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
1351 What's age got to do with it? Supreme Court appointees and the long run location of the Supreme Court median justice 08/29/2011
860 When Core Beliefs Collide: Conflict, Complexity, or Just Plain Confusion? 08/01/1993
814 When Do Campaigns Matter? Informed Votes, the Heteroscedastic Logit and the Responsiveness of Electoral Outcomes 04/01/1993
1299 When does aggregation reduce uncertainty aversion? 02/01/2009
707 When is the Core Equivalence Theorem Valid? 09/01/1989
959 When Politics and Models Collide: Estimating Models of Multi-Party Elections 03/01/1996
318 White Servitude and the Growth of Black Slavery in Colonial America.
435 Who is Held Responsible? Further Evidence on the Hibbing-Alford Thesis. 07/01/1982
1062 Why Did Proposition 227 Pass? 04/01/1999
939 Why Did The Incumbency Advantage In U.S. House Elections Grow? 09/01/1995
1344 Why was it Europeans who conquered the world? 03/18/2012
801 Why Were There Black Schools in the Segregated South? The Exit Explanation Reconsidered 07/01/1992
758 Will Economics Become an Experimental Science? 12/01/1990
328 Women and the Legitimisation of Succession at the Norman Conquest.
1375 Words get in the way: The effect of deliberation in collective decision-making 05/11/2013
719 Worldwide Persistence, Business Cycles, and Economic Growth. 02/01/1990
806 WP 806 has been replaced by WP 851.
918 x 07/16/2013
1281 You won’t harm me if you fool me 12/01/2007
964 Yudin Cones and Inductive Limit Topologies 04/01/1996