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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

Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Goldsmith, Stephen. "The Problem with One-Stop Government." Governing. August 19, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool." Governing. June 18, 2019.
Eaves, David. "Lessons from Estonia on Digital Government." Policy Options. February 7, 2019.
Eaves, David. "The First Decade of Open Data Has Been a Win — but Not for the Reasons You Think." aPolitical, January 4, 2019.
Eaves, David, Ben McGuire, and Audrey Carson. "Open Data in North America, Australia and New Zealand." The State of Open Data. Ed. Tim, Davies, and, Stephen, Walker,. International Research and Development Council, 2019.
Eaves, David, Ben McGuire, Kathy Pham, Richard Pope, Emily Middleton, Matthew Spector, and Tom Loosemore. "2018 State of Digital Transformation." digital HKS, October 2018.
Battilana, Julie, Michael Fuerstein, and Mike Lee. "New Prospects for Organizational Democracy? How the Joint Pursuit of Social and Financial Goals Challenges Traditional Organizational Designs." Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science. Ed. Subramanian Rangan. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Bonica, Adam, and Maya Sen. "The Politics of Selecting the Bench from the Bar: The Legal Profession and Partisan Incentives to Introduce Ideology into Judicial Selection." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-048, December 2017.
White, Laura, Jean-Louis Rochet, Pete Mathias, Kate O’Gorman, and Linda J. Bilmes. "Connecting the Northeast: A Cost Estimate for the North South Rail Link." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-032, August 2017.
Rogers, Todd, Donald P. Green, John Ternovski, and Carolina Ferrerosa Young. "Social Pressure and Voting: A Field Experiment Conducted in a High-Salience Election." Electoral Studies 46 (April 2017): 87-100.
Born, Dana, William H. Hendrix, and Emily Pate. "Three Pillars of Organization Excellence." The Journal of Character & Leadership Integration (Winter 2017): 45-54.
Bailey, Michael A., Daniel J. Hopkins, and Todd Rogers. "Unresponsive and Unpersuaded: The Unintended Consequences of a Voter Persuasion Effort." Political Behavior 38.3 (September 2016): 713-746.
Rogers, Todd. "Unacquainted Callers Can Predict Which Citizens Will Vote Over and Above Citizens' Stated Self-Predictions." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113.23 (June 7, 2011): 6449-6453.
Acharya, Avidit, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen. "Explaining Causal Findings Without Bias: Detecting and Assessing Direct Effects." The American Political Science Review 110.3 (August 2016).
Rogers, Todd, and Adan Acevedo. "In Iowa, Voting Science at Work." New York Times, 02/07/2016.
Acharya, Adivit, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen. "Explaining Causal Findings Without Bias: Detecting and Assessing Direct Effects." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-064, October 2015.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Uproar Over Hilary Clinton's E-Mails Misses the Point." Boston Globe, September 9, 2015.
Unkovic, Cait, Maya Sen, and Kevin M. Quinn. "Does Encouragement Matter in Improving Gender Imbalances in Technical Fields? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-032, June 2015.
Acharya, Avidit, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen. "Explaining Attitudes from Behavior: A Cognitive Dissonance Approach." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-026, June 2015.
Hendrix, William H., Dana H. Born, and Scott Hopkins. "Relationship of Transformational Leadership and Character with Five Organizational Outcomes." Journal of Character and Leadership Integration 3.1 (May 2015): 54-71.
Pierce, Lamar, Todd Rogers, and Jason A. Snyder. "Losing Hurts: The Happiness Impact of Partisan Electoral Loss." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-051, October 2014.
Rogers, Todd, and Don A. Moore. "The Motivating Power of Under-Confidence: “The Race is Close But We’re Losing”." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-047, October 2014.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "What is Ethical Foreign Policy Leadership." Ethics, the Heart of Leadership: Third Edition. Ed. Joanne Cuilla. Praeger, 2014, 208-222.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Can the U.S. Afford Another $3 Trillion War?" CNN, August 27, 2014.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Yesterday's VA is Serving Today's Veterans. Therein Lies the Problem." Cognoscenti, July 16, 2014.
Saich, Anthony. Comment on China’s Public Service System, by Jianxing Yu,. ed. Kenneth Lieberthal, Cheng Li, and Yu Keping. China's Political Development : Chinese and American Perspectives, June 2014: 244-251.
Mansbridge, Jane. "Negotiation in the Crisis of Democracy." The Democracy Papers, The Social Science Research Council, May 30, 2014.
Mansbridge, Jane. "What is Political Science For?" Perspectives on Politics 12.1 (April 2014): 8-17.
Ganz, Marshall. "Not the Cesar Chavez I Knew." Nation. April 1, 2014.
Nickerson, David W., and Todd Rogers. "Political Campaigns and Big Data." Journal of Economic Perspectives 28.2 (March 2014): 51-74.
Mansbridge, Jane. "The Role of the State in Governing the Commons." Environmental Science and Policy 36.8 (February 2014): 8-10.
Norris, Pippa, and Mona Lena Krook. "Women as Political Leaders Worldwide: Barriers and Opportunities." Women and Elected Office. Ed. Sue Thomas and Clive Wilcox. Oxford University Press, 2014.
Sheely, Ryan. "Maintaining Local Public Goods: Evidence from Rural Kenya." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-051, December 2013.
Mansbridge, Jane, and Cathie Jo Martin, eds. Negotiating Agreement in Politics. American Political Science Association, 2013.
Mansbridge, Jane, Chase Foster, and Cathie Jo Martin. "Negotiation Myopia." Negotiating Agreement in Politics. Ed. Jane Mansbridge and Cathie Jo Martin. American Political Science Association, 2013.
Warren, Mark, Jane Mansbridge, André Bächtiger, Maxwell A. Cameron, Simone Chambers, John Ferejohn, Alan Jacobs, Jack Knight, Daniel Naurin, Melissa Schwartzberg, Yael Tamir, Dennis Thompson, and Melissa Williams. "Deliberative Negotiation." Negotiating Agreement in Politics. Ed. Jane Mansbridge and Cathie Jo Martin. American Political Science Association, 2013.
Nickerson, David W., and Todd Rogers. "Political Campaigns and Big Data." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-045, Revised February 2014.
Laidler-Kylander, Nathalie, and Julia Shepard Stenzel. The Brand IDEA: Managing Nonprofit Brands with Integrity, Democracy and Affinity. Wiley, 2013.
Bailey, Michael, Daniel J. Hopkins, and Todd Rogers. "Unresponsive and Unpersuaded: The Unintended Consequences of Voter Persuasion Efforts." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-034, September 2013.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "Ideology, Deliberation and Persuasion within Small Groups: A Randomized Field Experiment on Fiscal Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-036, September 2013.
Porter, Roger B. "The Three Presidencies: Power and Policy." The Presidency and the Political System. Ed. Michael Nelson. CQ Press, 2013, 500-524.
Rogers, Todd, and Masa Aida. "Vote Self-Prediction Hardly Predicts Who Will Vote, And Is (Misleadingly) Unbiased." American Politics Research (Published online, September 5, 2013).
Fernbach, Philip M., Todd Rogers, Craig R. Fox, and Steven A. Sloman. "Political Extremism Is Supported by an Illusion of Understanding." Psychological Science 24.6 (June 2013): 939-946.
Rogers, Todd, and David W. Nickerson. "Can Inaccurate Beliefs About Incumbents be Changed? And Can Reframing Change Votes?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-018, May 2013.
Rogers, Todd, and Masa Aida. "Vote Self-Prediction Hardly Predicts Who Will Vote, And Is (Misleadingly) Unbiased." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-010, April 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "After the Boston Marathon Bomb Attacks: What We've Learned." Boston Globe, April 18, 2013.
Khagram, Sanjeev, Archon Fung, and Paolo de Renzio, eds. Open Budgets: The Political Economy of Transparency, Participation, and Accountability. Brookings Institution Press, 2013.
Wilkinson, Robert, Eileen Babbitt, and Diana Chigas. "Theories of Change (THINC): Concepts and Primers for Conflict Management and Mitigation." USAID, March 2013.
Hunt, Swanee. "For the Sake of Democracy, Elect Women." Boston Globe, January 2, 2013.