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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

Gonzalez, Yanilda. Authoritarian Police in Democracy: Contested Security in Latin America. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Chenoweth, Erica, and Margherita Belgioioso. "The Physics of Dissent and the Effects of Movement Momentum." Nature Human Behavior (August 5, 2019).
Masoud, Tarek, Jason Brownlee, and Andrew Reynolds. The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform. Oxford University Press, 2015.
Bonica, Adam, and Maya Sen. "The Politics of Selecting the Bench from the Bar: The Legal Profession and Partisan Incentives to Politicize the Judiciary." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-001, January 2015.
Masoud, Tarek. Counting Islam: Religion, Class, and Elections in Egypt. Cambridge University Press, June 2014.
Norris, Pippa, and Robert Mattes. "Does Ethnicity Determine Support for the Governing Party?" Voting and Democratic Citizenship in Africa. Ed. Michael Bratton. Lynne Reinner, 2013.
Pande, Rohini, and Petia Topalova. "Women In Charge." Finance & Development. June 2013.
Masoud, Tarek. "The Egyptian Liberals' Soft Defeat." Foreign Policy, December 18, 2012.
Masoud, Tarek, and Wael Nawara. "Will Egypt’s Liberals Ever Win?" Slate. December 4, 2012.
Kayyem, Juliette. "An Emerging Democracy Requires More Than Just Elections." Boston Globe, June 25, 2012.
Besley, Timothy, Rohini Pande, and Vijayendra Rao. "Just Rewards? Local Politics and Public Resource Allocation in South India." World Bank Economic Review 26.2 (May 2012).
Beaman, Lori, Alexandra Cirone, Esther Duflo, and Rohini Pande. "Politics as a Male Domain and Empowerment in India." The Impact of Gender Quotas. Ed. Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Jennifer M. Piscopo. Oxford University Press, 2012.
Lori Beaman, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, and Petia Topalova. "Political Reservation and Substantive Representation: Evidence From Indian Village Councils." India Policy Forum, 2010-11. Ed. Suman Bery, Barry Bosworth, and Arvind Panagariya. Brookings Institution Press and The National Council of Applied Economic Research, 2011.
Keyssar, Alexander. "The Genesis and Legacy of the U.S. Constitution." Republics in Parallel: Portugal and the United States of America. Coordinated by Mario Mesquita, Paulo Zaglo, and Paula Vicente Melo. Fundação Luso-Americana, 2010, 129-141.
Duflo, Esther, and Rohini Pande. "Leading by Example." Indian Express, March 18, 2010.
Winston, Kenneth. "Chinese Legalism." Encyclopedia of Political Theory. Ed. Mark Bevir. Sage, 2010.
Winston, Kenneth. "The Internal Morality of Chinese Legalism." Chinese translation in Journal of Legal and Economic Studies 12 (2010): 218-268.
Beaman, Lori, Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, and Petia Topalova. "Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?" Quarterly Journal of Economics 124.4 (November 2009): 1497-1540.
Beaman, Lori, Raghab Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, and Petia Topalova. "Can Political Affirmative Action for Women Reduce Gender Bias?" Vox, January 8, 2009.
Winston, Kenneth. "Chinese Legalism." Encyclopedia of Political Theory. Ed. Mark Bevir. Sage, 2009.
Garay, Candelaria. "Social Policy and Collective Action: Unemployed Workers, Community Associations and Protest in Argentina." Politics & Society 35.2 (June 2007): 301-328.