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
How International Election Observers Detect and Deter Fraud

Susan D. Hyde

Political Science 2008
Whistleblowing and Compliance in the Judicial Hierarchy

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

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2014
Using Cluster Randomized Field Experiments to Study Voting Behavior

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
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
Scientists’ Political Behaviors are not Driven by Individual-level Government Benefits

Baobao Zhang & Matto Mildenberger

Political Science PLOS ONE 2020
Candidate Choice Without Party Labels: New Insights from Conjoint Survey Experiments

Patricia A. Kirkland and Alexander Coppock

Political Science Political Behavior 2017
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
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
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
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
Present at the Creation: The State in Early American Political History

Stephen Skowronek

Political Science Journal of the Early Republic 2018
Introduction to Social Pressure and Voting: New Experimental Evidence

Donald P. Green and Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication

David Broockman and Daniel Butler

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2015

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.