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
After the “Master Theory”: Downs, Schattschneider, and the Rebirth of Policy-Focused Analysis

Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2014
Sources of Bias in Retrospective Decision Making: Experimental Evidence on Voters’ Limitations in Controlling Incumbents

Gregory A. Huber, Seth J. Hill, Gabriel S. Lenz

Political Science American Political Science Review 2012
Economic Decline, Social Identity, and Authoritarian Values in the United States

Cameron Ballard-Rosa, Amalie Jensen & Kenneth Scheve

Political Science International Studies Quarterly 2021
Do Politicians Racially Discriminate Against Constituents? A Field Experiment on State Legislators

Daniel M. Butler, David E. Broockman

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2011
Who Makes Voting Convenient? Explaining the Adoption of Early and No-Excuse Absentee Voting in the American States

Daniel R. Biggers and Michael J. Hanmer

Political Science State Politics & Policy Quarterly 2015
A National Survey Reveals Public Skepticism About Research-Based Treatment Guidelines

Alan S. Gerber, Eric M. Patashnik, David Doherty and Conor Dowling

Political Science Health Affairs 2010
Ideology, Learning, and Policy Diffusion: Experimental Evidence

Daniel M. Butler, Craig Volden, Adam M. Dynes, Boris Shor

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2015
America’s Welfare Parastate

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2016
How Black Candidates Affect Voter Turnout

Ebonya Washington

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Economics 2006
Correction to Gerber and Green (2000), Replication of Disputed Findings, and Reply to Imai (2005).

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Political Science Review 2005
Can the Backlash Against Voter ID Laws Activate Minority Voters? Experimental Evidence Examining Voter Mobilization Through Psychological Reactance

Daniel R. Biggers

Political Science Political Behavior 2019
How Do Public Goods Providers Play Public Goods Games?

Daniel M. Butler and Thad Kousser

Political Science Legislative Studies Quarterly 2015
Partisanship, Political Control, and Economic Assessments

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2010
Social Pressure and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green, Christopher W. Larimer

Political Science American Political Science Review 2008
Helping Friends or Influencing Foes: Electoral and Policy Effects of Campaign Finance Contributions

Keith E. Schnakenberg and Ian R. Turner

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2020
The Effect on Turnout of Campaign Mobilization Messages Addressing Ballot Secrecy Concerns: A Replication Experiment

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

Political Science PLOS ONE 2017
Equal Treatment and the Inelasticity of Tax Policy to Rising Inequality

Ken Scheve and David Stasavage

Political Science Comparative Political Studies 2022
Public Accountability and Political Participation: Effects of a Face-to-Face Feedback Intervention on Voter Turnout of Public Housing Residents

Tiffany C. Davenport

Political Science Political Behavior 2010
The Policy Scientist of Democracy: The Discipline of Harold D. Lasswell.

James Farr, Jacob S. Hacker, Nicole Kazee

Political Science American Political Science Review 2006
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

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.