M-RCBG Associate Working Papers

2017

The Riots and the Slums: Comparing Public and Private Sector-Led Redevelopment in Washington, D.C.
Stanley J. Marcuss, Victoria Alsina Burgues and Rachael Stephens | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 74

When Markets Quake: Online Banks and Their Past, Present and Future
Marshall Lux and Martin Chorzempa | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 73

Norway: Small State in Big Energy Play
Ole Gunnar Austvik | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 72

Digital Finance: A Survey of Gaps In Its Ecosystem
Daniel M. Schydlowsky, Ph.D. | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 71

Post-Ebola reforms: Ample analysis, inadequate action
Suerie Moon, Jennifer Leigh, Liana Woskie, Francesco Checchi, Victor Dzau, Mosoka Fallah, Gabrielle Fitzerald, Laurie Garrett, Lawrence Gostin, David L. Heymann, Rebecca Katz, Iona Kickbusch, J. Stephen Morrison, Peter Piot, Peter Sands, Devi Sridhar, and Ashish K. Jha | BMJ 2017; 356

Strict Price Control and Behaviorally Informed Pharmaceutical Policy: Evidence from Poland
Maciej Drozd and Katarzyna Michalska | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 70

The Financial Education of the Eurozone
Christopher Smart | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 69

2016

Rethinking Operational Risk Capital Requirements
Peter Sands, Gordon Liao, and Yueran Ma | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 68

Central Bank Independence Revisited: After the financial crisis, what should a model central bank look like?
Ed Balls, James Howat, and Anna Stansbury | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 67

Turkey in the Geopolitics of Natural Gas
Ole Gunnar Austvik and Gulmira Rzayeva | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 66

Improving Social Impact Bonds: Assessing Alternative Financial Models to Scale Pay-for-Success 
Nicholas Bergfeld, David Klausner, and Matus Samel | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 65

Europe after Brexit: A proposal for a continental partnership
Jean Pisani-Ferry, Norbert Rottgen, Andre Sapir, Paul Tucker, and Guntram B. Wolff | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 64

China's RMB Internationalization Strategy: Its Rationales, State of Play, Prospects and Implications
Hyo-Sung Park | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 63

Fairness in Strategy: A Fair Process Evaluation of Strategy Schools
Paul Verdin, Koen Tackx and Ludo Van der Heyden 

The Energy Union and security-of-gas supply
Ole Gunnar Austvik | Energy Policy: The International Journal of the Political, Economic, Planning, Environmental and Social Aspects of Energy

Understanding CoCos: What Operational Concerns & Global Trends Mean for U.S. Policymakers
Robert W. Greene | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 62

Access for All? The Political Economy of Support for Early Childhood Education
Auden Laurence| M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 61

Credit Crisis 3.0? An Assessment of the Macroeconomic Risk of Corporate Debt
Anchisa Pongmanavuth| M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 60

Mapping the Money: An Analysis of the Capital Landscape for Early-Stage, For-Profit, Social Enterprises in the United States
May Samali | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 59

Assessing How Utility Rate Design Affects the Income Distributional Impacts for Residential Customers With and Without Solar PV
Michael Alter and Jason Peuquet | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 58

Arctic 2030: Planning For an Uncertain Future
Katie Burkhart, Theodora Skeadas and Christopher Wichmann | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 57

From Fix to Finish: The Impact of New Technologies on the Special Operations Approval Process
Lloyd Edwards, Matt Gibson and David McCarthy | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 56

Unleashing the potential of randomized controlled trials in Australian governments
Phil Ames and James Wilson | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 55

Out of Reach: Regressive Trends in Credit Card Access
Marshall Lux and Robert Greene | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 54

International Law and EU-Russian Gas Relations
Ole Gunnar Austvik and Carolina Lembo | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 53

Making it Harder for the Bad Guys: The Case for Eliminating High Denomination Notes
Peter Sands, Assisted by Ben Weisman, Maja Sostaric, Alex Smith, Joel Smoot, Ofir Zigelman and Joel Mathur | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 52

The Neglected Dimension of Global Security--A Framework for Countering Infectious-Disease Crises
Peter Sands, Carmen Mundaca-Shah and Victor Dzau | The New England Journal of Medicine | January 2016

2015

The EU Energy Union, Energy Security and Russian Gas
Ole Gunnar Austvik | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 51

Eco-Competitiveness and Eco-Efficiency: Carbon Neutrality in Latin America
René Castro | Harvard Project on Climate Agreements | November 2015

Growing Maine’s Food Industry, Growing Maine
Betsy Biemann | Maine Food Cluster Project | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 50

Structures in the world economy
Eoin Gahan| M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 49

Labeling Genetically Engineered Food: Biotech's Best Bet
Thomas J. Menn and Leena E. Scaria | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 48

Improving Information Use By Enhancing Performance Measures
Kendra M. Asmar and Danjell H. Elgebrandt | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 47

Asset Managers and Financial Instability: Evidence of Run Behavior and Run Incentives in Corporate Bond Funds
Jeffrey J. Wang | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 46

Transitional Care Models for the Elderly: Exploring Potential for Pay For Success (PFS) Opportunities for Third Sector Capital Partners
Ashley Zlatinov | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 45

Car-Sharing and Public Parking in Boston
Suthen Paradatheth | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 44

Shared Value in Ecuador: Corporación Favorita
Jonathan Welle | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 43

What's Behind the Non-Bank Mortgage Boom?
Marshall Lux & Robert Greene | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 42 

Tackling Financial Exclusion through Community Investment: How should the UK strengthen its community investment sector? Lessons from the US experience
Lyell Sakaue & Anna Stansbury | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 41

The Unfinished Work of Reform in the Global Financial System
Lewis B. Kaden | M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 40

Rank and Response: A Field Experiment on Peer Information and Water Use Behavior
Syon P. Bhanot | 2014-2015 HEEP Paper Prize winner

Global Pensions Underfunding
Thomas J. Healey and Catherine M. Reilly |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 39

Negotiating and adapting optimal integration: Transnational economic integration and the public management challenge
Ole Gunnar Austvik |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 38

The State and Fate of Community Banking
Marshall Lux and Robert Greene |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 37

Are You Creating or Capturing Value? A dynamic framework for sustainable strategy
Paul Verdin and Koen Tackx |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 36

2014

Launching a Leveled eBook: Assessing the Market Opportunity and Developing a Business Model
Roniesha L. Copeland |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 35

Preparing for Liberalization of the Retail Gasoline Sector in Mexico: A household-level welfare analysis
Joyce Hahn and Hannah Pitt |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 34

Overcoming the Great Recession: Lessons From China
Liu He |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 33

Incubating Inner-City Branches for Acquisition by Financial Institutions
Gatien Bon |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 32

Performance Track's Postmortem: Lessons From the Rise and Fall of EPA's "Flagship" Voluntary Program
Jennifer Nash and Cary Coglianese |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 31

Policy Design and Redesign of American Healthcare
Tim McDonald |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 30

Aligned Pathways: Fostering Strategic Business Engagement in Education
Olga Berlinsky |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 29

The Business of Energy Policy: Analyzing the impacts of policies and businesses on solar electricity rates in Massachusetts
Jun Shepard |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 28

Experiential and Social Learning in Firms: The Case of Hydraulic Fracturing in the Bakken Shale
Thomas R. Covert |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 27

Establishing Social Impact Bonds in Continental Europe
Thomas Dermine |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 26

2013 Albert H. Gordon Lecture: The Political Economy of Banking Union and Finance in Europe
Lucas Papademos |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 25

Improving the Financial Stability of Community College Students
Kash Patel and Francis Assaf |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 24

Costs of Company-Community Conflict in the Extractive Sector
Rachel Davis and Daniel Franks | Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, May 2014

Sustaining and Scaling the Impact of Enterprise Development Programmes: SABMiller’s Approach to Strengthening Business Ecosystems
Beth Jenkins, Richard Gilbert, and Piya Baptista | Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, January 2014

2013

Developments in Unconventional Gas: Challenges and Opportunities for Russia
Sujoyini Mandal and Marika Semerdzhian |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 23

A World with Higher Interest Rates
Thomas Healey and Sandesh Dhungala |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 22

Enhancing Government Property Management with Data and Technology
Cristina Garmendia and Alexander Kapur |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 21

Innovations in Workforce Training Programs in Ghana: Using Pay for Performance Contracts
Ning Fu and Shunde Tu |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 20

Building a FDI Task Force in Los Angeles: Assessing Existing Resources and Proposing Strategy for the Future
Milan Kondic and Hauzhen "Molly" Guan |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 19

Growing the STEM: Encouraging Interest in STEM subjects among low socio-economic Australian secondary students
Tarah Barzanji |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 18

Unlocking the Power of Energy: A Comparative Study of Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standards in Illinois and Massachusetts
Mike McMahon |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 17

Vietnam's Internet Governance Policies: Opportunities for Developing a Competitive Digital Economy
Thao Nguyen |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 16

The Comparative Advantage of Nations: How Global Supply Chains Change Our Understanding of Comparative Advantage
Lauren Dai |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 15

The Shale Gas Paradox: Assessing the Impacts of the Shale Gas Revolution on Electricity Markets and Climate Change
Andrew K. Cohen |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 14

Can Behavioral Biases Explain Demand for a Harmful Pesticide? Evidence from India
Hee Kwon Seo |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 13

Lighting the Way: Unlocking Performance Gains in Electricity Distribution and Retailing in India
Will Talbott |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 12

When Does Regulation Distort Costs? Lessons from Fuel Procurement in US Electricity Generation
Steve Cicala |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 11

Extended Producer Responsibility in the U.S.: Full Speed Ahead?
Jennifer Nash and Christopher Bosso |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 10

2012

The Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act: A Model for Nanomaterials Regulation?
Jennifer Nash |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 9

Crime, Weather and Climate Change
Matthew Ranson |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 8

It is Easy to be Brave from a Safe Distance: Distance to the SEC and Insider Trading
Trung Thi Hoai Nguyen |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 7

2011

Coal to Natural Gas Fuel Switching and CO2 Emissions Reduction
Jackson Salovaara |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 6

2010

Is the Price Right? Reexamining the Relationship Between Age and the Value of Statistical Life
Daniel Eric Herz-Roiphe |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 5

2009

The Story of the CDO Market Meltdown: An Empirical Analysis
Anna Katherine Barnett-Hart |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 4

Crafting the Law of the Sea: Elliot Richardson and the Search for Order on the Oceans (1977-1980)
Vivek Viswanathan |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 3

2008

The Unintended Consequences of Government Intervention in the Domestic Ethanol Market
Michael Sperling |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 2

2007

Domestic Intentions, International Repercussions: An Empirical Study on the Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on Latin American ADRs
Pablo Tsutsumi |M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 1