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
Detaining Democracy? Criminal Justice and American Civic Life

Vesla M. Weaver, Jacob S. Hacker and Christopher Wildeman

Interdisciplinary Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2014
Using Cluster Randomized Field Experiments to Study Voting Behavior

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
An Experimental Field Study of the GOTV and Persuasion Effects of Partisan Direct Mail and Phone Calls

Emily Arthur Cardy

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
Staying Out of Sight? Concentrated Policing and Local Political Action

Amy E. Lerman and Vesla Weaver

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2014
Enough Already about ‘Black Box’ Experiments: Studying Mediation Is More Difficult than Most Scholars Suppose

Donald P. Green, Shang E. Ha, John G. Bullock

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2010
Ideologically Extreme Candidates in U.S. Presidential Elections, 1948–2012

Marty Cohen, Mary C. McGrath, Peter Aronow, John Zaller

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2016
The Underprovision of Experiments in Political Science

Donald P. Green, Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2003
Congressmen in Exile: The Politics and Consequences of Involuntary Committee Removal

Justin Grimmer and Eleanor Neff Powell

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
How Voters Use Contextual Information to Reward and Punish: Credit Claiming, Legislative Performance, and Democratic Accountability

Alan S. Gerber, Eric Mark Patashnik, and Patrick Tucker

Political Science Journal of Politics 2021
Too Much Knowledge, Too Little Power: An Assessment of Political Knowledge in Highly Policed Communities

Vesla Weaver, Gwen Prowse, and Spencer Piston

Political Science Journal of Politics 2019
Partisan Bias and the Bayesian Ideal in the Study of Public Opinion

John G. Bullock

Political Science Journal of Politics 2009
Misperceptions of Relative Affluence and Support for International Redistribution

Gautam Nair

Political Science Journal of Politics 2018
Do Televised Presidential Ads Increase Voter Turnout? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Jonathan S. Krasno, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2008
Bargaining Power in the Supreme Court: Evidence from Opinion Assignment and Vote Switching

Jeffrey R. Lax and Kelly Rader

Political Science Journal of Politics 2015
Response to Franz, Freedman, Goldstein, and Ridout

Jonathan S. Krasno, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2008
Does Corruption Information Inspire the Fight or Quash the Hope? A Field Experiment in Mexico on Voter Turnout, Choice, and Party Identification

Alberto Chong, Ana L. De La O and Dean Karlan, Leonard Wantchekon

Political Science Journal of Politics 2015
The Persuasive Effects of Direct Mail: A Regression Discontinuity Based Approach

Gerber, Alan S., Daniel P. Kessler and Marc Meredith

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
Can the Government Deter Discrimination? Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in New York City

Albert H. Fang, Andrew M. Guess, and Macartan Humphreys

Political Science Journal of Politics 2018
Personalizing Moral Reframing in Interpersonal Conversation: A Field Experiment

Joshua L. Kalla, Adam S. Levine, and David Broockman

Political Science Journal of Politics 2021
Citizens’ Policy Confidence and Electoral Punishment: A Neglected Dimension of Electoral Accountability

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

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011

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.