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
Analysis of Cluster-Randomized Experiments: A Comparison of Alternative Estimation Approaches

Donald P. Green, Lynn Vavreck

Political Science Political Analysis 2008
Policy Durability, Agency Capacity, and Executive Unilateralism

Ian R. Turner

Political Science Presidential Studies Quarterly 2020
Representativeness and Motivations of the Contemporary Donorate: Results from Merged Survey and Administrative Records

Seth J. Hill and Gregory A. Huber

Political Science Political Behavior 2017
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
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
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 Effects of Lawn Signs on Vote Outcomes: Results from Four Randomized Field Experiments

Donald P. Green, Jonathan S. Krasno, Alexander Coppock, Benjamin D. Farrer, Brandon Lenoird, Joshua N. Zinghere

Political Science Electoral Studies 2016
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
Validation: What Big Data Reveal About Survey Misreporting and the Real Electorate

Stephen Ansolabehere and Eitan Hersh

Political Science Political Analysis 2012
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
Party Identification in the Age of Obama: Evidence on the Sources of Stability and Systematic Change in Party Identification from a Long-Term Panel Survey

Patrick D. Tucker, Jacob M. Montgomery, and Steven S. Smith

Political Science Political Research Quarterly 2018
Elite Influence on Public Opinion in an Informed Electorate

John G. Bullock

Political Science American Political Science Review 2011
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
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
Open Trade, Closed Borders Immigration in the Era of Globalization

Margaret E. Peters

Political Science World Politics 2015
Democratic Justice

Ian Shapiro

Political Science 2001
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity

Eitan D. Hersh and Brian F. Schaffner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
Learning from Ferguson Welfare, Criminal Justice, and the Political Science of Race and Class

Joe Soss and Vesla Weaver

Political Science 2016
Legislative Cooperation among Impatient Legislators

Justin Fox

Political Science Journal of Theoretical Politics 2006

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.