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.

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1231 Proper scoring rules for general decision models 08/01/2005
1230 Asymmetries in exchange behavior incorrectly interpreted as evidence of prospect theory 07/01/2005
1229 Policy uncertainty, electoral securities and redistribution 06/01/2005
1228 Objective subjective probabilities 06/01/2005
1227 The Kariba case study 06/01/2005
1226 A Solution to Matching with Preferences over Colleagues 06/01/2005
1225 Consumers networks and search equilibria 06/01/2005
1224 Strategic analysis in complex networks with local externalities 06/01/2005
1223 Tacit collusion in auctions and conditions for its facilitation and prevention: Equilibrium selection in laboratory experimental markets 11/01/2005
1222 Quantiles and medians 04/01/2005
1219 Regular Quantal Response Equilibrium 03/01/2005
1218 An axiomatic theory of political representation 03/01/2005
1217 Consistent Representative Democracy 03/01/2005
1216 Search in the formation of large networks: How random are socially generated networks? 03/01/2005
1215 Vote buying 03/01/2005
1214 The economics of small worlds 03/01/2005
1213 Networks in labor markets: Wage & employment dynamics & inequality 03/01/2005
1212 Social Games: Matching and the play of finitely repeated games 03/01/2005
1211 No paper produced
1210 No paper produced
1209 No paper produced
1208 United We Vote 12/01/2004
1207 Can we insure against political uncertainty? Evidence from the U.S. Stock Market 10/01/2004
1206 Membership in Citizen Groups 10/01/2004
1205 Random Coefficient models for time-series-cross-section data 09/01/2004
1204 On the Microstructure of Price Determination and Information Aggregation with Sequential and Asymmetric Information Arrival in an Experimental Asset Market 08/01/2004
1203 Regular quantal response equilibrium 06/01/2004
1202 Forced information disclosure and the fallacy of transparency in markets 06/01/2004
1201 No paper ever produced
1200 Criminal Investigation Enforcement Activities and Taxpayer Noncompliance 05/01/2004
1199 Counting Combinatoral Choice Rules 04/01/2004
1198 A Model of Elections with Spatial and Distributive Preferences 03/01/2004
1197 Self-correcting Information Cascades 04/01/2004
1196 On the Weights of Nations: Assigning Voting Weights in a Heterogeneous Union 04/01/2004
1195 The Banks Set & the Uncovered Set in Budget Allocation Problems 05/01/2004
1194 The Formation of Networks with Transfers among Players 04/01/2004
1193 Group Play in Games and the Role of Consent in Network Formation 05/01/2004
1192 Existence of Equilibrium in Single and Double Private Value Auctions 03/01/2004
1191 On the informational inefficiency of discriminatory price auctions 01/01/2004
1190 The Relevance of a Choice of Auction Format in a Competitive Environment 01/01/2004
1189 Mental Processes & Strategic Equilibration: An fMRI Study of Selling Strategy in Second Price Auctions 06/01/2004
1188 Production, trade, prices, exchange rates and equilibration in large experimental economies 11/01/2003
1187 Social learning with private and common values 11/01/2003
1186 A general characterization of interim efficient mechanisms for independent linear environments 11/01/2003
1185 A Theory of Stability in Many-to-Many Matching Markets 11/01/2003
1184 Preference Aggregation under Uncertainty: Savage vs. Pareto 11/01/2003
1183 Fairness, or just gambling on it? An experimental analysis of the gift exchange game 02/01/2004
1182 Learning Dynamics in Mechanism Design: An Experimental Comparison of Public Goods Mechanisms 11/01/2003
1181 Bidders' choice auctions: Raising revenues through the right to choose 08/01/2003
1180 Aging and decision making: A comparison between neurologically healthy elderly and young individuals 05/27/2005