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 ascending Publication Year
The Politicization of Evidence-Based Medicine: The Limits of Pragmatic Problem Solving in an Era of Polarization

Alan S. Gerber and Eric M. Patashnik

Political Science California Journal of Politics and Policy 2011
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
Racial Resentment, Prejudice, and Discrimination

Kyle Peyton and Gregory Huber

Political Science Journal of Politics 2021
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 Historical Presidency: The Foundations of the Modern Presidency: Presidential Representation, the Unitary Executive Theory, and the Reorganization Act of 1939

John Dearborn

Political Science Presidential Studies Quarterly 2018
How Politicians Discount the Opinions of Constituents with Whom They Disagree

Daniel M. Butler and Adam M. Dynes

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2015
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity

Eitan D. Hersh and Brian F. Schaffner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
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
Generalizability of Heterogeneous Treatment Effect Estimates Across Samples

Alexander Coppock, Thomas J. Leeper, and Kevin J. Mullinix

Political Science Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2018
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
Elite Influence on Public Opinion in an Informed Electorate

John G. Bullock

Political Science American Political Science Review 2011
Abandoning the Middle: The Revealing Case of the Bush Tax Cuts

Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2005
The Effects of Canvassing, Telephone Calls, and Direct Mail on Voter Turnout: A Field Experiment.

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Political Science Review 2000
Voter Mobilization, Experimentation, and Translational Social Science

Donald P. Green and Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2016
A Field Experiment on Legislators’ Home Styles: Service versus Policy

Daniel Butler, Christopher Karpowitz and Jeremy Pope

Political Science Journal of Politics 2012
Government Transparency and Policymaking

Justin Fox

Political Science Public Choice 2007
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
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
Big Five Personality Traits and Responses to Persuasive Appeals: Results from Voter Turnout Experiments

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

Political Science Political Behavior 2012

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.