auctioneer n. (orig. boxing)
Auctioneer, The (1901)
Coxe, Peter (1752 - 1844), auctioneer
Christie, James (1730–1803), auctioneer
Langford, Abraham (1711–1774), auctioneer
Robins, George Henry (1777–1847), auctioneer
Greenwood, John (1727 - 1792), painter, engraver, auctioneer
Hollstein, F. W. H. (1888 - 1957), auctioneer, antiquarian
Hone, Philip (1780 - 1851), auctioneer, patron, collector
Show all results sharing this subject:
1 In practical usage, the auctioneer manages the bidding process in an auction.
2 As a theoretical construct, the auctioneer is a fictitious device to explain the determination of equilibrium prices in a competitive economy in which no firm or consumer has price-setting power.
A Dictionary of Economics »
See all related items in Oxford Index »
Search for the text `auctioneer' anywhere in Oxford Index »
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please,
or login to access all content.
Forgot your password?