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) Disciplinesort descending Publication Year
Congressmen in Exile: The Politics and Consequences of Involuntary Committee Removal

Justin Grimmer and Eleanor Neff Powell

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
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
Between the Waves: Building Power for a Public Option

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 2021
Ballot Secrecy Concerns and Voter Mobilization: New Experimental Evidence About Message Source, Context, and the Duration of Mobilization Effects

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

Political Science American Politics Research 2014
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
Mobilizing African-Americans using Direct Mail and Commercial Phone Banks: A Field Experiment.

Donald P. Green

Political Science Political Research Quarterly 2004
The Generalizability of Social Pressure Effects on Turnout Across High-Salience Electoral Contexts

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Albert H. Fang, Andrew Gooch

Political Science American Politics Research 2017
Using Experiments to Estimate the Effects of Education on Voter Turnout

Rachel Milstein Sondheimer, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2010
Partisanship, Political Control, and Economic Assessments

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2010
When Does Increasing Mobilization Effort Increase Turnout? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Reminder Calls

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Albert H. Fang,  and Catlan E. Reardon

Political Science American Politics Research 2020
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
Social Pressure and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

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

Political Science American Political Science Review 2008
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
Control without Confirmation: The Politics of Vacancies in Presidential Appointments

Christina Kinane

Political Science American Political Science Review 2021
The Moral Foundations of Politics

Ian Shapiro

Political Science 2003
Lethal Incompetence: Voters, Officials, and Systems

Jonathan Bendor, John G. Bullock

Political Science Critical Review 2008
The Dynamic Relationship between Personality Stability and Political Attitudes

Joshua Boston, Jonathan Homola, Betsy Sinclair, Michelle Torres, Patrick D. Tucker

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2018
The Future of Field Experiments in International Relations

Susan D. Hyde

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2010
Party Affiliation, Partisanship, and Political Beliefs: A Field Experiment

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Ebonya Washington

Political Science American Political Science Review 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.