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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

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.
Nelson, Jonathan K., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Risky Business: Commissioning Portraits in Renaissance Italy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-024, July 2019.
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.
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.
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. "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.
Reinhart, Carmen and Christoph Trebesch. "Sovereign-Debt Relief And Its Aftermath: The 1930s, The 1990s, The Future?" Vox, October 21, 2014.
Aldy, Joseph, and W. Kip Viscusi. "Risk Regulation Lessons from Mad Cows." Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics 8.4 (December 2013): 231-313.
Aldy, Joseph, and W. Kip Viscusi. "Risk Regulation Lessons from Mad Cows." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-047, November 2013.
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.
Summers, Lawrence H. "Why the UK Must Reverse its Economic Course." Reuters, September 17, 2012.
Summers, Lawrence H. "Europe Must Be Persuaded to Make a Permanent Fix." Reuters, June 18, 2012.
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.
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.
Parker, Richard. "Athens: The First Domino?" The Nation. February 18, 2010.
Hojman, Daniel, and Felipe Kast. "On the Measurement of Poverty Dynamics." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-035, November 2009.
Kelman, Steven, and John N. Friedman. "Performance Improvement and Performance Dysfunction: An Empirical Examination of Distortionary Impacts of the Emergency Room Wait-Time Target in the English National Health Service." Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 19.4 (October 2009): 917-947.
Greig, Fiona, and Iris Bohnet. "Exploring Gendered Behavior in the Field with Experiments: Why Public Goods are Provided by Women in a Nairobi Slum." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 70.1-2 (May 2009): 1-9.