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Optimal Control Theory with Applications in Economics

Thomas A. Weber

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015738
eISBN:
9780262298483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015738.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book bridges optimal control theory and economics, discussing ordinary differential equations (ODEs), optimal control, game theory, and mechanism design in one volume. Technically rigorous and ... More


Mechanism Design

Thomas A. Weber

in Optimal Control Theory with Applications in Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015738
eISBN:
9780262298483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015738.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter reviews the basics of static mechanism design in settings where a principal faces a single agent of uncertain type. The aim of the resulting screening contract is for the principal to ... More


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