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) Discipline Publicationsort descending Year
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
Is the Internet Bridging the Gender Gap? The Case of Political Science

Daniel M. Butler, Richard J. Butler

Political Science Economics of Education Review 2009
Lethal Incompetence: Voters, Officials, and Systems

Jonathan Bendor, John G. Bullock

Political Science Critical Review 2008
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
How Black Candidates Affect Voter Turnout

Ebonya Washington

Political Science 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
Information, School Choice, and Academic Achievement: Evidence from Two Experiments.

Justine S. Hastings, Jeffrey M. Weinstein

Economics Quarterly Journal of Economics 2008
Trust and Social Collateral

Dean Karlan, Markus Mobius, Tanya Rosenblat, Adam Szeidl

Economics Quarterly Journal of Economics 2009
Valuing the Vote: The Redistribution of Voting Rights and State Funds following the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Elizabeth U. Cascio and Ebonya Washington

Interdisciplinary Quarterly Journal of Economics 2014
The Price Ain’t Right? Hospital Prices and Health Spending on the Privately Insured

Zack Cooper, Stuart Craig, Martin Gaynor, and John Van Reenen

Interdisciplinary Quarterly Journal of Economics 2018
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
The Effect of Randomized School Admissions on Voter Participation.

Justine S. Hastings, Thomas Kane, Douglas Staiger, Jeffrey Weinstein

Interdisciplinary Journal of Public Economics 2007
Segregation and Black Political Efficacy

Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat, Ebonya Washington

Interdisciplinary Journal of Public Economics 2009
Using Experimental Economics to Measure Social Capital and Predict Financial Decisions

Dean Karlan

Economics American Economic Review 2005
Observational Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Field Experiment

Hongbin Cai, Yuyu Chen, Hanming Fang

Economics American Economic Review 2009
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
Does Price Matter in Charitable Giving? Evidence from a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment.

Dean Karlan, John List

Economics American Economic Review 2007
Vertical Relationships and Competition in Retail Gasoline Markets: Empirical Evidence from Contract Changes in Southern California

Justine S. Hastings

Economics American Economic Review 2004
Community Size and Network Structure

Hunt Alcott, Dean Karlan, Markus Mobius, Tanya Rosenblat, Adam Szeidl

Economics American Economic Review 2007
Female Socialization: How Daughters Affect Their Legislator Fathers’ Voting on Women’s Issues

Ebonya Washington

Interdisciplinary American Economic Review 2008

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.