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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1176 Is the Status Quo Relevant in a Representative Democracy? 09/01/2003
1175 Reduced Form Auctions Revisited 09/01/2003
1174 Secure Implementation: Strategy-Proof Mechanisms Reconsidered 09/01/2003
1173 An Experimental Study of Storable Votes 09/01/2003
1172 Endogenous Entry and Self-selection in Private Value Auctions: An Experimental Study 08/01/2003
1171 A Voting Model of Federal Standards with Externalities 08/01/2003
1170 Strategy-Proof Sharing 08/01/2003
1169 Spatial Competition Between Two Candidates of Different Quality: The Effects of Candidate Ideology and Private Information 05/01/2003
1168 Electoral competition with privately-informed candidates 05/09/2003
1167 Dynamic Urban Models: Agglomeration and Growth 05/01/2003
1166 Hedonism vs. Hihilism: No Arbitrage and Tests of Urban Economic Models 05/01/2003
1165 Secure Implementation Experiments: Do Strategy-Proof Mechanisms Really Work? 05/01/2003
1164 Budget Balancedness and Optimal Income Taxation 05/01/2003
1163 A Social Choice Lemma on Voting over Lotteries with Applications to a Class of Dynamic Games 05/01/2003
1162 A bargaining model of legislative policy-making 05/01/2003
1161 A survey of models of network formation: Stability and efficiency 03/01/2003
1160 Allocation Rules for Network Games 03/01/2003
1159 The Linking of Collective Decisions and Efficiency 03/01/2003
1158 Gerrymandering Roll-Calls: Votes, Decisions, and Partisan bias in Congress, 1879-2000 09/01/2003
1157 Envy-Freeness and Implementation in Large Economies 02/01/2003
1156 Principles of network development and evolution: An experimental study (formally - Networks: An Experimental Study) 07/01/2002
1155 The Simultaneous, Ascending Auction: Dynamics of Price Adjustment in Experiments and in the U.K. 3G Spectrum Auction 07/01/2002
1154 Non-Excludable Public Good Experiments 12/01/2002
1153 Finding All Equilibria 11/01/2002
1152 Equilibrium Agenda Formation 11/01/2002
1151 Postcards from the NSF 11/01/2002
1150 Endogenous Games and Mechanisms: Side Payments Among Players 11/01/2002
1149 Social Networks in Determing Employment and Wages: Patterns, Dynamics, and Inequality 11/01/2002
1148 The Strategy-Proof Provision of Public Goods Under Congestion and Crowding Preferences 11/01/2002
1147 Strongly Stable Networks 11/01/2002
1146 On the Concentration of Allocations and Comparisons of Auctions in Large Economies 11/01/2002
1145 Choosing How Choose: Self-Stable Majority Rules 11/01/2002
1144 Categorical Cognition: A Psychological Model of Categories and Identification in Decision Making 11/01/2002
1143 Markets, Technology and Trust 10/01/2002
1142 A Characterization of Strategic Complementarities 10/01/2002
1141 The Mathematics and Statistics of Voting Power 10/01/2002
1140 Core Many-To-One Matchings by Fixed-Point Methods 09/01/2002
1139 Quasi-Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Conditional Quantiles 07/01/2002
1138 The Effect of Candidate Quality on Electoral Equilibrium: An Experimental Study 06/01/2002
1137 Asset Bubbles and Rationality: Additional Evidence from Capital Gains Tax Experiments 06/01/2002
1136 Information Aggregation in Double Auctions: Rational Expectations and the Winner's Curse 06/01/2002
1135 Using Information from Trading In Trading and Portfolio Management: Ten Years Later 05/01/2002
1134 Empirically Evaluating the Electoral College 05/01/2002
1133 Standard Voting Power Indexes Don't Work: An Empirical Analysis 10/01/2002
1132 The Willingness to Pay/Willingness to Accept Gap, The "Endowment Effect" and Experimental Procedures for Eliciting Valuations 04/01/2002
1131 Information Aggregation Mechanisms: Concept, Design and Implementation for a Sales Forecasting Problem 03/01/2002
1130 Ambiguity from the Differential Viewpoint 04/01/2002
1129 On the Probability of the Competitive Equilibrium Being Globally Stable: The C.E.S. Example 03/01/2002
1128 Roemer on Equality of Opportunity 12/01/2001
1127 A Subjective Spin on Roulette Wheels 07/01/2001