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
It's Largely a Rigged System: Voter Confidence and the Winner Effect in 2016

Betsy Sinclair, Steven S. Smith, and Patrick D. Tucker

Political Science Political Research Quarterly 2018
Open Trade, Closed Borders Immigration in the Era of Globalization

Margaret E. Peters

Political Science World Politics 2015
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity

Eitan D. Hersh and Brian F. Schaffner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
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
Government Transparency and Policymaking

Justin Fox

Political Science Public Choice 2007
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
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
Policy Misperceptions and Support for Gun Control Legislation

Peter M. Aronow and Benjamin T. Miller

Political Science The Lancet 2016
Explaining Support for Combatants during Wartime: A Survey Experiment in Afghanistan

Jason Lyall, Graeme Blair, Kosuke Imai

Political Science American Political Science Review 2013
Are Coethnics More Effective Counterinsurgents? Evidence from the Second Chechen War

Jason Lyall

Political Science American Political Science Review 2010
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
Analysis of Cluster-Randomized Experiments: A Comparison of Alternative Estimation Approaches

Donald P. Green, Lynn Vavreck

Political Science Political Analysis 2008
A Field Experiment on Legislators’ Home Styles: Service versus Policy

Daniel Butler, Christopher Karpowitz and Jeremy Pope

Political Science Journal of Politics 2012
Is Transparency an Effective Anti-Corruption Strategy? Evidence From a Field Experiment in India

Leonid Peisakhin and Paul Pinto

Political Science Regulation and Governance 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
The Generalizability of Social Pressure Effects on Turnout Across High-Salience Electoral Contexts

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Albert H. Fang, Andrew Gooch

Political Science American Politics Research 2017
Reporting Guidelines for Experimental Research: A Report from the Experimental Research Section Standards Committee

Alan Gerber, Kevin Arceneaux, Cheryl Boudreau, Conor Dowling, Sunshine Hillygus, Thomas Palfrey, Daniel R. Biggers and David J. Hendry

Political Science Journal of Experimental Political Science 2014
Primary Voters Versus Caucus Goers and the Peripheral Motivations of Political Participation

Eitan Hersh

Political Science Political Behavior 2012
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
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

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.