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
Primary Voters Versus Caucus Goers and the Peripheral Motivations of Political Participation

Eitan Hersh

Political Science Political Behavior 2012
Big Five Personality Traits and Responses to Persuasive Appeals: Results from Voter Turnout Experiments

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

Political Science Political Behavior 2012
Hookworm Eradication as a Natural Experiment for Schooling and Voting in the American South

John Henderson

Political Science Political Behavior 2018
Is Transparency an Effective Anti-Corruption Strategy? Evidence From a Field Experiment in India

Leonid Peisakhin and Paul Pinto

Political Science Regulation and Governance 2010
Taking Stock and Taking Steps: A Report from the Field after the First Year of Marketplace Consumer Assistance under the ACA

Rachel Grob, Mark Schlesinger, Lori Grubstein and Karen Pollitz

Medicine Report 2014
Retailer Revelations: Why America’s Struggling Middle Class Has Businesses Scared

Brendan V. Duke and Ike Lee

Economics Report 2014
A Cautionary Note on the Use of Matching to Estimate Causal Effects: An Empirical Example Comparing Matching Estimates to an Experimental Benchmark

Kevin Arceneaux, Alan S. Gerber, and Donald P. Green

Political Science Sociological Methods & Research 2010
Publication Bias in Empirical Sociological Research: Do Arbitrary Significance Levels Distort Published Results?

Alan S. Gerber and Neil Malhotra

Interdisciplinary Sociological Methods & Research 2008
Economics and Policy Preferences: Causal Evidence of the Impact of Economic Conditions on Support for Redistribution and Other Ballot Proposals

Eric Brunner, Stephen L. Ross, Ebonya Washington

Interdisciplinary Review of Economics and Statistics 2011
The Consequences of Child Soldiering

Christopher Blattman and Jeannie Annan

Economics Review of Economics and Statistics 2010
Monitoring Bureaucratic Compliance: Using Field Experiments to Improve Governance

Daniel M. Butler

Political Science Public Sector Digest 2010
Using Random Judge Assignments to Estimate the Effects of Incarceration and Probation on Recidivism Among Drug Offenders

Donald P. Green, Daniel Winik

Political Science Criminology 2010
Enhancing Academic Performance and Social and Emotional Competence With the RULER Feeling Words Curriculum

Marc A. Brackett, Susan E. Rivers, Maria R. Reyes, Peter Salovey

Psychology Learning and Individual Differences 2012
Information and Self-Enforcing Democracy: The Role of International Election Observation

Susan D. Hyde and Nikolay Marinov

Political Science International Organization 2014
The Conscription of Wealth: Mass Warfare and the Demand for Progressive Taxation

Kenneth Scheve, David Stasavage

Political Science International Organization 2010
Randomness Reconsidered: Modeling Random Judicial Assignment in the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Matthew Hall

Political Science Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 2010
Voter Attitudes When Democracy Promotion Turns Partisan: Evidence From a Survey-Experiment in Lebanon

Nikolay Marinov

Political Science Democratization 2012
Do Robotic Calls From Credible Sources Influence Voter Turnout or Vote Choice? Evidence From a Randomized Field Experiment

Shaw, Daron R., Donald P. Green, James G. Gimpel & Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Journal of Political Marketing 2012
Problem Solving in a Polarized Age: Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Politicization of Evidence-Based Medicine

Alan S. Gerber and Eric M. Patashnik

Political Science Forum 2010
Variation In Health Spending Growth For The Privately Insured From 2007 To 2014

Zack Cooper, Stuart Craig, Charles Gray, Martin Gaynor, and John Van Reenen

Interdisciplinary Health Affairs 2019

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.