“Public Opinion,” Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011), pp. 435-36.
“Arap Demokrasilerinin Zayıf Temelleri,” Optimist, Kasım 2012, 92-93.
with Toni Johnson, Council on Foreign Relations: “Free Speech and Muslim Unrest,” September 28, 2012.
with Noah Blazer, “Crescent Moon Capitalism: Timur Kuran Weighs the Legacy of Islam’s Divergence from the West,” Today’s Zaman, June 28, 2012.
“Building Arab Civil Society to Promote Economic Growth.” Addressing the 100 Million Youth Challenge: Perspectives on Youth Unemployment in the Arab World 2012, World Economic Forum, 4-6 June 2012, 15-17.
BBC Radio Analysis, moderated by Edward Stourton, “Middle East: Too Soon for Democracy?” Several participants, May 28, 2012.
Istanbul Seminars, May 20, 2012: “Islamic Law and the Challenge of Democracy.”
Radio interview with David Inge, WILL am 580, Illinois Public Media, on “How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East,” April 9, 2012.
“Political Consequences of the Middle East’s Economic Legacy.” In Institutions and Patterns of Economic Development: Proceedings of the Sixteenth World Congress of the International Economic Association, vol. 1, ed. Masahoki Aoki, Timur Kuran, and Gérard Roland (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), 99-115.
with Anthony Gill (University of Washington), on the emergence and initiatives of Islamic economics, January 9, 2012.
“The Economic Roots of Political Underdevelopment in the Middle East: A Historical Perspective.” Southern Economic Journal, 78 (2012): 1086-95.
- Turkish translation by Gözde Soykan: “Ortadoğu’daki Politik Başarısızlıkların Ekonomik Kökenleri: Tarihsel Bir Perspektif,” Journal of Economics and Political Economy, 1 (September 2014): 68-76.
(with Scott Lustig) “Judicial Biases in Ottoman Istanbul: Islamic Justice and Its Compatibility with Modern Economic Life.” Journal of Law and Economics, 55 (2012): 631-66.
Aptullah Kuran, Selçuklular’dan Cumhuriyet’e Türkiye’de Mimarlık / Architecture in Turkey from the Seljuks to the Republic, ed. by Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu, Lucienne Thys-Şenocak and Timur Kuran (İş Bank Publications, 2012), 788 pp. Table of contents + preface by Timur Kuran + Introduction by Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu and Lucienne Thys-Şenocak.
Masahiko Aoki, Timur Kuran, and Gérard Roland, eds., in cooperation with Bina Aggarwal and Jan Svejnar, Institutions and Patterns of Economic Development: Vol. 1 of the Proceedings of the Sixteenth World Congress of the International Economic Association (London: Palgrave, 2012).
Interview on BBC Forum program podcast on “World Economic Crisis,” moderated by Bridget Kendall. Participants: Timur Kuran, Danny Quah (LSE) and Robert Skidelsky (British House of Lords), December 14, 2011.