Faculty Research

Disinformation, Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Tech Policy, Technology,
Countering Negative Externalities in Digital Platforms
October 7, 2019
This Policy Paper is part of the Digital Platforms & Democracy Project’s efforts to explain and disseminate ideas about regulation of major technology...
Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Tech Policy, Technology,
The Right Way to Regulate Digital Platforms
September 18, 2019
This Policy Paper is part of the Digital Platforms & Democracy Project’s efforts to explain and disseminate ideas about regulation of major technology...
Faculty Research, Policy & Issues, Public Interest Technology, Tech Policy,
Privacy Design Forecast 2019
April 23, 2019
Privacy Design Forecast 2019 is a collection of design concepts illustrating how designers, researchers, and engineers are improving data privacy experiences...
Disinformation, Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Tech Policy, Technology,
Big Tech and Democracy: The Critical Role of Congress
April 23, 2019
In March 2019, two projects at Harvard Kennedy School—the Technology and Public Purpose (TAPP) Project at the Belfer Center and the Platform Accountability...
Business & Economics, Faculty Research, Government Institutions, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Tech Policy, Technology,
Platform Accountability: An Interim Measure
April 15, 2019
Download the PDF of this paper here. Introduction The major digital platform companies present a large, complicated array of benefits and problems for...
Domestic Affairs, Faculty Research, Government Institutions, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Race & Gender, Technology,
Estimating the Effect of Asking About Citizenship on the U.S. Census
March 21, 2019
The 2020 U.S. Census will, for the first time since 1950, ask about residents’ citizenship status. The effect of doing so on census completion across different...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Faculty Research, Politics & Government, Publications,
The Vanishing Voter by Thomas E. Patterson
February 16, 2012
The Vanishing Voter: Public Involvement in an Age of Uncertainty Thomas E. Patterson, Shorenstein Center, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Faculty Research, Papers, Politics & Government,
The Vanishing Voter Project: 2000 and 2004
February 16, 2012
The Vanishing Voter Project was based at the Shorenstein Center during the 2000 and 2004 campaigns. Through research, the project tried to understand the...