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) Discipline Publicationsort ascending Year
The Insecure American: Economic Experiences, Financial Worries, and Policy Attitudes

Jacob S. Hacker, Philipp Rehm, and Mark Schlesinger

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Politics 2013
The Dynamic Relationship between Personality Stability and Political Attitudes

Joshua Boston, Jonathan Homola, Betsy Sinclair, Michelle Torres, Patrick D. Tucker

Political Science Perspectives on Politics 2018
A Regression Discontinuity Design Analysis of the Incumbency Advantage and Tenure in the U.S. House.

Daniel M. Butler

Political Science Electoral Studies 2009
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
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
Partisan Mail and Voter Turnout: Results from Randomized Field Experiments

Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green, Matthew Green

Political Science Electoral Studies 2003
Social Pressure, Surveillance and Community Size: Evidence from Field Experiments on Voter Turnout

Costas Panagopoulos

Political Science Electoral Studies 2011
Learning in the Judicial Hierarchy

Deborah Beim

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
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
Thank You for Voting: Gratitude Expression and Voter Mobilization

Costas Panagopoulos

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
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
International Scrutiny and Pre-Electoral Fiscal Manipulation in Developing Countries

Hyde, Susan D., Angela O’Mahony

Political Science Journal of Politics 2010
Mediating the Electoral Connection: The Information Effects of Voter Signals on Legislative Behavior

John Henderson and John Brooks

Political Science Journal of Politics 2016
American Imperial Development

John A. Dearborn

Political Science Journal of Politics 2019
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
Political Homophily in Social Relationships: Evidence from Online Dating Behavior

Gregory A. Huber and Neil Malhotra

Political Science Journal of Politics 2016
Understanding the Party Brand: Experimental Evidence on the Role of Valence

Daniel M. Butler and Eleanor Neff Powell

Political Science Journal of Politics 2014
Delegation and Accountability

Justin Fox and Stuart V. Jordan

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
Ex Post Review and Expert Policy Making: When Does Oversight Reduce Accountability?

John W. Patty and and Ian R. Turner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2020

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.