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Publications

About Our Publications

On this page you will find a list of publications by ISPS Affiliates, including peer-reviewed journal articles, policy briefs, and working papers.

When possible, Publications are linked to Projects and Data via the ISPS KnowledgeBase.

Title Author(s) Discipline Publication Yearsort ascending
Racial Profiling and Use of Force in Police Stops: How Local Events Trigger Periods of Increased Discrimination

Joscha Legewie

Sociology American Journal of Sociology 2016
Learning from Ferguson Welfare, Criminal Justice, and the Political Science of Race and Class

Joe Soss and Vesla Weaver

Political Science 2016
Race and State in City Police Spending Growth 1980 to 2010

Robert Vargas and Philip McHarris

Sociology Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 2016
Legal Cynicism and Protective Gun Ownership Among Active Offenders in Chicago

Michael Sierra-Arévalo

Sociology Cogent Social Sciences 2016
Does Church Attendance Cause People to Vote? Using Blue Laws’ Repeal to Estimate the Effect of Religiosity on Voter Turnout

Alan S. Gerber, Jonathan Gruber and Daniel M. Hungerman

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2016
How Face-to-Face Interviews and Cognitive Skill Affect Item Non-Response: A Randomized Experiment Assigning Mode of Interview

Andrew Gooch and Lynn Vavreck

Political Science Political Science Research and Methods 2016
Gender, Fear, and Public Places: How Negative Encounters with Strangers Harm Women
Sara Bastomski and Philip Smith
Sociology Sex Roles 2016
A Field Experiment Shows That Subtle Linguistic Cues Might Not Affect Voter Behavior

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Daniel R. Biggers, and David J. Hendry

Political Science Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2016
Mediating the Electoral Connection: The Information Effects of Voter Signals on Legislative Behavior

John Henderson and John Brooks

Political Science Journal of Politics 2016
Evaluating the Effect of Project Longevity on Group-Involved Shootings and Homicides in New Haven, Connecticut

Michael Sierra-Arévalo, Yanick Charette, Andrew V. Papachristos

Interdisciplinary Criminal Justice 2016
Honor and War: Southern US Presidents and the Effects of Concern for Reputation

Allan Dafoe and Devin Caughey

Political Science World Politics 2016
Policy Misperceptions and Support for Gun Control Legislation

Peter M. Aronow and Benjamin T. Miller

Political Science The Lancet 2016
Changing Climates of Conflict: A Social Network Experiment in 56 Schools

Elizabeth Levy Paluck, Hana Shepherd and Peter M. Aronow

Interdisciplinary Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2016
Partisan Bias in Factual Beliefs about Politics

John G. Bullock, Alan S. Gerber, Seth J. Hill and Gregory A. Huber

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2015
Unbiased Estimation of the Average Treatment Effect in Cluster-Randomized Experiments

Joel A. Middleton and Peter M. Aronow

Political Science Statistics, Politics, and Policy 2015
The Price Ain’t Right? Hospital Prices and Health Spending on the Privately Insured

Zack Cooper, Stuart Craig, Martin Gaynor, and John Van Reenen

Interdisciplinary 2015
The Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication

David Broockman and Daniel Butler

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2015
Changing Environments by Changing Individuals: The Emergent Effects of Psychological Intervention

Joseph T. Powers, Jonathan E. Cook, Valerie Purdie-Vaughns, Julio Garcia, Nancy Apfel, and Geoffrey L. Cohen

Psychology Psychological Science 2015
Focused Deterrence Strategy Reduces Group Member Involved Shootings in New Haven, CT

Michael Sierra-Arévalo and Andrew V. Papachristos

Interdisciplinary 2015
Evaluating the Effect of Project Longevity on Group-Involved Shootings and Homicides in New Haven, CT

Michael Sierra-Arévalo, Yanick Charette and Andrew V. Papachristos

Interdisciplinary ISPS working paper 2015

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ISPS Working Paper Series

ISPS advances interdisciplinary research in the social sciences that aims to shape public policy and inform democratic deliberation. The ISPS network includes scholars and students from many departments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and from Yale’s graduate and professional schools as well as select experts from other institutions. The ISPS Working Paper Series provides a platform for ISPS affiliates to make their work available for public consumption and discussion.

ISPS Working Paper Series

Featured Books by ISPS Faculty

ISPS Sponsored Publications

ISPS Politics & Policy Book Series: A series striving to place policy- and law-making in historical and comparative perspective, reflecting the broad, multidisciplinary character of ISPS.

ISPS journals

ISPS Journal: A biannual publication that serves to highlight ISPS scholars’ publications and as a development piece for foundations and interested donors.

GOTV website: A website compiling results from a wide array of voter mobilization field experiments. Findings from these scientifically measured studies of various Get-Out-the-Vote methods offer valuable insight into which methods are most effective in mobilizing voter turnout (Note: the website indexes GOTV experiments published before 2006).

The Bulletin of Yale University includes several issues devoted to ISPS (PDF): 2000-2002, 2002-2004, 2004-2006, and 2006-2008.