Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Advancing Research • Shaping Policy • Developing Leaders

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) Disciplinesort descending Publication Year
Attacks without Consequence? Candidates, Parties, Groups, and the Changing Face of Negative Advertising

Conor M. Dowling and Amber Wichowsky

American Journal of Political Science 2014
Comparing and Combining List and Endorsement Experiments: Evidence from Afghanistan

Graeme Blair, Kosuke Imai and Jason Lyall

American Journal of Political Science 2014
Social and Economic Correlates of Depressive Symptoms and Perceived Stress in South African Adults.

Hamad, Lia Fernald, Dean Karlan, Jonathan Zinman

Economics Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2008
Retailer Revelations: Why America’s Struggling Middle Class Has Businesses Scared

Brendan V. Duke and Ike Lee

Economics Report 2014
When Curiosity Kills the Profits: An Experimental Examination

Julian Jamison, Dean Karlan

Economics Games and Economic Behavior 2008
The First of the Month Effect: Consumer Behavior and Store Responses

Justine Hastings and Ebonya Washington

Economics American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 2010
Gender, Performance and Preferences: Do Girls and Boys Respond Differently to School Environment? Evidence from School Assignment by Randomized Lottery

Justine S. Hastings, Thomas J. Kane, Douglas O. Staiger

Economics American Economic Review 2006
Does Price Matter in Charitable Giving? Evidence from a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment.

Dean Karlan, John List

Economics American Economic Review 2007
The Consequences of Child Soldiering

Christopher Blattman and Jeannie Annan

Economics Review of Economics and Statistics 2010
Vertical Relationships and Competition in Retail Gasoline Markets: Empirical Evidence from Contract Changes in Southern California

Justine S. Hastings

Economics American Economic Review 2004
Lying About Borrowing

Dean Karlan, Jonathan Zinman

Economics Journal of the European Economic Association 2008
Market Power, Vertical Integration and the Wholesale Price of Gasoline

Justine S. Hastings, Richard J. Gilbert

Economics Journal of Industrial Economics 2005
Community Size and Network Structure

Hunt Alcott, Dean Karlan, Markus Mobius, Tanya Rosenblat, Adam Szeidl

Economics American Economic Review 2007
Credit Elasticities in Less Developed Countries: Implications for Microfinance.

Dean S. Karlan, Jonathan Zinman

Economics American Economic Review 2008
Social Connections and Group Banking

Dean Karlan

Economics Economic Journal 2007
Observing Unobservables: Identifying Information Asymmetries with a Consumer Credit Field Experiment.

Dean Karlan, Jonathan Zinman

Economics Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy 2010
Tying Odysseus to the Mast: Evidence from a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines

Nava Ashraf, Dean Karlan, Wesley Yin

Economics Quarterly Journal of Economics 2006
What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment

Dean Karlan, Marianne Bertrand, Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir, Jonathan Zinman

Economics Quarterly Journal of Economics 2010
Deposit Collectors

Nava Ashraf, Dean Karlan, Wesley Yin

Economics Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy 2006
The Impact of Banking and Fringe Banking Regulation on the Number of Unbanked Americans

Ebonya Washington

Economics Journal of Human Resources 2006

Pages

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.