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

Dobbie, Will, Hans Gronqvist, Susan Niknami, Marten Palme, and Mikael Priks. "The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-031, 2019.
Dobbie, Will, and Jae Song. "Targeted Debt Relief and the Origins of Financial Distress: Experimental Evidence from Distressed Credit Card Borrowers." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-030, 2019.
Dobbie, Will, Andres Liberman, Daniel Paravisini, and Vikram Pathania. "Measuring Bias in Consumer Lending." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-029, 2019.
Deborah Avant, Marie Berry, Erica Chenoweth, Rachel Epstein, Cullen Hendrix, Oliver Kaplan, and Timothy Sisk, eds. Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Chen, Martha. "Economic Rights of the Informal Self-Employed: Three Urban Cases." Economic Liberties and Human Rights. Ed. Jahel Queralt and Bas van Vossen. Routledge Press, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "First They Came for the Black Feminists." The New York Times, August 15, 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Margherita Belgioioso. "The Physics of Dissent and the Effects of Movement Momentum." Nature Human Behavior (August 5, 2019).
Donovan, Joan. "How News Organizations Should Cover White Supremacist Shootings, According to a Media Expert." PBS NewsHour Weekend, August 4, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Hate Groups’ Secret Sound System Works." The Atlantic. March 17, 2019.
Norris, Pippa. "Silver or Lead? Why Violence and Corruption Limit Women’s Representation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-011, 2019.
Dobbie, Will, Adrien Auclert, and Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham. "Macroeconomic Effects of Debt Relief: Consumer Bankruptcy Protections in the Great Recession." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series, March 2019.
Bowlsby, Drew, Erica Chenoweth, Cullen Hendrix, and Jonathan D. Moyer. "The Future is a Moving Target: Predicting Political Instability." British Journal of Political Science (Spring 2019).
Eaves, David, Ben McGuire, and Audrey Carson. "Open Data in North America, Australia and New Zealand." The State of Open Data. Ed. Tim, Davies, and, Stephen, Walker,. International Research and Development Council, 2019.
Greenberg, David, Moshik Temkin, and Mason B. Williams, eds. Alan Brinkley: A Life in History. Columbia University Press, 2019.
Bonnet, Florence, Joann Vanek, and Martha Chen. "Women and Men in the Informal Economy: A Statistical Brief." WIEGO and ILO, January 2019.
Putnam, Robert D. "Under Surface, Middle-Aged Women Push Anti-Trump Movement in US." Asahi Shimbun Globe, November 2, 2018.
Ganz, Marshall, and Elizabeth McKenna. "Bringing Leadership Back In." The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Social Movements. Ed. David A. Snow, Sarah A. Soule, Hanspeter Kriesi, and Holly J. McCammon. Wiley-Blackwell, 2018, 185-202.
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.
Chen, Martha, Chris Bonner, Françoise Carré, and Rhonda Douglas. "Informal Worker Organising and Mobilisation: Linking Global with Local Advocacy." The Routledge Companion to Planning in the Global South. Ed. Gautam Bhan, Smita Srinivas, and Vanessa Watson. Routledge, 2018.
Chen, Martha and Victoria Beard. "Including the Excluded: Supporting Informal Workers for More Equal and Productive Cities in the Global South." World Resources Institute, May 2018.
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.
Juma, Calestous. "Exponential Innovation and Human Rights: Implications for Science and Technology Diplomacy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-011, February 2018.
Clayton Nall, Benjamin Schneer, and Daniel Carpenter. "Paths of Recruitment: Rational Social Prospecting in Petition Canvassing." American Journal of Political Science 62.2 (Winter 2018): 192-209.
Chen, Martha, Jenna Harvey, Caroline Wanjiku Kihato, and Caroline Skinner. "Inclusive Public Spaces for Informal Livelihoods: A Discussion Paper for Urban Planners and Policy Makers." Cities Alliance and WIEGO, 2018.
Putnam, Robert D. "The Real Scandal the DNC Should Avoid." Washington Post, November 10, 2017.
Bilmes, Linda J. "On Veteran's Day, let's honor the promises we've made to veterans." Boston Globe, November 9, 2017.
Wright Rigueur, Leah. "For Black Athletes, Wealth Doesn’t Equal Freedom." PBS NewsHour, 10/18/2017.
Hassan, Mai, and Ryan Sheely. "Executive-Legislative Relations, Party Defections, and Lower-Level Administrative Unit Proliferation: Evidence from Kenya." Comparative Political Studies 50.12 (October 2017).
Battilana, Julie, and Marissa Kimsey. "Should You Agitate, Innovate, or Orchestrate?" Stanford Social Innovation Review (September 2017).
Power, Samantha. "Why Elie Wiesel's 'Night' Still Matters so Much to Me – and All of Us." Forward. September 12, 2017.
Bhabha, Jacqueline, Andrzej Mirga, and Margareta Matache, eds. Realizing Roma Rights. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.
Eaton, Adrienne E., Susan J. Schurman, and Martha Chen, eds. Informal Workers and Collective Action: A Global Perspective. Cornell University Press, 2017.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Bill for America's Longest War Is Still Unpaid." Fiscal Times, May 27, 2017.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. Can We Solve the Migration Crisis? Polity, 2018.
Power, Samantha. "Foreword: The Inexorable Joyfulness of Elie Wiesel." Night: A Memoir. Hill and Wang, 2017.
Garay, Candelaria. Social Policy Expansion in Latin America. Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of the 2016 General Election: How the Press Failed the Voters." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-052, December 2016.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of the 2016 National Conventions: Negative News, Lacking Context." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-051, September 2016.
Bailey, Michael A., Daniel J. Hopkins, and Todd Rogers. "Unresponsive and Unpersuaded: The Unintended Consequences of a Voter Persuasion Effort." Political Behavior 38.3 (September 2016): 713-746.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of the 2016 Presidential Primaries: Horse Race Reporting Has Consequences." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-050, July 2016.
Norris, Pippa. "Electoral Integrity in East Asia." Taiwan Journal of Democracy 12.1 (2016): 1-18.
Norris, Pippa. "Human Security and Social Trust." Bringing Culture Back In: Culture and Liberal State Orders. Ed. Boss, Michael. Aarhus University Press, 2016.
Logevall, Fredrik. "Domestic Politics." Explaining the History of American Foreign Relations. Ed. Costigliola, Frank, and Michael J. Hogan. Cambridge University Press, 2016, 151-167.
Bhabha, Jacqueline, ed. Human Rights and Adolescence. Princeton University Press, 2016.
Aldy, Joseph. "Mobilizing Political Action on Behalf of Future Generations." The Future of Children 26.1 (Spring 2016): 157-178.
Mansbridge, Jane. "A ‘Selection Model’ for Political Representation." Political Representation: Roles, Representatives and the Represented. Ed. M. Bühlmann and J. Fivaz. Routledge, 2016, 12-28.
Norris, Pippa, and Holly Ann Garnett. "Voter Suppression or Voter Fraud in the 2014 US Elections?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-040, July 2015.
McCarthy, Timothy Patrick. "Extinguishing the Fires This Time." Huffington Post, July 2015.
Sheely, Ryan Matthew. "Mobilization, Participatory Planning Institutions, and Elite Capture: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Kenya." World Development 67 (March 2015): 251-266.
Masoud, Tarek, Jason Brownlee, and Andrew Reynolds. The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform. Oxford University Press, 2015.