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
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
Publication Bias in Empirical Sociological Research: Do Arbitrary Significance Levels Distort Published Results?

Alan S. Gerber and Neil Malhotra

Interdisciplinary Sociological Methods & Research 2008
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
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
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
Primary Voters Versus Caucus Goers and the Peripheral Motivations of Political Participation

Eitan Hersh

Political Science Political Behavior 2012
Can the Backlash Against Voter ID Laws Activate Minority Voters? Experimental Evidence Examining Voter Mobilization Through Psychological Reactance

Daniel R. Biggers

Political Science Political Behavior 2019
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
What Goes with Red and Blue? Mapping Partisan and Ideological Associations in the Minds of Voters

Stephen N. Goggin, John A. Henderson, Alexander G. Theodoridis

          
Political Science Political Behavior 2019
Representativeness and Motivations of the Contemporary Donorate: Results from Merged Survey and Administrative Records

Seth J. Hill and Gregory A. Huber

Political Science Political Behavior 2017
Can Political Participation Prevent Crime? Results from a Field Experiment About Citizenship, Participation, and Criminality

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

Political Science Political Behavior 2017
Do Means of Program Delivery and Distributional Consequences Affect Policy Support? Experimental Evidence About the Sources of Citizens’ Policy Opinions

Vivekinan L. Ashok and Gregory A. Huber

Political Science Political Behavior 2019
Personality and the Strength and Direction of Partisan Identification

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

Political Science Political Behavior 2012
National Service and Civic Engagement: A Natural Experiment

Ryan J.B. Garcia

Political Science Political Behavior 2014
An Experiment Testing the Relative Effectiveness of Encouraging Voter Participation by Inducing Feelings of Pride or Shame

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green and Christopher W. Larimer

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
Timing Is Everything? Primacy and Recency Effects in Voter Mobilization Campaigns

Costas Panagopoulos

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
How Issue Positions Affect Candidate Performance: Experiments Comparing Campaign Donors and the Mass Public

Andrew Gooch and Gregory A. Huber

Political Science Political Behavior 2020
Public Accountability and Political Participation: Effects of a Face-to-Face Feedback Intervention on Voter Turnout of Public Housing Residents

Tiffany C. Davenport

Political Science Political Behavior 2010

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.