Research & Publications

The center's research portfolio is both broad and deep, spanning many academic disciplines and encompassing traditional research as well as executive sessions, case-based research and action research.

New books, articles, cases, reports, and working papers are frequently added to our virtual library... read more about our center's working papers and faculty publications.

What is Measurement and Evaluation?
The Importance of Anchoring Evidence Generation in Your Theory of Change

Provides a framework for managers interested in generating “evidence” to better understand how their organization is performing and where operations could be improved.  The framework is also a useful guide for those who need to provide evidence on their performance to funders and other external audiences.

Julie Boatright Wilson
Harry Kahn Senior Lecturer in Social Policy


In this episode of PolicyCast, HKS Professor David Deming breaks down the challenge of economic inequality into two areas: its causes and its consequences.​ ​​​​​​