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 Effect of Priming Structural Fairness on Inequality Beliefs and Preferences

Paul Lendway and Gregory A. Huber

Political Science American Politics Research 2023
A Field Experiment Shows That Subtle Linguistic Cues Might Not Affect Voter Behavior

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

Political Science Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2016
How Voters Use Contextual Information to Reward and Punish: Credit Claiming, Legislative Performance, and Democratic Accountability

Alan S. Gerber, Eric Mark Patashnik, and Patrick Tucker

Political Science Journal of Politics 2021
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
When Politicians Cede Control of Resources: Land, Chiefs, and Coalition-Building in Africa

Kate Baldwin

Political Science Comparative Politics 2014
Children and War: How “Soft” Research Can Answer the Hard Questions in Political Science

Christopher Blattman

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2012
Self-Interest, Beliefs, and Policy Opinions: Understanding How Economic Beliefs Affect Immigration Policy Preferences

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

Political Science Political Research Quarterly 2017
Why Don't People Vote in U.S. Primary Elections? Assessing Theoretical Explanations for Reduced Participation

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

Political Science Electoral Studies 2017
"Outside Lobbying” over the Airwaves: A Randomized Field Experiment on Televised Issue Ads

Josh Kalla and David Broockman

Political Science American Political Science Review 2022
Can Learning Constituency Opinion Affect How Legislators Vote? Results from a Field Experiment

Daniel M. Butler and David W. Nickerson

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2011
Bringing the Welfare State Back In: The Promise (and Perils) of the New Social Welfare History

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Journal of Policy History 2005
House Members on the News: Local Television News Coverage of Incumbents

Gregory A. Huber and Patrick D. Turner

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2024
The Effect of a Nonpartisan Get-Out-the Vote Drive: An Experimental Study of Leafletting

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2000
A Framework for Testing Elaborate Theories

Devin Caughey, Allan Dafoe, and Jason Seawright

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
Do Better Committee Assignments Meaningfully Benefit Legislators? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in the Arkansas State Legislature

David E. Broockman and Daniel M. Butler

Political Science Journal of Experimental Political Science 2015
Legislative Cooperation among Impatient Legislators

Justin Fox

Political Science Journal of Theoretical Politics 2006
Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Lisa García Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

Political Science 2012
The Small Effects of Political Advertising are Small Regardless of Context, Message, Sender, or Receiver: Evidence From 59 Real-time Randomized Experiments
Alexander Coppock, Seth J. Hill, and Lynn Vavreck
Political Science Science Advances 2020
The Growth and Development of Experimental Research Political Science

James N. Druckman, Donald P. Green, James H. Kuklinski, Arthur Lupia

Political Science American Political Science Review 2006
When and Why Are Campaigns’ Persuasive Effects Small? Evidence from the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

David E. Broockman and Joshua L. Kalla

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2022

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.