can she manage to escape before she loses herself? As the war intensifies, both Kestrel and Arin discover unexpected roles in battle, terrible secrets, and a fragile hope. The world is changing. The East is pitted against the West, and Kestrel and Arin are caught between. In a game like this, can anybody really win?

The Winner's Curse

The Winner's Curse
Author: Richard Thaler
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2012-06-26
ISBN 10: 1451697872
ISBN 13: 9781451697872
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Winner's Curse Book Review:

Winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences Richard Thaler challenges the received economic wisdom by revealing many of the paradoxes that abound even in the most painstakingly constructed transactions. He presents literate, challenging, and often funny examples of such anomalies as why the winners at auctions are often the real losers—they pay too much and suffer the "winner's curse"—why gamblers bet on long shots at the end of a losing day, why shoppers will save on one appliance only to pass up the identical savings on another, and why sports fans who wouldn't pay more than $200 for a Super Bowl ticket wouldn't sell one they own for less than $400. He also demonstrates that markets do not always operate with the traplike efficiency we impute to them.

The Winner's Curse and the Failure of the Law of Demand

The Winner's Curse and the Failure of the Law of Demand
Author: Jeremy Bulow,Paul Klemperer
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 41
Release: 1997
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UVA:X006070886
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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The Winner's Crime

The Winner's Crime
Author: Marie Rutkoski
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2015-03-12
ISBN 10: 1408858703
ISBN 13: 9781408858707
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Lady Kestrel's engagement to Valoria's crown prince calls for great celebration: balls and performances, fireworks and revelry. But to Kestrel it means a cage of her own making. Embedded in the imperial court as a spy, she lives and breathes deceit and cannot confide in the one person she really longs to trust ... While Arin fights to keep his country's freedom from the hands of his enemy, he suspects that Kestrel knows more than she shows. As Kestrel comes closer to uncovering a shocking secret, it might not be a dagger in the dark that cuts him open, but the truth. Lies will come undone, and Kestrel and Arin learn just how much their crimes will cost them in this second book in the breathtaking Winner's trilogy.

The Winner's Curse

The Winner's Curse
Author: Richard Thaler
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2012-06-26
ISBN 10: 1451697872
ISBN 13: 9781451697872
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Winner's Curse Book Review:

Winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences Richard Thaler challenges the received economic wisdom by revealing many of the paradoxes that abound even in the most painstakingly constructed transactions. He presents literate, challenging, and often funny examples of such anomalies as why the winners at auctions are often the real losers—they pay too much and suffer the "winner's curse"—why gamblers bet on long shots at the end of a losing day, why shoppers will save on one appliance only to pass up the identical savings on another, and why sports fans who wouldn't pay more than $200 for a Super Bowl ticket wouldn't sell one they own for less than $400. He also demonstrates that markets do not always operate with the traplike efficiency we impute to them.

Internet Pricing

Internet Pricing
Author: Andrea Graber
Publsiher: Peter Lang
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9783039106707
ISBN 13: 3039106708
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Internet Pricing Book Review:

With the development of the Internet from a research network to a commercial and integrated network which must satisfy heterogeneous user demand, prices for Internet usage play an important role. This study analyzes the pricing of Internet transport services and interconnection. It explains why appropriate pricing requires popular flat rates to be abandoned. They should be replaced by usage-based prices which are load-sensitive and take different service qualities into consideration. The aim of this work is to give an overview of Internet pricing proposals, to classify, investigate, and evaluate these pricing schemes as well as to elaborate on relations between them. Evaluations are based on normative criteria for Internet pricing from the point of view of social welfare and the perspectives of both Internet service providers and users. Moreover, this book shows what efficient settlement rules look like at the interconnection level. Since these interconnection pricing agreements are closely related to retail pricing models the compatibility between them is also analyzed.

The Everyday Negotiator

The Everyday Negotiator
Author: Michael R. Carrell,Carrell Michael,Christina Heavrin
Publsiher: Human Resource Development
Total Pages: 202
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780874257984
ISBN 13: 0874257980
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Experimental Economics

Experimental Economics
Author: Douglas D. Davis,Charles A. Holt
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 572
Release: 1993
ISBN 10: 9780691043173
ISBN 13: 0691043175
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Experimental Economics Book Review:

A small but increasing number of economists have begun to use laboratory experiments to evaluate economic propositions under carefully controlled conditions. Experimental Economics is the first comprehensive treatment of this rapidly growing area of research. While the book acknowledges that laboratory experiments are no panacea, it argues cogently for their effectiveness in selected situations. Covering methodological and procedural issues as well as theory, Experimental Economics is not only a textbook but also a useful introduction to laboratory methods for professional economists. Although the authors present some new material, their emphasis is on organizing and evaluating existing results. The book can be used as an anchoring device for a course at either the graduate or advanced undergraduate level. Applications include financial market experiments, oligopoly price competition, auctions, bargaining, provision of public goods, experimental games, and decision making under uncertainty. The book also contains instructions for a variety of laboratory experiments.

The Winner's Curse: Chapters 1-5

The Winner's Curse: Chapters 1-5
Author: Marie Rutkoski
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Total Pages: 42
Release: 2013-12-17
ISBN 10: 1466860359
ISBN 13: 9781466860353
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Winner's Curse: Chapters 1-5 Book Review:

Download the first five chapters of THE WINNER'S CURSE by Marie Rutkoski! Winning what you want may cost you everything you love... As a general's daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. But Kestrel has other intentions. One day, she is startled to find a kindred spirit in a young slave up for auction. Arin's eyes seem to defy everything and everyone. Following her instinct, Kestrel buys him—with unexpected consequences. It's not long before she has to hide her growing love for Arin. But he, too, has a secret, and Kestrel quickly learns that the price she paid for a fellow human is much higher than she ever could have imagined. Set in a richly imagined new world, The Winner's Curse is a story of deadly games where everything is at stake, and the gamble is whether you will keep your head or lose your heart.

The Cabinet of Wonders

The Cabinet of Wonders
Author: Marie Rutkoski
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2008-08-05
ISBN 10: 9781429930000
ISBN 13: 1429930004
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Cabinet of Wonders Book Review:

Marie Rutkoski's startling debut novel, the first book in the Kronos Chronicles, about the risks we take to protect those we love, brims with magic, political intrigue, and heroism. Petra Kronos has a simple, happy life. But it's never been ordinary. She has a pet tin spider named Astrophil who likes to hide in her snarled hair and give her advice. Her best friend can trap lightning inside a glass sphere. Petra also has a father in faraway Prague who is able to move metal with his mind. He has been commissioned by the prince of Bohemia to build the world's finest astronomical clock. Petra's life is forever changed when, one day, her father returns home – blind. The prince has stolen his eyes, enchanted them, and now wears them. But why? Petra doesn't know, but she knows this: she will go to Prague, sneak into Salamander Castle, and steal her father's eyes back. Joining forces with Neel, whose fingers extend into invisible ghosts that pick locks and pockets, Petra finds that many people in the castle are not what they seem, and that her father's clock has powers capable of destroying their world. The Cabinet of Wonders is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

The Shadow Society

The Shadow Society
Author: Marie Rutkoski
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2012-10-16
ISBN 10: 0374367574
ISBN 13: 9780374367572
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Shadow Society Book Review:

Darcy Jones doesn't remember anything before the day she was abandoned as a child outside a Chicago firehouse. She has never really belonged anywhere—but she couldn't have guessed that she comes from an alternate world where the Great Chicago Fire didn't happen and deadly creatures called Shades terrorize the human population. Memories begin to haunt Darcy when a new boy arrives at her high school, and he makes her feel both desire and desired in a way she hadn't thought possible. But Conn's interest in her is confusing. It doesn't line up with the way he first looked at her. As if she were his enemy. When Conn betrays Darcy, she realizes that she can't rely on anything—not herself, not the laws of nature, and certainly not him. Darcy decides to infiltrate the Shadow Society and uncover the Shades' latest terrorist plot. What she finds out will change her world forever . . . In this smart, compulsively readable novel, master storyteller Marie Rutkoski has crafted an utterly original world, characters you won't soon forget, and a tale full of intrigue and suspense.

The American Economic Review

The American Economic Review
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2002
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105113260397
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The American Economic Review Book Review:

Includes papers and proceedings of the annual meeting of the American Economic Association. Covers all areas of economic research.

The Economic Theory of Auctions

The Economic Theory of Auctions
Author: Paul Klemperer
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 692
Release: 2000
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCSD:31822029886421
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Mastering Finance

Mastering Finance
Author: George Bickerstaffe
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 466
Release: 1998
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: IND:30000061223883
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Mastering Finance Book Review:

FT Mastering Finance brings together the latest in financial expertise from three of the best finance schools in the world. Built around three core modules - corporate finance, investment and financial markets - it provides an understanding and application of financial skills, covering such areas as capital structure, floors, random walk and risk management.