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
When Does Increasing Mobilization Effort Increase Turnout? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Reminder Calls

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

Political Science American Politics Research 2020
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
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
Introduction to Social Pressure and Voting: New Experimental Evidence

Donald P. Green and Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
Control without Confirmation: The Politics of Vacancies in Presidential Appointments

Christina Kinane

Political Science American Political Science Review 2021
Out of Balance: Medicare, Interest Groups, and American Politics

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Generations 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
The Dynamic Relationship between Personality Stability and Political Attitudes

Joshua Boston, Jonathan Homola, Betsy Sinclair, Michelle Torres, Patrick D. Tucker

Political Science Perspectives on 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
Honor and War: Southern US Presidents and the Effects of Concern for Reputation

Allan Dafoe and Devin Caughey

Political Science World Politics 2016
Social Media, News Consumption, and Polarization: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Ro’ee Levy

Economics American Economic Review 2021
Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts in Manila

Dean Karlan, Jonathan Zinman

Economics Review of Financial Studies 2009
Winners and Losers in the Commodity Lottery: The Impact of Terms of Trade Growth and Volatility in the Periphery, 1870-1939

Christopher Blattman, Jason Hwang, Jeffrey Williamson

Economics Journal of Development Economics 2007
Observational Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Field Experiment

Hongbin Cai, Yuyu Chen, Hanming Fang

Economics American Economic Review 2009
Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya.

Nava Ashraf, Xavier Gine, Dean Karlan

Economics Journal of Agricultural Economics 2009
Retailer Revelations: Why America’s Struggling Middle Class Has Businesses Scared

Brendan V. Duke and Ike Lee

Economics Report 2014
The Economic Security Index: A New Measure of the Economic Security of American Workers and Their Families (Technical Report)

Jacob S. Hacker, Greg A. Huber, Philipp Rehm, Mark Schlesinger, Rob Valletta

Economics 2010
Information, School Choice, and Academic Achievement: Evidence from Two Experiments.

Justine S. Hastings, Jeffrey M. Weinstein

Economics Quarterly Journal of Economics 2008
Trust and Social Collateral

Dean Karlan, Markus Mobius, Tanya Rosenblat, Adam Szeidl

Economics Quarterly Journal of Economics 2009
Reformulating Competition? Gasoline Content Regulation and Wholesale Gasoline Prices

Jen Brown, Justine Hastings, Erin Mansur, and Sofia Villas-Boas

Economics Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 2008

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.