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
556 Economic Analysis of Brain Drain. 02/01/1985
99 Economic Retrospective Voting in American National Elections: A Microanalysis.
496 Economic Theory and Sharecropping in Early Modern France. 11/01/1983
152 Economic Theory of Choice and the Preference Reversal Phenomenon.
1122 Economic Value of EWA Lite: A Functional Theory of Learning in Games 05/01/2001
1089 Economic, Political, and Legal Factors in Financial System Development: International Patterns in Historical Perspective 05/01/2000
884 Economical Experiments: Bayesian Efficient Experimental Design 03/01/1994
473 Economics and Risk Assessment. 04/01/1983
37 Economics of the Primitive Hunter Culture with Applications to Pleistocene Extinction and the Rise of Agriculture.
84 Economics of Wilderness Resources. 05/01/1975
1021 Economics, Entitlements and Social Issues: Voter Choice in the 1996 Presidential Election 10/01/1997
773 Economies of Scale, Natural Monopoly and Imperfect Competition in an Experimental Market. 02/01/1994
944 Economies With Many Commodities 10/01/1995
331 Efficiency of Experimental Security Markets with Insider Information: An Application of Rational Expectations Models. 06/20/2011
1262 Efficiency, equity, and timing of voting mechanisms 12/01/2006
238 Efficient Intertemporal Allocation, Consumption-Value Maximization and Capital-Value Transversality: A Unified View. 03/21/2011
340 Efficient Reliance and Contract Remedies. Published as "Efficient remedies & damage measures for breach of contract 08/01/1980
693 Efficient Trading Mechanisms with Pre-Play Communication. 01/01/1989
385 Elasticities of Substitution and Firm Behavior. 06/01/1981
644 Electing Legislatures. 05/01/1987
1039 Elections and the Media: The Supply Side 08/01/1998
434 Elections with Limited Information: A Fulfilled Expectations Model Using Contemporaneous Poll and Endorsement Data as Information Sources.
529 Elections with Limited Information: A Multidimensional Model. 07/22/2011
643 Elections, Coalitions, and Legislative Outcomes. 05/01/1987
1083 Electoral Competition with Entry 12/01/1999
1168 Electoral competition with privately-informed candidates 05/09/2003
995 Electoral Incentives, Informational Asymmetries, and the Policy Bias Toward Special Interests 07/01/1996
18 Electoral Margins, Constituency Influence, and Policy Moderation: A Critical Assessment. 05/30/2013
472 Electoral Politics in the Zero-Sum Society. 03/01/1983
1105 Emergence of Endogenous Legal Institutions: The Rural Charters in Northern Italy 11/01/2000
1426 Empirical Evidence of Overbidding in M&A Contests 11/15/2016
135 Empirical Studies of Utility Regulation. 04/13/2011
1134 Empirically Evaluating the Electoral College 05/01/2002
603 Endogenous Agenda Formation in Three-Person Committees. 03/01/1986
1172 Endogenous Entry and Self-selection in Private Value Auctions: An Experimental Study 08/01/2003
1150 Endogenous Games and Mechanisms: Side Payments Among Players 11/01/2002
1321 Endowment effect theory, subject misconceptions and enchancement effect theory: A reply to Isoni, Lommes and Sugden 05/04/2010
126 Energy vs. the Environment. 05/01/1976
876 Engodeneity of Alternating Offers in a Bargaining Game 01/01/1993
708 Entry and R&D Costs in Competitive Procurements and Contracting. 10/01/1989
1157 Envy-Freeness and Implementation in Large Economies 02/01/2003
863 EPA's New Emissions Trading Mechanism: A Laboratory Evaluation 09/13/2012
729 Equilibria Resistant to Mutation. 04/01/1990
880 Equilibria with Unrestricted Entry in Multi Member District Plurality (SNTV) Elections 03/01/1994
881 Equilibria with Unrestricted Entry in Multi Member District Plurality (SNTV) Elections 03/01/1994
1152 Equilibrium Agenda Formation 11/01/2002
315 Equilibrium and Efficiency under Pure Entitlement Systems. 06/01/1981
184 Equilibrium Comparison Shopping.
1006 Equilibrium Effects in Campaign Spending Games: Theory and Data 05/01/1997
744 Equilibrium Enforcement and Compliance in the Presence of Tax Practitioners. 07/01/1990