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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

Woolcock, Michael. "Culture, Politics and Development." Oxford Handbook of the Politics of Development. Ed. Carol Lancaster and Nicholas van de Walle. Oxford University Press, 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.
Pritchett, Lant, Kunal Sen, and Eric Werker, eds. Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes. Oxford University Press, 2017.
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.
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.
Norris, Pippa, Ferran Martínez i Coma, and Max Grömping. "The Year in Elections, 2014." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-008, February 2015.
Callen, Michael, and James D. Long. "Institutional Corruption and Election Fraud: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan." American Economic Review 105.1 (January 2015): 354-381.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Donald P. Green, Jeffery McManus, and Rohini Pande. "Are Poor Voters Indifferent to Whether Elected Leaders Are Criminal or Corrupt? A Vignette Experiment in Rural India." Political Communication 31.3 (July-Sept 2014): 391-407.
Campante, Filipe R., and Quoc-Anh Do. "Isolated Capital Cities, Accountability, and Corruption: Evidence from US States." American Economic Review 104.8 (August 2014): 2456-2481.
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.
Risse, Mathias. "On the Significance of Humanity’s Collective Ownership of the Earth for Immigration." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-009, February 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.
Rodrik, Dani. "Politicians Wrong-Headed on Economic Research." Global Times, May 23, 2013.
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.
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.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rema Hanna, and Sendhil Mullainathan. "Corruption." The Handbook of Organizational Economics. Ed. Robert Gibbons and John Roberts. Princeton University Press, 2012, 1109-1147.
Juma, Calestous. "How Tribalism Stunts African Democracy." BBC News, November 27, 2012.
Campante, Filipe R., and Davin Chor. "Schooling, Political Participation, and the Economy." Review of Economics and Statistics 94.4 (November 2012): 841-859.
Olken, Benjamin A., and Rohini Pande. "Corruption in Developing Countries." Annual Review of Economics 4 (July 2012): 479-509.
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.
Grindle, Merilee S. Jobs for the Boys. Harvard University Press, 2012.
Campante, Filipe R., and Quoc-Anh Do. "Isolated Capital Cities, Accountability and Corruption: Evidence from US States." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-016, May 2012.
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.
Devarajan, Shantayanan, Stuti Khemani, and Michael Walton. "Civil Society, Public Action and Accountability in Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-036, September 2011.
Pande, Rohini. "Can Informed Voters Enforce Better Governance? Experiments in Low-Income Democracies." Annual Review of Economics 3 (September 2011): 215-237.
Campante, Filipe R. "Redistribution in a Model of Voting and Campaign Contributions." Journal of Public Economics 95.7-8 (August 2011): 646-656.
Grindle, Merilee S. "Governance Reform: The New Analytics of Next Steps." Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration, and Institutions 24.3 (July 2011): 415-418.
Parker, Richard. "How They Wrecked the Economy." The American Prospect. June 9, 2011.
Rodrik, Dani. "Erdogan's Choice." Turkish Weekly, September 21, 2010.
Grindle, Merilee S. "Sanctions, Benefits, and Rights: Three Faces of Accountability." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-026, June 2010.
Andrews, Matthew, Roger Hay, and Jerrett Myers. "Governance Indicators Can Make Sense: Under-five Mortality Rates are an Example." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-015, April 2010.
Campante, Filipe R., and Edward L. Glaeser. "Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago." NBER Working Papers 15104, June 2009.
Banerjee, Abhijit V., Selvan Kumar, Rohini Pande, and Felix Su. "Making the Right Choice." Hindustan Times, April 21, 2009.
Campante, Filipe R., Davin Chor, and Quoc-Anh Do. "Instability and the Incentives for Corruption." Economics and Politics 21.1 (March 2009): 42-92.
Campante, Filipe R., and Quoc-Anh Do. "A Centered Index of Spatial Concentration: Axiomatic Approach with an Application to Population and Capital Cities." HKS Faculty Research Working Papers RWP09-005, January 2009.
Grindle, Merilee S. "Paths Toward Good Governance", published in Spanish as, "Los Caminos Hacia un Buen Gobierno." Buen Gobierno y Función Pública 125 (2009).
Grindle, Merilee S. "Good Enough Governance Revisited." Development Policy Review 25.5 (September 2007): 533-574.
Grindle, Merilee S. "Good Enough Governance: Poverty Reduction and Reform in Developing Countries." Governance 17.4 (October 2004): 525-548.