Working Papers by Social Sciences Faculty

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 ( 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 Createdsort descending
17 A Class of Generalized Metzlerian Matrices.
195 People in Villages: Micro-level Studies in Political Economy.
115 Censored Regression Models with Unobserved Stochastic Censoring Thresholds.
447 Product Quality Signaling in Experimental Markets.
33 Observations on a Distributive Theory of Policy Making: Two American Expenditure Programs Compared.
463 Rational Expectations and the Aggregation of Diverse Information in Laboratory Security Markets.
307 A Note on 'Experimental Auction Markets and the Walrasian Hypothesis.
227 The Theory of the Dam: An Application to the Colorado River.
1004 Progress and Behavioral Game Theory
67 On Comparative Dynamics.
398 Designing a Market for Tradable Emissions Permits
782 CANCELLED - no paper produced
163 The Effects of Non-residential Land Uses on the Prices of Adjacent Housing: Some Estimates of Proximity Effects.
83 An Experimental Examination of Two Exchange Institutions.
1 On the Economic Theory of Professional Sports League.
333 A Class of Differential Games Where the Closed-Loop and Open-Loop Nash Equilibria Coincide.
879 In or Out?: Centralization by Majority Vote
99 Economic Retrospective Voting in American National Elections: A Microanalysis.
350 The Allocation of Landing Rights by Unanimity among Competitors.
611 Theories of Price Formation and Exchange in Double Oral Auctions.
735 CANCELLED - no paper produced
116 Axiomatic Social Choice Theory: An Overview and Interpretation.
34 Rural Development in Kasumpa Village, Zambia.
292 Turnout and Rural Corruption: New York as a Test Case.
52 Formal Models in Political Science.
148 Strategic Voting in Britain.
68 Rate Regulation and Freight Traffic Allocation: A Review and Revision.
399 Some Core Assumptions in Development Economics.
2 Social Choice and Social Rationality.
334 Security Interests and Bankruptcy Priorities: A Review of Current Theories.
799 An Experimental Investigation of the Patterns of International Trade.
180 Externalities and Corrective Policies in Experimental Markets.
511 Uncertainty and Shopping Behavior: An Experimental Analysis.
19 The Paradox of Not Voting: A Decision Theoretic Analysis.
351 Demand-Revealing Mechanisms for Private Good Auctions.
117 Decisive Coalitions in the Theory of Social Choice.
915 <cite>Shaw vs. Reno</cite> and the World of Redistricting and Representation
213 Regulation in Theory and Practice: An Overview.
53 To p or not to p.
229 Consumer Behavior Under Imperfect Information: A Review of Psychological and Marketing Research as It Relates to Economic Theory.
149 Specification and Estimation of a Simultaneous-Equation Model with Limited Dependent Variables.
245 Bayes Rule as a Descriptive Model: The Representativeness Heuristic.
416 Food Supply and Population Growth in Southwest China, 1250-1850.
3 The Relevance of Social Choice Theory to Models of Economic Policy.
1280 Information aggregation in standing and ad hoc committees (formerly: Information aggregation and equilibrium selection in committees)
335 Revisionism Revised? Airline Deregulation and the Public Interest.
181 Cooperative Game Models of the Influence of the Closed Rule in Three Person, Majority Rule Committees: Theory and Experiment.
101 Committee Decisions Under Majority Rule: An Experimental Study.
434 Elections with Limited Information: A Fulfilled Expectations Model Using Contemporaneous Poll and Endorsement Data as Information Sources.
20 Externalities as Commodities: Comment.