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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) 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
Female Empowerment: Impact of a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines.

Nava Ashraf, Dean Karlan, Wesley Yin

Economics World Development 2009
Do Modern Forms of Human Capital Matter in Primitive Economies? Comparative Evidence from Bolivia

Ricardo Godoy, Dean Karlan, Shanti Rabindran, Tomas Huanca

Economics Economics of Education Review 2005
Participation in a School Incentive Program in India.

Dean Karlan, Sharon Barnhardt, Stuti Khemani

Economics Journal of Development Studies 2009
Observational Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Field Experiment

Hongbin Cai, Yuyu Chen, Hanming Fang

Economics American Economic Review 2009
Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts in Manila

Dean Karlan, Jonathan Zinman

Economics Review of Financial Studies 2009
Winners and Losers in the Commodity Lottery: The Impact of Terms of Trade Growth and Volatility in the Periphery, 1870-1939

Christopher Blattman, Jason Hwang, Jeffrey Williamson

Economics Journal of Development Economics 2007
The Economic Security Index: A New Measure of the Economic Security of American Workers and Their Families (Technical Report)

Jacob S. Hacker, Greg A. Huber, Philipp Rehm, Mark Schlesinger, Rob Valletta

Economics 2010
Information, School Choice, and Academic Achievement: Evidence from Two Experiments.

Justine S. Hastings, Jeffrey M. Weinstein

Economics Quarterly Journal of Economics 2008
Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya.

Nava Ashraf, Xavier Gine, Dean Karlan

Economics Journal of Agricultural Economics 2009
Reformulating Competition? Gasoline Content Regulation and Wholesale Gasoline Prices

Jen Brown, Justine Hastings, Erin Mansur, and Sofia Villas-Boas

Economics Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 2008
Trust and Social Collateral

Dean Karlan, Markus Mobius, Tanya Rosenblat, Adam Szeidl

Economics Quarterly Journal of Economics 2009
Retailer Revelations: Why America’s Struggling Middle Class Has Businesses Scared

Brendan V. Duke and Ike Lee

Economics Report 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
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
When Curiosity Kills the Profits: An Experimental Examination

Julian Jamison, Dean Karlan

Economics Games and Economic Behavior 2008
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

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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.

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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.