Prices, delay, and the dynamics of trade

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dc.contributor.author Moreno, Diego
dc.contributor.author Wooders, John
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-12T10:18:37Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-12T10:18:37Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Journal of Economic Theory. 2002, vol. 104, nº 2, p. 304-339
dc.identifier.issn 0022-0531
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/4395
dc.description.abstract We characterize the dynamics of trading patterns and market composition when trade is bilateral, finding a trading partner is costly, prices are determined by bargaining, and preferences are private information. We show that equilibrium is inefficient and exhibits delay as sellers price discriminate between buyers with different values. As frictions vanish, transaction prices are asymptotically competitive and the welfare loss of inefficient trading approaches zero, even though the trading patterns continue to be inefficient and delay persists.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.rights ©Elsevier
dc.subject.other decentralized markets
dc.subject.other asymmetric information
dc.subject.other trade dynamics
dc.subject.other matching
dc.subject.other bargaining
dc.subject.other delay
dc.title Prices, delay, and the dynamics of trade
dc.type article
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dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jeth.2001.2822
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
dc.identifier.doi 10.1006/jeth.2001.2822
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