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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253 Price Controls and the Behavior of Auction Markets: An Experimental Examination. 04/13/2011
254 Jaws I and the Politics of Budgetary Reduction. The City of Pasadena: A Case Study. 07/01/1980
255 The Opportunity for Conspiracy in Restraint of Trade: An Experimental Study.
256 Food Policy in Africa: Political Causes and Social Effects.
257 The Severance Tax as an Instrument of Intertemporal Equity. 03/10/2011
258 Diet as a Factor Affecting Organochlorine Contamination of Breast Milk. 04/01/1979
259 Uncertainty and the Theory of Tax Incidence in a Stock Market Economy. 05/03/2011
260 Experiments on the Core: Some Disconcerting Results for Majority Rule Voting Games. 05/03/2011
261 Demand Uncertainty and the Regulated Firm. 04/01/1979
262 An Experimental Examination of Auction Mechanisms for Discrete Public Goods.
263 Agriculture in Development: A Coalitional Analysis.
264 A Theory of Optimal Agenda Design. 05/04/2011
265 The House Is Not a Home: M.P.'s and Their Constituencies. 05/04/2011
266 The Effect of Uncertainty in Regulatory Delay on the Rate of Innovation. 05/01/1979
267 Optimal Economic Growth and Turnpike Theorems. 06/01/1979
268 Money in Consumption-Loan Type Models: An Addendum. 06/01/1979
269 Professional Diagnosis Versus Self Diagnosis: An Experimental Examination of Some Special Features of Markets with Uncertainty.
270 An Analysis of Fully Distributed Cost Pricing in Regulated Industries. 06/01/1979
271 Nonbinary Social Choice: An Impossibility Theorem. 03/11/2010
272 Quantitative Social Scientific History.
273 Fuel Cost Adjustment Mechanisms and the Regulated Utility Facing Uncertain Fuel Prices. 07/01/1979
274 The Workback Method and the Value of Helium. 07/01/1979
275 Asset Prices in a Production Economy. 06/01/1980
276 Interest Groups, Parties, and Plural Policy Arenas. 07/01/1979
277 The Role of Antitrust in a Deregulated Environment. 07/01/1979
278 A Kantian Perspective on the Social Rate of Discount. 03/11/2010
279 Nostre Franceis N'unt Talent de Fuir': The Song of Roland and the Enculturation of a Warrior Class. 03/11/2010
280 Committee Decisions Under Majority Rule: Dynamic Theories and Experimental Results. 09/01/1979
281 Pre-meeting Discussions and the Possibility of Coalition-Breaking Procedures in Majority Rule Committees. 04/11/2011
282 In Defense of a Basic Approach. 04/11/2011
283 Speculative Inventory Holding and Price Stability. 08/01/1979
284 Peak Load Pricing: Who Should Pay? 09/01/1979
285 The Social Costs of Monopoly and Regulation: A Game Theoretic Analysis. 09/01/1979
286 The U.S. Productivity Slowdown and Its Relation to the Inflation Problem. 08/01/1979
287 Dynamic Games of Innovation.
288 The Roots of Legislator Popularity in Great Britain and the United States. 10/01/1979
289 A Dynamic Game of R & D: Patent Protection and Competitive Behavior.
290 Multiple-Object Discriminatory Auctions with Bidding Constraints: A Game-Theoretic Analysis. 10/01/1979
291 The Effect of and a Test for Misspecification in the Censored-Normal Model. 09/01/1979
292 Turnout and Rural Corruption: New York as a Test Case.
293 A Dynamic View of the Economy. 01/01/1980
294 A Decision-Theoretic Approach to Arms Competition. 03/11/2010
295 The Rule of Five. 11/01/1979
296 Methods of Estimation for Models of Markets with Bounded Price Variation. 12/01/1979
297 A Note on Rational Threats and Competitive Equilibrium. 06/01/1980
298 Experimental Methods in Political Economy: A Tool for Regulatory Research.
299 Asset Valuation in an Experimental Market. 04/11/2011
300 Implementation of Democratic Social Choice Functions.
301 Collective Choice Mechanisms for Achieving Efficient Stock Market Allocations. 12/01/1979
302 Strategic Lobbying Behavior. 06/15/2011