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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
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity

Eitan D. Hersh and Brian F. Schaffner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
Assessing the Programmatic Equivalence Assumption in Question Wording Experiments: Understanding Why Americans Like Assistance to the Poor More Than Welfare

Gregory A. Huber and Celia Paris

Political Science Public Opinion Quarterly 2013
Framing Health Reform

Julian Le Grand and Zack Cooper

Interdisciplinary Health Economics, Policy and Law 2013
Black Politicians Are More Intrinsically Motivated to Advance Blacks' Interests: A Field Experiment Manipulating Political Incentives

David E. Broockman

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2013
The Insecure American: Economic Experiences, Financial Worries, and Policy Attitudes

Jacob S. Hacker, Philipp Rehm, and Mark Schlesinger

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Politics 2013
The Meaning of the 2012 Elections

David Mayhew

Political Science 2013
When Do Governments Resort to Election Violence?

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Susan D. Hyde and Ryan S. Jablonski

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2013
Who Wants to Discuss Vote Choices with Others? Polarization in Preferences for Deliberation

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling and Seth J. Hill

Political Science Public Opinion Quarterly 2013
Field Experiments and the Study of Voter Turnout

Donald P. Green, Mary C. McGrath & Peter M. Aronow

Political Science Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties 2013
Revisiting Electoral Volatility in Post Communist Countries: New Data, New Results and New Approaches

Eleanor Neff Powell and Joshua A. Tucker

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2013
Do Conditional Cash Transfers Affect Electoral Behavior? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Mexico

Ana De La O

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2013
Do Perceptions of Ballot Secrecy Influence Turnout? Results from a Field Experiment

Alan S., Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling, and Seth J. Hill

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2013
Of Stasis and Movements: Climate Legislation in the 111th Congress

Nathaniel Loewentheil

Law ISPS working paper 2013
Primary Voters Versus Caucus Goers and the Peripheral Motivations of Political Participation

Eitan Hersh

Political Science Political Behavior 2012
Big Five Personality Traits and Responses to Persuasive Appeals: Results from Voter Turnout Experiments

Alan S., Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling, Costas Panagopoulos

Political Science Political Behavior 2012
Movers, Stayers, and Registration: Why Age is Correlated with Registration in the U.S.

Stephen Ansolabehere, Eitan Hersh, Kenneth Shepsle

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2012
Personality and the Strength and Direction of Partisan Identification

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, David Doherty and Conor M. Dowling

Political Science Political Behavior 2012
Validation: What Big Data Reveal About Survey Misreporting and the Real Electorate

Stephen Ansolabehere and Eitan Hersh

Political Science Political Analysis 2012
Do Robotic Calls From Credible Sources Influence Voter Turnout or Vote Choice? Evidence From a Randomized Field Experiment

Shaw, Daron R., Donald P. Green, James G. Gimpel & Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Journal of Political Marketing 2012
Sources of Bias in Retrospective Decision Making: Experimental Evidence on Voters’ Limitations in Controlling Incumbents

Gregory A. Huber, Seth J. Hill, Gabriel S. Lenz

Political Science American Political Science Review 2012

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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 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.

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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.