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
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
Are Financial or Moral Scandals Worse? It Depends

David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling and Michael G. Miller

Political Science PS: Political Science & Politics 2011
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
Does Trust in Government Increase Support for Redistribution? Evidence from Randomized Survey Experiments

Kyle Peyton

Political Science American Political Science Review 2020
Tracking Opinion Over Time - A Method for Reducing Sampling Error

 Donald P. Green, Alan S. Gerber, SL De Boef, SL

Political Science Public Opinion Quarterly 1999
Can Political Participation Prevent Crime? Results from a Field Experiment About Citizenship, Participation, and Criminality

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

Political Science Political Behavior 2017
Introduction to Social Pressure and Voting: New Experimental Evidence

Donald P. Green and Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
Emails from Official Sources Can Increase Turnout

Neil Malhotra, Melissa R. Michelson, Ali Adam Valenzuela

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2012
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
The Effects of Lawn Signs on Vote Outcomes: Results from Four Randomized Field Experiments

Donald P. Green, Jonathan S. Krasno, Alexander Coppock, Benjamin D. Farrer, Brandon Lenoird, Joshua N. Zinghere

Political Science Electoral Studies 2016
Black Citizenship and Summary Punishment: A Brief History to the Present

Vesla M. Weaver

Political Science Theory & Event 2014
Using Random Judge Assignments to Estimate the Effects of Incarceration and Probation on Recidivism Among Drug Offenders

Donald P. Green, Daniel Winik

Political Science Criminology 2010
The Meaning of the 2012 Elections

David Mayhew

Political Science 2013
Correcting Bias in Perceptions of Public Opinion Among American Elected Officials: Results from Two Field Experiments

Joshua L. Kalla and Ethan Porter

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2021
Does Regression Produce Representative Estimates of Causal Effects?

Peter M. Aronow and Cyrus Samii

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2015
Doing Well and Doing Good?: How Concern for Others Shapes Policy Preferences and Partisanship among Affluent Americans

Martin Gilens and Adam Thal

Political Science Public Opinion Quarterly 2018
Electoral Realignments: A Critique of an American Genre

David R. Mayhew

Political Science 2004
Inequality, American Democracy, and American Political Science: The Need for Cumulative Research

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science PS: Political Science & Politics 2006
Do Means of Program Delivery and Distributional Consequences Affect Policy Support? Experimental Evidence About the Sources of Citizens’ Policy Opinions

Vivekinan L. Ashok and Gregory A. Huber

Political Science Political Behavior 2019
Does It Matter Who’s Behind the Curtain? Anonymity in Political Advertising and the Effects of Campaign Finance Disclosure

Conor M. Dowling and Amber Wichowsky

Political Science American Politics Research 2013

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.