Harvard Kennedy School faculty are constantly engaged in disseminating their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features the faculty's latest output, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony. The list also provides publication abstracts and full-text pdfs where available. Use the filters to the left to browse publications by research topic, publication type, geographic location, or academic area.
Briggs, Xavier de Souza. "The Will and the Way: Local Partnerships, Political Strategy, and the Well-Being of America's Children and Youth." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-050, 2001.
Culpepper, Pepper D. "Employers, Public Policy, and the Politics of Decentralized Cooperation in Germany and France." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-002, January 2001.
Dynarski, Susan. "Does Aid Matter? Measuring the Effect of Student Aid on College Attendance and Completion." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-034, 2001.
Eaton, Susan C. "If You Can Use Them: Flexibility Policies, Organizational Commitment, and Perceived Productivity." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-009, March 2001.
Eaton, Susan C., Claudia Green, Randy Wilson, and Theresa Osypuk. "Extended Care Career Ladder Initiative (ECCLI): Baseline Evaluation Report of a Massachusetts Nursing Home Initiative." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-035, July 2001.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "An Estimate of the Effect of Common Currencies on Trade and Income." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-013, April 2001.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "American Economic Policy in the 1990s." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-042, October 2001.
Grindle, Merilee S. "Despite the Odds: The Political Economy of Social Sector Reform in Latin America." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-021, 2001.
Grindle, Merilee S. "Designing Reforms: Problems, Solutions, and Politics." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-020, 2001.
Lee, Taeku. "Language-of-Interview Effects and Latino Mass Opinion." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-041, October 2001.
Lee, Taeku. "Signaling in Context: Elite Influence and the Dynamics of Public Support for Clinton's Health Security Act." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-029, September 2001.
Mayer-Schönberger, Viktor, and Gernot Brodnig. "Information Power: International Affairs in the Cyber Age." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-044, 2001.
Miller, Nolan, Nikita Piankov, and Richard Zeckhauser. "When to Haggle." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-025, 2001.
Miller, Nolan, and Amit Pazgal. "Budget or Target: The Choice Between Input and Output Strategies." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-026, 2001.
Miller, Nolan. "Health Benefits and Wages: Minimizing Total Compensation Cost." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-023, 2001.
Piehl, Anne Morrison, Suzanne J. Cooper, David M. Kennedy, and Anthony A. Braga. "Testing for Structural Breaks in the Evaluation of Programs." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-019, April 2001.
Rodrik, Dani, and Ethan Kaplan. "Did the Malaysian Capital Controls Work?" KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-008, February 2001.
Stavins, Robert N., Sheila M. Cavanagh, and Robert W. Hahn. "National Environmental Policy During the Clinton Years." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-027, June 2001.
Thomas, John. "Institutional Innovation and the Prospects for Transference, Part I: Transferring Singaporean Institutions to Suzhou, China." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-001, September 2001.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S., and Robert O. Keohane. "Between Centralization and Fragmentation: The Club Model of Multilateral Cooperation and Problems of Democratic Legitimacy." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-004, February 2001.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Doing Well and Doing Good." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-001, December 2000.
Hart, David. "Red and White and Blue All Over: The Political Development of IBM." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-003, January 2001.
Camp, L. Jean, and Rose Tsang. "Universal Service in a Ubiquitous Digital Network." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-006, February 2001.
Camp, L. Jean, and Ken Lewis. "Code as Speech." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-007, February 2001.
Syme, Serena, and L. Jean Camp. "Code as Governance, The Governance of Code." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-014, April 2001.
Coglianese, Cary, and David Lazer. "Management-Based Regulation: Using Private-Sector Management to Achieve Public Goals." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-047, December 2001.
Moore, Mark H., Phil Cook, and Anthony Braga. "Gun Control." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-033, December 2000.
Khwaja, Asim Ijaz. "Can Good Projects Succeed in Bad Communities? Collective Action in the Himalayas." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-043, March 2001.
Clark, William C. and David Cash. "From Science to Policy: Assessing the Assessment Process ." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-045, November 2001.
Avery, Christopher, Andrew Fairbanks, and Richard Zeckhauser. "What Worms for the Early Bird: Early Admissions at Elite Colleges." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-049, August 2001.
Hart, David. “Business Is Not an Interest Group (And, By the Way, There’s No Such Thing as ‘Business’): On the Study of Companies in American National Politics.” KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-032, August 2002.
Briggs, Xavier de Souza. “Social Capital and Segregation: Race, Connections, and Inequality in America." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-011, February 2002.
Briggs, Xavier de Souza. “Civilization in Color: The Multi-Cultural City in Three Millennia.” KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-049, December 2002.
Briggs, Xavier de Souza. "Community Building: The New (and Old) Politics of Urban Problem-Solving." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-003, January 2002.
Miller, Nolan, and Amit Pazgal. “Strategic Trade and Delegated Competition.” KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-042, 2002.
Miller, Nolan, Scott Johnson, John Pratt, and Richard Zeckhauser. “Efficient Design with Interdependent Valuations and an Informed Center.” KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-025, June 2002.
Rodrik, Dani, Margaret S. McMillan, and Karen Horn Welch. “When Economic Reform Goes Wrong: Cashews in Mozambique.” KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-028, August 2002.
Rodrik, Dani. “Feasible Globalizations.” KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-029, July 2002.
Rodrik, Dani, and Ricardo Hausmann. “Economic Development as Self-Discovery.” KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-023, March 2002.
Rodrik, Dani, and Sharun Mukand. “In Search of the Holy Grail: Policy Convergence, Experimentation, and Economic Performance.” KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-027, July 2002.
Clark, William C., Ronald Mitchell, David Cash, and Frank Alcock. "Information as Influence: How Institutions Mediate the Impact of Scientific Assessments on Global Environmental Affairs." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-044, November 2002.
Stavins, Robert N., and Scott Barrett. “Increasing Participation and Compliance in International Climate Change Agreements.” KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-031, August 2002.
Stuart, Guy. “Databases, Felons, and Voting: Errors and Bias in the Florida Felons Exclusion List in the 2000 Presidential Elections.” KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-041, September 2002.
Kalt, Joseph P., Kenneth Grant, and Jonathan B. Taylor. “Public Policy Analysis of Indian Gaming in Massachusetts.” KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-019, May 2002.
Plantinga, Robert, Ruben Lubowski, and Robert N. Stavins. "The Effects of Potential Land Development on Agricultural Land Prices." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-012, February 2002.
Stavins, Robert N., Alexander Wagner, and Gernot Wagner. "Interpreting Sustainability in Economic Terms: Dynamic Efficiency Plus Intergenerational Equity." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-018, May 2002.
Stavins, Robert N. "Lessons from the American Experiment with Market-Based Environmental Policies." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-032, October 2001.
Mayer-Schönberger, Viktor. "Emergency Communications: The Quest for Interoperability in the United States and Europe." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-024, March 2002.
Mayer-Schönberger, Viktor, and Thomas Oberlechner. "Through Their Own Words: Towards a New Understanding of Leadership through Metaphors." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-043, October 2002.
Hart, David. "Political Representation Among Dominant Firms: Revisiting the 'Olsonian Hypothesis'." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-045, October 2002.
Camp, L. Jean, and Carlos Osorio. "Privacy-Enhancing Technologies for Internet Commerce." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-033, August 2002.
Camp, L. Jean. "DRM: Doesn’t Really Mean Digital Copyright Management." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-034, August 2002.
Coglianese, Cary. "Is Satisfaction Success? Evaluating Public Participation in Regulatory Policymaking." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-038, September 2002.
Coglianese, Cary, Jennifer Nash, and Todd Olmstead. "Performance-Based Regulation: Prospects and Limitations in Health, Safety and Environmental Protection." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-050, December 2002.
Riley, Hannah and Kathleen L. McGinn. "When Does Gender Matter in Negotiation?" KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-036, September 2002.
Riley, Hannah and Linda Babcock. "Gender as a Situational Phenomenon in Negotiation." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-037, September 2002.
Miller, Nolan, Paul Resnick, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Eliciting Honest Feedback in Electronic Markets." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-039, August 2002.
Cash, David, William C. Clark, Frank Alcock, Nancy Dickson, Noelle Eckley, and Jill Jäger. "Salience, Credibility, Legitimacy and Boundaries: Linking Research, Assessment and Decision Making." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-046, November 2002.
Winston, Kenneth. "Moral Competence in the Practice of Democratic Governance." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-048, November 2002.
Dynarski, Susan. "The Consequences of Merit Aid." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP02-051, November 2002.
Coglianese, Cary. "The Internet and Public Participation in Rulemaking." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-022, April 2003.
Coglianese, Cary, and Gary Marchant. "Shifting Sands: The Limits of Science in Setting Risk Standards." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-036, August 2003.
Piehl, Anne Morrison, and Margo Schlanger. "Determinants of Civil Rights Filings in Federal District Court by Jail and Prison Inmates." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-43, November 2003.
Cornell, Stephen, and Joseph P. Kalt. "Alaska Native Self-Government and Service Delivery: What Works?" KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-42, October 2003.
Stavins, Robert N. "Environmental Protection and Economic Well-Being: How Does (and How Should) Government Balance These Two Important Values?" KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-35, August 2003.
Apgar, William, and Emily Whiting. "Essential Function Bonds: An Emerging Tool for Affordable Housing Finance." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-015, March 2003.
Bohnet, Iris, and Steffen Huck. "Repetition and Reputation: Implications for Trust and Trustworthiness in the Short and in the Long Run." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-048, November 2003.
Ashraf, Nava, Iris Bohnet, and Nikita Piankov. "Is Trust a Bad Investment?" KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-047, November 2003.
Bohnet, Iris, and Robert Cooter. "Expressive Law: Framing or Equilibrium Selection?" KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-046, November 2003.
Bohnet, Iris, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Trust, Risk and Betrayal." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-041, October 2003.
Bohnet, Iris, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Social Comparisons in Ultimatum Bargaining." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-028, June 2003.
Coglianese, Cary, and Laurie Allen. "Building Sector-Based Consensus: A Review of the EPA's Common Sense Initiative." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP03-037, September 2003.
Culpepper, Pepper D. "Institutional Rules, Social Capacity, and the Stuff of Politics: Experiments in Collaborative Governance in France and Italy." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP03-029, June 2003.
Wilson, Randall, Susan C. Eaton, and Amara Kamanu. "Extended Career Ladder Initiative (ECCLI) Round 2: Evaluation Report." KSG Faculty Working Papers Series RWP03-006, January 2003.
Fountain, Jane. "Information, Institutions and Governance: Advancing a Basic Social Science Research Program for Digital Government." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-004, January 2003.
Clark, David, Sharon Gillett, William Lehr, Marvin Sirbu, and Jane Fountain. "Local Government Stimulation of Broadband: Effectiveness, E-Government, and Economic Development." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-002, January 2003.
Fountain, Jane. "Electronic Government and Electronic Civics." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-001, January 2003.
Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Andrew K. Rose. "Is Trade Good or Bad for the Environment? Sorting Out the Causality." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-038, September 2003.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Experience of and Lessons from Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Economies." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-011, February 2003.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "National Institutions and the Role of the IMF." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-010, February 2003.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Proposed Monetary Regime for Small Commodity-Exporters: Peg the Export Price ('PEP')." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-003, January 2003.
Fung, Archon, Mary Graham, David Weil and Elena Fagotto. "The Political Economy of Transparency: What Makes Disclosure Policies Sustainable?" KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-039, October 2003.
Hogan, William W. "Transmission Market Design." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-040, October 2003.
Harding, David J., Christopher Jencks, Leonard M. Lopoo, and Susan E. Mayer. "The Changing Effect of Family Background on the Incomes of American Adults." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-045, December 2003.
Keating, Elizabeth, Mary Fischer, Teresa Gordon, and Janet Greenlee. "The Single Audit Act: How Compliant are Nonprofit Organizations?" KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-005, January 2003.
Johnson, Scott, Nolan Miller, John W. Pratt, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Efficient Design with Multidimensional, Continuous Types, and Interdependent Valuations." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-020, March 2003.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Diminishing Returns: A Comparison of the 1968 and 2000 Election Night Broadcasts." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-050, December 2003.
Risse, Mathias. "Do We Live in an Unjust World?" KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-049, December 2003.
Risse, Mathias. "Can There Be 'Libertarianism Without Inequality'? Some Worries about the Coherence of Left-Libertarianism." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-044, November 2003.
Risse, Mathias. "What We Owe to the Global Poor: Political Philosophy Meets Development Economics." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-032, August 2003.
Risse, Mathias. "Democracy and Social Choice: A Response to Saari." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-023, April 2003.
Risse, Mathias, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Racial Profiling." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-021, March 2003.
Schauer, Frederick. "The Boundaries of the First Amendment: A Preliminary Exploration of Constitutional Salience." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-024, April 2003.
Stavins, Robert N. "Market-Based Environmental Policies: What Can We Learn from U.S. Experience and Related Research?" KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-031, July 2003.
Snyder, Lori D., Robert N. Stavins, and Alexander F. Wagner. "Private Options to Use Public Goods: Exploiting Revealed Preferences to Estimate Environmental Benefits." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-013, March 2003.
Stuart, Guy. "Embedded Cooperation: Women's Thrift Cooperatives in Andhra Pradesh." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-026, May 2003.
Winston, Kenneth. "On the Ethics of Exporting Ethics: The Right to Silence in Japan and the U.S." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-027, June 2003.
Viscusi, W. Kip, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Sacrificing Civil Liberties to Reduce Terrorism Risks." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-017, March 2003.
Resnick, Paul, Richard Zeckhauser, John Swanson, and Kate Lockwood. "The Value of Repuation on eBay: A Controlled Experiment." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-007, February 2003.
Kalt, Joseph P., and Joseph William Singer. "Myths and Realities of Tribal Sovereignty: The Law and Economics of Indian Self-Rule." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP04-016, March 2004.