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
Much Ado About Nothing: RDD and the Incumbency Advantage

Robert Erikson and Kelly Rader

Political Science Political Analysis 2017
Do Conditional Cash Transfers Affect Electoral Behavior? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Mexico

Ana De La O

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2013
The Benefits of Experimental Methods for the Study of Campaign Effects

Arceneaux, Kevin

Political Science Political Communication 2010
Racial Authoritarianism in U.S. Democracy

Vesla M. Weaver and Gwen Prowse

Political Science Science 2020
Is the Internet Bridging the Gender Gap? The Case of Political Science

Daniel M. Butler, Richard J. Butler

Political Science Economics of Education Review 2009
Exploiting Donald Trump: Using Candidates’ Positions to Assess Ideological Voting in the 2016 and 2008 Presidential Elections

Andrew Gooch and Gregory A. Huber

Political Science Presidential Studies Quarterly 2018
No Cost for Extremism: Why the GOP Hasn't (Yet) Paid For Its March to the Right

Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson

Political Science American Prospect Magazine 2015
Partisan Hearts and Minds: Political Parties and the Social Identities of Voters

Donald Green, Bradley Palmquist, and Eric Schickler

Political Science 2004
Clientelism and Voting Behavior: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Benin

Leonard Wantchekon

Political Science World Politics 2003
The Comparative Effectiveness on Turnout of Positively Versus Negatively Framed Descriptive Norms in Mobilization Campaigns

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

Political Science American Politics Research 2018
’Don’t Know’ Means ‘Don’t Know’: DK Responses and the Public’s Level of Political Knowledge

Robert C. Luskin and John G. Bullock

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
Field Experimental Designs for the Study of Media Effects

Donald P. Green, Brian R. Calfano & Peter M. Aronow

Political Science Political Communication 2014
Are Financial or Moral Scandals Worse? It Depends

David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling and Michael G. Miller

Political Science PS: Political Science & Politics 2011
Perceptions of Deservingness and the Politicization of Social Insurance: Evidence From Disability Insurance in the United States

Albert H. Fang and Gregory A. Huber

          
Political Science American Politics Research 2019
Does Campaign Spending Work? Field Experiments Provide Evidence and Suggest New Theory

Alan S. Gerber

Political Science American Bahavioral Scientist 2004
Tracking Opinion Over Time - A Method for Reducing Sampling Error

 Donald P. Green, Alan S. Gerber, SL De Boef, SL

Political Science Public Opinion Quarterly 1999
Emails from Official Sources Can Increase Turnout

Neil Malhotra, Melissa R. Michelson, Ali Adam Valenzuela

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2012
Deference, Dissent, and Dispute Resolution: An Experimental Intervention Using Mass Media to Change Norms and Behavior in Rwanda.

Elizabeth Levy Paluck & Donald P. Green

Political Science American Political Science Review 2009
Policy Durability, Agency Capacity, and Executive Unilateralism

Ian R. Turner

Political Science Presidential Studies Quarterly 2020
The Effect of Electoral Competitiveness on Incumbent Behavior

Sanford C. Gordon, Gregory A. Huber

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2007

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.