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
Winner-Take-All Politics and Political Science: A Response

Hacker, Jacob S. and Paul Pierson

Political Science Politics & Society 2010
Ideas, Private Institutions, and American Welfare State ‘Exceptionalism'

Daniel Béland , Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science International Journal of Social Welfare 2004
Why People Vote: Estimating the Social Returns to Voting

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

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2016
Does Church Attendance Cause People to Vote? Using Blue Laws’ Repeal to Estimate the Effect of Religiosity on Voter Turnout

Alan S. Gerber, Jonathan Gruber and Daniel M. Hungerman

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2016
Social Identity, Electoral Institutions and the Number of Candidates

Eric S. Dickson, Kenneth Scheve

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2010
Dismantling the Health Care State? Political Institutions, Public Policies, and the Comparative Politics of Health Reform

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2004
When Do Governments Resort to Election Violence?

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Susan D. Hyde and Ryan S. Jablonski

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2013
Correcting Bias in Perceptions of Public Opinion Among American Elected Officials: Results from Two Field Experiments

Joshua L. Kalla and Ethan Porter

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2021
Campaign Perceptions of Electoral Closeness: Uncertainty, Fear and Over-Confidence

Ryan D. Enos and Eitan D. Hersh

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2015
Revisiting Electoral Volatility in Post Communist Countries: New Data, New Results and New Approaches

Eleanor Neff Powell and Joshua A. Tucker

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2013
Does Counter-Attitudinal Information Cause Backlash? Results from Three Large Survey Experiments

Andrew Guess and Alexander Coppock
 

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2018
Is There a Secret Ballot? Ballot Secrecy Perceptions and Their Implications for Voting Behaviour

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

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2012
Varieties of Capitalist Interest and Capitalist Power: A Response to Swenson

Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson

Political Science Studies in American Political Development 2004
The Political Effects of Policy Drift: Policy Stalemate and American Political Development

Daniel J. Galvin and Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Studies in American Political Development 2020
Congress as a Handler of Challenges: The Historical Record

David R. Mayhew

Political Science Studies in American Political Development 2015
Bringing the Welfare State Back In: The Promise (and Perils) of the New Social Welfare History

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Journal of Policy History 2005
The “Proper Organs” for Presidential Representation: A Fresh Look at the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921

John Dearborn

Political Science Journal of Policy History 2019
Lying About Borrowing

Dean Karlan, Jonathan Zinman

Economics Journal of the European Economic Association 2008
When Curiosity Kills the Profits: An Experimental Examination

Julian Jamison, Dean Karlan

Economics Games and Economic Behavior 2008
Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya.

Nava Ashraf, Xavier Gine, Dean Karlan

Economics Journal of Agricultural Economics 2009

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

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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.