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 descending Year
Enough Already about ‘Black Box’ Experiments: Studying Mediation Is More Difficult than Most Scholars Suppose

Donald P. Green, Shang E. Ha, John G. Bullock

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2010
Ideologically Extreme Candidates in U.S. Presidential Elections, 1948–2012

Marty Cohen, Mary C. McGrath, Peter Aronow, John Zaller

Political Science Annals of the American Academy for Political and Social Science 2016
A Framework for Testing Elaborate Theories

Devin Caughey, Allan Dafoe, and Jason Seawright

Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
American Imperial Development

John A. Dearborn

Political Science Journal of Politics 2019
’Don’t Know’ Means ‘Don’t Know’: DK Responses and the Public’s Level of Political Knowledge

Robert C. Luskin and John G. Bullock

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
The Interplay of Ideological Diversity, Dissents, and Discretionary Review in the Judicial Hierarchy: Evidence from Death Penalty Cases

Deborah Beim and Jonathan P. Kastellec

Political Science Journal of Politics 2014
Partisan Bias and the Bayesian Ideal in the Study of Public Opinion

John G. Bullock

Political Science Journal of Politics 2009
Congressmen in Exile: The Politics and Consequences of Involuntary Committee Removal

Justin Grimmer and Eleanor Neff Powell

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013
Too Much Knowledge, Too Little Power: An Assessment of Political Knowledge in Highly Policed Communities

Vesla Weaver, Gwen Prowse, and Spencer Piston

Political Science Journal of Politics 2019
Misperceptions of Relative Affluence and Support for International Redistribution

Gautam Nair

Political Science Journal of Politics 2018
Do Televised Presidential Ads Increase Voter Turnout? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Jonathan S. Krasno, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2008
Bargaining Power in the Supreme Court: Evidence from Opinion Assignment and Vote Switching

Jeffrey R. Lax and Kelly Rader

Political Science Journal of Politics 2015
Response to Franz, Freedman, Goldstein, and Ridout

Jonathan S. Krasno, Donald P. Green

Political Science Journal of Politics 2008
Does Corruption Information Inspire the Fight or Quash the Hope? A Field Experiment in Mexico on Voter Turnout, Choice, and Party Identification

Alberto Chong, Ana L. De La O and Dean Karlan, Leonard Wantchekon

Political Science Journal of Politics 2015
The Persuasive Effects of Direct Mail: A Regression Discontinuity Based Approach

Gerber, Alan S., Daniel P. Kessler and Marc Meredith

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
Can the Government Deter Discrimination? Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in New York City

Albert H. Fang, Andrew M. Guess, and Macartan Humphreys

Political Science Journal of Politics 2018
Citizens’ Policy Confidence and Electoral Punishment: A Neglected Dimension of Electoral Accountability

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

Political Science Journal of Politics 2011
Are Voting Norms Conditional? How Electoral Context and Peer Behavior Shape the Social Returns to Voting
David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling, Alan S. Gerber, and Gregory A. Huber
Political Science Journal of Politics 2017
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity

Eitan D. Hersh and Brian F. Schaffner

Political Science Journal of Politics 2013

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

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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.