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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, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Chenoweth, Erica, and Margherita Belgioioso. "The Physics of Dissent and the Effects of Movement Momentum." Nature Human Behavior (August 5, 2019).
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Iraq’s Two New Leaders Offer a Glimmer of Hope." Bloomberg Opinion, October 3, 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.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "How the U.S. Can Quell the Kurdish Crisis." Bloomberg View, October 4, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "The Right Way to Do Regime Change in Venezuela." Bloomberg View, September 28, 2017.
Carey, John M., Tarek Masoud, and Andrew Reynolds. "Institutions as Causes and Effects: North African Electoral Systems During the Arab Spring." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-042, August 2015.
Masoud, Tarek, Jason Brownlee, and Andrew Reynolds. The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform. Oxford University Press, 2015.
Masoud, Tarek. "Has The Door Closed on Arab Democracy?" Journal of Democracy 26.1 (January 2015): 74-87.
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.
Norris, Pippa, and Robert Mattes. "Does Ethnicity Determine Support for the Governing Party?" Voting and Democratic Citizenship in Africa. Ed. Michael Bratton. Lynne Reinner, 2013.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Egypt’s Constitution Needs an Expiration Date." Bloomberg, December 13, 2012.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "All Foundings Are Forced." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-042, September 2012.
Masoud, Tarek. "The Tyrant’s Brutal Legacy." Newsweek, June 25, 2012.
Kayyem, Juliette. "An Emerging Democracy Requires More Than Just Elections." Boston Globe, June 25, 2012.
Masoud, Tarek. "The Road to (and from) Liberation Square." Journal of Democracy 22.3 (July 2011): 20-34.
Balfour-Paul, Jamie, and Robert Wilkinson. "Poverty in the Midst of Wealth: The Democratic Republic of Congo." Oxfam International, January 2002.