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.

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1 On the Economic Theory of Professional Sports League.
2 Social Choice and Social Rationality.
3 The Relevance of Social Choice Theory to Models of Economic Policy.
4 Qualitative Economics & Competitive Equilibrium.
5 Rationality and Relevance in Social Choice Theory. 08/01/1971
6 Errors in Variables and Serially Correlated Disturbances in Distributed Lag Models.
7 Optimal Replacement of Consumer Durables. 02/01/1972
8 Artificial Markets and the Theory of Games.
9 Markets in Licenses and Efficient Pollution Control Programs.
10 On the Asymptotic Properties of Some Two-Step Procedures for Estimating Distributed Lag Models.
11 Resource Allocation Information Cost and the Form of Government Intervention.
12 Representatives and Their Constituencies: A Decision Theoretic Analysis.
13 Hicksian Stability and Walras' Law.
14 Individual Choice When Objects Have 'Ordinal' Properties.
15 The Technology of Public Goods, Externalities, and the Exclusion Principle.
16 Ethnicity and Modernization in Contemporary Africa.
17 A Class of Generalized Metzlerian Matrices.
18 Electoral Margins, Constituency Influence, and Policy Moderation: A Critical Assessment. 05/30/2013
19 The Paradox of Not Voting: A Decision Theoretic Analysis.
20 Externalities as Commodities: Comment.
21 Notes on Some Literature in Experimental Economics.
22 Determinants of the Rural Exodus in Zambia: A Study of Inter-Censal Migration, 1963-1969.
23 An Economic Analysis of Team Movements in Professional Sports.
24 Artificial Markets which Avoid Nonconvexity.
25 On a Class of Rational Social Decision Procedures.
26 The Menu of Technology.
27 On the Use of Ordinal Data in Regression Analysis.
28 Determinants of Real Estate Values. 05/20/2013
29 The Policy Origins of Migration in Zambia.
30 A Note on Conference Committee Decision- Making.
31 The National Research Fund: A Case Study in the Theory of Economic Institutions and Industrial Financing of Academic Science.
32 More on Partisan Loyalty and the Six Component Model.
33 Observations on a Distributive Theory of Policy Making: Two American Expenditure Programs Compared.
34 Rural Development in Kasumpa Village, Zambia.
35 On Game Solutions and Revealed Preference Theory. 02/01/1974
36 Historical Change in House Turnover.
37 Economics of the Primitive Hunter Culture with Applications to Pleistocene Extinction and the Rise of Agriculture.
38 Factor Bias and Innovations: A Microeconomic Approach.
39 An Optimistic Theory of Exhaustible Resources.
40 Optimal Costly Firm Entry in General Equilibrium.
41 Sour Notes on the Theory of Vote Trading. 06/01/1974
42 Separable externalities in cost and production functions. 06/01/1974
44 The Style of the Historia Calamitatum: A Preliminary Test of the Authenticity of the Correspondence Attributed to Abelard and Heloise.
45 Constituency Influence: A Generalized Model and its Implications for Statistical Studies of Roll-Call Behavior.
46 The Voting Decision: Instrumental and Expressive Aspects.
47 Separability, Externalities, and Competitive Equilibrium. 07/01/1974
48 On the Use of Ordinal Data in Correlation Analysis.
49 A Review of Decision Theoretic Literature with Implications Regarding Governmental Research and Development Policies.
50 Recycling and Exhaustive Resources. 08/01/1974
52 Formal Models in Political Science.