Complexity and Simplicity in Economic Design

  • Noam NisanEmail author
Part of the Studies in Economic Design book series (DESI)


As more and more economic activity moves to the Internet, familiar economic mechanisms are being deployed at unprecedented scales of size, speed, and complexity. In many cases this new complexity becomes the defining feature of the deployed economic mechanism and the quantitative difference becomes a key qualitative one. We suggest to study this complexity and understand in which cases and to what extent it is necessary.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer Science and EngineeringThe Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael

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