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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Validation: What Big Data Reveal About Survey Misreporting and the Real Electorate

Stephen Ansolabehere and Eitan Hersh

Political Science Political Analysis 2012
Racial Unfairness and Fiscal Politics

Katherine Krimmel and Kelly Rader

Political Science American Politics Research 2021
The Long-lasting Effects of Newspaper Op-Eds on Public Opinion

Alexander Coppock, Emily Ekins and David Kirby

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2018
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
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
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 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
Two Centuries of Presidential Elections

David R. Mayhew

Political Science Presidential Studies Quarterly 2021
Does Counter-Attitudinal Information Cause Backlash? Results from Three Large Survey Experiments

Andrew Guess and Alexander Coppock
 

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2018
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

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.