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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

Garay, Candelaria, Brian Palmer-Rubin, and Mathias Poertner. "Organizational and Partisan Brokerage of Social Benefits: Evidence of Social Policy Linkages in Mexico." World Development 136 (December 2020 (available online fall 2020)).
Danielle F. Jung and Dara Kay Cohen. Lynching and Local Justice: Legitimacy and Accountability in Weak States. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Fernández Milmanda, Belén, and Candelaria Garay. "The Multilevel Politics of Enforcement: Environmental Institutions in Argentina." Politics & Society 48.1 (March 2020): 3-26.
Fernandez-Milmanda, Belen, and Candelaria Garay. "A Multilevel Approach to Enforcement: Forest Protection in the Argentine Chaco." The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America. Ed. Brinks, Daniel, Levitsky, Steven, and M. Victoria Murillo. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Gonzalez, Yanilda. Authoritarian Police in Democracy: Contested Security in Latin America. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Gonzalez, Yanilda. "The Swinging Pendulum of Police Reform in the Americas." Current History. November 1, 2019.
Masoud, Tarek. "Not Ready for Democracy: Modernization, Pluralism and the Arab Spring." Revisiting the Arab Uprisings: The Politics of a Revolutionary Moment. Ed. Stéphane Lacroix and Jean-Pierre Filiu. Hurst Publishers, 2019.
Gonzalez, Yanilda. "Participation as a Safety Valve: Police Reform Through Participatory Security in Latin America." Latin American Politics and Society 61.2 (March 2019): 68-92.
Gonzalez, Yanilda. "The Social Origins of Institutional Weakness and Change: Preferences, Power, and Police Reform in Latin America." World Politics 71.1 (January 2019): 44-87.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Iraq’s Two New Leaders Offer a Glimmer of Hope." Bloomberg Opinion, October 3, 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.
Mainwaring, Scott. Party Systems in Latin America: Institutionalization, Decay, and Collapse. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Fairfield, Tasha, and Candelaria Garay. "Redistribution Under the Right in Latin America: Electoral Competition and Organized Actors in Policymaking." Comparative Political Studies 50.14 (December 2017): 1871-1906.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "How the U.S. Can Quell the Kurdish Crisis." Bloomberg View, October 4, 2017.
Gonzalez, Yanilda. "“What Citizens Can See of the State”: Police and the Construction of Democratic Citizenship in Latin America." Theoretical Criminology 21.4 (October 2017): 494-511.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "The Right Way to Do Regime Change in Venezuela." Bloomberg View, September 28, 2017.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Bill for America's Longest War Is Still Unpaid." Fiscal Times, May 27, 2017.
Gonzalez, Yanilda. "Varieties of Participatory Security: Assessing Community Participation in Policing in Latin America." Public Administration and Development 36.2 (May 2016): 132-143.
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.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Can the U.S. Afford Another $3 Trillion War?" CNN, August 27, 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.
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.
Mainwaring, Scott. Democracies and Dictatorship in Latin America: Emergence, Survival, and Fall. Cambridge University Press, 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.
Jalal al-Azm, Sadek et al, Jane Mansbridge, and Chibli Mallat. "Saving the Nonviolent Revolution in Syria: For a Credible Strategy." Ahramonline (Egypt), February 26, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Arab Awakening, Act 2." Boston Globe, November 25, 2011.
Hilderbrand, Mary E.and Merilee S. Grindle. "Through a Glass Darkly: Reflecting on Bolivia." ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America (Fall 2011): 6-8.
Masoud, Tarek. "The Road to (and from) Liberation Square." Journal of Democracy 22.3 (July 2011): 20-34.
Etchemendy, Sebastián and Candelaria Garay. "Argentina's Left Populism in Comparative Perspective." The Resurgence of the Latin American Left. Ed. Steven Levitsky and Kenneth Roberts. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
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.
Keyssar, Alexander. "The Genesis and Legacy of the U.S. Constitution." Republics in Parallel: Portugal and the United States of America. Coordinated by Mario Mesquita, Paulo Zaglo, and Paula Vicente Melo. Fundação Luso-Americana, 2010, 129-141.
Rodrik, Dani. "The Death of Turkey's Democracy." Wall Street Journal Europe, June 23, 2010.
Garay, Candelaria. "Associational Linkages to Labor Unions and Political Parties." Reorganizing Popular Politics: Participation and the New Interest Regime in Latin America. Ed. Ruth Berins Collier and Samuel Handlin. Penn State Univeristy Press, 2009.
Grindle, Merilee S. Going Local: Decentralization, Democratization, and the Promise of Good Governance. Princeton University Press, 2009.
Garay, Candelaria. "Social Policy and Collective Action: Unemployed Workers, Community Associations and Protest in Argentina." Politics & Society 35.2 (June 2007): 301-328.