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
How Black Candidates Affect Voter Turnout

Ebonya Washington

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Economics 2006
What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment

Dean Karlan, Marianne Bertrand, Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir, Jonathan Zinman

Economics Quarterly Journal of Economics 2010
Reformulating Competition? Gasoline Content Regulation and Wholesale Gasoline Prices

Jen Brown, Justine Hastings, Erin Mansur, and Sofia Villas-Boas

Economics Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 2008
The Effect of Randomized School Admissions on Voter Participation.

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

Interdisciplinary Journal of Public Economics 2007
Segregation and Black Political Efficacy

Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat, Ebonya Washington

Interdisciplinary Journal of Public Economics 2009
Observational Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Field Experiment

Hongbin Cai, Yuyu Chen, Hanming Fang

Economics American Economic Review 2009
Gender, Performance and Preferences: Do Girls and Boys Respond Differently to School Environment? Evidence from School Assignment by Randomized Lottery

Justine S. Hastings, Thomas J. Kane, Douglas O. Staiger

Economics American Economic Review 2006
Vertical Relationships and Competition in Retail Gasoline Markets: Empirical Evidence from Contract Changes in Southern California

Justine S. Hastings

Economics American Economic Review 2004
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
Credit Elasticities in Less Developed Countries: Implications for Microfinance.

Dean S. Karlan, Jonathan Zinman

Economics American Economic Review 2008
Female Socialization: How Daughters Affect Their Legislator Fathers’ Voting on Women’s Issues

Ebonya Washington

Interdisciplinary American Economic Review 2008
Social Media, News Consumption, and Polarization: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Ro’ee Levy

Economics American Economic Review 2021
Using Experimental Economics to Measure Social Capital and Predict Financial Decisions

Dean Karlan

Economics American Economic Review 2005
Market Power, Vertical Integration and the Wholesale Price of Gasoline

Justine S. Hastings, Richard J. Gilbert

Economics Journal of Industrial Economics 2005
Sticking with Your Vote: Cognitive Dissonance and Political Attitudes

Sendhil Mullainathan, Ebonya Washington

Political Science American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2009
Does the Media Matter? A Field Experiment Measuring the Effect of Newspapers on Voting Behavior and Political Opinions

Alan S. Gerber, Dean Karlan, Daniel Bergan

Interdisciplinary American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2009
Sticking with Your Vote: Cognitive Dissonance and Political Attitudes.

Sendhil Mullainathan, Ebonya Washington

Interdisciplinary American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2009
Adaptive Experimental Design using the Propensity Score

Dean Karlan, Jinyong Hahn, Keisuke Hirano

Interdisciplinary Journal of Business and Economic Statistics 2010
Female Empowerment: Impact of a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines.

Nava Ashraf, Dean Karlan, Wesley Yin

Economics World Development 2009

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.