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
Randomness Reconsidered: Modeling Random Judicial Assignment in the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Matthew Hall

Political Science Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 2010
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 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
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
The Observer Effect in International Politics: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Susan D. Hyde

Political Science World Politics 2007
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
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
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
Can Racial Diversity among Judges Affect Sentencing Outcomes?

Allison Harris

Political Science American Political Science Review 2023
Sticking with Your Vote: Cognitive Dissonance and Political Attitudes

Sendhil Mullainathan, Ebonya Washington

Political Science American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2009
A Note on Close Elections and Regression Analysis of the Party Incumbency Advantage

Peter M. Aronow, David R. Mayhew and Winston Lin

Political Science Statistics, Politics, and Policy 2015
Testing the Implicit-Explicit Model of Racialized Political Communication.

Gregory A. Huber, John S. Lapinski

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2008
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
Introduction to Social Pressure and Voting: New Experimental Evidence

Donald P. Green and Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
Out of Balance: Medicare, Interest Groups, and American Politics

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Generations 2015
The Impact of Electoral Debate on Public Opinions: An Experimental Investigation of the 2005 New York City Mayoral Election

Sendhil Mullainathan, Ebonya Washington and Julia R. Azari

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
Commonalities Surrounding Repeal Drives: Prohibition, Right-to-Work, and the Affordable Care Act

David R. Mayhew

Political Science Conference Paper 2024
Which Narrative Strategies Durably Reduce Prejudice? Evidence from Field and Survey Experiments Supporting the Efficacy of Perspective-Getting

Joshua L. Kalla, David E. Broockman

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2021

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.