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

Chandra, Amitabh, and Craig Garthwaite. "Economic Principles for Medicare Reform." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 686.1 (December 2019): 63-92.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Ang, Desmond. "Do 40-Year-Old Facts Still Matter? Long-Run Effects of Federal Oversight under the Voting Rights Act." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 11.3 (July 2019): 1-53.
Nipp, Ryan D., Kessely Hong, and Electra D. Paskett. "Overcoming Barriers to Clinical Trial Enrollment." American Society of Clinical Oncology Educational Book 39 (May 2019): 105-114.
Shepard, Mark, Amy Finkelstein, and Nathaniel Hendren. "Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: Evidence from Massachusetts." American Economic Review 109.4 (April 2019).
Carlana, Michela. "Implicit Stereotypes: Evidence from Teachers' Gender Bias." Quarterly Journal of Economics (March 2019).
Lerner, Jennifer S. "Towards a Conceptual Model of Affective Predictions in Palliative Care." Journal of Pain and Symptom Management .
Sikkink, Kathryn, Geoff Dancy, Bridget Marchesi, Tricia Olsen, Leigh Payne, and Andrew Reiter. "Behind Bars and Bargains: New Findings on Transitional Justice in Emerging Democracies: Research Note." International Studies Quarterly (Spring 2019).
Sikkink, Kathryn, and Averell Schmidt. "Breaking the Ban? The Heterogeneous Impact of US Contestation of the Torture Norm." Journal of Global Security Studies 4.1 (January 2019): 105-122.
Jara-Figueroa, C., Bogang Jun, Edward L. Glaeser, and Cesar A. Hidalgo. "The Role of Industry-Specific, Occupation-Specific, and Location-Specific Knowledge in the Growth and Survival of New Firms." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115.50 (December 2018): 12646-12653.
Sikkink, Kathryn, and Averell Schmidt. "Partners in Crime: An Empirical Investigation of the CIA Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program." Perspectives on Politics 16.4 (December 2018): 1014-1033.
Campante, Filipe, and Edward L. Glaeser. "Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago." Latin American Economic Review 27.2 (December 2018).
Risse, Mathias. "Why We Should Talk About German ‘Orientierungskultur’ Rather Than 'Leitkultur'." Analyse & Kritik 40.2 (November 2018): 381-404.
Ganong, Peter, and Jeffrey B. Liebman. "The Decline, Rebound, and Further Rise in Snap Enrollment: Disentangling Business Cycle Fluctuations and Policy Changes." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 10.4 (November 2018).
Avery, Christopher, Oded Gurantz, Michael Hurwitz, and Jonathan Smith,. "Shifting College Majors in Response to Advanced Placement Exam Scores." Journal of Human Resources 53.4 (October 2018): 918-956.
Shepard, Mark, Kate Ho, and Ariel Pakes. "The Evolution of Health Insurer Costs in Massachusetts, 2010-12." Review of Industrial Organization 53.1 (August 2018): 117-137.
Sommers, Benjamin D., Mark Shepard, and Katherine Hempstead. "Why Did Employer Coverage Fall In Massachusetts After The ACA? Potential Consequences Of A Changing Employer Mandate." Health Affairs 37.7 (July 2018): 1144-1152.
Chenoweth, Erica. "Days of Rage: Introducing the NAVCO 3.0 Dataset." Journal of Peace Research, 55.4 (July 2018): 524-534.
Ferguson, Ronald. "The Tripod School Climate Index: Evidence of Score Reliability and Validity." Health Behavior and Policy Review 5.4 (July 2018).
Fung, Vicki, Cassandra Peitzman, Julie Shi, Catherine Liang, William Dow, Alan Zaslavsky, Bruce Fireman, Stephen F. Derose, Michael Chernew, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Adverse Selection Into and Within the Individual Health Insurance Market in California in 2014." Health Services Research 53.5, Part I (Spring 2018): 3750-3769.
Traub, Stephen J., Soroush Saghafian, Kurtis Judson, Christopher Russi, Bo Madsen, Stephen Cha, Hannah C. Tolson, Leon D. Sanchez, and Jesse M. Pines. "Interphysician Differences in Emergency Department Length of Stay." Journal of Emergency Medicine 54.5 (May 2018): 702-710.
Glaeser, Edward L., Hyunjin Kim, and Michael Luca. "Nowcasting Gentrification: Using Yelp Data to Quantify Neighborhood Change." AEA Papers and Proceedings 108 (May 2018): 77-82.
Rogers, Todd, and Avi Feller. "Reducing Student Absences at Scale by Targeting Parents’ Misbeliefs." Nature Human Behaviour 2 (Spring 2018): 335–342.
Austin, Benjamin, Edward Glaeser, and Lawrence Summers. "Saving the Heartland: Place-Based Policies in 21st Century America." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (Spring 2018).
Hickes Lundquist, Jennifer, Devah Pager, and Eiko Strader. "Does a Criminal Past Predict Worker Performance? Evidence from One of America's Largest Employers." Social Forces 96.3 (March 2018): 1039–1068.
Glaeser, Edward L., Scott Duke Kominers, Michael Luca, and Nikhil Naik. "Big Data and Big Cities: the Promises and Limitations of Improved Measures of Urban Life." Economic Inquiry 56.1 (January 2018): 114-137.
Liebman, Jeffrey. "Using Data to More Rapidly Address Difficult U.S. Social Problems." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 675.1 (January 2018): 166-181.
Glaeser, Edward L., and Joseph Gyourko. "The Economic Implications of Housing Supply." Journal of Economic Perspectives 32.1 (Winter 2018).
Borjas, George, Kirk B. Doran, and Ying Shen. "Ethnic Complementarities After the Opening of China: How Chinese Graduate Students Affected the Productivity of Their Advisors." Journal of Human Resources 53 (Winter 2018): 1-31.
Borjas, George. "Lessons from Immigration Economics." Independent Review 22.3 (Winter 2018): 329-340.
Crabtree, Charles, Christian Davenport, Erica Chenoweth, Dana M. Moss, Jennifer Earl, Emily Hencken Ritter, and Christopher Sullivan. "Contentious Politics in the Trump Era." PS: Political Science & Politics 51.1 (January 2018): 17-25.
Glaeser, Edward L., Rafael Di Tella, and Lucas Llach. "Introduction to Argentine Exceptionalism." Latin American Economic Review 27.1 (2018).
Gerardo Ramirez, Sophia Yang Hooper, Nicole B. Kersting, Ronald Ferguson, David Yeager. "Teacher Math Anxiety Relates to Adolescent Students' Math Achievement." AERA Open 4.1 (January-March 2018): 1-13.
Baicker, Katherine, and Amitabh Chandra. "Evidence-Based Health Policy." New England Journal of Medicine 377 (December 2017): 2413-2415.
Newhouse, Joseph P. "Risk Adjustment with an Outside Option." Journal of Health Economics 56 (December 2017): 256-258.
Ruggie, John Gerard, and John F. Sherman III. "The Concept of ‘Due Diligence’ in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: A Reply to Jonathan Bonnitcha and Robert McCorquodale." European Journal of International Law 28.3 (November 2017): 921-928.
Chien, Alyna, Joseph P. Newhouse, Lisa I. Iezzoni, Carter R. Petty, Sharon-Lise T. Normand, and Mark A. Schuster. "Socioeconomic Background and Commercial Health Plan Spending." Pediatrics 140.5 (November 2017): 1-10.
Liebman, Jeffrey B., and Neale Mahoney. "Do Expiring Budgets Lead to Wasteful Year-End Spending? Evidence from Federal Procurement." American Economic Review 107.11 (November 2017): 3510-3549.
Shafrin, Jason, Anshu Shrestha, Amitabh Chandra, M. Haim Erder, and Vanja Sikirica. "Evaluating Matching-Adjusted Indirect Comparisons in Practice: A Case Study of Patients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder." Health Economics 26.11 (November 2017): 1459-1466.
Deming, David. "The Growing Importance of Social Skills in the Labor Market." The Quarterly Journal of Economics 132.4 (November 2017): 1593-1640.
William Julius Wilson. "Why Sociologists Matter in the Welfare Reform Debate." Contemporary Sociology 46.6 (November 2017): 627-634.
Pager, Devah. "Meta-Analysis of Field Experiments Shows No Change in Racial Discrimination in Hiring over Time." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114.41 (October 2017): 10870-10875.
Borjas, George. "The Wage Impact of the Marielitos: A Reappraisal." ILR Review 70.5 (October 2017): 1077-1110.
Battilana, Julie, and Marissa Kimsey. "Should You Agitate, Innovate, or Orchestrate?" Stanford Social Innovation Review (September 2017).
Brot-Goldberg, Zarek C., Amitabh Chandra, Benjamin R. Handel, and Jonathan T. Kolstad. "What Does a Deductible Do?: The Impact of Cost-Sharing on Health Care Prices, Quantities, and Spending Dynamics." The Quarterly Journal of Economics 132.3 (August 2017): 1261-1318.
Alsan, Marcella, John Beshears, Wendy S. Armstrong, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian, Minh Ly T. Nguyen, Carlos Del Rio, David Laibson, and Vincent C. Marconi. "A Commitment Contract to Achieve Virologic Suppression in Poorly Adherent Patients with HIV/AIDS." AIDS 31.12 (July 2017): 1765-1769.
Chandra, Amitabh, and Craig Garthwaite. "The Economics of Indication-Based Drug Pricing." New England Journal of Medicine 377.2 (July 2017): 103-106.
Wilson, William Julius. "Race, Class, Politics, and the Disappearance of Work: A Rejoinder." Ethnic & Racial Studies 40.9 (July 2017): 1502-1507.
Borjas, George, and Joan Monras. "The Labour Market Consequences of Refugee Supply Shocks." Economic Policy 32.91 (July 2017): 361-413.
Traub, Stephen J., M'Hamed Temkit, and Soroush Saghafian. "Emergency Department Holding Orders." Journal of Emergency Medicine 52.6 (June 2017): 885-893.