Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.
Faculty Papers and Publications
Page, Lucy, and Rohini Pande. "Ending Global Poverty: Why Money Isn’t Enough." Journal of Economic Perspectives 32.4 (Fall 2018): 173-200.
Ramelli, Stefano, Alexander F. Wagner, Richard J. Zeckhauser, and Alexandre Ziegler. "Stock Price Rewards to Climate Saints and Sinners: Evidence from the Trump Election." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-037, September 2018.
Norris, Pippa, Sarah Cameron, and Thomas Wynter. Electoral Integrity in America: Securing Democracy. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Carlana, Michela, Eliana La Ferrara, and Paolo Pinotti. "Goals and Gaps: Educational Careers of Immigrant Children." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-036, August 2018.
Carlana, Michela and Marco Tabellini. "Happily Ever After: Immigration, Natives’ Marriage, and Fertility." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-035, July 2018.
Carlana, Michela. "Implicit Stereotypes: Evidence from Teachers’ Gender Bias." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-034, July 2018.
Dynan, Karen. "The Unheard Nerds: How Economists Can Talk So Policymakers Will Listen." Foreign Affairs. November/December 2018.
Ang, Desmond. "Do 40-Year-Old Facts Still Matter? Long-Run Effects of Federal Oversight under the Voting Rights Act." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-033, October 2018.
Rosenbach, Eric, and Katherine Mansted. "Can Democracy Survive in the Information Age?" October 2018.
Walt, Stephen. The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy. MacMillan, 2018.
Carter, Ashton B. "Reflections on American Grand Strategy in Asia." October 2018.
Kalb, Marvin. Enemy of the People. Brookings Institution Press, 2018.
Levy, Dan, Mae Klinger, and Theodore Svoronos. "Two-Stage Examinations: Can Examinations Be More Formative Experiences?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-032, October 2018.
Goodman, Joshua, and Melanie Rucinski. "Increasing Diversity in Boston’s Exam Schools." Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, October 2018.
Goodman, Joshua, Oded Gurantz, and Jonathan Smith. "Take Two! SAT Retaking and College Enrollment Gaps." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-031, September 2018.
Mealy, Penny, J. Doyne Farmer, and Ricardo Hausmann. "Determining the Differences that Matter: Development and Divergence in US States over 1850-2010." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-030, September 2018.
Saghafian, Soroush, Raha Imanirad, and Stephen J. Traub. "Who is an Efficient and Effective Physician? Evidence from Emergence Medicine." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-029, September 2018.
Minson, Julia, Frances S. Chen, and Catherine H. Tinsley. "Why Won’t You Listen to Me? Measuring Receptiveness to Opposing Views." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-028, September 2018.
Rasouli, Mohammad, and Soroush Saghafian. "Robust Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-027, September 2018.
Narayanamurti, Venkatesh, and Jeff Y. Tsao. "Nurturing Transformative U.S. Energy Research: Two Guiding Principles." MRS Energy & Sustainability 5 (Fall 2018).
Lee, Henry, and Alex Clark. "Charging the Future: Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Vehicle Adoption." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-026, September 2018.
Schatzki, Todd, and Stavins, Robert N. "Key Issues Facing California's GHG Cap-and-Trade System for 2021-2030." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-025, July 2018.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Full Committee Hearing Assessing the Value of the NATO Alliance." Testimony before the United States Committee on Foreign Relations, September 5, 2018.
Baum, Matthew A., Dara Kay Cohen, and Yuri M. Zhukov. "Does Rape Culture Predict Rape? Evidence from U.S. Newspapers, 2000–2013." Quarterly Journal of Political Science 13.3 (September 2018): 263-289.
Qiao, Qinyu, Wei Peng, Pu Wang, and Henry Lee. "Harvard-Tsinghua Workshop on Low-Carbon Development and Public Policy." September 2018.
Carter, Ashton B. "Shaping Disruptive Technological Change for Public Good." August 2018.
Horton, Joshua B., Jesse L. Reynolds, Holly Jean Buck, Daniel Callies, Stefan Schäfer, David W. Keith, and Steve Rayner. "Solar Geoengineering and Democracy." Global Environmental Politics 18.3 (August 2018): 5-24.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Fiscal Opacity Cycle: How America Hid the Costs of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan." Toward A Just Society: Joseph Stiglitz and Twenty-First Century Economics. Ed. Martin Guzman. Columbia University Press, 2018, 457-478.
Hanna, Rema, and Benjamin A. Olken. "Universal Basic Incomes vs. Targeted Transfers: Anti-Poverty Programs in Developing Countries." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-024, August 2018.
Greenstone, Michael, Rohini Pande, Anant Sudarshan, and Santosh Harish. "A Roadmap Towards Cleaning India’s Air: Evidence-Based Recommendations for More Effective Environmental Regulations." EPIC India, August 2018.
Bunn, Matthew. "In Gorky Park, With Nuclear Worries." The Hill. August 13, 2018.
Ruggie, John Gerard, and Emily K. Middleton. "Money, Millennials and Human Rights: Sustaining ‘Sustainable Investing’." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-023, August 2018.
Dynan, Karen and Louise Sheiner. "GDP as a Measure of Economic Well-being." Hutchins Center, Brookings Institution, August 2018.
Norris, Pippa. "Do Public Perceptions of Electoral Malpractice Undermine Democratic Satisfaction? The U.S. in Comparative Perspective." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-022, July 2018.
Norris, Pippa. "Understanding Brexit: Cultural Resentment versus Economic Grievances." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-021, July 2018.
Allison, Graham. "Preventing Nuclear War: Schelling's Strategies." Negotiation Journal (Summer 2018).
Robinson, Carly D., Jana Gallus, Monica G. Lee, and Todd Rogers. "The Demotivating Effect (and Unintended Message) of Retrospective Awards." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-020, July 2018.
Andrabi, Tahir, Jishnu Das, Asim Ijaz Khwaja, Selcuk Ozyurt, and Niharika Singh. "Upping the Ante: The Equilibrium Effects of Unconditional Grants to Private Schools." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-019, July 2018.
Garg, Nitika, Lisa A. Williams, and Jennifer S. Lerner. "The Misery-Is-Not-Miserly Effect Revisited: Replication Despite Opportunities for Compensatory Consumption." PLoS ONE 13.6 (June 2018).
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "#Us Too: Children on the Move and Belated Public Attention." International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family 32.2 (Summer 2018): 250-258.
Risse, Mathias, and Marco Meyer. "The Globalized Myth of Ownership and Its Implications for Tax Competition." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-018, June 2018.
Bunn, Matthew, Martin B. Malin, William C. Potter, and Leonard Spector. Preventing Black-Market Trade in Nuclear Technology. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Minson, Julia, Eric M. VanEpps, Jeremy A. Yip, and Maurice E. Schweitzer. "Eliciting the Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth: The Effect of Question Phrasing on Deception." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 147 (July 2018 (Available online June 2018)): 76-93.
Andrews, Matthew, Tim McNaught, and Salimah Samji. "Opening Adaptation Windows onto Public Financial Management Reform Gaps in Mozambique." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-017, May 2018.
Woolcock, Michael. "Enhancing Public Health Outcomes in Developing Countries: From Good Policies and Best Practices to Better Implementation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-016, February 2018.
Karp, Jeffrey A., Alessandro Nai, and Pippa Norris. "Dial ‘F’ for Fraud: Explaining Citizens' Suspicions about Elections." Electoral Studies 53 (June 2018): 11-19.
Bunn, Matthew and Potter, William C. "Introduction: The Problem of Black-Market Nuclear Technology Networks." Preventing Black-Market Trade in Nuclear Technology. Ed. Bunn, Matthew, Malin, Martin B., Potter, William C. and Spector, Leonard S.. Cambridge University Press, 2018, 1-22.
Bunn, Matthew. "Countering Nuclear Black Markets by Strengthening Nonproliferation Culture." Preventing Black-Market Trade in Nuclear Technology. Ed. Bunn, Matthew, Malin, Martin B., Potter, William C., and Spector, Leonard S.. Cambridge University Press, 2018, 249-270.
Risse, Mathias, and Sushma Raman. "Corruption Symposium Report." May 2018.
Skinner, Jonathan, and Amitabh Chandra. "Health Care Employment Growth and the Future of US Cost Containment." Journal of the American Medical Association, 319.18, May 2018, 1861–1862.