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 Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication

David Broockman and Daniel Butler

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2015
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
Inequality, American Democracy, and American Political Science: The Need for Cumulative Research

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science PS: Political Science & Politics 2006
Ideologically Extreme Candidates in U.S. Presidential Elections, 1948–2012

Marty Cohen, Mary C. McGrath, Peter Aronow, John Zaller

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2016
The Cost of Convenience: An Experiment Showing E-Mail Outreach Decreases Voter Registration

Elizabeth A. Bennion and David W. Nickerson

Political Science Political Research Quarterly 2011
How International Election Observers Detect and Deter Fraud

Susan D. Hyde

Political Science 2008
Using Cluster Randomized Field Experiments to Study Voting Behavior

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
Reducing Exclusionary Attitudes Through Interpersonal Conversation: Evidence From Three Field Experiments

Joshua L. Kalla and David E. Broockman

Political Science American Political Science Review 2020
Validation: What Big Data Reveal About Survey Misreporting and the Real Electorate

Stephen Ansolabehere and Eitan Hersh

Political Science Political Analysis 2012
Were Newspapers More Interested in pro-Obama Letters to the Editor in 2008? Evidence from a Field Experiment

Daniel M. Butler, Emily Schofield

Political Science American Politics Research 2010
Do Community-Based Mobilization Campaigns Work Even in Battleground States? Evaluating the Effectiveness of MoveOn 2004 Outreach Campaign

Joel A. Middleton, Donald P. Green

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2008
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
From Cell Phones to Conflict? Reflections on the Emerging ICT-Political Conflict Research Agenda

Allan Dafoe and Jason Lyall

Political Science Journal of Peace Research 2015
The Public Wants Information, Not Board Mandates, From Comparative Effectiveness Research

Alan S. Gerber, Eric M. Patashnik, David Doherty and Conor Dowling

Political Science Health Affairs 2010
Introduction to Social Pressure and Voting: New Experimental Evidence

Donald P. Green and Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
A Regression Discontinuity Design Analysis of the Incumbency Advantage and Tenure in the U.S. House.

Daniel M. Butler

Political Science Electoral Studies 2009
How Politicians Discount the Opinions of Constituents with Whom They Disagree

Daniel M. Butler and Adam M. Dynes

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2015
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity

Eitan D. Hersh and Brian F. Schaffner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
Who Is Mobilized to Vote? A Re-Analysis of 11 Field Experiments

Kevin Arceneaux, David W. Nickerson

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2009
Policy Misperceptions and Support for Gun Control Legislation

Peter M. Aronow and Benjamin T. Miller

Political Science The Lancet 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

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.