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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

Aldy, Joseph, and Robert N. Stavins. "Rolling the Dice in the Corridors of Power: William Nordhaus’s Impacts on Climate Change Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-022, July 2020.
King, David C., Benjamin Schneer, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Why Party Leaders Tend to Be Extremists." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-015, June 2020.
Norris, Pippa. "What Maximizes Research Excellence? Productivity and Impact in Political Science." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-010, April 2020.
Ganz, Marshall, and Art Reyes III. "Renewing Democracy Requires the Creation of an Inclusive Collective." Sanford Social Innovation Review (Winter 2020).
Goldsmith, Stephen. "The Problem with One-Stop Government." Governing. August 19, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How News Organizations Should Cover White Supremacist Shootings, According to a Media Expert." PBS NewsHour Weekend, August 4, 2019.
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.
Power, Samantha. The Education of an Idealist. HarperCollins, 2019.
Brooks, Arthur. Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt. Broadside Books, 2019.
Fernández-Milmanda, Belén, and Candelaria Garay. "Subnational Variation in Forest Protection in the Argentine Chaco." World Development 118 (June 2019): 79-90.
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.
Moskowitz, Daniel J. and Schneer, Benjamin. "Reevaluating Competition and Turnout in US House Elections." Quarterly Journal of Political Science 14 (April 2019): 191-223.
Palmer, Maxwell, and Benjamin Schneer. "Postpolitical Careers: How Politicians Capitalize on Public Office." Journal of Politics 81.2 (April 2019): 670-675.
Norris, Pippa. "Silver or Lead? Why Violence and Corruption Limit Women’s Representation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-011, 2019.
Norris, Pippa. "Do Perceptions of Electoral Malpractice Undermine Democratic Satisfaction? The US in Comparative Perspective." International Political Science Review 40.1 (2019): 5-22.
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).
Norris, Pippa and Ronald Inglehart. Cultural Backlash: Trump, Brexit and Authoritarian Populism. Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Greenberg, David, Moshik Temkin, and Mason B. Williams, eds. Alan Brinkley: A Life in History. Columbia University Press, 2019.
Temkin, Moshik. "The "Dissident Ideology" Revisited: Populism and Prescience in Voices of Protest." Alan Brinkley: A Life in History. Ed. Greenberg, David, Moshik Temkin, and Mason Williams. Columbia University Press, 2019, 13-25.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump’s Iraq Visit Alone Won’t Undo Damage He Did Last Week." Bloomberg Opinion, December 26, 2018.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Pauline Moore. The Politics of Terror. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Carter, Ashton B. "How A Divided Congress Could Unite Around Tech." Politico. December 6, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "One Fewer Reason to Be Nervous About the G-20 This Weekend." Bloomberg Opinion, November 29, 2018.
Wagner, Alexander F., Richard J. Zeckhauser, and Alexandre Ziegler. "Company Stock Price Reactions to the 2016 Election Shock: Trump, Taxes, and Trade." Journal of Financial Economics 130 (November 2018): 428-451.
Dynan, Karen. "The Unheard Nerds: How Economists Can Talk So Policymakers Will Listen." Foreign Affairs. November/December 2018.
Ang, Desmond. "Do 40-Year-Old Facts Still Matter? Long-Run Effects of Federal Oversight under the Voting Rights Act." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-033, October 2018.
Kalb, Marvin. Enemy of the People: Trump's War on the Press, the New McCarthyism, and the Threat to American Democracy. Brookings Institution Press, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Iraq’s Two New Leaders Offer a Glimmer of Hope." Bloomberg Opinion, October 3, 2018.
Kamarck, Elaine. Primary Politics: Everything You Need to Know about how America Nominates its Presidential Candidates, 3. Brookings Institution Press, 2018.
Baum, Matthew A., Dara Kay Cohen, and Yuri M. Zhukov. "Does Rape Culture Predict Rape? Evidence from U.S. Newspapers, 2000–2013." Quarterly Journal of Political Science 13.3 (September 2018): 263-289.
Norris, Pippa. "Do Public Perceptions of Electoral Malpractice Undermine Democratic Satisfaction? The U.S. in Comparative Perspective." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-022, July 2018.
Norris, Pippa. "Understanding Brexit: Cultural Resentment versus Economic Grievances." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-021, July 2018.
Thompson, Dennis F. "Theories of Institutional Corruption." Annual Review of Political Science 21.1 (May 2018): 495-513.
Power, Samantha. "Beyond Elections: Foreign Interference with American Democracy." Can it Happen Here?: Authoritarianism in America. Ed. Sunstein, Cass R.. HarperCollins, 2018, 81-96.
Woolcock, Michael. "Culture, Politics and Development." Oxford Handbook of the Politics of Development. Ed. Carol Lancaster and Nicholas van de Walle. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Mayne, Quinton. "Cities on a Hill?" Boston Review. February 13, 2018.
Wagner, Alexander F., Richard J. Zeckhauser, and Alexandre Ziegler. "Unequal Rewards to Firms: Stock Market Responses to the Trump Election and the 2017 Corporate Tax Reform." AEA Papers and Proceedings 108 (January 2018): 590-596.
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.
Bonica, Adam, and Maya Sen. "The Politics of Selecting the Bench from the Bar: The Legal Profession and Partisan Incentives to Introduce Ideology into Judicial Selection." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-048, December 2017.
Allison, Graham. "The Chairman of Everything." New Statesman 146.5395 (December 2017): 20-25.
Bilmes, Linda J. "On Veteran's Day, let's honor the promises we've made to veterans." Boston Globe, November 9, 2017.
Jasanoff, Sheila, and Hilton R. Simmet. "No Funeral Bells: Public Reason in a ‘Post-Truth’ Age." Social Studies of Science 47.5 (October 2017): 751-770.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Big Picture: Multiracial Cooperation." Public Books, October 9, 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).
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of Donald Trump’s First 100 Days." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-040, May 2017.
Wagner, Alexander F., Richard J. Zeckhauser, and Alexandre Ziegler. "Paths to Convergence: Stock Price Adjustment After the Trump Election Shock." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-039, September 2017 (Updated July 2018).
Rogers, Todd, Don A. Moore, and Michael I. Norton. "The Belief in a Favorable Future." Psychological Science 28.9 (September 2017): 1290-1301.
White, Laura, Jean-Louis Rochet, Pete Mathias, Kate O’Gorman, and Linda J. Bilmes. "Connecting the Northeast: A Cost Estimate for the North South Rail Link." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-032, August 2017.
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Back from the Brink: Truth and Trust in the Public Sphere." Issues in Science & Technology 33.4 (Summer 2017): 25-28.
Allison, Graham. "The ‘Wonder Woman’ Guide to Avoiding War with China: It Might Take a Woman." USA Today, July 7, 2017.