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
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
How Face-to-Face Interviews and Cognitive Skill Affect Item Non-Response: A Randomized Experiment Assigning Mode of Interview

Andrew Gooch and Lynn Vavreck

Political Science Political Science Research and Methods 2016
Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Lisa García Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

Political Science 2012
International Scrutiny and Pre-Electoral Fiscal Manipulation in Developing Countries

Hyde, Susan D., Angela O’Mahony

Political Science Journal of Politics 2010
Mediation Analysis Is Harder than It Looks

John G. Bullock, Shang E. Ha

Political Science 2010
Political Agency, Oversight, and Bias: The Instrumental Value of Politicized Policymaking

Ian R. Turner

Political Science Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 2019
Gender Roles, Work-Life Balance, and Running for Office

Rachel Silbermann

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

Betsy Sinclair, Margaret McConnell, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2012
Instrumental Variables Estimation in Political Science: A Readers’ Guide

Allison J. Sovey, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2011
An Outbreak of Selective Attribution: Partisanship and Blame in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Matthew H. Graham and Shikhar Singh

Political Science American Political Science Review 2023
Mediating the Electoral Connection: The Information Effects of Voter Signals on Legislative Behavior

John Henderson and John Brooks

Political Science Journal of Politics 2016
A Framework for Testing Elaborate Theories

Devin Caughey, Allan Dafoe, and Jason Seawright

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
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
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
Bringing the Welfare State Back In: The Promise (and Perils) of the New Social Welfare History

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Journal of Policy History 2005
On the Merits of Separate Spaces: Why Institutions Isolate Cooperation and Division Tasks

Scott E. Bokemper and Gregory A. Huber

Political Science Political Behavior 2023
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
"Outside Lobbying” over the Airwaves: A Randomized Field Experiment on Televised Issue Ads

Josh Kalla and David Broockman

Political Science American Political Science Review 2022
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

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.