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
153 Labor Market Equilibrium Under Non-sequential Search. 01/21/2010
154 Implementing Planning Procedures for the Provision of the Discrete Public Goods. 03/01/1977
155 An Experimental Analysis of Decision-Making Procedures for Discrete Public Goods: A Case Study of a Problem in Institutional Design.
156 Price Uncertainty and the Exhaustive Firm. 04/01/1977
157 Appropriative Water Rights and the Efficient Allocation of Resources.
158 Majority Rule Models and Legislative Elections.
159 Voters, Bureaucrats and Legislators: A Rational Choice Perspective on the Growth of Bureaucracy.
160 Is the 'Invisible Hand' Biased? Metropolitan Fragmentation and Individual Choice. 04/01/1977
161 Democratic Exploitation of a Non-Replenishable Resource. 03/01/1977
162 The Economic Implications of Regulation by Expertise: The Guidelines for Recombinant DNA Research. 01/21/2010
163 The Effects of Non-residential Land Uses on the Prices of Adjacent Housing: Some Estimates of Proximity Effects.
164 Implications of Rate Filing for Domestic Dry Bulk Transportation on Inland Waters: An Experimental Approach. 01/21/2010
165 Water Rights and Optimal Reservoir Management. 01/21/2010
166 The Stingy Shift Explained as a Majority Rule Equilibrium. 06/01/1977
167 Communication and Agenda Influence: The Chocolate Pizza Design.
168 Representations of Binary Decision Rules by Generalized Decisiveness Structures. 04/13/2011
169 Undominated Directions in Simple Dynamic Games. 06/01/1977
170 A Comparison of Party Identification in Great Britain and the United States. 01/21/2010
171 Trends in British Party Politics. (pub. title "Challenges and responses in British party politics")
172 Cyclic Sets in Multidimensional Voting Models. 05/01/1978
173 From New Deal to Termination: Liberalism and Indian Policy, 1933-1953.
174 Conservation and the Continuity of American Liberalism, 1941-1953. 12/01/1977
175 The Turnkey Era in Nuclear Power: A Case Study in Risk-Sharing Arrangements Involving Regulated Firms.
176 Public Utilities and Solar Energy Development---Institutional Economic Considerations.
177 Progressivism for Middle-Class Whites Only: The Distribution of Taxation and Expenditures for Education in North Carolina, 1880-1910. 01/21/2010
178 Constrained Plott Equilibria, Directional Equilibria, and Global Cycling Sets.
179 On the Retrospective Effect of Economic Conditions in Congressional Elections: A Simultaneous Equation Model Approach. 06/01/1978
180 Externalities and Corrective Policies in Experimental Markets.
181 Cooperative Game Models of the Influence of the Closed Rule in Three Person, Majority Rule Committees: Theory and Experiment.
182 Congressional Control of the Bureaucracy: A Mismatch of Incentives and Capabilities. 05/30/2013
183 Models of the Firm and International Trade Under Uncertainty.
184 Equilibrium Comparison Shopping.
185 Regulatory and Nonregulatory Strategies to Control Health Care Costs.
186 The Transition to Uncontrolled Crude Oil Prices. 10/01/1977
187 Incentive Compatibility and Incomplete Information. 01/21/2010
188 From Missiles to Space: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1955-1960. 11/01/1977
189 Markets and Environmental Management with a Storable Pollutant. 01/21/2010
190 Migratory Wheat Harvesters in the Great Plains, 1900-1930. 11/01/1977
191 The Inherent Disadvantage of the Presidential Party in Midterm Congressional Elections. 06/01/1978
192 Institutional Inequality: The Mixed Blessings of Fragmentation in Metropolitan Los Angeles. 03/01/1978
193 Social Decision Functions and Strongly Decisive Sets. 05/01/1980
194 Voters, Legislators and Bureaucracy: Institutional Design in the Public Sector.
195 People in Villages: Micro-level Studies in Political Economy.
196 On the Foundations of Intertemporal Choice. 01/21/2010
197 An Axiomatized Family of Power Indices for Simple n-Person Games. 01/01/1978
198 Generic View of Toxic Chemicals and Similar Risks.
199 A Dynamic Theory of Regulation. 01/01/1978
200 The Bureau of Reclamation's Excess Land Law: Origins of the Modern Controversy, 1933-1961. 03/01/1978
201 The Stock Market and the Theory of the Firm Under Price Uncertainty. 02/01/1978
202 A Nonequilibrium Approach to Legislative Decision Theory.