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The goal of the M-RCBG senior fellows program is to bring senior practitioners from business and government to HKS to complete significant writing projects: peer-reviewed journal articles and books. In addition, senior fellows enrich the HKS student experience by offering study groups.
M-RCBG reorganized its fellows program in 2011. It established a fellows selection committee comprised of senior faculty and chaired by Richard Zeckhauser, Frank Plumpton Ramsey Professor of Political Economy. Below is a partial listing of senior fellow accomplishments since the program’s reorganization:
Richard Balzer (senior fellow 2012-2014)
Faculty sponsor: Max Bazerman, Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration
Completed a book manuscript on Lord Browne's rise to become CEO of BP and the changes he brought about in that company.
Timothy Christian (senior fellow 2011-2013)
Faculty sponsor: Amitabh Chandra, Professor of Public Policy
Dr. Christian published several papers on strategies for controlling health care costs and offered the study group, "The Global Interface of Medicine, Business, and Government" in the spring of 2012 and 2013.
Publications and presentations included:
Gerhard Clemenz (senior fellow 2011-2012)
Faculty sponsor: Michael Scherer, Professor of Public Policy and Corporate Management in the Aetna Chair, Kennedy School, Emeritus
Dr. Clemenz published two papers in the Regulatory Policy Program working paper series:
Nick Lovegrove (senior fellow 2011-2013)
Faculty sponsors: John Haigh, M-RCBG Co-Director and HKS Administrative Dean, and Richard Zeckhauser, Frank Plumpton Ramsey Professor of Political Economy
Nick Lovegrove published "Triple Strength Leadership" in Harvard Business Review (with Matthew Thomas). He offered the study group, "The Call for Tri-Sector Leadership" in the spring of 2012 and 2013. In addition, he founded the InterSector Project, a non-profit social entrepreneurship start-up.
Mr. Magnani has published two books based on research conducted as a senior fellow:
He prepared synopses of several chapters:
In addition, in 2012 he organized a series of talks on "The Challenge of Reforms and the State of Relations between Business and Government in Different Parts of the World," featuring Fu Jun, Executive Dean University of Beijing School of Government; Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Former Member, European Central Bank’s Executive Board; Francesco Giavazzi, Full Professor of Economics at Bocconi University Milan; and others.
Udi Nisan (senior fellow 2011-2012)
Faculty sponsor: Jeffrey Liebman, Malcolm Wiener Professor of Public Policy
Dr. Nisan published a paper in the Regulatory Policy Program working paper series:
Lisa A. Robinson (senior fellow 2012-2014)
Faculty sponsors: James K. Hammitt, Professor of Economics and Decision Sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health, and Richard Zeckhauser, Frank Plumpton Ramsey Professor of Political Economy
Ms. Robinson contributed three papers to the Regulatory Policy Program working paper series:
She offered two study groups: