California Institute Of Technology

Division of Humanities and Social Sciences

Social Science


Dr. Kai Zinn, Division of Biology 216-76

Pasadena, CA 91126

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Social Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The first-year curriculum consists of courses in modern statistical and econometric methods, game, socialchoice and utility theory, economic analysis, and American political institutions. These required courses giveCaltech students the unique perspective and background that the faculty believe--a belief that appears to beconfirmed in the marketplace--yields special insights into economic and political interactions. Thesecond-year curriculum is built around a series of workshops that are used to start students on the road toactive, independent research. Emphasis in these second-year seminars is on areas of the faculty's currentresearch interest, and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with individual faculty members inidentifying and attacking research problems.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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