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
442 An Empirical Analysis of Backlog, Inventory, Production and Price Adjustments: An Application of Recursive Systems of Log-Linear Models. 01/01/1983
615 An Empirical Analysis of Federal Income Tax Auditing and Compliance.
1293 An empirical Bayes approach to estimating ordinal treatment effects 07/01/2008
1009 An Epistemic Characterization of Extensive Form Rationalizability 06/01/1997
506 An Equilibrium Model of Tax Compliance with a Bayesian Auditor and some 'Honest' Taxpayers. 06/01/1984
1109 An Evolutionary Perspective on Goal Seeking and Escalation of Commitment 01/01/2001
704 An Experiment With Space-Station Pricing Policies. 03/01/1990
155 An Experimental Analysis of Decision-Making Procedures for Discrete Public Goods: A Case Study of a Problem in Institutional Design.
740 An Experimental Analysis of Nash Refinements in Signaling Games. 06/01/1990
595 An Experimental Analysis of Public Goods Provision Mechanisms with and without Unanimity. 01/23/2013
1025 An Experimental Analysis of the Structure of Legal Fees: American Rule vs. English Rule 11/01/1997
892 An Experimental Analysis of the Two-Armed Bandit Program 10/01/1994
787 An Experimental Analysis of Two-Person Reciprocity Games. 03/01/1992
1336 An experimental comparison between free negotiation and multi-issue point mechanism 05/21/2010
262 An Experimental Examination of Auction Mechanisms for Discrete Public Goods.
775 An Experimental Examination of the Assignment Problem. 10/01/1991
691 An Experimental Examination of the Simultaneous Determination of Input Prices and Output Prices.
824 An Experimental Examination of the Walrasian Tatonnement Mechanism 12/01/1992
83 An Experimental Examination of Two Exchange Institutions.
799 An Experimental Investigation of the Patterns of International Trade.
106 An Experimental Market for Public Goods: The PBS Station Program Cooperative.
877 An Experimental Study of Constant-sum Centipede Games
1034 An Experimental Study of Jury Decisions 03/01/2000
1173 An Experimental Study of Storable Votes 09/01/2003
732 An Experimental Study of the Centipede Game. 08/01/1991
1018 An Experimental Study of the Effect of Private Information in the Coase Theorem 09/01/1997
1345 An experimental test of Marchall's basic principle of entry, volume and efficiency seeking market synamics 04/12/2011
1234 An explanation of inefficient redistribution: Transfers insure cohesive groups 08/01/2005
437 An Impossibility Theorem for Spatial Models. 08/01/1982
252 An Impossibility Theorem for Von Neumann-Morgenstern Solutions. 04/14/2011
1111 An Improved Statistical Model for Multiparty Electoral Data 02/01/2001
150 An Information-Theoretic Approach to Job Quits.
1297 An internal fuel efficiency credit market mechanism for meeting the CAFE Standard: Internalizing a regulation caused externality 09/01/2008
39 An Optimistic Theory of Exhaustible Resources.
98 An Outline for a Model of Party Choic
706 An Overlapping Generations Model Core Equivalence Theorem. 09/01/1989
1019 Analysis of Crossover and Strategic Voting 09/01/1997
833 Anomalous Behavior in Linear Public Goods Experiments: How Much and Why? 01/01/1993
157 Appropriative Water Rights and the Efficient Allocation of Resources.
825 Arbitrage and Existence of Equilibrium in Infinite Asset Markets 02/01/1993
751 Arbitrage Restrictions Across Financial Markets: Theory, Methodology and Tests. 05/01/1991
977 Arbitrage-Based Pricing When Volatility is Stochastic 07/01/1996
935 Are Americans Ambivalent Towards Racial Policies? 07/01/1995
853 Are Legislators Afraid of Initiatives? Anticipation and Reaction in the Policy Process 08/01/1993
919 Are People Bayesian? Uncovering Behavioral Strategies 02/01/1995
626 Are we a Nation of Tax Cheaters? New Econometric Evidence on Tax Compliance.
8 Artificial Markets and the Theory of Games.
24 Artificial Markets which Avoid Nonconvexity.
1314 Aspirations and Growth: A model where the income of others acts as a reference point (Revised: new title) 12/01/2010
491 Assessing the Partisan Effects of Redistricting. 09/01/1983