Using Incentives to Obtain Truthful Information
There are many scenarios where we would like agents to report their observations or expertise in a truthful way. Game-theoretic principles can be used to provide incentives to do so. I survey several approaches to eliciting truthful information, in particular scoring rules, peer prediction methods and opinion polls, and discuss possible applications.
Record created on 2014-03-11, modified on 2016-08-09