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 descending Publication Year
Observing Unobservables: Identifying Information Asymmetries with a Consumer Credit Field Experiment.

Dean Karlan, Jonathan Zinman

Economics Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy 2010
Tying Odysseus to the Mast: Evidence from a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines

Nava Ashraf, Dean Karlan, Wesley Yin

Economics Quarterly Journal of Economics 2006
The Impact of Banking and Fringe Banking Regulation on the Number of Unbanked Americans

Ebonya Washington

Economics Journal of Human Resources 2006
What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment

Dean Karlan, Marianne Bertrand, Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir, Jonathan Zinman

Economics Quarterly Journal of Economics 2010
Deposit Collectors

Nava Ashraf, Dean Karlan, Wesley Yin

Economics Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy 2006
Subsidies to Employee Health Insurance Premiums and the Health Insurance Market

Jonathan Gruber, Ebonya Washington

Economics Journal of Health Economics 2005
Using Experimental Economics to Measure Social Capital and Predict Financial Decisions

Dean Karlan

Economics American Economic Review 2005
Female Empowerment: Impact of a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines.

Nava Ashraf, Dean Karlan, Wesley Yin

Economics World Development 2009
Do Modern Forms of Human Capital Matter in Primitive Economies? Comparative Evidence from Bolivia

Ricardo Godoy, Dean Karlan, Shanti Rabindran, Tomas Huanca

Economics Economics of Education Review 2005
Participation in a School Incentive Program in India.

Dean Karlan, Sharon Barnhardt, Stuti Khemani

Economics Journal of Development 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
Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts in Manila

Dean Karlan, Jonathan Zinman

Economics Review of Financial Studies 2009
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
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
Dismantling the Health Care State? Political Institutions, Public Policies, and the Comparative Politics of Health Reform

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2004
Why Vote with the Chief? Political Connections and Public Goods Provision in Zambia

Kate Baldwin

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2014
The Downstream Benefits of Experimentation

Donald P. Green, Alan S. Gerber

Political Science Political Analysis 2002
Which Elections Can Be Lost?

Susan D. Hyde and Nikolay Marinov

Political Science Political Analysis 2012

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.