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
Why Don't People Vote in U.S. Primary Elections? Assessing Theoretical Explanations for Reduced Participation

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Daniel R. Biggers, and David J. Hendry

Political Science Electoral Studies 2017
Democracy, the Market, and the Logic of Social Choice

Samuel DeCanio

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2014
A Framework for Testing Elaborate Theories

Devin Caughey, Allan Dafoe, and Jason Seawright

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
Ideas, Private Institutions, and American Welfare State ‘Exceptionalism'

Daniel Béland , Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science International Journal of Social Welfare 2004
Partisan Mail and Voter Turnout: Results from Randomized Field Experiments

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green, Matthew Green

Political Science Electoral Studies 2003
The Small Effects of Political Advertising are Small Regardless of Context, Message, Sender, or Receiver: Evidence From 59 Real-time Randomized Experiments
Alexander Coppock, Seth J. Hill, and Lynn Vavreck
Political Science Science Advances 2020
Why Vote with the Chief? Political Connections and Public Goods Provision in Zambia

Kate Baldwin

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2014
Which Elections Can Be Lost?

Susan D. Hyde and Nikolay Marinov

Political Science Political Analysis 2012
Experimental Research on Democracy and Development

Ana L. De La O, Leonard Wantchekon

Political Science 2010
Personal Income and Attitudes toward Redistribution: A Study of Lottery Winners

Daniel J. Doherty, Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green

Political Science Political Psychology 2006
Information Equivalence in Survey Experiments

Allan Dafoe, Baobao Zhang, and Devin Caughey

Political Science Political Analysis 2018
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
Publication Bias in Two Political Behavior Literatures

Alan S. Gerber, Neil Malhotra, Conor M. Dowling and David Doherty

Political Science American Politics Research 2010
The World Wide Web and the U.S. Political News Market

Norman H. Nie, Derwin W. Miller, III, Saar Golde, Daniel M. Butler, and Kenneth Winneg

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2010
The Primacy of Race in the Geography of Income-Based Voting: New Evidence from Public Voting Records

Eitan D. Hersh and Clayton Nall

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2015
Does Church Attendance Cause People to Vote? Using Blue Laws’ Repeal to Estimate the Effect of Religiosity on Voter Turnout

Alan S. Gerber, Jonathan Gruber and Daniel M. Hungerman

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2016
Out of Balance: Medicare, Interest Groups, and American Politics

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Generations 2015
Legislative Capacity and Credit Risk

David Fortunato and Ian R. Turner

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2018
Judicial Review as a Response to Political Posturing

Justin Fox and Matthew C. Stephenson

Political Science American Political Science Review 2011
Political Homophily in Social Relationships: Evidence from Online Dating Behavior

Gregory A. Huber and Neil Malhotra

Political Science Journal of Politics 2016

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.