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

Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Al Dabbagh, May, Hannah Riley Bowles, and Bobbi Thomason. "Status Reinforcement in Emerging Economies: The Psychological Experience of Local Candidates Striving for Global Employment." Organization Science 27.6 (December 2016): 1453-1471.
Acharya, Avidit, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen. "Explaining Causal Findings Without Bias: Detecting and Assessing Direct Effects." The American Political Science Review 110.3 (August 2016).
Western, Bruce, Anthony Braga, David Hureau, and Catherine Sirois. "Study Retention as Bias Reduction in a Hard-To-Reach Population." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113.20 (May 2016): 5477-5485.
Traub, Stephen J., Adam C. Bartley, Vernon D. Smith, Roshanak Didehban, Christopher A. Lipinski, and Soroush Saghafian. "Physician in Triage Versus Rotational Patient Assignment." The Journal of Emergency Medicine 50.5 (May 2016): 784-790.
Gill, Brian P., Jennifer S. Lerner, and Paul Meosky. "Reimagining Accountability in K-12 Education: A Behavioral Science Perspective." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-018, April 2016.
Gehlbach, Hunter, Maureen E. Brinkworth, Aaron M. King, Laura M. Hsu, Joseph McIntyre, and Todd Rogers. "Creating Birds of Similar Feathers: Leveraging Similarity to Improve Teacher-Student Relationships and Academic Achievement." Journal of Educational Psychology 108.3 (April 2016): 342-352.
Traub, Stephen J., Christopher F. Stewart, Roshanak Didehban, Adam C. Bartley, Soroush Saghafian, Vernon D. Smith, Scott M. Silvers, Ryan LeCheminant, and Christopher A. Lipinski. "Emergency Department Rotational Patient Assignment." Annals of Emergency Medicine 67.2 (February 2016): 206-215.
Levy, Dan, Joshua Yardley, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Getting an Honest Answer: Clickers in the Classroom." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-071, June 2016 (Revised from November 2015).
Rogers, Todd, and Joel Middleton. "Are Ballot Initiative Outcomes Influenced by the Campaigns of Independent Groups? A Precinct-Randomized Field Experiment Showing That They Are." Political Behavior 37.3 (September 2015): 567-593.
Freeman, Mark C., Ben Groom, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Better Predictions, Better Allocations: Scientific Advances and Adaptation to Climate Change." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-051, August 2015.
Kraft, Matthew A., and Todd Rogers. "The Underutilized Potential of Teacher-to-Parent Communication: Evidence from a Field Experiment." Economics of Education Review 47 (August 2015): 49-63.
Gehlbach, Hunter, Maureen E. Brinkworth, Aaron M. King, Laura M. Hsu, Joe McIntyre, and Todd Rogers. "Creating Birds of Similar Feathers: Leveraging Similarity to Improve Teacher-Student Relationships and Academic Achievement." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-017, April 2015.
Glaeser, Edward L., and Charles G. Nathanson. "An Extrapolative Model of House Price Dynamics." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-012, March 2015.
Rogers, Todd, Katherine L. Milkman, and Kevin G. Volpp. "Commitment Devices: Using Initiatives to Change Behavior-Reply." The Journal of the American Medical Association 312.15 (October 2014): 1592-1593.
Kraft, Matthew A., and Todd Rogers. "The Underutilized Potential of Teacher-to-Parent Communication: Evidence from a Field Experiment." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-049, October 2014.
Frey, Erin, and Todd Rogers. "Persistence: How Treatment Effects Persist After Interventions Stop." Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences 1.1 (October 2014): 172-179.
Rogers, Todd, Katherine L. Milkman, and Kevin G. Volpp. "Commitment Devices: Using Initiatives to Change Behavior." Journal of the American Medical Association 311.20 (May 2014): 2065-2066.
Glaeser, Edward L., Christopher F. Chabris, James J. Lee, Daniel J. Benjamin, Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Gregoire Borst, Steven Pinker, and David I. Laibson. "Why It Is Hard to Find Genes Associated with Social Science Traits: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations." American Journal of Public Health 103.S1 (October 2013): S152-S166.
Glaeser, Edward L., and Yueran Ma. "The Supply of Gender Stereotypes and Discriminatory Beliefs." National Bureau of Economic Research, June 2013.
Bucchianeri, Grace W., and Julia A. Minson. "A Homeowner's Dilemma: Anchoring in Residential Real Estate Transactions." Organization 89 (May 2013): 76–92.
Fang, Hai, Karen N. Eggleston, John A. Rizzo, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in China." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-054, November 2012.
Block, Jason P., Amitabh Chandra, Katherine D. McManus, and Walter C. Willett. "Point-of-Purchase Price and Education Intervention to Reduce Consumption of Sugary Soft Drinks." American Journal of Public Health 100.8 (August 2010): 1427-1433.
Western, Bruce. "Discrimination in a Low-Wage Labor Market: A Field Experiment." American Sociological Review 74.5 (October 2009): 777-799.
Pittinsky, Todd L. "Allophilia: Moving Beyond Tolerance in the Classroom." Childhood Education 85.4 (Summer 2009): 212-215.
Western, Bruce. "Lone Pursuit: Distrust and Defensive Individualism Among the Black Poor." Review of Distrust and Defensive Individualism Among the Black Poor, by Sandra Susan Smith. Contemporary Sociology, 38.1, January 2009: 71-72.