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 Publication Yearsort ascending
The Persuasive Effects of Direct Mail: A Regression Discontinuity Based Approach

Gerber, Alan S., Daniel P. Kessler and Marc Meredith

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
Personality Traits and the Consumption of Political Information

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

Political Science American Politics Research 2011
The Conscription of Wealth: Mass Warfare and the Demand for Progressive Taxation

Kenneth Scheve, David Stasavage

Political Science International Organization 2010
Peer Pressure Against Prejudice: A High School Field Experiment Examining Social Network Change

Elizabeth Levy Paluck

Psychology Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 2010
Standing on Shaky Ground: Americans' Experiences with Economic Insecurity

Hacker, Jacob S., Philipp Rehm & Mark Schlesinger

Interdisciplinary 2010
Spanish-Language Radio Advertisements and Latino Voter Turnout in the 2006 Congressional Elections: Field Experimental Evidence

Costas Panagopoulos and Donald P. Green

Political Science Political Research Quarterly 2010
Party Affiliation, Partisanship, and Political Beliefs: A Field Experiment

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Ebonya Washington

Political Science American Political Science Review 2010
Monitoring Bureaucratic Compliance: Using Field Experiments to Improve Governance

Daniel M. Butler

Political Science Public Sector Digest 2010
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
Mediation Analysis Is Harder than It Looks

John G. Bullock, Shang E. Ha

Political Science 2010
Enough Already about ‘Black Box’ Experiments: Studying Mediation Is More Difficult than Most Scholars Suppose

Donald P. Green, Shang E. Ha, John G. Bullock

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2010
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
The Public Wants Information, Not Board Mandates, From Comparative Effectiveness Research

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

Political Science Health Affairs 2010
Health-Care Reform, 2015

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Democracy Journal 2010
Is Transparency an Effective Anti-Corruption Strategy? Evidence From a Field Experiment in India

Leonid Peisakhin and Paul Pinto

Political Science Regulation and Governance 2010
An Experiment Testing the Relative Effectiveness of Encouraging Voter Participation by Inducing Feelings of Pride or Shame

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green and Christopher W. Larimer

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
Public Accountability and Political Participation: Effects of a Face-to-Face Feedback Intervention on Voter Turnout of Public Housing Residents

Tiffany C. Davenport

Political Science Political Behavior 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
The Enduring Effects of Social Pressure: Tracking Campaign Experiments Over a Series of Elections

Tiffany C. Davenport, Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green, Christopher W. Larimer, Christopher B. Mann and Costas Panagopoulos

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
Introduction to Social Pressure and Voting: New Experimental Evidence

Donald P. Green and Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Political Behavior 2010

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.