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
Should I Cast an Ill-Informed Ballot? Examining the Contours of the Normative Obligation to Vote

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

Political Science American Politics Research 2019
Does Publicizing a Tax Credit for Political Contributions Increase Its Use?: Results From a Randomized Field Experiment.

Robert G. Boatright, Donald P. Green, Michael J. Malbin

Political Science American Politics Research 2006
The Generalizability of Social Pressure Effects on Turnout Across High-Salience Electoral Contexts

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Albert H. Fang, Andrew Gooch

Political Science American Politics Research 2017
When Does Increasing Mobilization Effort Increase Turnout? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Reminder Calls

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

Political Science American Politics Research 2020
Ballot Secrecy Concerns and Voter Mobilization: New Experimental Evidence About Message Source, Context, and the Duration of Mobilization Effects

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

Political Science American Politics Research 2014
Get-Out-The-Vote Phone Calls: Does Quality Matter?

Shang E. Ha, Dean S. Karlan

Political Science American Politics Research 2009
Publication Bias in Two Political Behavior Literatures

Alan S. Gerber, Neil Malhotra, Conor M. Dowling and David Doherty

Political Science American Politics Research 2010
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
Assessing the Stability of Psychological and Political Survey Measures

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

Interdisciplinary American Politics Research 2012
Perceptions of Deservingness and the Politicization of Social Insurance: Evidence From Disability Insurance in the United States

Albert H. Fang and Gregory A. Huber

          
Political Science American Politics Research 2019
On Evidence-Based Political Science

Donald P. Green

Interdisciplinary Daedalus 2005
Big Ideas for Small Business

Peter Bassine, Della Clark, Gary Cunningham, Benjamin Della Rocca, Bulbul Gupta, Marie C. Johns, Bruce Katz, Nate Loewentheil, Jamie Rubin, Mary Jean Ryan, Luz Urrutia

Interdisciplinary ISPS working paper 2020
Analysis of the Distribution of Phase 1 of the Federal Paycheck Protection Program

Benjamin Della Rocca and Nate Loewentheil

Law ISPS working paper 2020
48 Years of Crime in Chicago: A Descriptive Analysis of Serious Crime Trends from 1965 to 2013

Andrew V. Papachristos

Sociology ISPS working paper 2013
Irregular Transparency? An Experiment Involving Mexico's Freedom of Information Law

Paul Lagunes

Political Science ISPS working paper 2009
Of Stasis and Movements: Climate Legislation in the 111th Congress

Nathaniel Loewentheil

Law ISPS working paper 2013
Revisiting Gift Exchange: Theoretical Considerations and a Field Test

Constanca Esteves-Sorenson‡ and Rosario Macera

Management ISPS working paper 2013
Evaluating the Effect of Project Longevity on Group-Involved Shootings and Homicides in New Haven, CT

Michael Sierra-Arévalo, Yanick Charette and Andrew V. Papachristos

Interdisciplinary ISPS working paper 2015
Legal Cynicism and Protective Gun Ownership Among Active Offenders in Chicago

Michael Sierra-Arévalo

Sociology ISPS working paper 2014
Are Health Care Services Shoppable? Evidence from the Consumption of Lower-Limb MRI Scans

Michael Chernew, Zack Cooper, Eugene Larsen-Hallock, Fiona Scott Morton

Interdisciplinary ISPS working paper 2018

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.

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.