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
507 A Groves-Like Mechanism in Risk Assessment. 12/01/1983
337 A Ham Sandwich Theorem for General Measures. 06/20/2011
469 A Heating and Cooling Load Model for Single-Family Detached Dwellings in Energy Survey Data. 03/01/1983
278 A Kantian Perspective on the Social Rate of Discount. 03/11/2010
953 A Laipunov Function for Nash Equilibria
688 A Mathematical Proof of Duverger's Law. 12/01/1988
1272 A measure of bizarreness 07/01/2007
784 A Micro-Econometric Analysis of Risk-Aversion and the Decision to Self-Insure. 01/01/1992
1108 A Model for Bayesian Factor Analysis with Jointly Distributed Means and Loadings 01/01/2001
1118 A Model for Bayesian Source Separation with the Overall Mean 04/01/2001
143 A Model of Agenda Influence on Committee Decisions.
1198 A Model of Elections with Spatial and Distributive Preferences 03/01/2004
520 A Model of Tax Compliance Under Budget-Constrained Auditors. 11/01/1984
1054 A New and Improved Design For Multi-Object Iterative Auctions 11/01/1998
1023 A New Approach for Modeling Strategic Voting in Multiparty Elections 10/01/1997
411 A Noncooperative Equilibrium Concept with an Endogenously Determined Dominant Player: The Case of Cournot versus Stackelberg. 12/01/1982
202 A Nonequilibrium Approach to Legislative Decision Theory.
307 A Note on 'Experimental Auction Markets and the Walrasian Hypothesis.
609 A Note on Allowed and Realized Rates of Return in the Electric Utility Industry. 04/01/1986
30 A Note on Conference Committee Decision- Making.
1123 A Note on Impossibility Theorems and Seniority Rules 05/01/2001
456 A Note on Patterns of Market Intervention in Agrarian Africa. 01/21/2010
297 A Note on Rational Threats and Competitive Equilibrium. 06/01/1980
829 A Note on Sequential Auctions 03/01/1993
567 A Note on Taxation, Development and Representative Government. 05/01/1985
329 A Note on the 1978 Jarvis-Gann Election. 07/01/1980
576 A Note on the Independence of Irrelevant Alternatives in Probabilistic Choice Models. 11/01/1984
554 A Note on the International Coffee Agreement. 12/01/1984
91 A Note on Theoretical Issues of Resource Depletion. 08/01/1975
1367 A Parimutuel-like Mechanism from Information Aggregation: A Field Test Inside Intel 01/03/2013
1431 A Protocol for Factor Identification 07/28/2017
142 A Rational Choice Perspective on Congressional Norms. 10/01/1976
586 A Rational for Restrictive Rules. 11/01/1985
1333 A revealed preference approach to computational complexity in economics 09/24/2010
1330 A reverse auction for toxic assets 08/10/2010
49 A Review of Decision Theoretic Literature with Implications Regarding Governmental Research and Development Policies.
1246 A simple axiomatization of quantiles on the domain of distribution functions 01/01/2006
128 A Simple Direction Model of Electoral Competition.
1324 A simple estimator for dynamic models with serially correlated unobservables 05/28/2010
1082 A Smart Market Solution to a Class of Back-Haul Transportation Problems: Concept and Experimental Testbeds 02/01/2000
1024 A Social Choice Function Implementable Via Backward Induction with Values in the Ultimate Uncovered Set
1163 A Social Choice Lemma on Voting over Lotteries with Applications to a Class of Dynamic Games 05/01/2003
1226 A Solution to Matching with Preferences over Colleagues 06/01/2005
487 A Spatial Model for Legislative Roll Call Analysis. 07/01/1983
220 A Spatial Model of Leftist Ideological Shifts in Arab Politics. 06/01/1978
1005 A Statistical Model for Multiparty Electoral Data 05/01/1997
1290 A statistical model of abstention under compulsory voting
955 A Statistical Theory of Equilibrium in Games
208 A Stochastic Solution Concept for n-Person Games. 04/01/1978
727 A Stone-Weierstrass Theorem without Closure under Suprema. 04/01/1990