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 ascending
1387 Scheduling Auctions and Proto-Parties in Legislatures 07/21/2014
1386 Ignorance and Bias in Collective Decisions 07/21/2014
1391 Choosing with the Worst in Mind: A Reference-Dependent Model 07/14/2014
1390 The Hubris Hypothesis: Emperical Evidence 07/10/2014
1389 Mechanism Design with Public Goods: Committee Karate, Cooperative Games and the Control of Social Decisions through Subcommittees 06/26/2014
1388 Testable Implications of Quasi-Hyperbolic and Exponential Time Discounting 05/20/2014
1385 Equilibrium Tax Rates and Income Redistribution: A Laboratory Study 01/31/2014
1383 Public Choice and the Development of Modern Laboratory Experimental Methods in Economics and Political Science 01/23/2014
1384 The Continuous Combinatorial Auction Architecture 01/21/2014
511 Uncertainty and Shopping Behavior: An Experimental Analysis 11/25/2013
1382 Experiments in political economy 11/21/2013
1381 Testable implications of exponential discounting 11/13/2013
1380 Savage in the Market 10/22/2013
1357 Turnout and Power Sharing (revised) 10/11/2013
1379 The perception-adjusted Luce model 10/02/2013
680 Allocating Uncertain and Unresponsive Resources. 08/15/2013
900 No paper produced
907 No paper produced
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918 x 07/16/2013
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910 No paper produced
1360 Price controls, non-price quality competition, and the nonexistence of competitive equilibrium 07/11/2013
1378 Communication in Multilateral Bargaining 06/20/2013
100 The Case of the Vanishing Marginals: The Bureaucracy Did It. 05/30/2013
18 Electoral Margins, Constituency Influence, and Policy Moderation: A Critical Assessment. 05/30/2013
182 Congressional Control of the Bureaucracy: A Mismatch of Incentives and Capabilities. 05/30/2013
55 Tax Writeoffs and the Value of Sports Teams. 05/30/2013
127 Priorities in American Behavioral History: Quantitative. 05/30/2013
428 Public Goods Provision in an Experimental Environment. 05/30/2013
66 On Using the Agenda to Influence Group Decisions. 05/30/2013
987 From Non Market Attitudes to Market Behavior: Laboratory Market Experiments in Moscow and the Hvatat Property of Human Behavior 05/20/2013
28 Determinants of Real Estate Values. 05/20/2013
1374 Estimating dynamic discrete choice models via convex analysis 05/11/2013
1375 Words get in the way: The effect of deliberation in collective decision-making 05/11/2013
1376 Simple two-stage inference for a class of partially identified models 05/11/2013
1377 Identifying treatment effects under data combination 05/11/2013
1373 Strategic uncertainty and unraveling in matching markets 04/15/2013
1372 Ordinal and cardinal solution concepts for two-sided matching 03/20/2013
1370 External validation of voter turnout models by concealed parameter recovery 02/08/2013
595 An Experimental Analysis of Public Goods Provision Mechanisms with and without Unanimity. 01/23/2013
1371 The dynamic free rider problem: A laboratory study 01/08/2013
1368 What makes voters turn out: The effects of polls and beliefs 01/07/2013
1367 A Parimutuel-like Mechanism from Information Aggregation: A Field Test Inside Intel 01/03/2013
1366 How to control controlled school choice 12/14/2012
1365 Market microstructure design and flash crashes: A simulation approach 12/06/2012
863 EPA's New Emissions Trading Mechanism: A Laboratory Evaluation 09/13/2012
1364 Misconceptions and game form recognition: Challenges to theories of revealed preference and framing (Revised) 09/10/2012