2012 News Archive

December 20, 2012

Article: Harvard Project conducts special event at COP-18 with Qatar Government.

December 19, 2012

Q&A: Q&A with Robert Stavins in the Harvard Gazette on Confronting Climate Change.

December 13, 2012

Article: Harvard Project conducts highly successful side-event at COP-18. 

December 11, 2012

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in The Atlantic, Egypt's Economic Winter.

December 12, 2012

Op-ed: Larry Summer's op-ed in The Washington Post, A tax reform to cut complexity, increase fairness.

December 11, 2012

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in The Atlantic, High-Risk, High-Reward: Will Obama Seek a Free-Trade Pact With Europe?

December 11, 2012

Blog post: Robert Stowe's blog post, COP 18 and the Future of International Climate Policy.

December 10, 2012

Research: Brigitte Madrian featured in HKS' IMPACT, The Power of Prompts.

December 10, 2012

News: Carmen Reinhart featured in HKS' IMPACT, on the global financial crisis.

December 9, 2012

Op-ed: Elaine Kamarck's op-ed at Politico, Time to reform complex tax code.

December 6, 2012

News: Robert Stavins at DOHA 2012, Growing Qatar planning its long-term water supply.

December 6, 2012

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in the Harvard Business Review, At Olympus and Goldman Sachs, Two Very Different Whistleblowers.

November 30, 2012

Press release: CSRI wins documentary video award for its corporate-community dialog video series. Click to view the press release and the videos.

November 30, 2012

Recognition: Calestous Juma named one of 2012's 100 most influential Africans by New African Magazine.

November 28, 2012

Press release: Mexican President Felipe Calderon to Join HKS Faculty as an M-RCBG affiliate.

November 27, 2012

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed at BBC News, How Tribalism Stunts African Democracy.

November 26, 2012

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed at WBUR.org, Three Ways to Avoid Future Fiscal Cliffs.

November 5, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed at Reuters, The 'Obama debt' fallacy.

November 5, 2012

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in the Harvard Business Review, Citigroup: A Symbol of Board Resurgence?

October 25, 2012

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed in Forbes, Poor Infrastructure is Africa's Soft Underbelly.

October 15, 2012

Op-ed: Carmen Reinhart's op-ed at Bloomberg.com, Sorry, U.S. Recoveries Really Aren't Different.

October 14, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in the Washington Post, A dangerous economic tug of war.

October 11, 2012

News coverage: HKS coverage of a recent RPP seminar, The crisis of confidence in U.S. regulation.

October 6, 2012

News coverage: Harvard Gazette coverage of an SSP-sponsored seminar, A close eye on population growth.

October 3, 2012

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed in Forbes, Why We Need Innovation to Prepare for the Global Aging Society.

October 2, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers on WBUR.org, Advice to the Next President: Taxes and Spending.

September 20, 2012

News coverage: Robert Stavins' research covered in the Harvard Gazette, Spoiled opportunity.

September 19, 2012

Op-ed: Jeff Frankel's op-ed at Project Syndicate, Mitt Romney Rejects His Natural Voters.

September 19, 2012

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed at WBUR.org, The Truth Behind the Ryan Budget.

September 17, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in Reuters, Why the UK must reverse its economic course.

September 14, 2012

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in the Harvard Business Review, A Cautionary Tale for Regulated Industries. 

September 14, 2012

News coverage: Lawrence Summers mentioned in the Boston Globe, Obama and Romney economic advisers spar on taxes, US aid.

September 11, 2012

Op-ed: Elaine Kamarck's op-ed at WBUR.org, Are You Better Off Than You Were 4 Years Ago?

September 9, 2012

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed in The New York Times, Don't Perpetuate a 'Culture of Endless Money'.

September 6, 2012

Op-ed: Jeff Frankel's op-ed in The Christian Science Monitor, Obamacare champions personal responsibility. The states that hate it don't.

September 6, 2012

Op-ed: Elaine Kamarck's op-ed at WBUR.org, God, The Democrats and Bill Clinton.

August 23, 2012

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed at Freshfruitportal.com, Innovation key to unlocking Africa's horticultural potential.

September 4, 2012

Issues brief: CSRI Faculty Chair John Ruggie has authored an issues brief on the case Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, which will be reheard before the US Supreme Court on October 1, 2012.

September 4, 2012

Press release: The Ecological Society of America awards the 2012 Sustainability Science Award to SSP's William Clark and Nancy Dickson. Read the press releases here and here.

August 23, 2012

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed at Freshfruitportal.com, Innovation key to unlocking Africa's horticultural potential.

August 19, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summer's op-ed in the Financial Times, America's state will expand whoever wins.

August 15, 2012

Interview: Roger Porter interviewed on Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Lateline, Romney and Ryan complement each other.

August 14, 2012

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed in Daily Nation, Africa must wake up to the reality that hunger is now a national security issue.

August 8, 2012

Op-ed: Ashley Brown's op-ed in the Indian Express, Coming out of the dark.

August 7, 2012

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed in The Business Times, Fiscal follies of first world governments.

July 30, 2012

Interview: Lawrence Summers interviewed on American Public Media's Marketplace, Larry Summers on income inequality.

July 23, 2012

Research: Richard Light's research highlighted, Helping Schools Shed Light on Better Learning Practices.

July 22, 2012

Op-ed: Thomas Healey's op-ed on NJ.com, Catholic Academy of Sussex County reinvents school district.

July 18, 2012

Op-ed: Elaine Kamarck's op-ed on WBUR, Why Romney Will Pick Portman.

July 16, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summer's op-ed in Reuters, Focus on equality of opportunity, not outcomes.

July 15, 2012

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed in The Boston Globe, Afghanistan is missing from the campaign.

July 11, 2012

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in the Atlantic, Only Government Intervention Can Stop Corrupt Capitalism.

July 11, 2012

Research: The CSR Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School has released two videos on company-community dialogue processes, now available on BASESwiki

July 9, 2012

Video: The Future of X: Larry Summers on Higher Education (The Atlantic).

July 5, 2012

Research: Kira Matus, SSP visiting scholar, contributes to recently released findings on sustainability certification.

July 1, 2012

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed in The Washington Post, Where the New Deal meets Reaganomics.

June 27, 2012

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed in The Star (Nairobi), Why Kenya Has to Adopt Biotechnology in Farming.

June 27, 2012

Research: Multi-sector expert panel releases important, new findings on sustainability certification, Toward Sustainability: The Roles and Limitations of Certification. Kira Matus, research associate in M-RCBG's Sustainability Science Program, is a member of the steering committee and authored the overview paper.

June 21, 2012

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed in The Business Times, Eurobonds to end eurozone crisis?

June 20, 2012

Op-ed: Joseph Aldy's op-ed at Politico, Financial regulation sans analysis

June 19, 2012

Op-ed: John Ruggie's op-ed in The Christian Science Monitor, Aung San Suu Kyi signals change in Burma, but investors should proceed with caution

June 18, 2012

Interview: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in Reuters, Europe must be persuaded to make a permanent fix

June 11, 2012

Interview: Lawrence Summers interviewed by NPR, Will Economy Push Washington to Make a Deal?

June 7, 2012

Interview: Lawrence Summers interviewed by BBC News, Europe crisis hit by 'realism failure'

June 5, 2012

Press release: John Ruggie has received an honorary doctor of letters from the University of Waterloo

June 4, 2012

Video: Larry Summers Talks Jobs (CNBC's Squawk Box).

June 4, 2012

News coverage: Sustainability Science Program's Maffia Fellow Livio Valenti wins Harvard University President's Challenge for Social Entrepreneurship award

June 3, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, Look beyond interest rates to get out of the gloom

June 1, 2012

Op-ed: Ben Heinemann's op-ed in Corporate Counsel, Give Credit Where Credit is Due

May 31, 2012

Op-ed: Ben Heinemann's op-ed in The Harvard Business Review, Can JP Morgan Transparently Police Itself?

May 30, 2012

Press release: Esko Aho, former prime minister of Finland and current Nokia VP, has been named an M-RCBG senior fellow. Click here to read the HKS press release, and here to read the Nokia press release.

May 26, 2012

Blog post: Robert Stavins most recent blog post, Can Market Forces Really Be Employed to Address Climate Change? 

May 18, 2012

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed in The New Times, The death of inflation targeting

May 15, 2012

Video: Larry Summers on why JP Morgan Loss Proves Banks Need Bigger Capital (Reuters' Freeland File). 

May 14, 2012

Research: Tom Healey's research covered on the HKS website, The challenges facing public pensions in the United States, and how best to solve them

May 3, 2012

Video: Larry Summers on US Tax Policy (Brookings Institution/CSPAN). 

April 30, 2012

Op-ed: Elaine Kamarck's op-ed at CNN.com, One answer to Secret Service scandal? Hire more women

April 29, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in The Washington Post, Europe's growth challenge

April 28, 2012

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, Wal-Mart Bribery Case Raises Fundamental Governance Issues and his op-ed in the Harvard Business Review, News Corp, Walmart and CEO Failure to Investigate Wrongdoing

April 26, 2012

Research: Thomas Healey's research cited in aiCIO, Solutions in Sight for Underfunded Public Pensions

April 26, 2012

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in The Washington Post, Romney's fiscal fantasy plan

April 23, 2012

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in the Atlantic, Walmart's Massive Bribery Scandal: What Happens Now?

April 10, 2012

Op-ed: Amy Wilkinson's op-ed at CNN, JOBS act a win for startups and economy.

April 10, 2012

Blog post: Ben Heineman's post on the Harvard Business Review Blog Network, The Ex-IM Bank Fight and the Future of Global Competitiveness.

April 4, 2012

Letter to the editor: John Ruggie's letter to the editor in The New York Times, Working conditions at Apple's overseas factories.

April 4, 2012

Op-ed: Elaine Kamarck's op-ed in Public Service Europe, The 2012 US election--through the prism of the economy.

March 29, 2012

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed in The Guardian's Poverty Matters blog, Senegal's political transition hinges on fulfilling economic dreams of the young.

March 28, 2012

Interview: Lawrence Summers interviewed for MIT's Technology Review, Larry Summers and the Technology of Money.

March 27, 2012

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed in BusinessDay, Laws of economics catching up with China.

March 25, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, How to ensure stimulus today, austerity tomorrow.

March 23, 2012

Research: Lawrence Summers' research released by Brookings, Fiscal policy in a depressed economy.

March 19, 2012

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in The Atlantic, Goldman Whistleblower: High on Indignation, Low on Facts.

March 9, 2012

Quoted: Lawrence Summers quoted in Bloomberg, Ex-Treasury Head Summers Says Euro Past Worst, Needs Growth.

March 7, 2012

Op-ed: Elaine Kamarck's op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Romney's Not to Blame for the GOP's Primary Slog.

March 5, 2012

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed in Business Daily, Critics of biotech crops proved wrong.

February 29, 2012

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed in the Bangkok Post, Figures show Obama halted recession.

February 26, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, The US tax system needs rebuilding.

February 25, 2012

Video: Amy Wilkinson on creating an entrepreneurial culture (C-SPAN Video Library). 

Winter, 2012

Op-ed: Roger Porter's op-ed in the International Economy's Symposium of Views, Can Tax Reform Save the U.S. Economy?

February 16, 2012

Feature: SSP Fellow Daniele Lantagne featured in the Harvard Gazette, Willing a way to clean water.

February 16, 2012

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed in Foreign Policy, Off the beaten path.

February 15, 2012

Op-ed: Herman Leonard's op-ed in Harvard Business School's Working Knowledge newsletter, Occupy Wall Street Protesters Have a Point.

February 13, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed on Bloomberg, U.S. has 10M fewer jobs than it should.

February 13, 2012

Report coverage: HEEP's policy brief covered in Forbes, Cap and Trade Curbed Acid Rain: 7 Reasons Why It Can Do the Same for Climate Change.

February 5, 2012

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed in The Boston Globe, And now, battles with hardly any rules.

February 2, 2012

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed in Foreign Policy, The Little Economy that Could.

January 31, 2012

Policy brief: The Harvard Environmental Economics Program has released a policy brief based on a research workshop and policy roundtable, The S02 Allowance Trading System and the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990: Reflections on Twenty Years of Policy Innovation

January 2012

Award coverage: A paper co-authored by Brigitte Madrian has been honored with the TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award, which recognizes scholarly writing on lifelong financial security. It is titled Why Does the Law of One Price Fail? An experiment on Index Mutual Funds. Additional coverage at TIAA-CREF and in the Harvard Crimson.

January 26, 2012

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's blog post in the Bangkok Post, Cycle of crisis looms over emerging markets

January 24, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, Economic uncertainty is no excuse for inaction.

January 24, 2012

Blog post: Robert Stavins' blog post on the Oxford University Press OUPblog, International Climate Policy: The Durban Platform Opens a Window.

January 20, 2012

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in The New York Times, What You (Really) Need to Know.

January 12, 2012

Research: Rohini Pande co-authors a study, Female Leadership Raises Aspirations and Educational Attainment for Girls: A Policy Experiment in India, published in the January 12 issue of Science

January 6, 2012

Articles: Ben Heineman writes on Super PACs: The WMDs of Campaign Finance in The Atlantic and on Tough Dilemmas for Companies on Campaign Spending in the Harvard Business Review Blog Network.

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