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The Dutch UMTS-Auction

Eric van Damme

No 722, CESifo Working Paper Series from CESifo Group Munich

Abstract: In this paper I review the Dutch UMTS-auction that took place in the summer of 2000 and which, in contrast to the UK and German auctions, was generally considered to be a major flop. I analyse the policy process leading to the auction as well as the bidding behaviour in the auction, and provide an evaluation of both. I demonstrate that the case contains several useful lessons for other auction design problems.

Keywords: auctions; telecommunications (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2002
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