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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

Ruggie, John Gerard. "The Social Construction of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights." Research Handbook on Human Rights and Business. Ed. Surya Deva and David Birchall. Edward Elgar, July 2020.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Corporate Purpose in Play: The Role of ESG Investing." Sustainable Investing: A Path to a New Horizon. Ed. Andreas Rasche, Herman Bril, and Georg Kell. Routledge, 2020.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Corporate Purpose in Play: The Role of ESG Investing." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-034, November 2019.
Ruggie, John Gerard, Emily K. Middleton. "Money, Millennials and Human Rights: Sustaining ‘Sustainable Investing’." Global Policy 10.1 (February 2019): 144-150.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Multinationals as Global Institution: Power, Authority and Relative Autonomy." Regulation & Governance 12.3 (September 2018): 317-333.
Ruggie, John Gerard, and Emily K. Middleton. "Money, Millennials and Human Rights: Sustaining ‘Sustainable Investing’." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-023, August 2018.
Ruggie, John Gerard, and John F. Sherman III. "The Concept of ‘Due Diligence’ in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: A Reply to Jonathan Bonnitcha and Robert McCorquodale." European Journal of International Law 28.3 (November 2017): 921-928.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "The Social Construction of the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-030, June 12, 2017.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Multinationals as Global Institution: Power, Authority and Relative Autonomy." Regulation & Governance (June 2017).
Ruggie, John Gerard. "The Concept of ‘Due Diligence’ in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Reply to Professors Bonnitcha and Mccorquodale." Journal of International Dispute Settlement (March 15, 2017).
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Hierarchy or Ecosystem? Regulating Human Rights Risks of Multinational Enterprises." Business and Human Rights: Beyond the End of the Beginning (Globalization and Human Rights). Ed. César Rodríguez-Garavito. Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Constitutionalization and the Regulation of Transnational Firms." Multinationals and the Constitutionalization of the World-Power System. Ed. Jean-Philippe Robé, Antoine Lyon-Caen, and Stéphane Vernac. Taylor & Francis, 2016.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Incorporating Human Rights: Lessons Learned, and Next Steps." Business and Human Rights: From Principles to Practice. Ed. Baumann-Pauly, Dorothee, and Justine Nolan. Routhledge, 2016.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "For the Game. For the World. FIFA and Human Rights." 2016.
Ruggie, John Gerard, and John F. Sherman III. "Adding Human Rights Punch to the New Lex Mercatoria: The Impact of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights on Commercial Legal Practice." Journal of International Dispute Settlement 6.3 (November 2015): 455-461.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Adding Human Rights Punch to the New Lex Mercatoria: The Impact of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights on Commercial Legal Practice." European Journal of of International Law 6.3 (October 13, 2015): 455-461.
Ruggie, John Gerard, and Tamaryn Nelson. "Human Rights and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Normative Innovations and Implementation Challenges." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-045, August 2015.
Ruggie, John Gerard, and Tamaryn Nelson. "Human Rights and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Normative Innovations and Implementation Challenges." Brown Journal of World Affairs XXII.I (Fall/Winter 2015): 99-127.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Global Governance and ‘New Governance Theory’: Lessons from Business and Human Rights." Global Governance 20.1 (January-March 2014): 5-17.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Global Governance and “New Governance Theory”: Lessons from Business and Human Rights." Global Governance 20.1 (January-March 2014): 5-17.
Ruggie, John Gerard. Just Business: Multinational Corporations and Human Rights. W.W. Norton & Company, 2013.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: The Legal Context and Operational Implications." Business Law News 4 (2012).
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Aung San Suu Kyi Signals Change in Burma, but Investors Should Proceed with Caution." Christian Science Monitor, June 19, 2012.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Protect, Respect and Remedy: The United Nations Framework for Business and Human Rights." International Human Rights Law: Six Decades After the UDHR. Ed. Mashood Baderin and Manisuli Ssenyonjo. Ashgate, 2010.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Territoriality and Beyond: Problematizing Modernity in International Relations, Polish translation." New Europe--Natolin Review 2 (Summer/Autumn 2010).
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Business and Human Rights: Towards Operationalizing the 'Protect, Respect and Remedy' Framework." United Nations Human Rights Council, Eleventh Session, New York, April 22, 2009.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Protect, Respect and Remedy: The United Nations Framework for Business and Human Rights." Report presented at the American Society of International Law, Proceedings, 103rd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., March 25-28, 2009.
Ruggie, John Gerard., ed. Embedding Global Markets: An Enduring Challenge. Ashgate, 2008.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Taking Embedded Liberalism Global: The Coporate Connection." Embedding Global Markets: An Enduring Challenge. Ed. John G. Ruggie. Ashgate, 2008, 231-254.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Promotion and Protection of Human Rights: Human Rights Questions, Including Alternative Approaches for Improving the Effective Enjoyment of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms." 63rd session of the General Assembly, Third Committee, United Nations, October 28, 2008.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Clarifying the Concepts of ‘Corporate Sphere of Influence’ and ‘Complicity’." UN Document A/HRC/8/16, May 15, 2008.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Protect, Respect and Remedy: A Framework for Business and Human Rights." Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization 3.2 (Spring 2008): 189-212.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Business and Human Rights: The Evolving National Agenda." American Journal of International Law 101.4 (October 2007): 819-840.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Business and Human Rights: The Evolving International Agenda." American Journal of International Law 101.4 (October 2007): 819-840.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Standards and Practices: Guiding Principles for Business and Government." Ethical Corporation (September 6, 2007).
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Business and Human Rights: The Evolving International Agenda." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP07-029, June 2007.
Ruggie, John Gerard. “Business and Human Rights: Mapping International Standards of Responsibility and Accountability for Corporate Acts." UN Document A/HRC/4/035, 19 February 2007.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Human Rights Impact Assessments: Resolving Key Methodological Questions." Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, UN Document A/HRC/4/74, 5 February 2007.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "American Exceptionalism and the U.S. Role in the World." Power and Superpower: Global Leadership and Exceptionalism in the 21st Century. Ed. Morton H. Halperin, Jeffrey Laurenti, Peter Rundlet, and Spencer P. Boyer. Century Foundation Press, 2007.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Global Markets and Global Governance: The Prospects for Convergence." Global Liberalism and Political Order: Toward a New Grand Compromise? Ed. Bernstein, Steven and Louis W. Pauly. State University of New York Press, March 2007.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Promotion and Protection of Human Rights." Interim Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations, February 2006.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Doctrinal Unilateralism and its Limits: America and Global Governance in the New Century." American Foreign Policy in a Globalized World. Ed. David P. Forsythe, Patrice C. McMahon, and Andrew Wedeman. Routledge, 2006.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Modernists Must Take Over the United Nations." Financial Times, January 24, 2005: 17.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "What Makes the World Hang Together? Neo-Utilitarianism and the Social Constructivist Challenge." Foundations of International Law and Politics. Ed. Harold Hongju Koh, Oona A. Hathaway. Foundation Press, 2005.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "American Exceptionalism, Exemptionalism and Global Governance." American Exceptionalism and Human Rights. Ed. Michael Ignatieff. Princeton University Press, 2005, 304-338.
Ruggie, John Gerard, Peter J. Katzenstein, Robert O. Keohane, and Philippe C. Schmitter. "Transformations in World Politics: The Intellectual Contributions of Ernst B. Haas." Annual Review of Political Science 8 (2005).
Ruggie, John Gerard. "What About the Log in Your Eye, Congress?" International Herald Tribune, December 8, 2004.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Reconstituting the Global Public Domain: Issues, Actors, and Practices." European Journal of International Relations 10.4 (December 2004).
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Reconstituting the Global Public Domain: Issues, Actors, and Practices." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP04-031, July 2004.
Ruggie, John. "American Exceptionalism, Exemptionalism and Global Governance." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP04-006, February 2004.