Thomas R. Palfrey
Flintridge Foundation Professor of Economics and Political Science
Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
E-mail: trp at hss.caltech.edu
Office: 301A Baxter Hall
Phone: (626) 395-4088
Fax: (626) 432-1726
Selected recent publications
The Dynamic Free Riding with Irreversible Investments. (with M. Battaglini and S. Nunnari), American Economic Review, forthcoming. Appendix
Turnout and Power Sharing (with H. Herrera and M. Morelli). Economic Journal, forthcoming.
Experiments in Political Economy , in The Handbook of Experimental Economics, Vol. II (Kagel and Roth, eds.), forthcoming.
Candidate Entry and Political Polarization: An Anti-Median Voter Theorem (with J. Grosser) American Journal of Political Science, 2014. Appendix
Legislative Bargaining and the Dynamics of Public Investment (with M. Battaglini and S. Nunnari), American Political Science Review, 2012. Appendix
Competitive Equilibrium in Markets for Votes (with A. Casella and A. Llorente-Saguer), Journal of Political Economy, 2012.
Speculative Overpricing in Asset Markets with Information Flows (with S. Wang) Econometrica, 2012.
Selected recent working papers
External Validation of Voter Turnout Models by Concealed Parameter Recovery (with A. Merlo) Social Science Working Paper #1370, California Institute of Technology, Current Version February 2013.
Symmetric play in repeated allocation games (with C. Kuzmics and B. Rogers), Social Science Working Paper #1363, California Institute of Technology, Current Version January 2013.
The Dynamic Free Rider Problem: A Laboratory Study (with M. Battaglini and S. Nunnari), Social Science Working Paper #1371, California Institute of Technology, Current Version January 2013 (under revision).
Equilibrium Tax Rates and Income Redistribution (with M. Agranov), Working Paper, California Institute of Technology, Current Version March 2013 (under revision).