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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

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.
Mukand, Sharun, and Dani Rodrik. "The Political Economy of Liberal Democracy." NBER Working Paper No. 21540, September 2015.
Norris, Pippa, Andrea Abel Van Es, and Lisa Fennis. "Checkbook Elections: Political Finance in Comparative Perspective." Electoral Integrity Project, July 2015.
O'Sullivan, Meghan, and Razzaq al-Saiedi. "Choosing an Electoral System: Iraq's Three Electoral Experiments, their Results, and their Political Implications." Belfer Center Discussion Paper, Harvard Kennedy School, April 2014.
Burke, Sheila, and Elaine Kamarck. "The Affordable Care Act: A User's Guide to Implementation." Center for Effective Public Management at Brookings, October 2013.
Norris, Pippa. "Gender Equality in Elected Office in Asia Pacific: Six Actions to Expand Women’s Empowerment." UNDP Asia-Pacific, September 2012.
Woolcock, Michael and Deval Desai. "The Politics of Rule of Law Systems in Developmental States: 'Political Settlements' as a Basis for Promoting Effective Justice Institutions for Marginalized Groups." Effective States and Inclusion Development Research Center, July 2012.
Risse, Mathias. "What Justice Requires for Global Institutions: The WTO and the World Bank." Paper presented at the World Bank, Washington, D.C., September 30, 2010.
Ruggie, Mary. "Health Care as a Right of Social Citizenship in the US: The US in Historical and Comparative Perspective." Paper for the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, August 14-17, 2010.
Norris, Pippa, and Ronald Inglehart. "Are Rising Levels of Existential Security Conducive to Secularization?" Conference Paper for Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 22-25, 2010.
Norris, Pippa. "Democratic Indicators and Audits." Paper presented at conference organized by the presidential task force of the American Political Science Association, Berekley, October 29-30, 2009.
Norris, Pippa. "Post-democracy." Paper presented at the European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, Potsdam, September 12-13, 2009.
Baum, Matthew A., and Marion Just. "Bandwagon and Underdog Effects in the 2008 Presidential Primary Campaign: A Survey Experiment." Paper presented at the 2009 meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 4, 2009.
Norris, Pippa, and Ronald Inglehart. "Is National Diversity Under Threat?" Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference, September 3-6, 2009.
Risse, Mathias. "Immigration, Ethics, and the Capabilities Approach." United Nations Development Program Human Development Research Paper Series, August 2009.
Norris, Pippa. "Public Disaffection and Electoral Reform: Pressure from Below." Paper presented at the European Consortium of Political Research, Lisbon, April 14-19, 2009.
Campante, Filipe R., and Edward L. Glaeser. "Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago." NBER Working Papers 15104, June 2009.
Winston, Kenneth. "Moral Competence in Public Life." Australia and New Zealand School of Government Occasional Papers, March 2009.
Baum, Matthew A. "Coalition of the Unrestrained: Mass Media, Electoral Institutions, and the Constraining Effect of Global Opinion Regarding Iraq." Paper for International Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 26-29, 2008.
Kamm, Frances. "Can Intention Affect Permissibility." Paper for Theory Conference, Columbia Law School, New York City, December 2008.
Masoud, Tarek. "Why Do Important Social Movements Run in Rigged Elections for Seats in Rubber-stamp Legislatures?" Paper for the Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association, Washington, DC, November 22, 2008.
Risse, Mathias. "Majority Rule and Legitimacy." Paper for conference on "Varieties of Majority Rule," Columbia University, New York City, November 7-8, 2008.
King, David C. "Sampling Young Adults: The Effects of Survey Mode and Sampling Method on Inferences about the Political Behavior of College Students." Conference Paper for Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, August 28, 2008.
Norris, Pippa. "Reasoning Voters, Rational Publics." Paper for the Annual Meeting of the Political Science Association, Vancouver, June 4-6, 2008.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights as Membership Rights in the Global Order." Paper for conference on "Human Rights and the New Global Order," Harvard University, Cambridge, May 8, 2008.
Kamm, Frances. "What Is and Is Not Wrong with Enhancement?" DeCamp Bioethics Lecture, Princeton University, December 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Elections and Power-sharing." Paper for the conference on Democratization by Elections, at University of Florida, Gainesville, 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Cracking the Marble Ceiling: Cultural Barriers Facing Women Leaders." Conference on Women and News: Expanding the News Audience, Increasing Political Participation, and Informing Citizens, Shorenstein Center, November 2007.
Kamm, Frances. "Enhancement." Presentation, Harvard Law School, November 2007.
Kamm, Frances. "Intra and Inter-personal Aggregation." Center for Philosophy and Social Policy, Bowling Green, Ohio, November 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Making Democracy Deliver." Keynote address at the conference on Democracy, Politics and Development, Wilton Park, October 2007.
Kamm, Frances. "Is Bioethics Relevant to New Medical Advances?" Aspen Health Forum, Aspen, Colorado, October 2007.
Kamm, Frances. "Terrorism and Intending Evil." Conference paper: Moral Philosophy Conference, Bruges; Annual Oslo Lecture on Moral Philosophy; Conference on War, 2007.
Keyssar, Alexander. “Democracy as an Ongoing Project: Threats and Challenges to Democratic Governance in the U.S.” The September Project, University of Utah, September 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Promoting Democracy." Women and Politics Caucus, American Political Science Association annual meeting, Chicago, August 2007.
Keyssar, Alexander. “Democracy as a Project: The Strange Career of Political Participation in the U.S.” Latin American Regional Forum, Monterrey, Mexico, August 2007.
Galston, William, and Elaine Kamarck with Sharon Burke. "Security First: A Strategy for Defending America." Third Way National Security Project, May 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Christian Conservatism in Global Perspective: U.S. Exceptionalism (again)?" Paper for the Russell Sage Conference, New York, April 2007.
King, David C. "The 12th Biannual Youth Survey on Politics and Public Service." Harvard University, Institute of Politics, April 27, 2007.
King, David C. "A Blueprint for Transforming the Boston Election Department." Report to City of Boston, April 2007.
Kamm, Frances. "Response to Critics of Intricate Ethics." American Philosophical Association Panel on Intricate Ethics, San Francisco, April 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Do Power-Sharing Elections Work?" Paper for International Conference on Africa's Democratization and Electoral Processes, Johannesburg, South Africa, March 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Democracy and Development." Ministerial Conference for the Community of Democracies, Bamako, Mali, March 2007.
Norris, Pippa. "Every Vote Counts: Elections and Turnout." Paper for Global Electoral Organization Conference, Washington DC, March 2007.
Kamm, Frances. "Could Distance Affect the Duty to Aid?" World Bank Conference, Washington, D. C., February 2007.
Kamm, Frances. "The Doctrines of Double and Triple Effect." Law and Philosophy Seminar, Georgetown University Law School, February 2007.
Keyssar, Alexander. “The Meaning of Democracy: Electoral Reform in Local and Global Contexts.” American Historical Association's Annual Meeting, January 2007.
Keyssar, Alexander. "Recent Trends in American Policy: Democracy Abroad but Not at Home." Institute for Advanced Study, Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 8, 2006.
Williams, Kim M. "The Wall: American Immigration Policy and the 2006 Congressional Elections." Tufts University Conference Paper, November 2006.
King, David C. "The 11th Biannual Youth Survey on Politics and Public Service." Harvard University, Institute of Politics, November 1, 2006.