OSA: One-Sided Auction Experiment Software
The One-Sided Auctions (OSA) software is designed to test bidding behavior and seller revenue under different auction mechanisms. Features in this section describe a step by step process of setting up an auction configuration, show screen shots of what the subject sees, and instruct the user how to download and review the results of an experiment.
The OSA software supports the following auction institutions:
Using the OSA Software
If you are new to the site, or if you are looking for information on how to run an experiment on Econport, please take a moment and read about how to use this experiment system: How to Create an Experiment on EconPort.
Click this link to look at the general procedures for setting up an OSA experiment. These procedures can be used to set up Dutch, English, First-Price, and Second-Price Auctions.
Click this link to see sample server and subject screen shots of which you will see while your experiment is running.
Click this link to see sample screens shots of what you will see when you are viewing the results of the experiment.
Get more information about Auctions from the Handbook: Click Auctions.