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Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.

Faculty Papers and Publications

Norris, Pippa. "Closed Minds? Is a ‘Cancel Culture’ Stifling Academic Freedom and Intellectual Debate in Political Science?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-025, August 2020.
Keyssar, Alexander. "How Has the Electoral College Survived for This Long?" New York Times. August 3, 2020.
Keyssar, Alexander. Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College? Harvard University Press, 2020.
Keyssar, Alexander. Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College? Harvard University Press, 2020.
Komisarchik, Mayya, Maya Sen, and Yamil R. Velez. "The Political Consequences of Ethnically Targeted Incarceration: Evidence from Japanese-American Internment During WWII." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-021, July 2020.
Bonica, Adam, Adam Chilton, and Maya Sen. "The “Odd Party Out” Theory of Certiorari." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-020, July 2020.
King, David C., Benjamin Schneer, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Why Party Leaders Tend to Be Extremists." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-015, June 2020.
Palmer-Rubin, Brian, Candelaria Garay and Mathias Poertner. "Incentives for Organizational Participation: A Recruitment Experiment in Mexico." Comparative Political Studies (May 26, 2020).
Arnold, David, Will S. Dobbie, and Peter Hull. "Measuring Racial Discrimination in Bail Decisions." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-014, May 2020.
Boloori, Alireza, and Soroush Saghafian. "COVID-19: What Intervention Policies Are Most Effective? A Brief Report Using Data from Government of Bahrain." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-011, May 2020.
Avery, Christopher, Sara F. Ellison, William Bossert, Adam Thomas Cook, and Glenn Ellison. "Covid Economics: Policy Implications of Models of the Spread of Coronavirus: Perspectives and Opportunities for Economists." CEPR Press (May 2020): 21-68.
Schwarz, Susanne, Matthew A. Baum, and Dara Kay Cohen. "(Sex) Crime and Punishment in the #MeToo Era: How the Public Views Rape." Political Behavior (May 2020).
Norris, Pippa. "What Maximizes Research Excellence? Productivity and Impact in Political Science." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-010, April 2020.
Power, Samantha. "This Won't End for Anyone Until it Ends for Everyone." New York Times. April 7, 2020.
Brodsky, Lauren. "4 Quick Tips to Improve Your Business Writing." Harvard Business Review. March 18, 2020.
Power, Samantha. "The Courage and Compassion of Catholic Activist Dorothy Day." Washington Post. March 6, 2020.
Fernández Milmanda, Belén, and Candelaria Garay. "The Multilevel Politics of Enforcement: Environmental Institutions in Argentina." Politics & Society 48.1 (March 2020): 3-26.
Norris, Pippa. "Measuring Populism Worldwide." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-002, February 2020.
Norris, Pippa, Holly Ann Garnett, and Max Gromping. "The Paranoid Style of American Elections: Explaining Perceptions of Electoral Integrity in an Age of Populism." Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties 30.1 (February 2020): 105-125.
Munshi, Vidit N., Soroush Saghafian, Curtiss B. Cook, Eric Steidley, Brian Hardaway, and Harini A. Chakkera. "Incidence, Risk Factors, and Trends for Postheart Transplantation Diabetes Mellitus." The American Journal of Cardiology 125.3 (February 2020): 436-440.
Munshi, Vidit N., Soroush Saghafian, Curtiss B. Cook, K. Tuesday Werner, and Harini A. Chakkera. "Comparison of Post-Transplantation Diabetes Mellitus Incidence and Risk Factors Between Kidney and Liver Transplantation Patient." PLOS ONE 15.1 (January 2020): 1-12.
Sikkink, Kathryn. The Hidden Face of Rights: Toward a Politics of Responsibilities. Yale University Press, 2020.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. Do Morals Matter? Presidents and Foreign Policy from FDR to Trump. Oxford University Press, 2020.
Saghafian, Soroush, and Wallace J. Hopp. "Can Public Reporting Cure Healthcare? The Role of Quality Transparency in Improving Patient-Provider Alignment." Operations Research 68.1 (January 2020).
Boloori, Alireza, Soroush Saghafian, Harini A. Chakkera, and Curtiss B. Cook. "Data-Driven Management of Post-Transplant Medications: An Ambiguous Partially Observable Markov Decision Process Approach." Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (January 2020 (online)).
Fernandez-Milmanda, Belen, and Candelaria Garay. "A Multilevel Approach to Enforcement: Forest Protection in the Argentine Chaco." The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America. Ed. Brinks, Daniel, Levitsky, Steven, and M. Victoria Murillo. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "When Deliberation Produces Persuasion Rather than Polarization: Measuring and Modeling Small Group Dynamics in a Field Experiment." British Journal of Political Science (December 2019).
Risse, Mathias, and Marco Meyer. "Tax Competition and Global Interdependence." Journal of Political Philosophy 27.4 (December 2019): 480-498.
Turiel, Jesse, Edward Cunningham, and Anthony Saich. "To Serve the People: Income, Region and Citizen Attitudes towards Governance in China (2003–2016)." China Quarterly 240 (December 2019): 906-935.
Mansbridge, Jane. "Deliberative Polling Comes of Age." The Good Society 27.1-2 (December 2019): 118-129.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Ban, Pamela, Maxwell Palmer, and Benjamin Schneer. "From the Halls of Congress to K Street: Government Experience and its Value for Lobbying." Legislative Studies Quarterly 44.4 (November 2019): 713-752.
De Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, Matthew A. Baum, Adam J. Berinsky, and Teppei Yamamoto. "Persuading the Enemy: Estimating the Persuasive Effects of Partisan Media with the Preference-Incorporating Choice and Assignment Design." American Political Science Review 113.4 (November 2019): 902-916.
Gonzalez, Yanilda. "The Swinging Pendulum of Police Reform in the Americas." Current History. November 1, 2019.
Power, Samantha. "A Belated Recognition of Genocide by the House." New York Times. October 29, 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica. "The Science of Contemporary Street Protest: New Efforts in the United States." Science Advances 5.10 (October 2019).
Currie, Morgan, Britt Paris, and Joan Donovan. "What Difference Do Data Make? Data Management and Social Change." Online Information Review 43.6 (October 14, 2019): 971-985.
Dobbie, Will, Hans Gronqvist, Susan Niknami, Marten Palme, and Mikael Priks. "The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-031, 2019.
Dobbie, Will, and Jae Song. "Targeted Debt Relief and the Origins of Financial Distress: Experimental Evidence from Distressed Credit Card Borrowers." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-030, 2019.
Dobbie, Will, Andres Liberman, Daniel Paravisini, and Vikram Pathania. "Measuring Bias in Consumer Lending." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-029, 2019.
Panofsky, Aaron, and Donovan, Joan. "Genetic Ancestry Testing Among White Nationalists: From Identity Repair to Citizen Science." Social Studies of Science 49.no. 5 (October 1, 2019): 653-681.
Garay, Candelaria and Maria Marta Maroto. "Local Health Care Provision as a Territorial Power-Building Strategy: Non-Aligned Mayors in Argentina." Comparative Politics 52.1 (October 2019).
Grewal, Sharan, Amaney A. Jamal, Tarek Masoud, and Elizabeth R. Nugen. "Poverty and Divine Rewards: The Electoral Advantage of Islamist Political Parties." Public Administration Review 63.4 (October 2019): 859-874.
Knox, Dean, Teppei Yamamoto, Matthew A. Baum, and Adam J. Berinsky. "Design, Identification, and Sensitivity Analysis for Patient Preference Trials." Journal of the American Statistical Association 114.528 (October 2019): 1532-1546.
Mansbridge, Jane. "Representation, Legitimacy, and Innovation." Journal of Chinese Governance 4.4 (October 2019): 299-322.
Mansbridge, Jane, and Stephen Macedo. "Populism and Democratic Theory." Annual Review of Law and Social Science 15 (October 2019): 59-77.
Feigenbaum, James, Maxwell Palmer, and Benjamin Schneer. "'Descended from Immigrants and Revolutionists': How Family Immigration History Shapes Representation in Congress." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-028, September 2019.
Paris, Britt, and Donovan, Joan. "Deepfakes and Cheap Fakes." Data & Society, September 18, 2019.
Donovan, Joan, and Friedberg, Brian. "Source Hacking: Media Manipulation in Practice." Data & Society, September 4, 2019.
Donovan, Joan, and Boyd, Danah. "Stop the Presses? Moving From Strategic Silence to Strategic Amplification in a Networked Media Ecosystem." American Behavioral Scientist (September 2019).