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
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
Do Televised Presidential Ads Increase Voter Turnout? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Jonathan S. Krasno, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2008
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
Primary Divisions: How Voters Evaluate Policy and Group Differences in Intra-Party Contests

John A. Henderson, Geoffrey Sheagley, Stephen N. Goggin, Logan Dancey, and Alexander G. Theodoridis

Political Science Journal of Politics 2021
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity

Eitan D. Hersh and Brian F. Schaffner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
Response to Franz, Freedman, Goldstein, and Ridout

Jonathan S. Krasno, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2008
A Field Experiment on Legislators’ Home Styles: Service versus Policy

Daniel Butler, Christopher Karpowitz and Jeremy Pope

Political Science Journal of Politics 2012
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
What Have We Learned about Gender from Candidate Choice Experiments? A Meta-Analysis of Sixty-Seven Factorial Survey Experiments

Susanne Schwarz and Alexander Coppock

Political Science Journal of Politics 2022
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
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
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
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
The Future of Field Experiments in International Relations

Susan D. Hyde

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2010
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
Do Phone Calls Increase Voter Turnout? An Update

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
Recent Advances in the Science of Voter Mobilization

Donald P. Green, Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
Using Cluster Randomized Field Experiments to Study Voting Behavior

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
Ideologically Extreme Candidates in U.S. Presidential Elections, 1948–2012

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

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2016
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

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.

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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.