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 descending
Sham Surgery: The Problem of Inadequate Medical Evidence

Alan S. Gerber and Eric M. Patashnik

Interdisciplinary 2006
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
The Effect of Electoral Competitiveness on Incumbent Behavior

Sanford C. Gordon, Gregory A. Huber

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2007
Identifying the Persuasive Effects of Presidential Advertising

Gregory A. Huber, Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2007
Putting the Party Back into Politics: An Experiment Testing Whether Election Day Festivals Increase Voter Turnout

Elizabeth Addonizio, Donald P. Green, James M. Glaser

Political Science PS: Political Science & Politics 2007
Does Price Matter in Charitable Giving? Evidence from a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment.

Dean Karlan, John List

Economics American Economic Review 2007
Community Size and Network Structure

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

Economics American Economic Review 2007
Social Connections and Group Banking

Dean Karlan

Economics Economic Journal 2007
The Effect of Randomized School Admissions on Voter Participation.

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

Interdisciplinary Journal of Public Economics 2007
The Observer Effect in International Politics: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Susan D. Hyde

Political Science World Politics 2007
Government Transparency and Policymaking

Justin Fox

Political Science Public Choice 2007
Winners and Losers in the Commodity Lottery: The Impact of Terms of Trade Growth and Volatility in the Periphery, 1870-1939

Christopher Blattman, Jason Hwang, Jeffrey Williamson

Economics Journal of Development Economics 2007
Social Pressure and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

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

Political Science American Political Science Review 2008
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
Testing the Implicit-Explicit Model of Racialized Political Communication.

Gregory A. Huber, John S. Lapinski

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2008
Do Community-Based Mobilization Campaigns Work Even in Battleground States? Evaluating the Effectiveness of MoveOn 2004 Outreach Campaign

Joel A. Middleton, Donald P. Green

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2008
Analysis of Cluster-Randomized Experiments: A Comparison of Alternative Estimation Approaches

Donald P. Green, Lynn Vavreck

Political Science Political Analysis 2008
Field Experiments Testing the Impact of Radio Advertisements on Electoral Competition

Costas Panagopoulos, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2008
The Equalizing Effect of the Internet on Access to Research Expertise in Political Science and Economics.

Daniel M. Butler, Richard J. Butler, Jesse Rich

Political Science PS: Political Science & Politics 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

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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.

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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.