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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
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
Using Experimental Economics to Measure Social Capital and Predict Financial Decisions

Dean Karlan

Economics American Economic Review 2005
Subsidies to Employee Health Insurance Premiums and the Health Insurance Market

Jonathan Gruber, Ebonya Washington

Economics Journal of Health Economics 2005
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
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
Observational Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Field Experiment

Hongbin Cai, Yuyu Chen, Hanming Fang

Economics American Economic Review 2009

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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.