Thomas R. Palfrey

Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
228-77 Caltech
Pasadena, CA 91125
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NBER Program Affiliations: POL
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: California Institute of Technology

NBER Working Papers and Publications

October 2016The Effects of Income Mobility and Tax Persistence on Income Redistribution and Inequality
with Marina Agranov: w22759

Published: Marina Agranov & Thomas R. Palfrey, 2020. "The Effects of Income Mobility and Tax Persistence on Income Redistribution and Inequality," European Economic Review, .

July 2016The Political Economy of Public Debt: A Laboratory Study
with Marco Battaglini, Salvatore Nunnari: w22406


October 2015Trading Votes for Votes. A Decentralized Matching Algorithm
with Alessandra Casella: w21645
February 2014Equilibrium Tax Rates and Income Redistribution: A Laboratory Study
with Marina Agranov: w19918

Published: Marina Agranov & Thomas R. Palfrey, 2015. "Equilibrium tax rates and income redistribution: A laboratory study," Journal of Public Economics, vol 130, pages 45-58. citation courtesy of

March 2012The Free Rider Problem: a Dynamic Analysis
with Marco Battaglini, Salvatore Nunnari: w17926
February 2012Vote Trading With and Without Party Leaders
with Alessandra Casella, Sébastien Turban: w17847

Published: Journal of Public Economics Volume 112, April 2014, Pages 115–128 Cover image Vote trading with and without party leaders ☆ Alessandra Casellaa, b, c, , , Thomas Palfreyb, d, , Sébastien Turband, citation courtesy of

August 2010Competitive Equilibrium in Markets for Votes
with Alessandra Casella, Aniol Llorente-Saguer: w16315

Published: Alessandra Casella & Aniol Llorente-Saguer & Thomas R. Palfrey, 2012. "Competitive Equilibrium in Markets for Votes," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 120(4), pages 593 - 658. citation courtesy of

October 2005Minorities and Storable Votes
with Alessandra Casella, Raymond Riezman: w11674

Published: Casella, Alessandra & Palfrey, Thomas & Riezman, Raymond, 2008. "Minorities and Storable Votes," International Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers, vol. 3(2), pages 165-200, July. citation courtesy of

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