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 Policy Scientist of Democracy: The Discipline of Harold D. Lasswell.

James Farr, Jacob S. Hacker, Nicole Kazee

Political Science American Political Science Review 2006
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
Descriptive Social Norms and Motivation to Vote: Everybody's Voting and So Should You

Alan S. Gerber and Todd Rogers

Political Science Journal of Politics 2009
Stronger Policy, Stronger Politics

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science American Prospect Magazine 2016
Primary Divisions: How Voters Evaluate Policy and Group Differences in Intra-Party Contests

John A. Henderson, Geoffrey Sheagley, Stephen N. Goggin, Logan Dancey, and Alexander G. Theodoridis

Political Science Journal of Politics 2021
Validation: What Big Data Reveal About Survey Misreporting and the Real Electorate

Stephen Ansolabehere and Eitan Hersh

Political Science Political Analysis 2012
Recruitment and Perceptions of Gender Bias in Party Leader Support

Daniel M. Butler and Jessica Robinson Preece

Political Science Political Research Quarterly 2016
The Causal Effect of Media-Driven Political Interest on Political Attitudes and Behavior

Daniel M. Butler, Ana L. De La O

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2011
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
Perceptions of Program Abuse and Support for Social Insurance

Scott E. Bokemper, Albert H. Fang, and Gregory A. Huber

Political Science American Politics Research 2020
Does Incarceration Reduce Voting? Evidence about the Political Consequences of Spending Time in Prison

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Marc Meredith, Daniel R. Biggers, and David J. Hendry

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
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
Generalized Full Matching

Fredrik Sävje, Michael J. Higgins & Jasjeet S. Sekhon

Political Science Political Analysis 2021
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity

Eitan D. Hersh and Brian F. Schaffner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
Do Phone Calls Increase Voter Turnout? An Update

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
Adaptive Experimental Design: Prospects and Applications in Political Science

Molly Offer‐Westort, Alexander Coppock, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2021
It's Largely a Rigged System: Voter Confidence and the Winner Effect in 2016

Betsy Sinclair, Steven S. Smith, and Patrick D. Tucker

Political Science Political Research Quarterly 2018
Policy Misperceptions and Support for Gun Control Legislation

Peter M. Aronow and Benjamin T. Miller

Political Science The Lancet 2016
Do Congressional Candidates Have Reverse Coattails? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design

David E. Broockman

Political Science Political Analysis 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.