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 Enduring Effects of Social Pressure: Tracking Campaign Experiments Over a Series of Elections

Tiffany C. Davenport, Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green, Christopher W. Larimer, Christopher B. Mann and Costas Panagopoulos

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
Irregular Transparency? An Experiment Involving Mexico's Freedom of Information Law

Paul Lagunes

Political Science ISPS working paper 2009
Present at the Creation: The State in Early American Political History

Stephen Skowronek

Political Science Journal of the Early Republic 2018
Ideology, Learning, and Policy Diffusion: Experimental Evidence

Daniel M. Butler, Craig Volden, Adam M. Dynes, Boris Shor

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2015
The Persuasive Effects of Direct Mail: A Regression Discontinuity Based Approach

Gerber, Alan S., Daniel P. Kessler and Marc Meredith

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
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
Randomness Reconsidered: Modeling Random Judicial Assignment in the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Matthew Hall

Political Science Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 2010
Personalizing Moral Reframing in Interpersonal Conversation: A Field Experiment

Joshua L. Kalla, Adam S. Levine, and David Broockman

Political Science Journal of Politics 2021
Grassroots Mobilization and Voter Turnout in 2004

Daniel E. Bergan, Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green, and Costas Panagopoulos

Political Science Public Opinion Quarterly 2005
The Cost of Convenience: An Experiment Showing E-Mail Outreach Decreases Voter Registration

Elizabeth A. Bennion and David W. Nickerson

Political Science Political Research Quarterly 2011
How International Election Observers Detect and Deter Fraud

Susan D. Hyde

Political Science 2008
Using Cluster Randomized Field Experiments to Study Voting Behavior

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
Police Are Our Government: Politics, Political Science, and the Policing of Race-Class Subjugated Communities

Joe Soss and Vesla Weaver

Political Science Annual Review of Political Science 2017
Validation: What Big Data Reveal About Survey Misreporting and the Real Electorate

Stephen Ansolabehere and Eitan Hersh

Political Science Political Analysis 2012
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
Changes in Candidate Evaluations over the Campaign Season: A Comparison of House, Senate, and Presidential Races

Patrick D. Tucker and Steven S. Smith

Political Science Political Behavior 2020
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
Are Voting Norms Conditional? How Electoral Context and Peer Behavior Shape the Social Returns to Voting
David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling, Alan S. Gerber, and Gregory A. Huber
Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
From Cell Phones to Conflict? Reflections on the Emerging ICT-Political Conflict Research Agenda

Allan Dafoe and Jason Lyall

Political Science Journal of Peace Research 2015
The Public Wants Information, Not Board Mandates, From Comparative Effectiveness Research

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

Political Science Health Affairs 2010

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.