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

Borjas, George, Ilpo Kauppinen, and Panu Poutvaara. "Self-Selection of Emigrants: Theory and Evidence on Stochastic Dominance in Observable and Unobservable Characteristics." The Economic Journal 129.617 (January 2019): 143-171.
Campante, Filipe, and Edward L. Glaeser. "Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago." Latin American Economic Review 27.2 (December 2018).
Glaeser, Edward L., Rafael Di Tella, and Lucas Llach. "Introduction to Argentine Exceptionalism." Latin American Economic Review 27.1 (2018).
Chauvin, Juan Pablo, Edward Glaeser, Yueran Ma, and Kristina Tobio. "What Is Different About Urbanization in Rich and Poor Countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States." Journal of Urban Economics 98 (March 2017): 17-49.
Glaeser, Edward, Wei Huang, Yueran Ma, and Andrei Shleifer. "A Real Estate Boom with Chinese Characteristics." Journal of Economic Perspectives 31.1 (Winter 2017).
Gomez-Lievano, Andres, Oscar Patterson-Lomba, and Ricardo Hausmann. "Explaining the Prevalence, Scaling and Variance of Urban Phenomena." Nature Human Behaviour 1 (December 2016).
Chen, Martha, Sally Roever, and Caroline Skinner. "Urban Livelihoods: Reviewing the Evidence in Support of the New Urban Agenda." Environment and Urbanization Brief No. 34 (November 2016).
Chen, Martha and Shalini Sinha. "Home-Based Workers and Cities." Environment and Urbanization 28.2 (September 2016): 343-358.
Chen, Martha. "Technology, Informal Workers and Cities: Insights from Ahmedabad (India), Durban (South Africa) and Lima (Peru)." Environment and Urbanization 28.2 (September 2016): 405-422.
Alatas, Vivi, Abhijit Banerjee, Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Rema Hanna, and Benjamin A. Olken. "Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia." The American Economic Review 106.7 (July 2016): 1663-1704.
Das, Veena, and Michael Walton. "Political Leadership and the Urban Poor." Current Anthropology 56 (October, 2015): S44-S54.
Hanna, Rema, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Joshua Schwartzstein. "Learning Through Noticing: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment." Quarterly Journal of Economics 129.3 (August 2014): 1311-1353.
Chen, Martha, Roopa Madhav, and Kaplana Sharma. "Legal Reforms for the Self-Employed: Three Urban Cases." The Indian Journal of Industrial Relations 50.1 (July 2014): 133-150.
Duflo, Esther, Rema Hanna, and Stephen P. Ryan. "Incentives Work: Getting Teachers to Come to School." American Economic Review 102.4 (June 2012): 1241-1278.
Jayachandran, Seema, and Rohini Pande. "Introduction to Issue on Malnutrition." CESifo Economic Studies 58.2 (April 26, 2012): 253-255.
Campante, Filipe R., and Davin Chor. "Why was the Arab World Poised for Revolution? Schooling, Economic Opportunities, and the Arab Spring." Journal of Economic Perspectives 26.2 (Spring 2012): 167-188.
Chen, Martha. "Recognizing Domestic Workers, Regulating Domestic Work: Conceptual, Measurement, and Regulatory Challenges." Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue Femmes et Droit 23.1 (April 2011): 167-184.
Field, Erica, Seema Jayachandran, and Rohini Pande. "Do Traditional Institutions Constrain Female Entrepreneurship? A Field Experiment on Business Training in India." American Economic Review 100.2 (May 2010): 125–29.
Chen, Martha. "Informality and Social Protection: Theories and Realities." IDS Bulletin 39.2 (May 2008): 18-27.
Chen, Martha. "Women and Informality: A Global Picture, the Global Movement." SAIS Review 21.1 (Winter-Spring 2001): 71-82.
Chen, Martha, Jennefer Sebstad, and Lesley O'Connell. "Counting the Invisible Workforce: The Case of Homebased Workers." World Development 27.3 (March 1999): 603-610.