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 “Proper Organs” for Presidential Representation: A Fresh Look at the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921

John Dearborn

Political Science Journal of Policy History 2019
Field Experiments and the Study of Voter Turnout

Donald P. Green, Mary C. McGrath & Peter M. Aronow

Political Science Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties 2013
Do Politicians Racially Discriminate Against Constituents? A Field Experiment on State Legislators

Daniel M. Butler, David E. Broockman

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2011
Scientists’ Political Behaviors are not Driven by Individual-level Government Benefits

Baobao Zhang & Matto Mildenberger

Political Science PLOS ONE 2020
Whistleblowing and Compliance in the Judicial Hierarchy

Deborah Beim, Alexander V. Hirsch and Jonathan P. Kastellec

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2014
Candidate Choice Without Party Labels: New Insights from Conjoint Survey Experiments

Patricia A. Kirkland and Alexander Coppock

Political Science Political Behavior 2017
Citizens’ Policy Confidence and Electoral Punishment: A Neglected Dimension of Electoral Accountability

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

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
How Black Candidates Affect Voter Turnout

Ebonya Washington

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Economics 2006
Correction to Gerber and Green (2000), Replication of Disputed Findings, and Reply to Imai (2005).

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Political Science Review 2005
Racial Unfairness and Fiscal Politics

Katherine Krimmel and Kelly Rader

Political Science American Politics Research 2021
After the “Master Theory”: Downs, Schattschneider, and the Rebirth of Policy-Focused Analysis

Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2014
Present at the Creation: The State in Early American Political History

Stephen Skowronek

Political Science Journal of the Early Republic 2018
Sources of Bias in Retrospective Decision Making: Experimental Evidence on Voters’ Limitations in Controlling Incumbents

Gregory A. Huber, Seth J. Hill, Gabriel S. Lenz

Political Science American Political Science Review 2012
Partisanship, Political Control, and Economic Assessments

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2010
Social Pressure and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green, Christopher W. Larimer

Political Science American Political Science Review 2008
Who Makes Voting Convenient? Explaining the Adoption of Early and No-Excuse Absentee Voting in the American States

Daniel R. Biggers and Michael J. Hanmer

Political Science State Politics & Policy Quarterly 2015
Can the Government Deter Discrimination? Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in New York City

Albert H. Fang, Andrew M. Guess, and Macartan Humphreys

Political Science Journal of Politics 2018
A National Survey Reveals Public Skepticism About Research-Based Treatment Guidelines

Alan S. Gerber, Eric M. Patashnik, David Doherty and Conor Dowling

Political Science Health Affairs 2010
An Experiment Testing the Relative Effectiveness of Encouraging Voter Participation by Inducing Feelings of Pride or Shame

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green and Christopher W. Larimer

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
Lethal Incompetence: Voters, Officials, and Systems

Jonathan Bendor, John G. Bullock

Political Science Critical Review 2008

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.