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 ascending Year
America’s Welfare Parastate

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2016
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
A Regression Discontinuity Design Analysis of the Incumbency Advantage and Tenure in the U.S. House.

Daniel M. Butler

Political Science Electoral Studies 2009
The Effects of Lawn Signs on Vote Outcomes: Results from Four Randomized Field Experiments

Donald P. Green, Jonathan S. Krasno, Alexander Coppock, Benjamin D. Farrer, Brandon Lenoird, Joshua N. Zinghere

Political Science Electoral Studies 2016
Partisan Mail and Voter Turnout: Results from Randomized Field Experiments

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

Political Science Electoral Studies 2003
Social Pressure, Surveillance and Community Size: Evidence from Field Experiments on Voter Turnout

Costas Panagopoulos

Political Science Electoral Studies 2011
Does Incarceration Reduce Voting? Evidence about the Political Consequences of Spending Time in Prison

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

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
Does Corruption Information Inspire the Fight or Quash the Hope? A Field Experiment in Mexico on Voter Turnout, Choice, and Party Identification

Alberto Chong, Ana L. De La O and Dean Karlan, Leonard Wantchekon

Political Science Journal of Politics 2015
Citizens’ Policy Confidence and Electoral Punishment: A Neglected Dimension of Electoral Accountability

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

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
Do Televised Presidential Ads Increase Voter Turnout? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Jonathan S. Krasno, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2008
Response to Franz, Freedman, Goldstein, and Ridout

Jonathan S. Krasno, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2008
A Field Experiment on Legislators’ Home Styles: Service versus Policy

Daniel Butler, Christopher Karpowitz and Jeremy Pope

Political Science Journal of Politics 2012
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity

Eitan D. Hersh and Brian F. Schaffner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
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
Learning in the Judicial Hierarchy

Deborah Beim

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
American Imperial Development

John A. Dearborn

Political Science Journal of Politics 2019
A Framework for Testing Elaborate Theories

Devin Caughey, Allan Dafoe, and Jason Seawright

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
Political Homophily in Social Relationships: Evidence from Online Dating Behavior

Gregory A. Huber and Neil Malhotra

Political Science Journal of Politics 2016
Thank You for Voting: Gratitude Expression and Voter Mobilization

Costas Panagopoulos

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
The Effect of a Nonpartisan Get-Out-the Vote Drive: An Experimental Study of Leafletting

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2000

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.