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 Effects of Canvassing, Telephone Calls, and Direct Mail on Voter Turnout: A Field Experiment.

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Political Science Review 2000
Self-Interest, Beliefs, and Policy Opinions: Understanding How Economic Beliefs Affect Immigration Policy Preferences

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

Political Science Political Research Quarterly 2017
When Politicians Cede Control of Resources: Land, Chiefs, and Coalition-Building in Africa

Kate Baldwin

Political Science Comparative Politics 2014
The Majority-Minority Divide in Attitudes toward Internal Migration: Evidence from Mumbai

Nikhar Gaikwad and Gareth Nellis

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2016
Children and War: How “Soft” Research Can Answer the Hard Questions in Political Science

Christopher Blattman

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2012
Government Transparency and Policymaking

Justin Fox

Political Science Public Choice 2007
An Experimental Field Study of the GOTV and Persuasion Effects of Partisan Direct Mail and Phone Calls

Emily Arthur Cardy

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
A Framework for Testing Elaborate Theories

Devin Caughey, Allan Dafoe, and Jason Seawright

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
Personality and Political Attitudes: Relationships across Issue Domains and Political Contexts

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

Political Science American Political Science Review 2010
Field Experiments Testing the Impact of Radio Advertisements on Electoral Competition

Costas Panagopoulos, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2008
The Small Effects of Political Advertising are Small Regardless of Context, Message, Sender, or Receiver: Evidence From 59 Real-time Randomized Experiments
Alexander Coppock, Seth J. Hill, and Lynn Vavreck
Political Science Science Advances 2020
Do Better Committee Assignments Meaningfully Benefit Legislators? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in the Arkansas State Legislature

David E. Broockman and Daniel M. Butler

Political Science Journal of Experimental Political Science 2015
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
Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Lisa García Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

Political Science 2012
International Scrutiny and Pre-Electoral Fiscal Manipulation in Developing Countries

Hyde, Susan D., Angela O’Mahony

Political Science Journal of Politics 2010
Mediation Analysis Is Harder than It Looks

John G. Bullock, Shang E. Ha

Political Science 2010
Gender Roles, Work-Life Balance, and Running for Office

Rachel Silbermann

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2015
Information Equivalence in Survey Experiments

Allan Dafoe, Baobao Zhang, and Devin Caughey

Political Science Political Analysis 2018
Detecting Spillover Effects: Design and Analysis of Multilevel Experiments

Betsy Sinclair, Margaret McConnell, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2012
Instrumental Variables Estimation in Political Science: A Readers’ Guide

Allison J. Sovey, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2011

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.