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
Ripping Yarn: Experiments on Storytelling by Partisan Elites

Andrew Gooch

Political Science Political Communication 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
Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Lisa García Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

Political Science 2012
City Limits to Partisan Polarization in the American Public

Amalie Jensen, William Marble, Kenneth Scheve & Matthew J. Slaughter

Political Science Political Science Research and Methods 2021
Hookworm Eradication as a Natural Experiment for Schooling and Voting in the American South

John Henderson

Political Science Political Behavior 2018
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
Gender Roles, Work-Life Balance, and Running for Office

Rachel Silbermann

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2015
Detecting Spillover Effects: Design and Analysis of Multilevel Experiments

Betsy Sinclair, Margaret McConnell, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2012
The Economic Origins of Authoritarian Values: Evidence From Local Trade Shocks in the United Kingdom

Cameron Ballard-Rosa, Mashail A. Malik, Stephanie J. Rickard, and Kenneth Scheve

Political Science Comparative Political Studies 2021
Should I Cast an Ill-Informed Ballot? Examining the Contours of the Normative Obligation to Vote

David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling, Alan S. Gerber, and Gregory A. Huber

Political Science American Politics Research 2019
Mediating the Electoral Connection: The Information Effects of Voter Signals on Legislative Behavior

John Henderson and John Brooks

Political Science Journal of Politics 2016
Personality Traits and Participation in Political Processes

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling, Connor Raso, Shang E. Ha

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
Why People Vote: Estimating the Social Returns to Voting

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, David Doherty and Conor M. Dowling

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2016
Cross-cutting Cleavages and Ethnic Voting: An Experimental Study of Cuisinage in Mali

Thad Dunning, Lauren Harrison

Political Science American Political Science Review 2010
Do Televised Presidential Ads Increase Voter Turnout? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Jonathan S. Krasno, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2008
Cognitive Biases and the Strength of Political Arguments

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2012
Reducing Exclusionary Attitudes Through Interpersonal Conversation: Evidence From Three Field Experiments

Joshua L. Kalla and David E. Broockman

Political Science American Political Science Review 2020
Affect, Social Pressure and Prosocial Motivation: Field Experimental Evidence of the Mobilizing Effects of Pride, Shame and Publicizing Voting Behavior

Costas Panagopulos

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
Corruption and Inequality at the Crossroad: A Multi-Method Study of Bribery and Discrimination in Latin America

Brian J. Fried, Paul Lagunes, Atheendar Venkataramani

Political Science Latin American Research Review 2010
Policy-Induced Risk and Responsive Participation: The Effect of a Son’s Conscription Risk on the Voting Behavior of His Parents

Tiffany C. Davenport

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2014

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.