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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

Austin, Benjamin, Edward Glaeser, and Lawrence Summers. "Saving the Heartland: Place-Based Policies in 21st Century America." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (Spring 2018).
Goodman, Joshua, Melkers, Julia, and Pallais, Amanda. "Can Online Delivery Increase Access to Education?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-035, September 2016.
Shoag, Daniel, and Stan Veuger. "No Woman No Crime: Ban the Box, Employment, and Upskilling." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-015, March 2016.
Avery, Christopher, and Parag A. Pathak. "The Distributional Consequences of Public School Choice." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-053, September 2015.
Smith, Jonathan, Michael Hurwitz, and Christopher Avery. "Giving College Credit Where It Is Due: Advanced Placement Exam Scores and College Outcomes." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-021, May 2015.
Modestino, Alicia Sasser, Daniel Shoag, and Joshua Ballance. "Upskilling: Do Employers Demand Greater Skill When Workers Are Plentiful?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-013, March 2015.
Fang, Hai, Karen N. Eggleston, John A. Rizzo, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in China." IZA Journal of Labor and Development 2.12 (2013).
Kayyem, Juliette. "The Self-Destruction of Arizona." Boston Globe, April 9, 2012.
Summers, Lawrence H. "What You (Really) Need to Know." New York Times, January 20, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "In Economists’ Paradise, Lessons for US." Boston Globe, December 19, 2011.
Chetty, Raj, John N. Friedman, and Jonah E. Rockoff. "The Long-Term Impacts of Teachers: Teacher Value-Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood." NBER Working Papers, December 2011.
Chetty, Raj, John N. Friedman, Nathaniel Hilger, Emmanuel Saez, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, and Danny Yagan. "How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence from Project Star." Quarterly Journal of Economics 126.4 (November 2011): 1593-1660.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Unleash the Entrepreneurs." City Journal, 21.4, Fall 2011.
Avery, Christopher, and Jonathan Levin. "Early Admissions at Selective Colleges." American Economic Review 100.5 (December 2010): 2125–56.
Chetty, Raj, John N. Friedman, Nathaniel Hilger, Emmanuel Saez, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, and Danny Yagan. "$320,000 Kindergarten Teachers." Phi Delta Kappan 92.3 (November 2010): 22-25.
Chetty, Raj, John N. Friedman, Nathaniel Hilger, Emmanuel Saez, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, and Danny Yagan. "How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence from Project STAR." NBER Working Papers 16381, September 2010.
Chingos, Matthew M., and Paul Peterson. "For-Profit and Nonprofit Management in Philadelphia Schools." Education Next 9.2 (Spring 2009): 64-70.
Avery, Christopher, and Jonathan D. Levin. "Early Admissions at Selective Colleges." NBER Working Papers 14844, April 2009.
Peterson, Paul E., and Matthew M. Chingos. "Impact of For-Profit and Non-Profit Management on Student Achievement: The Philadelphia Intervention, 2002-2008." Harvard University Program on Education Policy and Governance PEPG09-02, February 2009.