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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353 Strategic Search Theory. 06/21/2011
354 Some Implicit Presuppositions Involved in the Disagreement over the DNA Guidelines. 11/01/1980
355 Some Implicit Presuppositions of Typical Writings in the Field of American Intellectual History. 11/01/1980
356 A Convergent Demand Revealing Process. 08/01/1980
357 Nonterminating Disagreements and Implicit Presuppositions: B. F. Skinner and Carl R. Rogers. 11/01/1980
358 Modeling the Past: A Note on the Search for Proper Form. 11/01/1980
359 Casework Service in Great Britain and the United States. 11/01/1980
360 Market Structure and the Diffusion of New Technology.
361 Divergent Expectations, R & D Expenditures and Technical Progress. 04/01/1981
362 A Comment on the Subjectivist Position. 11/01/1980
363 Optimal and Nonoptimal Satisficing I: A Model of 'Satisfactory' Choice. 08/01/1982
364 Equilibrium, Disequilibrium, and the General Possibility of a Science of Politics.
365 Ex Ante Optimality and Spot Market Economies. 12/01/1980
366 The Economics of Boxing Regulation in California. 01/01/1981
367 Noncooperative Collusion Under Imperfect Price Information. 12/01/1982
368 A Framework for Unreasonable Risk in the Toxic Substances Control Act. 03/10/2011
369 Extended Maritime Jurisdiction and Its Impact on South Asia. 02/01/1981
370 Inter-Energy Substitution in Korea, 1962-1975. 02/01/1981
371 Collective Decision Mechanisms and Efficient Stock Market Allocations: Existence of a Participation Equilibrium. 08/01/1981
373 On Reconciling Conflicting Goals: Applications of Multiobjective Programming. 03/01/1981
374 The Mathematics of Growth Against Limits. 03/01/1981
375 The Regulation of Surface Freight Transportation: The Welfare Effects Revisited. 06/22/2011
376 Straightforward Elections, Unanimity, and Phantom Voters.
377 Oligopoly Extraction of a Nonrenewable Common Property Resource: The Importance of the Period of Commitment in Dynamic Games. 06/22/2011
378 The New International Economic Order and the New Regime for Fisheries Management. 03/01/1981
379 Maritime Zones Act, 1976 and the Draft Treaty: The Question of Ratification. 03/01/1981
380 Marketable Permits: What's All the Fuss About? 06/28/2011
381 Competitive Equilibria in Markets for Heterogeneous Goods Under Imperfect Information: A Theoretical Analysis with Policy Implications. 06/28/2011
382 The British and American Genetics Communities, 1900-1930: A Quantitative Comparison. 05/01/1981
383 Incentives and the Optimally Imperfect Information Structure. 07/01/1981
384 Congressmen and Their Constituents: 1958 and 1978. 04/01/1981
385 Elasticities of Substitution and Firm Behavior. 06/01/1981
386 A Generalized Model of Pricing for Homogeneous Goods Under Imperfect Information. 06/28/2011
387 Legislative Choice of Regulatory Forms: Legal Process or Administrative Process? 01/21/2010
388 Theories of Industrial Organization as Explanations of Experimental Market Behavior.
389 Intergenerational Justice as Opportunity. 06/01/1982
390 Consistency of Generalized M-Estimators. 06/01/1981
391 Admissibility in Four But Not in Five Dimensions of the Diffuse Prior Bayes Rule for the Control Problem. 06/01/1981
392 A Theoretical Analysis of the Demand for Emission Licenses. 06/01/1981
393 Pious Bequests in Wills: A Statistical Analysis. 06/01/1981
394 Limiting Distributions for Continuous State Markov Voting Models.
395 Methods for Comparison of Markov Processes by Stochastic Dominance. 07/01/1981
396 Non-Cooperative Games, Abstract Economies, and Walrasian Equilibria. 07/01/1981
397 The Feasibility of Marketable Emissions Permits in the United States. 06/29/2011
398 Designing a Market for Tradable Emissions Permits
399 Some Core Assumptions in Development Economics.
400 The Centralization of African Tribal Societies. 07/12/2011
401 Financial Incentive Effects and Individual Decision-making. 09/01/1981
402 Market Power and Transferable Property Rights. 05/01/1982
403 Imperfect Information and Monopolistic Competition. 06/29/2011