Working Papers

Below are links to the working papers by current and former Caltech social sciences faculty and their collaborators. Papers can be sorted by number, title, author name, or date by clicking on the corresponding column heading. Certain working papers with numbers below 1000 are not available online. Paper copies may be requested from, and any other questions about working papers can be directed to, the HSS working paper coordinator (workingpapers@hss.caltech.edu). Please include the working paper number, author, and title, and your full mailing address in your request for a paper copy, which will be sent to you at no charge.

# Title Authors Created
1439 Statistical Discrimination and Affirmative Action in the Lab Dianat, Ahrash
Echenique, Federico
Yariv, Leeat
04/30/2018
1438 Design of Tradable Permit Programs under Imprecise Measurement Ledyard, John O. 03/20/2018
1437 Learning to Alternate Arifovic, Jasmina
Ledyard, John O.
02/23/2018
1436 Mimicking Portfolios Roll, Richard
Srivastava, Akshay
01/08/2018
1435 Tick Size, Price Grids and Market Performance: Stable Matches as a Model of Market Dynamics and Equilibrium Plott, Charles R.
Roll, Richard
Seo, Han
Zhao, Hao
01/08/2018
1434 Fairness and efficiency for probabilistic allocations with endowments Echenique, Federico
Zhang, Jun
Miralles, Antonio
12/19/2017
1433 Axiomatizations of the Mixed Logit Model Saito, Kota 09/15/2017
1432 A Testbed Experiment of a (Smart) Marked Based, Student Transportation Policy: Non Convexities, Coordination, Non Existence Lee, Hsing Yang
Maron, Travis
Plott, Charles R.
Seo, Han
01/11/2018
1431 A Protocol for Factor Identification Pukthuanthong, Kuntara
Roll, Richard
Subrahmanyam, Avanidhar
07/28/2017
1430 Generalized Portfolio Performance Measures: Optimal Overweighting of Fees Relative to Sample Returns Levy, Moshe
Roll, Richard
07/27/2017
1429 Manipulation Plott, Charles R. 06/19/2017
1428 Preference Identification Chambers, Christopher P.
Echenique, Federico
Lambert, Nicolas S
04/11/2017
1427 Candidate entry and political polarization: An experimental study Grober, Jens
Palfrey, Thomas R.
12/15/2016
1426 Empirical Evidence of Overbidding in M&A Contests de Bodt, Eric
Cousin, Jean-Gabriel
Roll, Richard
11/15/2016
1425 Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide: Asset Diversification in a Flat World Cotter, John
Gabriel, Stuart
Roll, Richard
10/20/2016
1424 ACE: A Combinatorial Market Mechanism Fine, Leslie
Goeree, Jacob K.
Ishikida, Takashi
Ledyard, John O.
11/03/2016
1423 The Effects of Income Mobility and Tax Persistence on Income Redistribution and Inequality Agranov, Marina
Palfrey, Thomas R.
10/17/2016
1422 Communication Among Voters Benefits the Majority Party Palfrey, Thomas R.
Pogorelskiy, Kirill
10/17/2016
1421 Subset Optimization for Asset Allocation Gillen, Benjamin J. 06/02/2016
1420 A Characterization of Combinatorial Demand Chambers, Christopher P.
Echenique, Federico
05/31/2016
1419 Improved Methods for Detecting Acquirer Skills de Bodt, Eric
Cousin, Jean-Gabriel
Roll, Richard
05/17/2016
1418 On Multiple Discount Rates Chambers, Christopher P.
Echenique, Federico
05/09/2016
1417 Full Stock Payment Marginalization in M&A Transactions de Bodt, Eric
Cousin, Jean-Gabriel
Roll, Richard
04/05/2016
1416 Random Projection Estimation of Discrete-Choice Models with Large Choice Sets Chiong, Khai X.
Shum, Matthew
03/29/2016
1415 The Political Economy of Public Debt: A Laboratory Study Battaglini, Marco
Nunnari, Salvatore
Palfrey, Thomas R.
02/08/2016
1414 An "Enhanced" Corporate Valuation Model: Theory and Empirical Tests Cornell, Bradford
Gokhale, Rajiv
12/22/2015
1413 Information Flow and Expected Inflation: an Empirical Analysis Cornell, Bradford 12/22/2015
1412 Two Information Aggregation Mechanisms for Predicting the Opening Weekend Box Office Revenues of Films: Box Office Prophecy and Guess of Guesses Court, David
Gillen, Benjamin J.
McKenzie, Jordi
Plott, Charles R.
02/22/2016
1411 Seeking Alpha? It's a Bad Guideline for Portfolio Optimization Levy, Moshe
Roll, Richard
12/10/2015
1410 Response Time and Utility Echenique, Federico
Saito, Kota
11/17/2015
1409 Average Choice Ahn, David
Echenique, Federico
Saito, Kota
10/12/2015
1408 Trading Votes for Votes. A Decentralized Matching Algorithm Casella, Alessandra
Palfrey, Thomas R.
10/06/2015
1407 General Luce Model Echenique, Federico
Saito, Kota
10/01/2015
1406 Multiple Items, Ascending Price Auctions: An Experimental Examination of Alternative Auction Sequences Kim, Dae Hyun
Lee, Hsing Yang
Maron, Travis
Plott, Charles R.
Teo, Ruijie D.
04/13/2015
1405 An Agnostic and Practically Useful Estimator of the Stochastic Discount Factor Pukthuanthong, Kuntara
Roll, Richard
03/05/2015
1404 Call Market Experiments: Efficiency and Price Discovery Through Multiple Calls and Emergent Newton Adjustments Plott, Charles R.
Pogorelskiy, Kirill
02/23/2015
1403 Duality in Dynamic Discrete Choice Models Chiong, Khai X.
Galichon, Alfred
Shum, Matthew
02/09/2015
1402 To Score or Not to Score? Estimates of a Sponsored Search Auction Model Hsieh, YU-Wei
Shum, Matthew
Yang, Sha
02/05/2015
1401 Testable Implications of Translation Invariance and Homotheticity: Variational, Maxmin, Cara and CRRA Preferences Chambers, Christopher P.
Echenique, Federico
Saito, Kota
01/22/2015
1400 How Cheap Talk Enhances Efficiency in Public Goods Games Palfrey, Thomas R.
Rosenthal, Howard
Roy, Nilanjan
01/15/2015
1399 Static and Dynamic Underinvestment: An Experimental Investigation Agranov, Marina
Frechette, Guillaume
Palfrey, Thomas R.
Vespa, Emanuel
01/08/2015
1398 Can Housing Risk be Diversified? A Cautionary Tale from the Housing Boom and Bust Cotter, John
Gabriel, Stuart
Roll, Richard
10/13/2014
1397 Estimating Multinomial Choice Models Using Cyclic Monotonicity Shi, Xiaoxia
Shum, Matthew
Song, Wei
10/09/2014
1396 Testing the Quantal Response Hypothesis Melo, Emerson
Pogorelskiy, Kirill
Shum, Matthew
09/29/2014
1395 Correlated Equilibria in Voter Turnout Games Pogorelskiy, Kirill 08/26/2014
1394 Information Transfer and Aggregation in an Uninformed Committee: A Model for the Selection and Use of Biased Expert Advice Plott, Charles R.
Llewellyn, Morgan
08/25/2014
1393 The Propagation of Shocks Across International Equity Markets: A Microstructure Perspective Roll, Richard
Bongaerts, Dion
Rosch, Dominik
van Dijk, Mathijs
Yuferova, Darya
08/12/2014
1392 Resolving the Errors-in-Variables Bias in Risk Premium Estimation Roll, Richard
Wang, Junbo
Pukthuanthong, Kuntara
07/21/2014
1391 Choosing with the Worst in Mind: A Reference-Dependent Model Tserenjigmid, Gerelt 07/14/2014
1390 The Hubris Hypothesis: Emperical Evidence Roll, Richard
de Bodt, Eric
Cousin, Jean-Gabriel
07/10/2014