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
The Federal Spending Paradox: Economic Self-Interest and Symbolic Racism in Contemporary Fiscal Politics

Katherine Krimmel and Kelly Rader

Political Science American Politics Research 2017
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity

Eitan D. Hersh and Brian F. Schaffner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
Assessing the Programmatic Equivalence Assumption in Question Wording Experiments: Understanding Why Americans Like Assistance to the Poor More Than Welfare

Gregory A. Huber and Celia Paris

Political Science Public Opinion Quarterly 2013
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
How Partisanship Influences What Congress Says Online and How They Say It

Richard T. Wang and Patrick D. Tucker

Political Science American Politics Research 2020
Ripping Yarn: Experiments on Storytelling by Partisan Elites

Andrew Gooch

Political Science Political Communication 2017
Democracy, the Market, and the Logic of Social Choice

Samuel DeCanio

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2014
Randomness Reconsidered: Modeling Random Judicial Assignment in the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Matthew Hall

Political Science Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 2010
City Limits to Partisan Polarization in the American Public

Amalie Jensen, William Marble, Kenneth Scheve & Matthew J. Slaughter

Political Science Political Science Research and Methods 2021
Hookworm Eradication as a Natural Experiment for Schooling and Voting in the American South

John Henderson

Political Science Political Behavior 2018
Why Vote with the Chief? Political Connections and Public Goods Provision in Zambia

Kate Baldwin

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2014
Which Elections Can Be Lost?

Susan D. Hyde and Nikolay Marinov

Political Science Political Analysis 2012
The Observer Effect in International Politics: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Susan D. Hyde

Political Science World Politics 2007
The Economic Origins of Authoritarian Values: Evidence From Local Trade Shocks in the United Kingdom

Cameron Ballard-Rosa, Mashail A. Malik, Stephanie J. Rickard, and Kenneth Scheve

Political Science Comparative Political Studies 2021
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
Should I Cast an Ill-Informed Ballot? Examining the Contours of the Normative Obligation to Vote

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

Political Science American Politics Research 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
Sticking with Your Vote: Cognitive Dissonance and Political Attitudes

Sendhil Mullainathan, Ebonya Washington

Political Science American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2009
Testing the Implicit-Explicit Model of Racialized Political Communication.

Gregory A. Huber, John S. Lapinski

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2008
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

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.