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 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
Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Lisa García Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

Political Science 2012
Can Learning Constituency Opinion Affect How Legislators Vote? Results from a Field Experiment

Daniel M. Butler and David W. Nickerson

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2011
Bringing the Welfare State Back In: The Promise (and Perils) of the New Social Welfare History

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Journal of Policy History 2005
The Effect of a Nonpartisan Get-Out-the Vote Drive: An Experimental Study of Leafletting

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2000
Gender Roles, Work-Life Balance, and Running for Office

Rachel Silbermann

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2015
The Racial Burden of Voter List Maintenance Errors: Evidence from Wisconsin’s Supplemental Movers Poll Books

Gregory A. Huber, Marc Meredith, Michael Morse and Katie Steele 

Political Science Science Advances 2021
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
Legislative Cooperation among Impatient Legislators

Justin Fox

Political Science Journal of Theoretical Politics 2006
The Growth and Development of Experimental Research Political Science

James N. Druckman, Donald P. Green, James H. Kuklinski, Arthur Lupia

Political Science American Political Science Review 2006
Between the Waves: Building Power for a Public Option

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 2021
"Outside Lobbying” over the Airwaves: A Randomized Field Experiment on Televised Issue Ads

Josh Kalla and David Broockman

Political Science American Political Science Review 2022
Understanding the Party Brand: Experimental Evidence on the Role of Valence

Daniel M. Butler and Eleanor Neff Powell

Political Science Journal of Politics 2014
Does Church Attendance Cause People to Vote? Using Blue Laws’ Repeal to Estimate the Effect of Religiosity on Voter Turnout

Alan S. Gerber, Jonathan Gruber and Daniel M. Hungerman

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2016
Delegation and Accountability

Justin Fox and Stuart V. Jordan

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
Yes, But What’s the Mechanism? (Don’t Expect an Easy Answer)

John G. Bullock, Donald P. Green, Shang E. Ha

Political Science Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 2010
Partisanship and Economic Behavior: Do Partisan Differences in Economic Forecasts Predict Real Economic Behavior?

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2009
Legislative Capacity and Credit Risk

David Fortunato and Ian R. Turner

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2018

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.