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 ascending Publication Year
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
The Effect of the Size of Voting Blocs on Incumbents' Roll-Call Voting and the Asymmetric Polarization of Congress

Daniel M. Butler

Political Science American Bahavioral Scientist 2009
No Cost for Extremism: Why the GOP Hasn't (Yet) Paid For Its March to the Right

Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson

Political Science American Prospect Magazine 2015
Partisan Hearts and Minds: Political Parties and the Social Identities of Voters

Donald Green, Bradley Palmquist, and Eric Schickler

Political Science 2004
Clientelism and Voting Behavior: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Benin

Leonard Wantchekon

Political Science World Politics 2003
The Comparative Effectiveness on Turnout of Positively Versus Negatively Framed Descriptive Norms in Mobilization Campaigns

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Albert H. Fang, and Catlan E. Reardon

Political Science American Politics Research 2018
’Don’t Know’ Means ‘Don’t Know’: DK Responses and the Public’s Level of Political Knowledge

Robert C. Luskin and John G. Bullock

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
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
Self-Prophecy Effects and Voter Turnout: An Experimental Replication

Jennifer K. Smith, Alan S. Gerber, Anton Orlich

Political Science Political Psychology 2003
Legislative Capacity and Credit Risk

David Fortunato and Ian R. Turner

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2018
Voting May be Habit Forming: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green, Ron Shachar

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2003
Political Homophily in Social Relationships: Evidence from Online Dating Behavior

Gregory A. Huber and Neil Malhotra

Political Science Journal of Politics 2016
The Interplay of Ideological Diversity, Dissents, and Discretionary Review in the Judicial Hierarchy: Evidence from Death Penalty Cases

Deborah Beim and Jonathan P. Kastellec

Political Science Journal of Politics 2014
Evaluating Online Labor Markets for Experimental Research: Amazon.com's Mechanical Turk

Adam J. Berinsky, Gregory A. Huber, Gabriel S. Lenz

Political Science Political Analysis 2012
Testing the Accuracy of Regression Discontinuity Analysis Using Experimental Benchmarks

Donald P. Green, Terence Y. Leong, Holger L. Kern, Alan S. Gerber, and Christopher W. Larimer

Political Science Political Analysis 2009
Withdrawing and Drawing In: Political Discourse in Policed Communities

Vesla Weaver, Gwen Prowse, and Spencer Piston

Political Science Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics 2020
I’m Asking for Your Support: The Effects of Personally Delivered Campaign Messages on Voting Decisions and Opinion Formation

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2007
Much Ado About Nothing: RDD and the Incumbency Advantage

Robert Erikson and Kelly Rader

Political Science Political Analysis 2017
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
The Benefits of Experimental Methods for the Study of Campaign Effects

Arceneaux, Kevin

Political Science Political Communication 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.

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.