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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

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).
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool." Governing. June 18, 2019.
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 (2019): 1-19.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "Modeling Persuasion within Small Groups, with an Application to a Deliberative Field Experiment on U.S. Fiscal Policy." 2015.
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.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Can the U.S. Afford Another $3 Trillion War?" CNN, August 27, 2014.
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.
Mansbridge, Jane. "The Role of the State in Governing the Commons." Environmental Science and Policy 36.8 (February 2014): 8-10.
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.
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.
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.
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 Masa Aida. "Vote Self-Prediction Hardly Predicts Who Will Vote, And Is (Misleadingly) Unbiased." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-010, April 2013.
Wilkinson, Robert, Eileen Babbitt, and Diana Chigas. "Theories of Change (THINC): Concepts and Primers for Conflict Management and Mitigation." USAID, March 2013.
Rogers, Todd, Craig R. Fox, and Alan S. Gerber. "Rethinking Why People Vote: Voting as Dynamic Social Expression." Behavioral Foundations of Policy. Ed. Eldar Shafir. Princeton University Press, 2012, 91-107.
Rogers, Todd. "Rethinking Why People Vote: Voting as Dynamic Social Expression." Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy. Ed. Eldar Shafir. Princeton University Press, 2012.
Rogers, Todd, and Masa Aida. "What Does “Intending to Vote” Mean?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-056, November 2012.
Rogers, Todd, and Joel A. Middleton. "Are Ballot Initiative Outcomes Influenced by the Campaigns of Independent Groups? A Precinct-Randomized Field Experiment." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-049, November 2012 (Updated June 2013).
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.
Rogers, Todd, and Masa Aida. "Why Bother Asking? The Limited Value of Self-Reported Vote Intention." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-001, January 2012.
Bryan, Christopher J., Gregory M. Walton, Todd Rogers, and Carol S. Dweck. "Motivating Voter Turnout by Invoking the Self." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108.31 (August 2011): 12653-12656.
Malhotra, Neil, Melissa R. Michelson, Todd Rogers, and Ali Adam Valenzuela. "Text Messages as Mobilization Tools: The Conditional Effect of Habitual Voting and Election Salience." American Politics Research 39.4 (July 2011): 664-681.
Rogers, Todd, and Michael I. Norton. "The Artful Dodger: Answering the Wrong Question the Right Way." Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied 17.2 (June 2011): 139-147.
Ganz, Marshall. "Public Narrative, Collective Action, and Power." Accountability through Public Opinion: From Inertia to Public Action. Ed. Sina Odugbemi and Taeku Lee. The World Bank, 2011, 273-289.
Kellerman, Barbara. "Don’t Drink Yet to New ‘Year of the Woman’." Bloomberg, June 10, 2010.
Parker, Richard. "What Would Galbraith Say?" Boston.com. February 19, 2009.
Norris, Pippa. "Cultural Convergence and Trust in Outsiders." Paper presented at the Conference on Democracy and Trust, The Hague, January 16-17, 2009.
Wilkinson, Robert, et. al. "Preventing Violent Conflict." Department for International Development (DFID), March 2006.
Parker, Richard. "Galbraith and Vietnam: An Adviser Who Told Kennedy the Truth." The Nation. February 24, 2005.