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
Hanushek, Eric A., Paul E. Peterson, Laura M. Talpey, and Ludger Woessmann. "The Unwavering SES Achievement Gap: Trends in U.S. Student Performance." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-012, March 2019.
Logga, Jennifer M., Julia A. Minson, and Don A. Moore. "Algorithm Appreciation: People Prefer Algorithmic to Human Judgment." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 151 (March 2019): 90-103.
Norris, Pippa. "Silver or Lead? Why Violence and Corruption Limit Women’s Representation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-011, 2019.
Rosenbach, Eric. "Eric Rosenbach on China: Challenges for U.S. Commerce." Testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, March 7, 2019.
Norris, Pippa. "Do Perceptions of Electoral Malpractice Undermine Democratic Satisfaction? The US in Comparative Perspective." International Political Science Review 40.1 (2019): 5-22.
Dorison, Charles A., Julia A. Minson, and Todd Rogers. "Selective Exposure Partly Relies on Faulty Affective Forecasts." Cognition (Spring 2019).
Bohnet, Iris, and Farzad Saidi. "Informational Inequity Aversion and Performance." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 159 (March 2019): 181-191.
Stavins, Robert N., ed. Economics of the Environment: Selected Readings W. W. Norton, 2019.
Paryavi, Maliheh, Iris Bohnet, and Alexandra van Geen. "Descriptive Norms and Gender Diversity: Reactance from Men." Journal of Behavioral Public Administration 2.1 (February 2019).
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights, Artificial Intelligence and Heideggerian Technoskepticism: The Long (Worrisome?) View." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-010, February 2019.
Bowlsby, Drew, Erica Chenoweth, Cullen Hendrix, and Jonathan D. Moyer. "The Future is a Moving Target: Predicting Political Instability." British Journal of Political Science (Spring 2019).
Lerner, Jennifer S. "Towards a Conceptual Model of Affective Predictions in Palliative Care." Journal of Pain and Symptom Management .
Norris, Pippa and Ronald Inglehart. Cultural Backlash: Trump, Brexit and Authoritarian Populism. Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Meyer, Josefin, Carmen M. Reinhart, and Christoph Trebesch. "Sovereign Bonds since Waterloo." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-009, February 2019.
Bohnet, Iris, and Farzad Saidi. "Informational Inequity Aversion and Performance." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-008, February 2019.
Kelman, Steven. "Singapore 50 years ago, and now: An Asian middle way?" Straits Times, February 10, 2019.
Paryavi, Maliheh, Iris Bohnet, and Alexandra van Geen. "Descriptive Norms and Gender Diversity: Reactance from Men." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-007, 2019.
Sikkink, Kathryn, Geoff Dancy, Bridget Marchesi, Tricia Olsen, Leigh Payne, and Andrew Reiter. "Behind Bars and Bargains: New Findings on Transitional Justice in Emerging Democracies: Research Note." International Studies Quarterly (Spring 2019).
Perkins, Dwight H. "Measuring China’s Economic Reform Progress." China Economic Review 53 (February 2019): 342-350.
Ruggie, John Gerard, Emily K. Middleton. "Money, Millennials and Human Rights: Sustaining ‘Sustainable Investing’." Global Policy 10.1 (February 2019): 144-150.
Lerner, Jennifer S. "Decision Science Meets National Security: A Personal Perspective." Perspectives on Psychological Science 14.1 (2019): 96-100.
Song, Lina, and Soroush Saghafian. "Do Hospital Closures Improve the Efficiency and Quality of Other Hospitals?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-006, January 2019.
Reinhart, Carmen. "Financial Crises: Past and Future." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-005, January 2019.
Reinhart, Carmen. "The Curious Case of the Missing Defaults." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-004, January 2019.
Khwaja, Asim Ijaz. "Making Moves Matter: Experimental Evidence on Incentivizing Bureaucrats through Performance-Based Postings." American Economic Review 109.1 (January 2019): 237–270.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Should the Fed Be Constrained?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-003, December 2018.
Scherer, F.M. "Managerial Control and Executive Compensation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-002, January 2019.
Dogan, Pinar. "Gender Differences in Volunteer's Dilemma: Evidence from Teamwork among Graduate Students." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-001, January 2019.
Jasanoff, Sheila. Can Science Make Sense of Life? Polity, 2019.
Sikkink, Kathryn, and Averell Schmidt. "Breaking the Ban? The Heterogeneous Impact of US Contestation of the Torture Norm." Journal of Global Security Studies 4.1 (January 2019): 105-122.
Greenberg, David, Moshik Temkin, and Mason B. Williams, eds. Alan Brinkley: A Life in History. Columbia University Press, 2019.
Li, Jing, and James H. Stock. "Cost Pass-Through to Higher Ethanol Blends at the Pump: Evidence from Minnesota Gas Station Data." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 93 (January 2019): 1-19.
Eggertsson, Gauti B., Ragnar E. Juelsrud, Lawrence H. Summers, and Ella Getz Wold. "Negative Nominal Interest Rates and the Bank Lending Channel." January 2019.
DeWees, Brad, and Julia A. Minson. "The Right Way to Use the Wisdom of Crowds." Harvard Business Review .
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken, and Sudarno Sumarto. "The (Lack of) Distortionary Effects of Proxy-Means Tests: Results from a Nationwide Experiment in Indonesia." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-041, December 2018.
Hanna, Rema, and Benjamin A. Olken. "Universal Basic Incomes versus Targeted Transfers: Anti-Poverty Programs in Developing Countries." Journal of Economic Perspectives 32.4 (Fall 2018): 201-226.
Jara-Figueroa, C., Bogang Jun, Edward L. Glaeser, and Cesar A. Hidalgo. "The Role of Industry-Specific, Occupation-Specific, and Location-Specific Knowledge in the Growth and Survival of New Firms." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115.50 (December 2018): 12646-12653.
Brummitt, Charles D., Andres Gomez-Lievano, Ricardo Hausmann, and Matthew H. Bonds. "Machine-Learned Patterns Suggest That Diversification Drives Economic Development." December 2018.
Reinhart, Carmen, and Vincent Reinhart. "The Crisis Next Time: What We Should Have Learned from 2008." Foreign Affairs 97.6 (November/December 2018): 84-97.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Pauline Moore. The Politics of Terror. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Carter, Ashton B. "How A Divided Congress Could Unite Around Tech." Politico. December 6, 2018.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Here’s What Erick Erickson Gets Wrong about Dictators and Migration." Washington Post, December 4, 2018.
Alesina, Alberto, Michela Carlana, Eliana La Ferrara, and Paolo Pinotti. "Revealing Stereotypes: Evidence from Immigrants in Schools." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-040, November 2018.
Robinson, Carly D., Monica G. Lee, Eric Dearing, and Todd Rogers. "Reducing Student Absenteeism in the Early Grades by Targeting Parental Beliefs." American Educational Research Journal 55.6 (December 2018): 1163-1192.
Carter, Ashton B. "No Exceptions: The Decision to Open All Military Positions to Women." December 2018.
Sparrow, Malcolm K. "Problem-Oriented Policing: Matching the Science to the Art." Crime Science 7.1 (December 2018).
Downs, Erica, James Henderson, Mikkal E. Herberg, Shoichi Itoh, Meghan O'Sullivan, Morena Skalamera, and Can Soylu. "The Emerging Russia-Asia Energy Nexus." The National Bureau of Asian Research, December 2018.
Sikkink, Kathryn, and Averell Schmidt. "Partners in Crime: An Empirical Investigation of the CIA Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program." Perspectives on Politics 16.4 (December 2018): 1014-1033.
Campante, Filipe, and Edward L. Glaeser. "Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago." Latin American Economic Review 27.2 (December 2018).
Miller, Lee, and David W. Keith. "Climatic Impacts of Wind Power." Joule 2.12 (December 2018): 2618-2632.