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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

Risse, Mathias. "Dangerous Science: Might Population Genetics or Artificial Intelligence Undermine Philosophical Ideas about Equality?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-017, June 2020.
Risse, Mathias, and Marco Meyer. "Tax Competition and Global Interdependence." Journal of Political Philosophy 27.4 (December 2019): 480-498.
Risse, Mathias, and Gabriel Wollner. On Trade Justice: A Philosophical Plea for a New Global Deal. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights & Social Order: Philosophical, Practical, and Public Policy Dimensions." December 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "From Unalienable Rights to Membership Rights in the World Society." Fall 2019.
Risse, Mathias, and Steven Livingston. "The Future Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Humans and Human Rights." Ethics and International Affairs 33.2 (June 2019): 141-158.
Risse, Mathias. "What is ‘Global’ about Global Justice?" Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences 12.2 (June 2019): 193-210.
Risse, Mathias. "Discrimination, Cognitive Biases and Human Rights Violations." April 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights, Artificial Intelligence and Heideggerian Technoskepticism: The Long (Worrisome?) View." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-010, February 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence: An Urgently Needed Agenda." Human Rights Quarterly 41.1 (February 2019): 1-16.
Risse, Mathias. "Why We Should Talk About German ‘Orientierungskultur’ Rather Than 'Leitkultur'." Analyse & Kritik 40.2 (November 2018): 381-404.
Risse, Mathias, and Marco Meyer. "The Globalized Myth of Ownership and Its Implications for Tax Competition." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-018, June 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.
Risse, Mathias, and John W. Meyer. "Thinking about the World: Philosophy and Sociology." Capitalism Beyond Mutuality? Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Risse, Mathias, and Sushma Raman. "Corruption Symposium Report." May 2018.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence: An Urgently Needed Agenda." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-015, May 2018.
Risse, Mathias. "Approaching Human Rights Law Philosophically: Reflections on Allen Buchanan, The Heart of Human Rights." Law and Philosophy 36.2 (April 2017): 169-190.
Risse, Mathias. "Responsibility and Global Justice." Ratio Juris 30.1 (March 2017): 41-58.
Risse, Mathias. "Humanity's Collective Ownership of the Earth and Immigration." Journal of Practical Ethics 4.2 (December 2016).
Risse, Mathias. "On the Significance of Membership in Approaches to Global Justice: Putting Carens in Context." Journal of Applied Philosophy 33.4 (November 2016): 443-449.
Risse, Mathias. "On Where We Differ: Sites vs. Grounds of Justice, and Some Other Reflections on Michael Blake's Justice and Foreign Policy." Law and Philosophy 35.3 (June 2016): 251-270.
Risse, Mathias. "What Difference Can It Make: Why Write Books on Global Justice in the First Place?" Journal of International Political Theory 12.2 (June 2016): 96-117.
Risse, Mathias, and Marco Meyer. "Chasing Capital: The Ethics of Tax Competition." Review of by Peter Dietsch. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, March 19, 2016.
Risse, Mathias. Review of Bloomsbury Companion to Political Philosophy, ed. Andrew Fiala. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, January 23, 2016.
Risse, Mathias, and John W. Meyer. "Thinking About the World: Philosophy and Sociology." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-054, September 2015.
Risse, Mathias. "Response to Arneson, de Bres, and Stilz." Ethics & International Affairs 28.4 (December 2014): 511-522.
Risse, Mathias. "The Human Right to Water and Common Ownership of the Earth." Journal of Political Philosophy 22.2 (June 2014): 178-203.
Risse, Mathias. "From Third World to First - What's Next? Singapore’s Obligations to the Rest of the World From a Human Rights Perspective." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-007, February 2014.
Risse, Mathias. "Taking up Space on Earth: Theorizing Territorial Rights, the Justification of States and Immigration from a Global Standpoint." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-008, February 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.
Risse, Mathias. "Thinking About Justice." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-010, February 2014.
Risse, Mathias, and Gabriel Wollner. "Three Images of Trade: On the Place of Trade in a Theory of Global Justice." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-011, February 2014.
Risse, Mathias, and Gabriel Wollner. "Critical Fairness in Practice: A Social Notice of Aaron James, Contract for a Global Economy." Canadian Journal of Philosophy 43.3 (2013): 382-401.
Risse, Mathias. "The Human Right to Water and Common Ownership of the Earth." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-003, February 2013.
Risse, Mathias. "A Précis of On Global Justice, With Emphasis on Implications for International Institutions." Boston College Law Review (October 2012).
Risse, Mathias. On Global Justice. Princeton University Press, 2012.
Risse, Mathias. Global Political Philosophy. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Risse, Mathias. Review of Dignity in Adversity: Human Rights in Troubled Times, by Seyla Benhabib.122.4, July 2012: 790-797.
Risse, Mathias. Review of Dignity in Adversity: Human Rights in Troubled Times, by Seyla Benhabib. Ethics, 122.4, July 2012: 790-797.
Risse, Mathias. "Global Justice." Oxford Handbook of Political Philosophy. Ed. David Estlund. Oxford University Press, 2012.
Risse, Mathias. "Justice, Accountability, and the WTO." Leadership and Global Justice. Ed. Douglas Hicks and Thad Williamson. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Risse, Mathias. "Is there a Human Right to Essential Pharmaceuticals? The Global Common, the Intellectual Common, and the Possibility of Private Intellectual Property." Global Justice and Bioethics. Ed. Ezekiel Emanuel and Joseph Millum. Oxford University Press, 2012.
Risse, Mathias. "Securing Human Rights Intellectually: Philosophical Inquiries about the Universal Declaration." The Harvard Sampler: Liberal Education for the Twenty-First Century. Ed. Jennifer M. Shephard, Stephen M. Kosslyn, and Evelynn M. Hammonds. Harvard University Press, 2011, 212-242.
Risse, Mathias. "Responsibility for Justice." Review of Responsibility for Justice, by Iris Marion Young. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, February 2011: 224.
Risse, Mathias. "Global Justice." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-001, January 2011.
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.
Risse, Mathias. Review of Politics and the Imagination, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, by Raymond Geuss. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, April 10, 2010.
Risse, Mathias. "The Right to Relocation: Disappearing Island Nations and Common Ownership of the Earth." Ethics and International Affairs 23.3 (Fall 2009): 281-300.
Risse, Mathias. "Securing Human Rights Intellectually: Philosophical Inquiries about the Universal Declaration." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-024, August 2009.
Risse, Mathias. "Immigration, Ethics, and the Capabilities Approach." United Nations Development Program Human Development Research Paper Series, August 2009.