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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

Wright Rigueur, Leah. "For Black Athletes, Wealth Doesn’t Equal Freedom." PBS NewsHour, 10/18/2017.
Peterson, Paul E. "Teachers and Schools are Funded at a Higher Rate than Most People Know." Washington Times, August 13, 2015.
Peterson, Paul E., and Martin R. West. "Even Teachers are No Fans of Forced Union Payments." Wall Street Journal, 266.13, 7/16/2015, A11.
Bilmes, Linda J. "A Call for a National Strategy on Veterans." Cognoscenti, November 11, 2014.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Big-Project Binge Fueled Motor City’s Meltdown." Bloomberg, March 20, 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Invest in Massachusetts, but Don’t Play Robin Hood." Boston Globe, January 22, 2013.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Immigration and American Power." Korea Times, December 16, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Help New York Rebuild, but Fix FEMA, too." Boston Globe, November 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Candidates Quibble over Size of Government, but What US Needs is Quality." The Boston Globe, November 1, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Tolls — The Solution to Mass. Commuting Woes." Boston Globe, October 4, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Urban Planning in Greater Boston Needs to Aim Higher." Boston Globe, September 6, 2012.
Chingos, Matthew M., and Paul E. Peterson. "A Generation of School-Voucher Success." Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Putting China at Ease." Boston Globe, August 23, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Scholars Hurt By Quality of State Colleges." Boston Globe, August 8, 2012.
Summers, Lawrence H. "Focus on Equality of Opportunity, Not Outcomes." Reuters, July 16, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Towns Have Too Much Power, But Not the Power They Need." Boston Globe, July 12, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Why Are House Republicans Going After Census Information?" Boston Globe, June 28, 2012.
Gergen, David. "Are Voters Ready to Move on?" CNN.com, June 28, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Young Workers Can’t Afford Homes in the State." Boston Globe, June 14, 2012.
Gergen, David, and Michael Zuckerman. "Supreme Court in a No-Win Position on Obamacare?" CNN.com, June 12, 2012.
Gergen, David, and Michael Zuckerman. "A Victory for Curbs on Public Worker Unions." CNN.com, June 6, 2012.
Pritchett, Lant. "Achilles’ Heel of Social Policy." Indian Express, June 6, 2012.
Peterson, Paul E., William Howell, and Martin West. "Teachers Unions Have a Popularity Problem." Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Does US Need Another Imperial President Like Lyndon Johnson?" Boston Globe, May 31, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Mass. Health Care Debate Pits Cost vs. Quality — and Young vs. Old." Boston Globe, May 17, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Economist Who Changed the Way We Think About Housing." Bloomberg News, May 15, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Keys to Keeping Boston Free of Riots." Boston Globe, May 3, 2012.
Kayyem, Juliette. "The Military’s Persistent Gender Divide." Boston Globe, April 23, 2012.
Kayyem, Juliette. "The Self-Destruction of Arizona." Boston Globe, April 9, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "A Yelp to Let Us Compare Cities, Towns." Boston Globe, April 6, 2012.
Peterson, Paul E. "Obama’s Education Grade Left Behind By Bush’s." Washington Times, April 5, 2012.
Narayanamurti, Venkatesh. "The Ongoing Dangers of Exporting America's Future." Press Democrat, March 27, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "MBTA Shouldn’t Be on Board with The Ride." Boston Globe, March 9, 2012.
David, Ed, and Swanee Hunt. "Buying Sex? It Will Cost You." Boston Globe, February 21, 2012.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Problems of All Americans." Boston Review, January/February 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Kevin White’s Best Legacy." Boston Globe, December 5, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Goodbye, Golden Years." New York Times, November 19, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Unleash the Entrepreneurs." City Journal, Autumn 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "To Avoid Scandals, Auction off Casino Licenses." Boston.com, October 7, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Make Drivers Pay for Driving." Boston Globe, September 23, 2011.
Peterson, Paul E. "A Blue State Bailout In Disguise." Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Payroll-Tax Cut Is the Working Part of Jobs Plan: Edward Glaeser." Bloomberg.com, September 12, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Is the ‘Governor Effect’ Real?" Boston Globe, September 8. 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Americans Met Attacks by Drawing on Strengths." Bloomberg News, September 6, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Unleash the Entrepreneurs." City Journal, 21.4, Fall 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Tax Breaks Shouldn't be Sacrosanct." Boston Globe, 8/25/2011.
Liebman, Jeffrey. "Cut Medicare, Help Patients." New York Times, August 22, 2011.
Peterson, Paul E. "Do We Really Need to Spend More on Schools?" Wall Street Journal, August 5, 2011.