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
Ripping Yarn: Experiments on Storytelling by Partisan Elites

Andrew Gooch

Political Science Political Communication 2017
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
Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Lisa García Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

Political Science 2012
City Limits to Partisan Polarization in the American Public

Amalie Jensen, William Marble, Kenneth Scheve & Matthew J. Slaughter

Political Science Political Science Research and Methods 2021
Does Campaign Spending Work? Field Experiments Provide Evidence and Suggest New Theory

Alan S. Gerber

Political Science American Bahavioral Scientist 2004
Hookworm Eradication as a Natural Experiment for Schooling and Voting in the American South

John Henderson

Political Science Political Behavior 2018
Gender Roles, Work-Life Balance, and Running for Office

Rachel Silbermann

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

Betsy Sinclair, Margaret McConnell, Donald P. Green

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2012
Deference, Dissent, and Dispute Resolution: An Experimental Intervention Using Mass Media to Change Norms and Behavior in Rwanda.

Elizabeth Levy Paluck & Donald P. Green

Political Science American Political Science Review 2009
The Effect of Electoral Competitiveness on Incumbent Behavior

Sanford C. Gordon, Gregory A. Huber

Political Science Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2007
Should I Cast an Ill-Informed Ballot? Examining the Contours of the Normative Obligation to Vote

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

Political Science American Politics Research 2019
Mediating the Electoral Connection: The Information Effects of Voter Signals on Legislative Behavior

John Henderson and John Brooks

Political Science Journal of Politics 2016
Winner-Take-All Politics: Public Policy, Political Organization, and the Precipitous Rise of Top Incomes in the United States

Hacker, Jacob S. and Paul Pierson

Political Science Politics & Society 2010
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
The Equalizing Effect of the Internet on Access to Research Expertise in Political Science and Economics.

Daniel M. Butler, Richard J. Butler, Jesse Rich

Political Science PS: Political Science & Politics 2008
Why People Vote: Estimating the Social Returns to Voting

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

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2016
Cognitive Biases and the Strength of Political Arguments

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2012
The Generalizability of Social Pressure Effects on Turnout Across High-Salience Electoral Contexts

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Albert H. Fang, Andrew Gooch

Political Science American Politics Research 2017
Revisiting Public Opinion in the 1930s and 1940s

Adam J. Berinsky, Eleanor Neff Powell, Eric Schickler and Ian Brett Yohai

Political Science PS: Political Science & Politics 2011
When Does Increasing Mobilization Effort Increase Turnout? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Reminder Calls

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

Political Science American Politics Research 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.