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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

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.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Turiel, Jesse, Edward Cunningham, and Anthony Saich. "To Serve the People: Income, Region and Citizen Attitudes towards Governance in China (2003–2016)." The China Quarterly (April 2019): 1-30.
Karp, Jeffrey A., Alessandro Nai, and Pippa Norris. "Dial ‘F’ for Fraud: Explaining Citizens' Suspicions about Elections." Electoral Studies 53 (June 2018): 11-19.
Saich, Anthony. "What Does General Secretary Xi Jinping Dream About?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-038, August 2017.
Saich, Anthony. "The Politics of Welfare Policy: Towards Social Citizenship?" Handbook of Welfare in China. Ed. Beatriz Carrillo, Johanna Hood and Paul Kadetz. Edward Edgar Publishing, 2017, 81-97.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Esther Duflo, Clement Imbert, Santhosh Mathew, Rohini Pande. "E-Governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-056, October 7, 2016.
Norris, Pippa. "Electoral Integrity in East Asia." Routledge Handbook on Democratization in East Asia. Ed. Tun-jen Cheng and Yun-han Chu. Routledge, 2016, 1-25.
Saich, Anthony. "Controlling Political Communication and Civil Society under Xi Jinping." Merics Papers on China No. 1 (June 2016): 22-25.
Saich, Anthony. State-Society Relations in the People’s Republic of China Post-1949. Brill Press, 2016.
Norris, Pippa. "Electoral Integrity in East Asia." Taiwan Journal of Democracy 12.1 (2016): 1-18.
Saich, Anthony. "China's Domestic Governing Capacity: Prospects and Challenges." Assessing China's Power. Ed. Jae Ho, Chung. Palgrave Macmillan, October 2015, 41-61.
Norris, Pippa, Andrea Abel Van Es, and Lisa Fennis. "Checkbook Elections: Political Finance in Comparative Perspective." Electoral Integrity Project, July 2015.
Saich, Anthony. The Governance and Politics of China, 4th edition. Palgrave, 2015.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rema Hanna, Jordan C. Kyle, Benjamin A. Olken, and Sudarno Sumarto. "The Power of Transparency: Information, Identification Cards, and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-010, March 2015.
Winston, Kenneth. Ethics in Public Life, Good Practitioners in a Rising Asia. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Norris, Pippa, Ferran Martínez i Coma, and Max Grömping. "The Year in Elections, 2014." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-008, February 2015.
Saich, Anthony, ed. Political Governance in China. Edward Elgar Publishing, 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.
Callen, Michael, and James D. Long. "Institutional Corruption and Election Fraud: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan." American Economic Review 105.1 (January 2015): 354-381.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Donald P. Green, Jeffery McManus, and Rohini Pande. "Are Poor Voters Indifferent to Whether Elected Leaders Are Criminal or Corrupt? A Vignette Experiment in Rural India." Political Communication 31.3 (July-Sept 2014): 391-407.
Saich, Anthony. "Collection Under Uncertainty: The Creation of the Chinese People's Movement Archive." A Usable Collection, Essays in Honour of Jaap Kloosterman on Collecting Social History. Ed. Aad Blok, Jan Lucassen, and Huub Sanders. Amsterdam University Press, 2014, 418-425.
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.
O'Sullivan, Meghan, and Razzaq al-Saiedi. "Choosing an Electoral System: Iraq's Three Electoral Experiments, their Results, and their Political Implications." Belfer Center Discussion Paper, Harvard Kennedy School, April 2014.
Norris, Pippa, Richard W. Frank, and Ferran Martinez i Coma. "The Year in Elections 2013: The World's Flawed and Failed Contests." The Electoral Integrity Project, February 2014.
Risse, Mathias. "From Third World to First - What's Next? Singapore’s Obligations to the Rest of the World From a Human Rights Perspective." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-007, February 2014.
Pande, Rohini, and Petia Topalova. "Women In Charge." Finance & Development. June 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "After the Boston Marathon Bomb Attacks: What We've Learned." Boston Globe, April 18, 2013.
Baum, Matthew A. "The Iraq Coalition of the Willing and (Politically) Able: Party Systems, the Press, and Public Influence on Foreign Policy." American Journal of Political Science 57.2 (April 2013): 442-458.
Allison, Graham. "'Zero Dark Thirty' Has the Facts Wrong – and That's a Problem, Not Just for the Oscars." Christian Science Monitor, February 22, 2013.
Saich, Anthony. "Political Representation." Handbook of China's Governance and Domestic Politics. Ed. Chris Ogden. Routledge, 2013, 109-119.
Saich, Anthony. "The Quality of Governance in China." China Governance Review (2013): 1-27.
Saich, Anthony. "Comment on Yu Jianxing's Essay of "China's Public Service System: History, Social Policies and Institutions." China's Political Development: From the View of American and Chinese Scholars (2013): 244-51.
Saich, Anthony. "China, the USA, and Asia’s Future." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-052, 2012.
Saich, Anthony. "Developing Social Citizenship? A Case Study of Education and Health Services in Yantian Village, Guangdong." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-053, 2012.
Saich, Anthony. "The Quality of Governance in China: The Citizen’s View." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-051, 2012.
Saich, Anthony, and Biliang Hu. Chinese Village, Global Market: New Collectives and Rural Development: China in Transformation. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Saich, Anthony. "Chinese Communist Party." The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics. Ed. Joel Krieger. Oxford University Press, 2012, 170-172.
Saich, Anthony. "Tiananmen Square." The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics. Ed. Joel Krieger. Oxford University Press, 2012, 442-443.
Mansbridge, Jane. "Outside Intervention in Nonviolent Revolutions." Jurist.org, September 11, 2012.
Norris, Pippa. "Gender Equality in Elected Office in Asia Pacific: Six Actions to Expand Women’s Empowerment." UNDP Asia-Pacific, September 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Putting China at Ease." Boston Globe, August 23, 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).
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rema Hanna, and Sendhil Mullainathan. "Corruption." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-023, May 2012.
Chen, Xiaodong, Frank Lupi, Li An, Ryan Sheely, Andrés Viña, and Jianguo Liu. "Agent-based Modeling of the Effects of Social Norms on Enrollment in Payments for Ecosystem Services." Ecological Modelling 229.24 (March 2012): 16-24.
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.
Logevall, Fredrik. Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam. Random House, 2012.
Pande, Rohini. "Can Informed Voters Enforce Better Governance? Experiments in Low-Income Democracies." Annual Review of Economics 3 (September 2011): 215-237.
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.
Saich, Anthony. The Governance and Politics of China, Third Edition. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.