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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

Paris, Britt, and Donovan, Joan. "Deepfakes and Cheap Fakes." Data & Society, September 18, 2019.
Donovan, Joan, and Friedberg, Brian. "Source Hacking: Media Manipulation in Practice." Data & Society, September 4, 2019.
Mele, Nicco, Matthew Skibinski, and Matthew Spector. "Digital Pay-Meter Playbook: How Today’s News Publishers Can Use Data, Best Practices, and Test-and-Learn Tactics To Build Better Pay-Meters." August 2019.
Norris, Pippa, Holly Ann Garnett, and Max Grömping. "Electoral Integrity in the 2018 American Elections." May 2019.
Belei, Bogdan, Toni Bush, Maeve Campbell, Ash Carter, Lucy Chase, Mignon Clyburn, Bennett Craig, Daniel Gastfriend, Dipayan Ghosh, Gene Kimmelman, Heidi Legg, Laura Manley, Nicco Mele, Hong Qu, Amy Robinson, Philip Verveer, and Tom Wheeler. "Big Tech and Democracy: The Critical Role of Congress." April 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.
Rosenbach, Eric, and Katherine Mansted. "Can Democracy Survive in the Information Age?" October 2018.
Eaves, David, Ben McGuire, Kathy Pham, Richard Pope, Emily Middleton, Matthew Spector, and Tom Loosemore. "2018 State of Digital Transformation." digital HKS, October 2018.
Norris, Pippa, Thomas Wynter, and Sarah Cameron. "Corruption and Coercion: The Year in Elections 2017." Electoral Integrity Project, March 2018.
Carter, Ashton B. "A Lasting Defeat: The Campaign to Destroy ISIS." October 2017.
Boltik, Jacque, and Nicco Mele. "Using Data Science Tools for Email Audience Analysis: A Research Guide." October 2017.
Mele, Nicco, David Lazer, Matthew Baum, Nir Grinberg, Lisa Friedland, Kenneth Joseph, Will Hobbs, and Carolina Mattsson. "Combating Fake News: An Agenda for Research and Action." May 2017.
Putnam, Robert D. "Closing the Opportunity Gap." 2016.
Baum, Matthew A. "Reporting Bias and Information Warfare." International Studies Association Annual Convention, March 2016.
Norris, Pippa, Ferran Marinez i Coma, Alessandro Nai, and Max Groemping. "The Year in Elections, 2015." Electoral Integrity Project, March 2016.
Mukand, Sharun, and Dani Rodrik. "The Political Economy of Liberal Democracy." NBER Working Paper No. 21540, September 2015.
Norris, Pippa, Andrea Abel Van Es, and Lisa Fennis. "Checkbook Elections: Political Finance in Comparative Perspective." Electoral Integrity Project, July 2015.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Esther Duflo, Clement Imbert, Santhosh Mathew, and Rohini Pande. "Can E-Governance Reduce Capture of Public Programmes? Experimental Evidence from India’s Employment Guarantee Scheme in Bihar." Impact Evaluation Report 31, July 2015.
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.
Mansbridge, Jane. "Negotiation in the Crisis of Democracy." The Democracy Papers, The Social Science Research Council, May 30, 2014.
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.
Burke, Sheila, and Elaine Kamarck. "The Affordable Care Act: A User's Guide to Implementation." Center for Effective Public Management at Brookings, October 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Supply of Environmentalism." National Bureau of Economic Research, August 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L., and Cass R. Sunstein. "Why Does Balanced News Produce Unbalanced Views?" National Bureau of Economic Research, April 2013.
Wilkinson, Robert, Eileen Babbitt, and Diana Chigas. "Theories of Change (THINC): Concepts and Primers for Conflict Management and Mitigation." USAID, March 2013.
Norris, Pippa. "Gender Equality in Elected Office in Asia Pacific: Six Actions to Expand Women’s Empowerment." UNDP Asia-Pacific, September 2012.
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.
Kosack, Stephen. "The New Model of Foreign Aid Drawn from the Experiences of Japan and the United States." Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper 1003, 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.
Risse, Mathias. "What Justice Requires for Global Institutions: The WTO and the World Bank." Paper presented at the World Bank, Washington, D.C., September 30, 2010.
Norris, Pippa. "Critical Citizens Revisited: The Impact of Economic Hard Times on Confidence in Government." Conference Paper for American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, September 2-5, 2010.
Ruggie, Mary. "Human Rights, Public Health and the Role of Government." Presentation to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, August 2010.
Ruggie, Mary. "Health Care as a Right of Social Citizenship in the US: The US in Historical and Comparative Perspective." Paper for the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, August 14-17, 2010.
Grindle, Merilee S. "Social Policy in Development: Coherence and Cooperation in the Real World." Background paper for The World Economic and Social Survey 2010. United Nations, 2010.
Norris, Pippa, and Ronald Inglehart. "Are Rising Levels of Existential Security Conducive to Secularization?" Conference Paper for Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 22-25, 2010.
Norris, Pippa. "How Should We Assess the Internet's Impact on Contemporary Democracy." Conference Paper for Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 22-25, 2010.
Norris, Pippa. "Democratic Indicators and Audits." Paper presented at conference organized by the presidential task force of the American Political Science Association, Berekley, October 29-30, 2009.
Fagotto, Elena, and Archon Fung. "Sustaining Public Engagement: Embedded Deliberation in Local Communities." Everyday Democracy and the Kettering Foundation Occasional Paper, October 20, 2009.
Norris, Pippa. "Post-democracy." Paper presented at the European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, Potsdam, September 12-13, 2009.
Norris, Pippa. "Critical Citizens Revisited: The U.S. and Western Europe." Paper presented at Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fur Sozialforschung, Berlin, September 11, 2009.
Norris, Pippa. "The Impact of Cosmopolitan Communications on Civic Engagement." Paper presented at the Conference on the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems, Toronto, September 6-7, 2009.
Baum, Matthew A., and Marion Just. "Bandwagon and Underdog Effects in the 2008 Presidential Primary Campaign: A Survey Experiment." Paper presented at the 2009 meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 4, 2009.
Norris, Pippa, and Ronald Inglehart. "Is National Diversity Under Threat?" Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference, September 3-6, 2009.
Risse, Mathias. "Immigration, Ethics, and the Capabilities Approach." United Nations Development Program Human Development Research Paper Series, August 2009.
Norris, Pippa. "Cosmopolitan Communications and Democratic Engagement." Paper presented at the International Political Science Association conference, Santiago, July 11-16, 2009.
Norris, Pippa. "Public Disaffection and Electoral Reform: Pressure from Below." Paper presented at the European Consortium of Political Research, Lisbon, April 14-19, 2009.
Campante, Filipe R., and Edward L. Glaeser. "Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago." NBER Working Papers 15104, June 2009.