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
Goodman, Joshua, Oded Gurantz, and Jonathan Smith. "SAT Retaking and Inequality in College Enrollment." 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence: An Urgently Needed Agenda." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-015, May 2018.
Goodman, Joshua, Michael Hurwitz, Jisung Park, and Jonathan Smith. "Heat and Learning." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-014, May 2018.
MacMartin, Douglas G., Katharine L. Ricke, and David W. Keith. "Solar Geoengineering as Part of an Overall Strategy for Meeting the 1.5°C Paris Target." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences 376.2119 (May 2018).
Thompson, Dennis F. "Theories of Institutional Corruption." Annual Review of Political Science 21.1 (May 2018): 495-513.
Burns, R. Nicholas, James K. Sebenius, and Robert H. Mnookin. Kissinger the Negotiator: Lessons from Dealmaking at the Highest Level. Harper, 2018.
Bazerman, Max, Iris Bohnet, Hannah Riley Bowles, and George Loewenstein. "Linda Babcock: Go-Getter and Do-Gooder." Negotiation and Conflict Management Research 11.2 (May 2018): 130-145.
Traub, Stephen J., Soroush Saghafian, Kurtis Judson, Christopher Russi, Bo Madsen, Stephen Cha, Hannah C. Tolson, Leon D. Sanchez, and Jesse M. Pines. "Interphysician Differences in Emergency Department Length of Stay." Journal of Emergency Medicine 54.5 (May 2018): 702-710.
Bernhardt, Arielle, Erica Field, Rohini Pande, Natalia Rigol, Simone Schaner, Charity Troyer-Moore. "Male Social Status and Women's Work." AEA Papers and Proceedings 108 (May 2018): 363-367.
Dynan, Karen. "Household Debt." Milken Institute Review. April 27, 2018.
Jorgenson, Dale W. "The Growth of the World Economy." Productivity Dynamics in Emerging and Industrialized Countries. Ed. Deb Kusum Das. Routledge, 2018, 81-91.
Pritchett, Lant. "Alleviating Global Poverty: Labor Mobility, Direct Assistance, and Economic Growth." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-013, March 2018.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rema Hanna, Jordan Kyle, Benjamin A. Olken, and Sudarno Sumarto. "Tangible Information and Citizen Empowerment: Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia." Journal of Political Economy 126.2 (April 2018): 451-491.
Acharya, Avidit, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen. "Explaining Preferences from Behavior: A Cognitive Dissonance Approach." The Journal of Politics 80.2 (April 2018).
Scherer, F.M. Monopolies, Mergers and Competition Policy. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018.
Donger, Elizabeth, and Jacqueline Bhabha. "Dilemmas in Rescue and Reintegration: A Critical Assessment of India’s Policies for Children Trafficked for Labour Exploitation." Anti-Trafficking Review 10 (April 2018).
Smith, Jordan P., John A. Dykema, and David W. Keith. "Production of Sulfates Onboard an Aircraft: Implications for the Cost and Feasibility of Stratospheric Solar Geoengineering." Earth and Space Science 5.4 (April 2018): 150-162.
Dynan, Karen. "Adapting Tax Systems for Population Aging." Business Economics 53.2 (April 2018): 66-71.
Glaeser, Edward L. Review of Roman Artisans and the Urban Economy, by Cameron Hawkins. Papers in Regional Science, 97.S1, March 2018.
Bourreau, Marc, and Pinar Dogan. "Gains from Digitization: Evidence from Gift-Giving in Music." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 149 (May 2018; Online March 2018): 106-122.
Bazerman, Max. "Bounded Ethicality and Ethical Fading in Negotiations: Understanding Unintended Unethical Behavior." Academy of Management (March 2018).