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.

#sort descending Title Authors Created
1417 Full Stock Payment Marginalization in M&A Transactions 04/05/2016
1418 On Multiple Discount Rates 05/09/2016
1419 Improved Methods for Detecting Acquirer Skills 05/17/2016
1420 A Characterization of Combinatorial Demand 05/31/2016
1421 Subset Optimization for Asset Allocation 06/02/2016
1422 Communication Among Voters Benefits the Majority Party 10/17/2016
1423 The Effects of Income Mobility and Tax Persistence on Income Redistribution and Inequality 10/17/2016
1424 ACE: A Combinatorial Market Mechanism 11/03/2016
1425 Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide: Asset Diversification in a Flat World 10/20/2016
1426 Empirical Evidence of Overbidding in M&A Contests 11/15/2016
1427 Candidate entry and political polarization: An experimental study 12/15/2016
1428 Preference Identification 04/11/2017
1429 Manipulation 06/19/2017
1430 Generalized Portfolio Performance Measures: Optimal Overweighting of Fees Relative to Sample Returns 07/27/2017
1431 A Protocol for Factor Identification 07/28/2017
1432 A Testbed Experiment of a (Smart) Marked Based, Student Transportation Policy: Non Convexities, Coordination, Non Existence 01/11/2018
1433 Axiomatizations of the Mixed Logit Model 09/15/2017
1434 Fairness and efficiency for probabilistic allocations with endowments 12/19/2017
1435 Tick Size, Price Grids and Market Performance: Stable Matches as a Model of Market Dynamics and Equilibrium 01/08/2018
1436 Mimicking Portfolios 01/08/2018
1437 Learning to Alternate 02/23/2018
1438 Design of Tradable Permit Programs under Imprecise Measurement 03/20/2018
1439 Statistical Discrimination and Affirmative Action in the Lab 04/30/2018
1440 A Characterization of "Phelpsian" Statistical Discrimination 06/13/2018
1441 Approximate Expected Utility Rationalization 06/22/2018