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.

# Titlesort descending Authors Created
1435 Tick Size, Price Grids and Market Performance: Stable Matches as a Model of Market Dynamics and Equilibrium 01/08/2018
915 <cite>Shaw vs. Reno</cite> and the World of Redistricting and Representation
528 A Retrospective on Retrospective Voting. 06/01/1984
1053 A Bargaining Model of Collective Choice 02/01/1999
1162 A bargaining model of legislative policy-making 05/01/2003
1099 A Bayesian Factor Analysis Model with Generalized Prior Information. 08/01/2000
1110 A Bayesian Model to Incorportate Jointly Distributed Generalized Prior Information on Means and Loadings in Factor Analysis 02/01/2001
1287 A Bayesian multinomial probit analysis of voter choice in Chile's 2005 presidential election 12/01/2007
757 A Bayesian Sequential Experimental Study of Learning in Games. 08/01/1992
1120 A Bayesian Unobservable/Observable Source Separation Model and Activation Determination in FMRI. 05/01/2001
887 A Binary Conflict Ascending Price (BICAP) Mechanism for the Decentralized Allocation of the Right to Use Railroad Tracks
885 A Bottom-Up Efficient Algorithm for Allocating Public Projects with Positive Complementarities 05/01/1994
147 A Case Study of Regulatory Programs of the Federal Energy Administration. 04/13/2011
1420 A Characterization of Combinatorial Demand 05/31/2016
1142 A Characterization of Strategic Complementarities 10/01/2002
1292 A citizen candidate model with private information and unique equilibrium 06/01/2008
333 A Class of Differential Games Where the Closed-Loop and Open-Loop Nash Equilibria Coincide.
17 A Class of Generalized Metzlerian Matrices.
362 A Comment on the Subjectivist Position. 11/01/1980
457 A Comparative Analysis of Direct Democracy, Two Candidate Elections, and Three Candidate Elections in an Experimental Environment. 11/01/1982
981 A Comparison of Empirical Investment Equations using Company Panel Data for France, Germany, Belgium and the UK 03/01/1997
170 A Comparison of Party Identification in Great Britain and the United States. 01/21/2010
926 A Comparison of Political Institutions in a Tiebout Model 05/01/1995
654 A Comparison of Two Consistent Estimators in the Choice-Based Sampling Qualitative Response Model.
783 A Computerized Laboratory Market System and Research Support Systems for the Multiple Unit Double Auction. [replaces working paper 676] 11/01/1991
794 A Consistent Test of Stationary Ergodicity. 02/01/1993
323 A Constituency M. P. and His Local Community: A Case Study. 06/01/1980
1243 A contraction principle for finite global games 03/01/2006
356 A Convergent Demand Revealing Process. 08/01/1980
460 A core existence theorem for games without ordered preferences (orig. title "On Equilibria of Excess Demand Correspondence"). 01/01/1983
897 A Core-Theoretic Solution for the Design of Cooperative Agreements on Transfrontier Pollution 08/01/1994
462 A Cost-Benefit Approach to Drinking Water and Cancer. 01/21/2010
1076 A Crash Course in Implementation Theory 07/01/1999
657 A Decade of Experimental Research on Spatial Models of Elections and Committees.
294 A Decision-Theoretic Approach to Arms Competition. 03/11/2010
734 A Dominant Strategy Double Auction. 05/01/1990
846 A Draft Constitution for the Russian Federation 04/01/1993
289 A Dynamic Game of R &amp; D: Patent Protection and Competitive Behavior.
843 A Dynamic Migration Model with Uncertainty 03/01/1993
452 A Dynamic Model of Targeting in R & D Contracts. 12/01/1982
1347 A dynamic school choice model 05/16/2011
59 A Dynamic Theory of Competition.
199 A Dynamic Theory of Regulation. 01/01/1978
293 A Dynamic View of the Economy. 01/01/1980
339 A Formal Model of Government Sponsored Research (with Applications to Solar Power Systems).
368 A Framework for Unreasonable Risk in the Toxic Substances Control Act. 03/10/2011
738 A Game-Theoretic Interpretation of Sun Tzu's the Art of War. 05/01/1990
1186 A general characterization of interim efficient mechanisms for independent linear environments 11/01/2003
791 A General Characterization of Optimal Income Taxation and Enforcement. 01/01/1994
386 A Generalized Model of Pricing for Homogeneous Goods Under Imperfect Information. 06/28/2011