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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303 Disequilibrium, Self-Selection and Switching Models. 02/01/1980
304 Social Welfare Functions for Economic Environments with and without the Pareto Principle. 06/15/2011
305 The Role of Feedback in a Dynamically Stable Economic System. 02/01/1980
306 Information Costs, Duration of Search and Turnover: Theory and Applications. 06/15/2011
307 A Note on 'Experimental Auction Markets and the Walrasian Hypothesis.
308 Cooperative Institutions for Sharing in the Oil Industry. 03/01/1980
309 History QUASSHed, 1957-1980. 03/01/1980
310 Power Structure and Cardinality Restrictions for Paretian Social Choice Rules. 04/01/1980
311 Policy Components of Arms Competitions. 01/01/1983
312 On the Diffusion of New Technology: A Game Theoretic Approach.
313 Competitive Equilibrium with Middlemen: An Empirical Study.
314 Two Essays in the Philosophy of Economics. 06/20/2011
315 Equilibrium and Efficiency under Pure Entitlement Systems. 06/01/1981
316 The Market Evaluation of Human Capital: The Case of Indentured Servitude. 06/15/2011
317 In Search of Scientific Regulation: The UHF Allocation Experiment. 04/01/1980
318 White Servitude and the Growth of Black Slavery in Colonial America.
319 Accounting for the Electoral Effects of Short Term Economic Fluctuations: The Role of Incumbency-Oriented and Policy-Oriented Voting. 05/01/1980
320 The Decline of Collective Responsibility in American Politics.
321 Literacy and Age in Preindustrial England: Quantitative Evidence and Implications. 05/01/1980
322 On Restoring Politics to Political History. 05/01/1980
323 A Constituency M. P. and His Local Community: A Case Study. 06/01/1980
324 What is Regulation? 06/01/1980
325 The Transfer Problem under Uncertainty: The Existence of Pareto-Improving Transfers. 06/01/1980
326 Exact and Approximate Distributions of the Maximum Likelihood Estimator of a Slope Coefficient: The LIML Estimator for a Known Covariance Matrix. 06/01/1980
327 Adaptive Approaches to the CO2 Problem.
328 Women and the Legitimisation of Succession at the Norman Conquest.
329 A Note on the 1978 Jarvis-Gann Election. 07/01/1980
330 Reputation and Product Quality. 07/01/1980
331 Efficiency of Experimental Security Markets with Insider Information: An Application of Rational Expectations Models. 06/20/2011
332 A Time Series Model with Qualitative Variables.
333 A Class of Differential Games Where the Closed-Loop and Open-Loop Nash Equilibria Coincide.
334 Security Interests and Bankruptcy Priorities: A Review of Current Theories.
335 Revisionism Revised? Airline Deregulation and the Public Interest.
336 Estimation of Dynamic Models with Error Components. 08/01/1980
337 A Ham Sandwich Theorem for General Measures. 06/20/2011
338 Evaluation of the Distribution Function of the Limited Information Maximum Likelihood Estimator. 08/01/1980
339 A Formal Model of Government Sponsored Research (with Applications to Solar Power Systems).
340 Efficient Reliance and Contract Remedies. Published as "Efficient remedies & damage measures for breach of contract 08/01/1980
341 Continuous Social Decision Procedures. 01/01/1981
342 Regulation by Demand: A New Institutional Approach to the Natural Monopoly Problem. 09/01/1980
343 Presidential Coattails in Historical Perspective. 01/01/1981
344 Some Problems in Studying the Effects of Resource Allocation in Congressional Elections. 06/21/2011
345 States and Political Intervention in Markets: A Case Study from Africa. 06/21/2011
346 Committee Decisions under Alternative Procedural Rules: An Experimental Study Applying a New Nonmonetary Method of Preference Inducement. 06/21/2011
347 Blessed Be the Tie that Unbinds: Constituency Pressures and National Party Forces in Great Britain. 09/01/1980
348 The Effects of Personal Economic Problems upon Voting in American National Elections. 07/01/1981
349 Dead End: The Development of Nineteenth Century Litigation on Racial Discrimination in Schools. 10/01/1980
350 The Allocation of Landing Rights by Unanimity among Competitors.
351 Demand-Revealing Mechanisms for Private Good Auctions.
352 Toward a Theory of Professional Diagnosis and Service: Consumer Behavior. 09/01/1980