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 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
A Checkpoint Effect? Evidence from a Natural Experiment on Travel Restrictions in the West Bank

Matthew Longo, Daphna Canetti and Nancy Hite-Rubin

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2014
Insecure Alliances: Risk, Inequality, and Support for the Welfare State

Philipp Rhem, Jacob S. Hacker, Mark Schlesinger

Political Science American Political Science Review 2012
Government Transparency and Policymaking

Justin Fox

Political Science Public Choice 2007
The Comparative Effectiveness on Turnout of Positively Versus Negatively Framed Descriptive Norms in Mobilization Campaigns

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Albert H. Fang, and Catlan E. Reardon

Political Science American Politics Research 2018
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
Staying Out of Sight? Concentrated Policing and Local Political Action

Amy E. Lerman and Vesla Weaver

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2014
Movers, Stayers, and Registration: Why Age is Correlated with Registration in the U.S.

Stephen Ansolabehere, Eitan Hersh, Kenneth Shepsle

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2012
Are Coethnics More Effective Counterinsurgents? Evidence from the Second Chechen War

Jason Lyall

Political Science American Political Science Review 2010
Analysis of Cluster-Randomized Experiments: A Comparison of Alternative Estimation Approaches

Donald P. Green, Lynn Vavreck

Political Science Political Analysis 2008
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
The Primacy of Race in the Geography of Income-Based Voting: New Evidence from Public Voting Records

Eitan D. Hersh and Clayton Nall

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2015
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
Legislative Capacity and Credit Risk

David Fortunato and Ian R. Turner

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2018
A Regression Discontinuity Design Analysis of the Incumbency Advantage and Tenure in the U.S. House.

Daniel M. Butler

Political Science Electoral Studies 2009
Political Homophily in Social Relationships: Evidence from Online Dating Behavior

Gregory A. Huber and Neil Malhotra

Political Science Journal of Politics 2016
Out of Balance: Medicare, Interest Groups, and American Politics

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Generations 2015
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
Withdrawing and Drawing In: Political Discourse in Policed Communities

Vesla Weaver, Gwen Prowse, and Spencer Piston

Political Science Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics 2020
Much Ado About Nothing: RDD and the Incumbency Advantage

Robert Erikson and Kelly Rader

Political Science Political Analysis 2017

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.