The most recent version is here: SSRN Working Paper No. 3572009 (April 2020).
Procurement programs often aim to rely on a diverse pool of suppliers, besides achieving cost effectiveness. We propose complementing a share auction for dual sourcing with affirmative action to create an endogenous set-aside for a high-cost supplier. Continue reading
International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2018, DOI
The most recent unpublished version is here: SemiTargetedAllPay (September 2018).
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This paper studies the effects of a specific affirmative action policy in complete information all-pay auctions when players differ in ability. Continue reading
with P Esteve-González, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2018, DOI
The most recent version is here: DahmEsteveExtraPrizes (June 2016).
Some affirmative action policies establish that a set of disadvantaged competitors has access to an extra prize. We analyse the effects of creating an extra prize by reducing the prize in the main competition. Continue reading