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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

Power, Samantha. "This Won't End for Anyone Until it Ends for Everyone." New York Times. April 7, 2020.
Khwaja, Asim Ijaz. "Making Moves Matter: Experimental Evidence on Incentivizing Bureaucrats through Performance-Based Postings." American Economic Review 109.1 (January 2019): 237–270.
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.
Brummitt, Charles D., Andres Gomez-Lievano, Ricardo Hausmann, and Matthew H. Bonds. "Machine-Learned Patterns Suggest That Diversification Drives Economic Development." December 2018.
O'Clery, Neave, Muhammed A. Yildirim, and Ricardo Hausmann. "Productive Ecosystems and the Arrow of Development." September 2018.
Rodrik, Dani. "Populism and the Economics of Globalization." Journal of International Business Policy 1.1-2 (June 2018): 12-33.
Mukand, Sharun, and Dani Rodrik. "The Political Economy of Ideas: On Ideas Versus Interests in Policymaking." NBER, March 2018.
Foarta, Dana, Jessica Leight, Rohini Pande, and Laura Ralston. "Value for Money? Community Targeting in Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability." CEPR Discussion Papers, January 2018.
Norris, Pippa, and Andrea Abel van Es, eds. Checkbook Elections: Political Finance in Comparative Perspective. Oxford University Press, 2016.
Rodrik, Dani. "Is Liberal Democracy Feasible in Developing Countries?" Studies in Comparative International Development 51.1 (March 2016): 50-59.
Norris, Pippa, Ferran Marinez i Coma, Alessandro Nai, and Max Groemping. "The Year in Elections, 2015." Electoral Integrity Project, March 2016.
Rodrik, Dani. "The Future of European Democracy." After the Storm: How to Save Democracy in Europe. Ed. Luuk van Middelaar and Philippe Van Parijs. Lannoo, 2015, 53-66.
Rodrik, Dani. "When Ideas Trump Interests: Preferences, World Views, and Policy Innovations." Journal of Economic Perspectives 28.1 (Winter 2014): 189-208.
Campante, Filipe R., and Davin Chor. "The People Want the Fall of the Regime”: Schooling, Political Protest, and the Economy." Journal of Comparative Economics 42.3 (August 2014): 495-517.
Norris, Pippa. Why Electoral Integrity Matters, 1st. Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Norris, Pippa, Richard W. Frank, and Ferran Martinez i Coma, eds. Advancing Electoral Integrity. Oxford University Press, 2014.
Norris, Pippa, Richard W. Frank, and Ferran Martinez i Coma. "Assessing the Quality of Elections." Journal of Democracy 24.4 (October 2013): 124-135.
Madestam, Andreas, Daniel Shoag, Stan Veuger, and David Yanagizawa-Drott. "Do Political Protests Matter? Evidence from the Tea Party Movement." Quarterly Journal of Economics 128.4 (2013).
Norris, Pippa. "Does the World Agree About Standards of Electoral Integrity? Evidence for the Diffusion of Global Norms." Electoral Studies 34.4 (2013): 576-588.
Campante, Filipe R., Ruben Durante, and Francesco Sobbrio. "Politics 2.0: The Multifaceted Effect of Broadband Internet on Political Participation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-014, May 2013.
Norris, Pippa. "Muslim Support for Secular Democracy." Muslim Secular Democracy: Voices from Within. Ed. Lily Rahim. Palgrave/Macmillan, 2013, 113-140.
Wilkinson, Robert, Eileen Babbitt, and Diana Chigas. "Theories of Change (THINC): Concepts and Primers for Conflict Management and Mitigation." USAID, March 2013.
Campante, Filipe R., Quoc-Anh Do, and Bernardo Guimaraes. "Isolated Capital Cities and Misgovernance: Theory and Evidence." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-058, December 2012.
Campante, Filipe R., and Davin Chor. "Schooling, Political Participation, and the Economy." Review of Economics and Statistics 94.4 (November 2012): 841-859.
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.
Norris, Pippa. "Making Democratic-Governance Work: The Consequences for Prosperity." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-035, September 2011.
Pande, Rohini. "Can Informed Voters Enforce Better Governance? Experiments in Low-Income Democracies." Annual Review of Economics 3 (September 2011): 215-237.
Hilderbrand, Mary E.and Merilee S. Grindle. "Through a Glass Darkly: Reflecting on Bolivia." ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America (Fall 2011): 6-8.
Campante, Filipe R. and Davin Chor. "'The People Want the Fall of the Regime': Schooling, Political Protest, and the Economy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-018, March 2011.
Rodrik, Dani. "The Myth of Authoritarian Growth." Project Syndicate, August 9, 2010.
Rodrik, Dani. "The Death of Turkey's Democracy." Wall Street Journal Europe, June 23, 2010.
Grindle, Merilee S. "Sanctions, Benefits, and Rights: Three Faces of Accountability." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-026, June 2010.
Duflo, Esther, and Rohini Pande. "Leading by Example." Indian Express, March 18, 2010.
Cunningham, Edward. "Fueling the Miracle: China’s Energy Governance and Reform." China Today, China Tomorrow: Domestic Politics, Economy, and Society. Ed. Joseph Fewsmith. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2010.
Grindle, Merilee S. Going Local: Decentralization, Democratization, and the Promise of Good Governance. Princeton University Press, 2009.
Beaman, Lori, Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, and Petia Topalova. "Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?" Quarterly Journal of Economics 124.4 (November 2009): 1497-1540.
Beaman, Lori, Raghab Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, and Petia Topalova. "Can Political Affirmative Action for Women Reduce Gender Bias?" Vox, January 8, 2009.
Grindle, Merilee S. Going Local: Decentralization, Democratization, and the Promise of Good Governance. Princeton University Press, 2007.
Wilkinson, Robert, et. al. "Preventing Violent Conflict." Department for International Development (DFID), March 2006.