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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, and Cecilia Nicolini. "Disrupting the Party: A Case Study of Ahora Madrid and Its Participatory Innovations." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-030, September 2020.
Palmer-Rubin, Brian, Candelaria Garay and Mathias Poertner. "Incentives for Organizational Participation: A Recruitment Experiment in Mexico." Comparative Political Studies (May 26, 2020).
Power, Samantha. "The Courage and Compassion of Catholic Activist Dorothy Day." Washington Post. March 6, 2020.
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. "The Science of Contemporary Street Protest: New Efforts in the United States." Science Advances 5.10 (October 2019).
Currie, Morgan, Britt Paris, and Joan Donovan. "What Difference Do Data Make? Data Management and Social Change." Online Information Review 43.6 (October 14, 2019): 971-985.
Dobbie, Will, Hans Gronqvist, Susan Niknami, Marten Palme, and Mikael Priks. "The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-031, 2019.
Dobbie, Will, and Jae Song. "Targeted Debt Relief and the Origins of Financial Distress: Experimental Evidence from Distressed Credit Card Borrowers." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-030, 2019.
Dobbie, Will, Andres Liberman, Daniel Paravisini, and Vikram Pathania. "Measuring Bias in Consumer Lending." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-029, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "First They Came for the Black Feminists." The New York Times, August 15, 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Margherita Belgioioso. "The Physics of Dissent and the Effects of Movement Momentum." Nature Human Behavior (August 5, 2019).
Donovan, Joan. "How News Organizations Should Cover White Supremacist Shootings, According to a Media Expert." PBS NewsHour Weekend, August 4, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool." Governing. June 18, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Hate Groups’ Secret Sound System Works." The Atlantic. March 17, 2019.
Norris, Pippa. "Silver or Lead? Why Violence and Corruption Limit Women’s Representation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-011, 2019.
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.
Bowlsby, Drew, Erica Chenoweth, Cullen Hendrix, and Jonathan D. Moyer. "The Future is a Moving Target: Predicting Political Instability." British Journal of Political Science (Spring 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.
Greenberg, David, Moshik Temkin, and Mason B. Williams, eds. Alan Brinkley: A Life in History. Columbia University Press, 2019.
Putnam, Robert D. "Under Surface, Middle-Aged Women Push Anti-Trump Movement in US." Asahi Shimbun Globe, November 2, 2018.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights as Membership Rights in World Society." Human Rights, Democracy, and Legitimacy in a World of Disorder. Ed. Silja Voeneky and Gerald Neuman. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Carpenter, Daniel, Zachary Popp, Tobias Resch, Benjamin Schneer, and Nicole Topich. "Suffrage Petitioning as Formative Practice: American Women Presage and Prepare for the Vote, 1840-1940." Studies in American Political Development 32.1 (April 2018): 24-48.
Clayton Nall, Benjamin Schneer, and Daniel Carpenter. "Paths of Recruitment: Rational Social Prospecting in Petition Canvassing." American Journal of Political Science 62.2 (Winter 2018): 192-209.
Putnam, Robert D. "The Real Scandal the DNC Should Avoid." Washington Post, November 10, 2017.
Hassan, Mai, and Ryan Sheely. "Executive-Legislative Relations, Party Defections, and Lower-Level Administrative Unit Proliferation: Evidence from Kenya." Comparative Political Studies 50.12 (October 2017).
Battilana, Julie, and Marissa Kimsey. "Should You Agitate, Innovate, or Orchestrate?" Stanford Social Innovation Review (September 2017).
Power, Samantha. "Why Elie Wiesel's 'Night' Still Matters so Much to Me – and All of Us." Forward. September 12, 2017.
Bonica, Adam, Adam Chilton, and Maya Sen. "The Political Donations Made by Robert Mueller's Team are Not Evidence of Bias." Los Angeles Times. July 28, 2017.
Garay, Candelaria. Social Policy Expansion in Latin America. Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of the 2016 General Election: How the Press Failed the Voters." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-052, December 2016.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of the 2016 National Conventions: Negative News, Lacking Context." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-051, September 2016.
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.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of the 2016 Presidential Primaries: Horse Race Reporting Has Consequences." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-050, July 2016.
Norris, Pippa. "Electoral Integrity in East Asia." Taiwan Journal of Democracy 12.1 (2016): 1-18.
Norris, Pippa. "Human Security and Social Trust." Bringing Culture Back In: Culture and Liberal State Orders. Ed. Boss, Michael. Aarhus University Press, 2016.
Logevall, Fredrik. "Domestic Politics." Explaining the History of American Foreign Relations. Ed. Costigliola, Frank, and Michael J. Hogan. Cambridge University Press, 2016, 151-167.
Aldy, Joseph. "Mobilizing Political Action on Behalf of Future Generations." The Future of Children 26.1 (Spring 2016): 157-178.
Mansbridge, Jane. "A ‘Selection Model’ for Political Representation." Political Representation: Roles, Representatives and the Represented. Ed. M. Bühlmann and J. Fivaz. Routledge, 2016, 12-28.
Norris, Pippa, and Holly Ann Garnett. "Voter Suppression or Voter Fraud in the 2014 US Elections?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-040, July 2015.
Sheely, Ryan Matthew. "Mobilization, Participatory Planning Institutions, and Elite Capture: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Kenya." World Development 67 (March 2015): 251-266.
Masoud, Tarek, Jason Brownlee, and Andrew Reynolds. The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform. Oxford University Press, 2015.
Ganz, Marshall. "Why Hasn’t ‘Big Data’ Saved Democracy?" Review of The Big Disconnect: Why the Internet Hasn’t Transformed Politics (Yet), by Micah Sifry. The Nation, October 17, 2014.
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.
Norris, Pippa. Why Electoral Integrity Matters, 1st. Cambridge University Press, 2014.
McCarthy, Timothy Patrick. "Let the Controversy Commence!" Huffington Post, May 2014.
Norris, Pippa, Richard W. Frank, and Ferran Martinez i Coma, eds. Advancing Electoral Integrity. Oxford University Press, 2014.
Ganz, Marshall. "Not the Cesar Chavez I Knew." Nation. April 1, 2014.
LeDuc, Lawrence, Richard G Niemi, and Pippa Norris, eds. Comparing Democracies: Elections and Voting in a Changing World, 4th Edition. Sage, 2014.
Norris, Pippa. "'Introduction' and 'Electoral Integrity and Political Legitimacy'." Comparing Democracies 4. Ed. Lawrence LeDuc, Richard Niemi, and Pippa Norris. Sage, 2014.