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
Government Transparency and Policymaking

Justin Fox

Political Science Public Choice 2007
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
An Experimental Field Study of the GOTV and Persuasion Effects of Partisan Direct Mail and Phone Calls

Emily Arthur Cardy

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2005
Is the Significance of Race Declining in the Political Arena? Yes, and No

Jennifer Hochschild & Vesla Weaver

Political Science Ethnic and Racial Studies 2015
Between the Waves: Building Power for a Public Option

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 2021
Identifying the Effect of All-Mail Elections on Turnout: Staggered Reform in the Evergreen State

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber and Seth J. Hill

Political Science Political Science Research and Methods 2013
Political Agency, Oversight, and Bias: The Instrumental Value of Politicized Policymaking

Ian R. Turner

Political Science Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 2019
Personality and Political Attitudes: Relationships across Issue Domains and Political Contexts

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

Political Science American Political Science Review 2010
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
Field Experiments Testing the Impact of Radio Advertisements on Electoral Competition

Costas Panagopoulos, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2008
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
International Scrutiny and Pre-Electoral Fiscal Manipulation in Developing Countries

Hyde, Susan D., Angela O’Mahony

Political Science Journal of Politics 2010
A Framework for Testing Elaborate Theories

Devin Caughey, Allan Dafoe, and Jason Seawright

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
Mediation Analysis Is Harder than It Looks

John G. Bullock, Shang E. Ha

Political Science 2010
Cognitive Biases and the Strength of Political Arguments

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science American Journal of 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
Instrumental Variables Estimation in Political Science: A Readers’ Guide

Allison J. Sovey, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2011
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
Information Equivalence in Survey Experiments

Allan Dafoe, Baobao Zhang, and Devin Caughey

Political Science Political Analysis 2018

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.