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 ascending Year
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
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
Misperceptions of Relative Affluence and Support for International Redistribution

Gautam Nair

Political Science Journal of Politics 2018
The Effect of a Nonpartisan Get-Out-the Vote Drive: An Experimental Study of Leafletting

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2000
International Scrutiny and Pre-Electoral Fiscal Manipulation in Developing Countries

Hyde, Susan D., Angela O’Mahony

Political Science Journal of Politics 2010
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
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
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
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity

Eitan D. Hersh and Brian F. Schaffner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
Are Voting Norms Conditional? How Electoral Context and Peer Behavior Shape the Social Returns to Voting
David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling, Alan S. Gerber, and Gregory A. Huber
Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
A Field Experiment on Legislators’ Home Styles: Service versus Policy

Daniel Butler, Christopher Karpowitz and Jeremy Pope

Political Science Journal of Politics 2012
Getting out the Vote in Local Elections: Results from Six Door-to-Door Experiments

Donald P. Green, Alan S. Gerber, David W. Nickerson

Political Science Journal of Politics 2003
Does Knowledge of Constitutional Principles Increase Support for Civil Liberties? Results from a Randomized Field Experiment

Donald P. Green, Peter M. Aronow, Daniel E. Bergan, Pamela Greene, Celia Paris and Beth I. Weinberger

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
Thank You for Voting: Gratitude Expression and Voter Mobilization

Costas Panagopoulos

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
Descriptive Social Norms and Motivation to Vote: Everybody's Voting and So Should You

Alan S. Gerber and Todd Rogers

Political Science Journal of Politics 2009
Mediating the Electoral Connection: The Information Effects of Voter Signals on Legislative Behavior

John Henderson and John Brooks

Political Science Journal of Politics 2016
Does Incarceration Reduce Voting? Evidence about the Political Consequences of Spending Time in Prison

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

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
Personality Traits and Participation in Political Processes

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling, Connor Raso, Shang E. Ha

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
’Don’t Know’ Means ‘Don’t Know’: DK Responses and the Public’s Level of Political Knowledge

Robert C. Luskin and John G. Bullock

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
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

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.