Harvard Kennedy School publications are a valuable resource for scholars, students, journalists, and decision makers interested in the latest research and analysis on the wide range of urgent challenges confronting societies. These citations to articles, books, and working papers cover myriad topics—from how to make democracy function more effectively, to how to create shared, sustainable prosperity, to how to better understand and harness the forces reshaping our world.

Migration Crisis
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In this compelling essay, renowned human rights lawyer and scholar Jacqueline Bhabha explains why forced migration demands compassion, generosity and a more vigorous acknowledgement of our shared dependence on human mobility as a key element of global collaboration. 

Jacquie Bhaba
Jacqueline Bhabha
A city skyline at night
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Former mayor and Harvard professor Stephen Goldsmith and NYU professor Neil Kleiman propose a way to dramatically increase the quality of public services. Their new distributed governance model puts citizens front and center, powered by an operating system (O/S) made possible by today’s giant leaps in analytics, social engagement, and big data.

Stephen Goldsmith
Stephen Goldsmith
Checkpoint Charlie
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Arne Westad's remarkable new book is the first to have the ambition to create a convincing, powerful narrative about the global scope of the Cold War. The book is genuinely global in its reach and captures the dramas and agonies of a period always overshadowed by the horror of nuclear war.

Arne Westad
Arne Westad
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