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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

Saich, Anthony. Finding Allies and Making Revolution: The Early Years of the Chinese Communist Party. Brill, 2020.
Turiel, Jesse, Edward Cunningham, and Anthony Saich. "To Serve the People: Income, Region and Citizen Attitudes towards Governance in China (2003–2016)." China Quarterly 240 (December 2019): 906-935.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (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.
Turiel, Jesse, Edward Cunningham, and Anthony Saich. "To Serve the People: Income, Region and Citizen Attitudes towards Governance in China (2003–2016)." The China Quarterly (April 2019): 1-30.
Kelman, Steven. "Singapore 50 years ago, and now: An Asian middle way?" Straits Times, February 10, 2019.
Eaves, David. "Lessons from Estonia on Digital Government." Policy Options. February 7, 2019.
Khwaja, Asim Ijaz. "Making Moves Matter: Experimental Evidence on Incentivizing Bureaucrats through Performance-Based Postings." American Economic Review 109.1 (January 2019): 237–270.
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.
Karp, Jeffrey A., Alessandro Nai, and Pippa Norris. "Dial ‘F’ for Fraud: Explaining Citizens' Suspicions about Elections." Electoral Studies 53 (June 2018): 11-19.
Saich, Anthony. "How Do China’s New Rich Give Back?" The China Questions: Critical Insights into a Rising Power. Ed. Jennifer Rudolph and Michael Szonyi. Harvard University Press, 2018, 148-154.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "How the U.S. Can Quell the Kurdish Crisis." Bloomberg View, October 4, 2017.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Bill for America's Longest War Is Still Unpaid." Fiscal Times, May 27, 2017.
Saich, Anthony. State-Society Relations in the People’s Republic of China Post-1949. Brill Press, 2016.
Saich, Anthony. "How China's Citizens View the Quality of Governance under Xi Jinping." Journal of Chinese Governance 1.1 (March 2016): 1-20.
Saich, Anthony. "How China's Citizens View the Quality of Governance Under Xi Jinping." Journal of Chinese Governance 1.1 (March 2016): 1-20.
Saich, Anthony. "China's Domestic Governing Capacity: Prospects and Challenges." Assessing China's Power. Ed. Jae Ho, Chung. Palgrave Macmillan, October 2015, 41-61.
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.
Parker, Richard. "Greece on the Razor's Edge." The American Prospect. April 22, 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.
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.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Egypt’s Constitution Needs an Expiration Date." Bloomberg, December 13, 2012.
Saich, Anthony. "Tiananmen Square." The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics. Ed. Joel Krieger. Oxford University Press, 2012, 442-443.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "All Foundings Are Forced." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-042, September 2012.
Norris, Pippa. "Gender Equality in Elected Office in Asia Pacific: Six Actions to Expand Women’s Empowerment." UNDP Asia-Pacific, 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.
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.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Arab Awakening, Act 2." Boston Globe, November 25, 2011.
Pande, Rohini. "Can Informed Voters Enforce Better Governance? Experiments in Low-Income Democracies." Annual Review of Economics 3 (September 2011): 215-237.
Masoud, Tarek. "The Road to (and from) Liberation Square." Journal of Democracy 22.3 (July 2011): 20-34.
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 Death of Turkey's Democracy." Wall Street Journal Europe, June 23, 2010.
Clark, Tom, Robert D. Putnam, and Edward Fieldhouse. The Age of Obama: The Changing Place of Minorities in British and American Society. University of Manchester Press, 2010.
Duflo, Esther, and Rohini Pande. "Leading by Example." Indian Express, March 18, 2010.
Parker, Richard. "Athens: The First Domino?" The Nation. February 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.
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.
Norris, Pippa. "Critical Citizens Revisited: The U.S. and Western Europe." Paper presented at Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fur Sozialforschung, Berlin, September 11, 2009.
Beaman, Lori, Raghab Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, and Petia Topalova. "Can Political Affirmative Action for Women Reduce Gender Bias?" Vox, January 8, 2009.
Norris, Pippa. "The Impact of the Internet on Political Activism: Evidence from Europe." Handbook of Research on Public Information Technology. Ed. G. David Garson and Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. IGI Publications, January 2008.