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Persuade swing voters or mobilize the base? A new study by CSAP researchers has implications for 2020

October 30, 2020
Should 2020 presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump focus more on persuading swing voters or on mobilizing their bases? Former CSAP postdoctoral fellow Dan Hopkins...
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In Conversation with Greg Huber: Surge in mail-in voting, health concerns portend messy Election Day

October 22, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped this year’s U.S. election. Candidates have altered their campaign approaches, relying more on mailings and text messages than door knocking...
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ISPS Celebrates Jacob Hacker's New Book, Let Them Eat Tweets!

September 18, 2020
The ISPS community gathered virtually on September 15, 2020 to celebrate the publication of Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson’s new book, Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules...
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ISPS Launches a New Website Related to COVID-19 Research

July 28, 2020
ISPS is pleased to announce a new website, COVID-19: ISPS and Yale Social Science, a portal for and about Yale social science activities related to the COVID-19 pandemic....
Yale Engage Facilitating Collaboration to Combat COVID-19

YALE ENGAGE Hosts Webinar to Facilitate Collaboration to Combat COVID-19

June 19, 2020
CSAP-affiliated faculty Alan Gerber and Greg Huber were among the featured panelists in a webinar hosted by Yale Engage, a new initiative by the FAS Division of Social...
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New study shows that political donors prize party loyalty, disfavor bipartisanship

May 26, 2020
Frequent campaign donors prefer congressional candidates who toe the party line to those who promote extreme views or make bipartisan appeals, according to a new study co-...
Alan Gerber, Dean of Social Science at Yale University

Yale leaders talk about COVID-19: FAS Dean of Social Science Alan Gerber

May 20, 2020
Alan S. Gerber, the FAS Dean of the Social Sciences Division at Yale University, recently sat down with YaleNews for an interview as part of the “Yale leaders talk about...