Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation The Transparency Policy Project


Publications


BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Presidents' Secrets, by Mary Graham








  


Presidents' Secrets: The Use and Abuse of Hidden Power,
by Mary Graham. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 

The Fissured Workplace: Why Work Became So Bad for So Many and What Can Be Done to Improve It,
by David Weil. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univeristy Press, 2014.

The Potential Consequences of Public Release of Food Safety and Inspection Service Establishment-Specific Data,
by National Research Council Committee on a Study of Food Safety and Other Consequences of Publishing Establishment-Specific Data. Washington D.C.: National Academy of Sciences, 2011. 

Improving Workplace Conditions Through Strategic Enforcement, by David Weil. Report to U.S. Labor Department. 2010.

Open Government, by Archon Fung and David Weil. “Open Government and Open Society” in Daniel Lathrop and Laurel Ruma, ed.. Cambridge, MA: O’Reilly, 2010, pp. 105-113.

Full Disclosure: The Perils of and Promise of Transparency, by Archon Fung, Mary Graham, and David Weil. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

"Individual Rights and Collective Agents: The Role of New Workplace Institutions in Regulation of Labor Markets." by David Weil. In Richard Freeman, Larry Mishel, and Joni Hersch, eds., Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the 21st Century. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Democracy by Disclosure, by Mary Graham, Washington, D.C.: Governance Institute, Brookings Institution Press, 2002.

Can We Put An End to Sweatshops? by Archon Fung, Dara O'Rourke, and Charles Sabel. Forward by Medea Benjamin, Boston: Beacon Press, 2001.

Beyond Backyard Environmentalism, by Charles Sabel, Archon Fung, and Bradley Karkkainen. Boston: Beacon Press, 2000.

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ARTICLES

"Our Desperate Need to Save US Democracy from Ourselves" by Archon Fung. The Hill, December 7, 2016. 

"How to Improve Workplace Safety"
by Elena Fagotto. Politico, July 12, 2016.

"Do Nutritional Labels Work?"
by Elena Fagotto. The Los Angeles Times, June 20, 2016.

"A Government Both More Secretive and More Open,"
by Mary Graham. The American Prospect, Fall 2015.

"Too Much Information, Making Transparency Good for You," by Elena Fagotto and Archon Fung. Boston Review, July/August 2015.

"Does Transparency Improve Governance,"
by Stephen Kosack and Archon Fung. Annual Review of Political Science, v. 17, February 2014, pp. 65-87.  

"Infotopia: Unleashing the Power of Democratic Transparency," by Archon Fung. Politics and Society, v. 41, 2013, pp. 183-212.

"Targeting Transparency,"
by David Weil, Mary Graham, and Archon Fung. Science, v.340. June 21, 2013, pp. 1410-1411. 

“Protecting Workers in Fissured Workplaces,” by David Weil. Perspectives on Work.Summer 2011 / Winter 2012, pp. 38-42.

"Transparency without Democracy: The Unexpected Effects of China’s Environmental Disclosure Policy," by Yeling Tan. Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration, and Institutions, 2012

“Enforcing Labor Standards in Fissured Workplaces: The US Experience,” by David Weil. The Economic and Labor Relations Review, v. 22, no.2, July 2011, pp. 33-54. 

“Targeted Transparency,” by David Weil. Advancing Excellence and Public Trust in Government. Cal Clark and Don-Terry Veal, eds. (Lexington Books, 2011), pp.77-81.

"Tardy school buses? There's an app for that," by Francisca Rojas and David Luberoff, Op-Ed piece in the Boston Globe (The Podium). January 10, 2012. 


"Transparency and the right to know,"
by Mary Graham, Op-Ed piece in the Boston Globe. April 25, 2009.

"Targeted Transparency," by David Weil, The Public Manager. v.38, no.1, Spring 2009, pp.22-24.

“Transparency and the Fiscal Crisis,” by David Weil, Commonwealth Unbound. October 19, 2008.

"Full Disclosure: Using Transparency to Fight Climate Change," by Elena Fagotto and Mary Graham. Issues in Science and Technology, Summer 2007.

"How to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Now," by Mary Graham and Elena Fagotto, Brookings Institution Policy Brief # 161, June 2007.

"Fixing the Misinformation Age," by David Weil and Archon Fung, Op-Ed piece in the Boston Globe. April 10, 2007.

"The Effectiveness of Regulatory Disclosure Policies," by D.Weil, A. Fung, M. Graham, E. Fagotto, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, v. 25, no. 1. Winter 2006.

"Improving Workplace Hazard Communication," by Elena Fagotto and Archon Fung. Issues in Science and Technology, Winter 2002-03.

"Clarifying Transparency," by Archon Fung, Mary Graham and David Weil. Financial Times, Tuesday, April 23, 2002: 15.

"Disclosure of Toxic Releases in the United States," by Mary Graham and Catherine Miller, Environment, October 2001.

"Improving Communication About New Food Technologies," by David Greenberg and Mary Graham. Issues in Science and Technology, Summer 2000.

"Reinventing Environmental Regulation From The Grassroots Up: Explaining and Expanding The Success of The Toxics Release Inventory," by Archon Fung and Dana O'Rourke. Environmental Management, Vol. 25, No. 2 (February 2000): 115-127.

"Regulation by Shaming," by Mary Graham. The Atlantic Monthly, April 2000. 

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REPORTS AND WORKING PAPERS

"Transit Transparency: Effective Disclosure Through Open Data," By Francisca R. Rojas. Research Director, Transparency Policy Project, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School, Report, Spring 2012. 

"Recovery Act Transparency: Learning from States’ Experience,” By Francisca R. Rojas. Research Director, Transparency Policy Project, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School, Spring 2012.

“Thoughts on Transparency in the Workplace,” by David Weil, Transparency Policy Project, Working paper, Fall 2009.

"Suggestions for Improving Transparency Policies," and a Transparency Policy Analytic Checklist, both prepared for the Obama administration. Spring 2009.

"Transparency Policies: Two Possible Futures," by Archon Fung, Mary Graham, David Weil and Elena Fagotto. A. Alfred Taubman Center for State and Local Government, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Taubman Policy Brief PB-2007-1.

"From Food to Finance: What Makes Disclosure Policies Effective?" by Archon Fung, Mary Graham, David Weil and Elena Fagotto. A. Alfred Taubman Center for State and Local Government, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Taubman Policy Brief PB-2005-3.

"The Political Economy of Transparency: What Makes Disclosure Policies Effective?" by Archon Fung, Mary Graham, David Weil and Elena Fagotto. Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, OPS-03-04, 2004.

"The Political Economy of Transparency: What Makes Disclosure Policies Sustainable?" by Archon Fung, Mary Graham and David Weil. Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, OPS-02-03, 2003.

"The Benefits and Cost of Transparency: A Model of Disclosure Based Regulation," by David Weil. Transparency Policy Project, A. Alfred Taubman Center for State and Local Government, Kennedy School of Government, Working Paper, 2002.

"Information as Risk Regulation," by Mary Graham. Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, OPS-10-01, 2001.

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