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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

Cunningham, Edward, and Philip Jordan. "Our Path to “New Normal” in Employment? Sobering Clues from China and Recovery Scores for U.S. Industry." Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, July 2020.
Ilzetzki, Ethan, Carmen M. Reinhart, and Kenneth S. Rogoff. "Why is the Euro Punching Below Its Weight?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-013, May 2020.
Hanson, Gordon. "The impacts of the U.S.-China trade war." Business Economics 55 (February 2020): 69–72.
Lawrence, Robert Z. "China, Like the US, Faces Challenges in Achieving Inclusive Growth Through Manufacturing." China & World Economy (August 2019).
Nelson, Jonathan K., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Risky Business: Commissioning Portraits in Renaissance Italy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-024, July 2019.
Horn, Sebastian, Carmen M. Reinhart, Christoph Trebesch. "China's Overseas Lending." July 2019.
Dorn, David, Gordon Hanson, and Lei Li. "Understanding Regional Export Growth in China." World Trade Evolution: Growth, Productivity and Employment. Ed. Lili Yan Ing and Miaojie Yu. Routledge, 2019.
Downs, Erica, James Henderson, Mikkal E. Herberg, Shoichi Itoh, Meghan O'Sullivan, Morena Skalamera, and Can Soylu. "The Emerging Russia-Asia Energy Nexus." The National Bureau of Asian Research, December 2018.
Jelnov, Artyom, Yair Tauman, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Confronting an Enemy with Unknown Preferences: Deterrer or Provocateur?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-006, January 2018.
Juma, Calestous, and Francis Mangeni. "African Regional Economic Integration: The Emergence, Evolution, and Impact of Institutional Innovation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-003, January 2018.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "German Ordoliberals vs. American Pragmatists: What Did They Get Right or Wrong in the Euro Crisis?" Ordoliberalism: A German Oddity? CEPR Press, November 2017.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Globalization and Chinese Growth: Ends of Trends?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-029, July 2016.
Dogan, Pinar, Marc Bourreau, and Matthieu Manant. "Size of RJVs and Degree of Cooperation in Product Development." International Journal of Industrial Organization 46 (May 2016): 77-106.
Khan, Adnan Q., Asim Ijaz Khwaja, and Benjamin Olken. "Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Performance Pay for Tax Collectors." Quarterly Journal of Economics 131.1 (February 2016).
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "China's Slowdown and the Chinese Stock Market." VoxEU, January 27, 2016.
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "Lessons Learned from Three Decades of Experience with Cap-and-Trade." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-069, November 2015.
Reinhart, Carmen M., and Christoph Trebesch. "The Pitfalls of External Dependence: Greece, 1829-2015." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-065, October 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Misinterpreting Chinese Intervention in Financial Markets." China-US Focus, September 10, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Euro Crisis: Where to from Here?" Journal of Policy Modeling 37.3 (May/June 2015): 428-444.
Beshears, John, James J. Choi, Joshua Hurwitz, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems: An International Comparison." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-024, May 2015.
Abadie, Alberto, Alexis Diamond, and Jens Hainmueller. "Comparative Politics and the Synthetic Control Method." American Journal of Political Science 59.2 (April 2015): 495-510.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Euro Crisis: Where to From Here?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-015, March 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Chinese Currency Manipulation Not a Problem." East Asia Forum, March 9, 2015.
Reinhart, Carmen, Vincent Reinhart, and Kenneth Rogoff. "Dealing with Debt." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-009, February 2015.
Reinhart, Carmen and Christoph Trebesch. "Sovereign-Debt Relief And Its Aftermath: The 1930s, The 1990s, The Future?" Vox, October 21, 2014.
Greenstone, Michael, and Rema Hanna. "Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India." American Economic Review 104.10 (October 2014): 3038-3072.
Aldy, Joseph, and W. Kip Viscusi. "Risk Regulation Lessons from Mad Cows." Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics 8.4 (December 2013): 231-313.
Reinhart, Carmen and Takeshi Tashiro. "Investment In The Wake of Crises: Asia 15 Years Later." Vox, December 17, 2013.
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).
Aldy, Joseph, and W. Kip Viscusi. "Risk Regulation Lessons from Mad Cows." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-047, November 2013.
Duflo, Esther, Michael Greenstone, Rohini Pande, and Nicholas Ryan. "Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India." Quarterly Journal of Economics 128.4 (2013): 1499–1545.
Duflo, Esther, Michael Greenstone, Rohini Pande, and Nicholas Ryan. "What Does Reputation Buy? Differentiation in a Market for Third-party Auditors." American Economic Review 103.3 (May 2013): 314-19.
Summers, Lawrence H. "Europe's Hair-Trigger Economy." Reuters, March 18, 2013.
Chetty, Raj, John N. Friedman, Soren Leth-Peterson, Torben Heien Nielsen, and Tore Olsen. "Active vs. Passive Decisions and Crowd-out in Retirement Savings Accounts: Evidence from Denmark." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-002, January 2013.
Diaz Anadon, Laura. "Missions-oriented RD&D Institutions in Energy between 2000 and 2010: A Comparative Analysis of China, the United Kingdom, and the United States." Research Policy 41.10 (December 2012): 1742-1756.
Porter, Roger B. "Japan's Economic Prospects." M-RCBG Faculty Working Paper 2012-15, November 2012.
Summers, Lawrence H. "Why the UK Must Reverse its Economic Course." Reuters, September 17, 2012.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Aung San Suu Kyi Signals Change in Burma, but Investors Should Proceed with Caution." Christian Science Monitor, June 19, 2012.
Summers, Lawrence H. "Europe Must Be Persuaded to Make a Permanent Fix." Reuters, June 18, 2012.
Qiua, Yueming, and Laura D. Anadon. "The Price of Wind Power in China During its Expansion: Technology Adoption, Learning-by-Doing, Economies of Scale, and Manufacturing Localization." Energy Economics 34.3 (May 2012): 772-785.
Summers, Lawrence H. "Europe’s Growth Challenge." Washington Post, April 29, 2012.
Summers, Lawrence H. "Time for the IMF to Step Forward." Washington Post, December 8, 2011.
Jorgenson, Dale W. "The Rise of Developing Asia and the New Economic Order." Journal of Policy Modeling 33.5 (September/October 2011): 698-745.
Siddiqi, Afreen, and Laura Diaz Anadon. "The Water-Energy Nexus in Middle East and North Africa." Energy Policy 39.6 (August 2011): 4529-4540.
Parker, Richard. "How They Wrecked the Economy." The American Prospect. June 9, 2011.
Chetty, Raj, John N. Friedman, Tore Olsen, and Luigi Pistaferri. "Adjustment Costs, Firm Responses, and Micro vs. Macro Labor Supply Elasticities: Evidence from Danish Tax Records." Quarterly Journal of Economics 126.2 (May 2011): 749-804.
Peterson, Stephen. "Why it Worked: Critical Success Factors of a Financial Reform Project in Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-019, March 2011.
Peterson, Stephen. "Reforming Public Financial Management in Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-048, December 2010.
Scherer, F.M. "Abuse of Dominance by High-Technology Enterprises: A Comparison of U.S. and E.C. Approaches." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-029, June 2010, revised August 2010.
Hallward-Driemeier, Mary, Gita Khun-Jush, and Lant Pritchett. "Deals Versus Rules: Policy Implementation Uncertainty and Why Firms Hate It." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-027, June 2010.