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
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
Between the Waves: Building Power for a Public Option

Jacob S. Hacker

Political Science Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 2021
American Imperial Development

John A. Dearborn

Political Science Journal of Politics 2019
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
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
The Racial Burden of Voter List Maintenance Errors: Evidence from Wisconsin’s Supplemental Movers Poll Books

Gregory A. Huber, Marc Meredith, Michael Morse and Katie Steele 

Political Science Science Advances 2021
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
Cognitive Biases and the Strength of Political Arguments

Kevin Arceneaux

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2012
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
Political Agency, Oversight, and Bias: The Instrumental Value of Politicized Policymaking

Ian R. Turner

Political Science Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 2019
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
Legislative Cooperation among Impatient Legislators

Justin Fox

Political Science Journal of Theoretical Politics 2006
The Growth and Development of Experimental Research Political Science

James N. Druckman, Donald P. Green, James H. Kuklinski, Arthur Lupia

Political Science American Political Science Review 2006
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
Much Ado About Nothing: RDD and the Incumbency Advantage

Robert Erikson and Kelly Rader

Political Science Political Analysis 2017
Yes, But What’s the Mechanism? (Don’t Expect an Easy Answer)

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

Political Science Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 2010
Women, Work, and Politics: The Political Economy of Gender Inequality

Torben Iversen and Frances Rosenbluth

Political Science 2011
Partisanship and Economic Behavior: Do Partisan Differences in Economic Forecasts Predict Real Economic Behavior?

Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber

Political Science American Journal of Political Science 2009
Racial Authoritarianism in U.S. Democracy

Vesla M. Weaver and Gwen Prowse

Political Science Science 2020
Campaign Perceptions of Electoral Closeness: Uncertainty, Fear and Over-Confidence

Ryan D. Enos and Eitan D. Hersh

Political Science British Journal of Political Science 2015

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.