A mechanism for eliciting the mean and quantiles of a random variable

T. Demuynck*

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We present two Becker-DeGroot-Marschak type incentive compatible elicitation mechanisms. The first can be used to elicit an agent’s belief about the mean of a random variable while the second elicits the quantiles.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-123
Number of pages3
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013


  • Becker-DeGroot-Marschak
  • Elicitation
  • Incentive compatible
  • Mean
  • Quantile

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