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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)).
de Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, and Christopher Warshaw. "Accountability for the Economy at All Levels of Government in United States Elections." American Political Science Review 114.3 (August 2020): 660-676.
de Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, and Christopher Warshaw. "Politics in Forgotten Governments: The Partisan Composition of County Legislatures and County Fiscal Policies." Journal of Politics 82.2 (April 2020): 460-475.
Berinsky, Adam J., Justin de Benedictis-Kessner, Megan E. Goldberg, and Michele F. Margolis. "The Effect of Associative Racial Cues in Elections." Political Communication 37.4 (March 2020): 512-529.
Fernández Milmanda, Belén, and Candelaria Garay. "The Multilevel Politics of Enforcement: Environmental Institutions in Argentina." Politics & Society 48.1 (March 2020): 3-26.
Norris, Pippa, Holly Ann Garnett, and Max Gromping. "The Paranoid Style of American Elections: Explaining Perceptions of Electoral Integrity in an Age of Populism." Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties 30.1 (February 2020): 105-125.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "When Deliberation Produces Persuasion Rather than Polarization: Measuring and Modeling Small Group Dynamics in a Field Experiment." British Journal of Political Science (December 2019).
Risse, Mathias, and Marco Meyer. "Tax Competition and Global Interdependence." Journal of Political Philosophy 27.4 (December 2019): 480-498.
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.
Mansbridge, Jane. "Deliberative Polling Comes of Age." The Good Society 27.1-2 (December 2019): 118-129.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Ganz, Marshall, and Art Reyes III. "Renewing Democracy Requires the Creation of an Inclusive Collective." Sanford Social Innovation Review (Winter 2020).
Ban, Pamela, Maxwell Palmer, and Benjamin Schneer. "From the Halls of Congress to K Street: Government Experience and its Value for Lobbying." Legislative Studies Quarterly 44.4 (November 2019): 713-752.
de Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, and Michael Hankinson. "Concentrated Burdens: How Self-Interest and Partisanship Shape Opinion on Opioid Treatment Policy." American Political Science Review 113.4 (November 2019): 1078-1084.
Chenoweth, Erica. "The Science of Contemporary Street Protest: New Efforts in the United States." Science Advances 5.10 (October 2019).
Grewal, Sharan, Amaney A. Jamal, Tarek Masoud, and Elizabeth R. Nugen. "Poverty and Divine Rewards: The Electoral Advantage of Islamist Political Parties." Public Administration Review 63.4 (October 2019): 859-874.
Mansbridge, Jane. "Representation, Legitimacy, and Innovation." Journal of Chinese Governance 4.4 (October 2019): 299-322.
Mansbridge, Jane, and Stephen Macedo. "Populism and Democratic Theory." Annual Review of Law and Social Science 15 (October 2019): 59-77.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Margherita Belgioioso. "The Physics of Dissent and the Effects of Movement Momentum." Nature Human Behavior (August 5, 2019).
Fung, Archon. "Four Levels of Power: A Conception to Enable Liberation." Journal of Political Philosophy 28.2 (July 2019): 131-157.
Kaufman, Aaron, Peter Kraft, and Maya Sen. "Improving Supreme Court Forecasting Using Boosted Decision Trees." Political Analysis 27.3 (July 2019): 381-387.
Ang, Desmond. "Do 40-Year-Old Facts Still Matter? Long-Run Effects of Federal Oversight under the Voting Rights Act." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 11.3 (July 2019): 1-53.
Sen, Maya. "Bias and Judging." Annual Review of Political Science 22 (May 2019): 241-259.
Dietrich, Bryce, Ryan Enos, and Maya Sen. "Emotional Arousal Predicts Voting on the U.S. Supreme Court." Political Analysis 27.2 (April 2019): 237-243.
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.
Dryzek, John S., André Bächtiger, Simone Chambers, Joshua Cohen, James N. Druckman, Andrea Felicetti, James S. Fishkin, et al. "The Crisis of Democracy and the Science of Deliberation." Science 363.6432 (March 2019): 1144-1146.
Norris, Pippa. "Do Perceptions of Electoral Malpractice Undermine Democratic Satisfaction? The US in Comparative Perspective." International Political Science Review 40.1 (2019): 5-22.
Bonica, Adam, Adam Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema, and Maya Sen. "Legal Rasputins? Law Clerk Influence on Voting at the US Supreme Court." The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization 35.1 (March 2019): 1-36.
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.
Khwaja, Asim Ijaz. "Making Moves Matter: Experimental Evidence on Incentivizing Bureaucrats through Performance-Based Postings." American Economic Review 109.1 (January 2019): 237–270.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "When Deliberation Produces Persuasion rather than Polarization: Measuring and modeling Small Group Dynamics in a Field Experiment." British Journal of Political Science (2019): 1-19.
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.
Kosack, Stephen, Michele Coscia, Evann Smith, Kim Albrecht, Albert-László Barabási, and Ricardo Hausmann. "Functional Structures of US State Governments." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115.46 (November 2018): 11748-11753.
Sweeney, Latanya, Michael von Loewenfeldt, and Melissa Perry. "Saying it’s Anonymous Doesn't Make It So: Re-identifications of “anonymized” law school data." Technology Science (November 2018).
Battistoni, Richard, Mark B. Brown, John Dedrick, Lisa Disch, Jennet Kirkpatrick, and Jane Mansbridge. "Benjamin Barber and the Practice of Political Theory." Contemporary Political Theory 17.4 (November 2018): 478-510.
Acharya, Avidit, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen. "Analyzing Causal Mechanisms in Survey Experiments." Political Analysis 26.4 (October 2018): 357-378.
de Benedictis-Kessner, Justin. "How Attribution Inhibits Accountability: Evidence from Train Delays." The Journal of Politics 80.4 (October 2018): 1417-1422.
Kamarck, Elaine. "Returning Peer Review to the American Presidential Nomination Process." New York University Law Review 93.4 (October 2018): 709-727.
Horton, Joshua B., Jesse L. Reynolds, Holly Jean Buck, Daniel Callies, Stefan Schäfer, David W. Keith, and Steve Rayner. "Solar Geoengineering and Democracy." Global Environmental Politics 18.3 (August 2018): 5-24.
Mayne, Quinton, and Eran Vigoda-Gadot. "Symposium on the Politics of Local Public-Sector Reform: A Global Perspective on Local Government Reinvigoration." International Public Management Journal 21.3 (Summer 2018): 341-345.
Rodrik, Dani. "Populism and the Economics of Globalization." Journal of International Business Policy 1.1-2 (June 2018): 12-33.
Karp, Jeffrey A., Alessandro Nai, and Pippa Norris. "Dial ‘F’ for Fraud: Explaining Citizens' Suspicions about Elections." Electoral Studies 53 (June 2018): 11-19.
Carpenter, Daniel, Zachary Popp, Tobias Resch, Benjamin Schneer, and Nicole Topich. "Suffrage Petitioning as Formative Practice: American Women Presage and Prepare for the Vote, 1840-1940." Studies in American Political Development 32.1 (April 2018): 24-48.
Mayne, Quinton, and Brigitte Geissel. "Don’t Good Democracies Need “Good” Citizens? Citizen Dispositions and the Study of Democratic Quality." Politics and Governance 6.1 (2018): 33-47.
Dobbie, Will. "The Effects of Pre-Trial Detention on Conviction, Future Crime, and Employment: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Judges." American Economic Review 108.2 (February 2018): 201-240.
Sen, Maya. "The Legal Academy's Ideological Uniformity." Journal of Legal Studies 47.1 (January 2018): 1-43.
de Benedictis-Kessner, Justin. "Off-Cycle and Out of Office: Election Timing and the Incumbency Advantage." The Journal of Politics 80.1 (January 2018): 119-132.
Ansolabehere, Stephen, Maxwell Palmer, and Benjamin Schneer. "Divided Government and Significant Legislation: A History of Congress from 1789–2010." Social Science History 42.1 (Spring 2018): 81-108.
Crabtree, Charles, Christian Davenport, Erica Chenoweth, Dana M. Moss, Jennifer Earl, Emily Hencken Ritter, and Christopher Sullivan. "Contentious Politics in the Trump Era." PS: Political Science & Politics 51.1 (January 2018): 17-25.
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.