Institution for Social and Policy Studies

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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.

Titlesort descending Author(s) Discipline Publication Year
Who Makes Voting Convenient? Explaining the Adoption of Early and No-Excuse Absentee Voting in the American States

Daniel R. Biggers and Michael J. Hanmer

Political Science State Politics & Policy Quarterly 2015
Are Voting Norms Conditional? How Electoral Context and Peer Behavior Shape the Social Returns to Voting
David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling, Alan S. Gerber, and Gregory A. Huber
Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
Experiments in International Relations: Lab, Survey, and Field

Susan D. Hyde

Political Science Annual Review of Political Science 2015
48 Years of Crime in Chicago: A Descriptive Analysis of Serious Crime Trends from 1965 to 2013

Andrew V. Papachristos

Sociology ISPS working paper 2013
A Cautionary Note on the Use of Matching to Estimate Causal Effects: An Empirical Example Comparing Matching Estimates to an Experimental Benchmark

Kevin Arceneaux, Alan S. Gerber, and Donald P. Green

Political Science Sociological Methods & Research 2010
A Checkpoint Effect? Evidence from a Natural Experiment on Travel Restrictions in the West Bank

Matthew Longo, Daphna Canetti and Nancy Hite-Rubin

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2014
A Discussion of Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time By Ira Katznelson

David R. Mayhew

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2014
A Field Experiment on Legislators’ Home Styles: Service versus Policy

Daniel Butler, Christopher Karpowitz and Jeremy Pope

Political Science Journal of Politics 2012
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
A Framework for Testing Elaborate Theories

Devin Caughey, Allan Dafoe, and Jason Seawright

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
A National Survey Reveals Public Skepticism About Research-Based Treatment Guidelines

Alan S. Gerber, Eric M. Patashnik, David Doherty and Conor Dowling

Political Science Health Affairs 2010
A Note on Close Elections and Regression Analysis of the Party Incumbency Advantage

Peter M. Aronow, David R. Mayhew and Winston Lin

Political Science Statistics, Politics, and Policy 2015
A Regression Discontinuity Design Analysis of the Incumbency Advantage and Tenure in the U.S. House.

Daniel M. Butler

Political Science Electoral Studies 2009
Abandoning the Middle: The Revealing Case of the Bush Tax Cuts

Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2005
Adaptive Experimental Design using the Propensity Score

Dean Karlan, Jinyong Hahn, Keisuke Hirano

Interdisciplinary Journal of Business and Economic Statistics 2010
Affect, Social Pressure and Prosocial Motivation: Field Experimental Evidence of the Mobilizing Effects of Pride, Shame and Publicizing Voting Behavior

Costas Panagopulos

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
After the “Master Theory”: Downs, Schattschneider, and the Rebirth of Policy-Focused Analysis

Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2014
Age of Gunshot Wound Victims in New Haven, 2003-2015

Tina Law, Simone Seiver, Andrew V. Papachristos, and Pina Violano

Interdisciplinary ISPS working paper 2017
American Democracy in an Age of Rising Inequality: Report of the American Political Science Association Task Force on Inequality and American Democracy

American Political Science Association Task Force

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2004
America’s Welfare Parastate

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2016

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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.