Through our books, case studies, journal articles, papers, and surveys, the Ash Center is home to some of the world's most advanced research and publications on issues related to democratic governance, innovation, and Asia.

We are committed to disseminating the fruits of our research and scholarship as widely as possible. To that end, the Ash Center has adopted an Open Access Policy to ensure the public availability of scholarly articles and other research materials produced by our faculty, fellows, and staff.

To explore all research authored by Ash Center faculty, please visit the Harvard Kennedy School website

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Publication Types


Works authored by Ash faculty, fellows, and programs.


Case Studies

Ash Center contributions to the Harvard Kennedy School Case Program and other case publications.


Occasional Paper Series

Academic working paper series produced by the Ash Center featuring scholarship authored by affiliated faculty and fellows.


Policy Briefs

Practitioner-focused papers authored by Ash Center affiliated faculty and fellows.


Innovations in American Government 

Explore hundreds of programs awarded for excellence and creativity in the public sector. 


Additional Resources

Other resources from Ash Center programs for scholars and practitioners.