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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

Dobbie, Will, Adrien Auclert, and Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham. "Macroeconomic Effects of Debt Relief: Consumer Bankruptcy Protections in the Great Recession." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series, March 2019.
Woolcock, Michael and Deval Desai. "The Politics of Rule of Law Systems in Developmental States: 'Political Settlements' as a Basis for Promoting Effective Justice Institutions for Marginalized Groups." Effective States and Inclusion Development Research Center, July 2012.
Rogers, Todd, and Michael I. Norton. "Artful Dodging in the Courtroom." The Jury Expert, September 2011.
Dobbie, Will. "Teacher Characteristics and Student Achievement: Evidence from Teach For America." July 2011.
Norris, Pippa. "Advances in Comparative Gender Politics." Conference Paper for Northeastern Political Science Association, Boston, November 12, 2010.
Baum, Matthew A. "Coalition of the Unrestrained: Mass Media, Electoral Institutions, and the Constraining Effect of Global Opinion Regarding Iraq." Paper for International Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 26-29, 2008.
Masoud, Tarek. "Why Do Important Social Movements Run in Rigged Elections for Seats in Rubber-stamp Legislatures?" Paper for the Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association, Washington, DC, November 22, 2008.
Norris, Pippa. "Cracking the Marble Ceiling: Cultural Barriers Facing Women Leaders." Conference on Women and News: Expanding the News Audience, Increasing Political Participation, and Informing Citizens, Shorenstein Center, November 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Making Democracy Deliver." Keynote address at the conference on Democracy, Politics and Development, Wilton Park, October 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Promoting Democracy." Women and Politics Caucus, American Political Science Association annual meeting, Chicago, August 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Do Power-Sharing Elections Work?" Paper for International Conference on Africa's Democratization and Electoral Processes, Johannesburg, South Africa, March 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Democracy and Development." Ministerial Conference for the Community of Democracies, Bamako, Mali, March 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Every Vote Counts: Elections and Turnout." Paper for Global Electoral Organization Conference, Washington DC, March 2007.
Williams, Kim M. "The Wall: American Immigration Policy and the 2006 Congressional Elections." Tufts University Conference Paper, November 2006.
Poiré, Alejandro. "The Problem of Money in Electoral Politics: A Latin American Perspective." David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, November 29, 2005.
Galston, William A., and Elaine C. Kamarck. "The Politics of Polarization." The Third Way Middle Class Project, October 2005.
Norris, Pippa. "The Impact of Electoral Reform on the Representation of Women and Ethnic Minorities." Conference on Electoral Reform in the Netherlands, Amsterdam, September 2005.
Norris, Pippa. "Women in Parliament: A Review of the Current Situation." United Nations 49th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, March 2005.