Mechanism Design

Mechanism design is the theory of how to construct institutions for strategic agents, spanning applications like voting systems, school admissions, regulation of monopolists, and auction design. Think of it as the engineering side of game theory, building algorithms for strategic agents.

Sequence by badger.

[Se­quence an­nounce­ment] In­tro­duc­tion to Mechanism Design

Mechanism De­sign: Con­struct­ing Al­gorithms for Strate­gic Agents

In­cen­tive com­pat­i­bil­ity and the Reve­la­tion Principle

Strat­e­gyproof Mechanisms: Impossibilities

Strat­e­gyproof Mechanisms: Possibilities