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
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
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
Using Cluster Randomized Field Experiments to Study Voting Behavior

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
Who Is Mobilized to Vote? A Re-Analysis of 11 Field Experiments

Kevin Arceneaux, David W. Nickerson

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2009
The Majority-Minority Divide in Attitudes toward Internal Migration: Evidence from Mumbai

Nikhar Gaikwad and Gareth Nellis

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2016
Qualitative Imputation of Missing Potential Outcomes

Alexander Coppock, Dipin Kaur

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2022
Black Politicians Are More Intrinsically Motivated to Advance Blacks' Interests: A Field Experiment Manipulating Political Incentives

David E. Broockman

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2013
Instrumental Variables Estimation in Political Science: A Readers’ Guide

Allison J. Sovey, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2011
When and Why Are Campaigns’ Persuasive Effects Small? Evidence from the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

David E. Broockman and Joshua L. Kalla

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2022
Cognitive Biases and the Strength of Political Arguments

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2012
Field Experiments Testing the Impact of Radio Advertisements on Electoral Competition

Costas Panagopoulos, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2008
Detecting Spillover Effects: Design and Analysis of Multilevel Experiments

Betsy Sinclair, Margaret McConnell, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2012

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.