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
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.
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.
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.
Carter, Ashton B. "How A Divided Congress Could Unite Around Tech." Politico. December 6, 2018.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Pauline Moore. The Politics of Terror. Oxford University Press, 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.
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "Policy Evolution under the Clean Air Act." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-039, November 2018.
Schatzki, Todd, and Robert N. Stavins. "GHG Cap-and-Trade: Implications for Effective and Efficient Climate Policy in Oregon." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-038, November 2018.
Kosack, Stephen, Michele Coscia, Evann Smith, Kim Albrecht, Albert-László Barabási, and Ricardo Hausmann. "Functional Structures of US State Governments." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115.46 (November 2018): 11748-11753.
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.
Avery, Christopher, Oded Gurantz, Michael Hurwitz, and Jonathan Smith,. "Shifting College Majors in Response to Advanced Placement Exam Scores." Journal of Human Resources 53.4 (October 2018): 918-956.
Kamarck, Elaine. "Returning Peer Review to the American Presidential Nomination Process." New York University Law Review 93.4 (October 2018): 709-727.
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 Robert N. Stavins. "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.
Berdahl, Jennifer L., Marianne Cooper, Peter Glick, Robert W. Livingston, and Joan C. Williams. "Work as a Masculinity Contest." Journal of Social Issues 74.3 (September 2018): 422-448.
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Science, Common Sense & Judicial Power in U.S. Courts." Daedalus 147.4 (Fall 2018): 15-27.
Jelnov, Artyom, Yair Tauman, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Confronting an Enemy with Unknown Preferences: Deterrer or Provocateur?" European Journal of Political Economy 54 (September 2018): 124-143.
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.