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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

Dynan, Karen, and Douglas Elmendorf. "National Fiscal Policies to Fight Recessions in US States." AEA Papers and Proceedings 110 (May 2020): 131-136.
Dynan, Karen. "Measuring Household Wealth in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: The Role of Retirement Assets." Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, September 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Central Banks Should Forget About Achieving 2 Percent Inflation." The Globe and Mail, July 28, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Moore Problems for the Fed?" Project Syndicate, April 27, 2019.
Bilmes, Linda J., and W. Scott Gould. "The Ripple Effects of the U.S. Government Shutdown." Barron's. January 22, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "George HW Bush Was Fiscally Responsible – Unlike Donald Trump." The Guardian, December 11, 2018.
Dynan, Karen. "The Unheard Nerds: How Economists Can Talk So Policymakers Will Listen." Foreign Affairs. November/December 2018.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Fiscal Opacity Cycle: How America Hid the Costs of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan." Toward A Just Society: Joseph Stiglitz and Twenty-First Century Economics. Ed. Martin Guzman. Columbia University Press, 2018, 457-478.
Summers, Lawrence H. "Secular Stagnation and Monetary Policy." Review 98.2 (2nd Quarter 2016): 93-110.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Globalization and Chinese Growth: Ends of Trends?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-029, July 2016.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Reckoning With Inequality." Korea Herald, March 27, 2016.
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.
Reinhart, Carmen M., and Christoph Trebesch. "The Pitfalls of External Dependence: Greece, 1829-2015." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-065, October 2015.
Mankiw, N. Gregory, and Lawrence H. Summers. "Uniting Behind the Divisive ‘Cadillac’ Tax on Health Plans." New York Times. October 24, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Plaza Accord, 30 Years Later." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-056, September 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Misinterpreting Chinese Intervention in Financial Markets." China-US Focus, September 10, 2015.
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.
Shoag, Daniel, and Stan Veuger. "Uncertainty and the Geography of the Great Recession." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-014, March 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Euro Crisis: Where to From Here?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-015, March 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Will Fed Tightening Choke Emerging Markets?" Project Syndicate, March 23, 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.
Reinhart, Carmen, and Kenneth Rogoff. "Venezuela's Economic Underperformance." Project Syndicate, October 13, 2014.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Reforming the Budget: Four Steps to Restore Fiscal Discipline." Brookings, February 5, 2014.
Reinhart, Carmen and Takeshi Tashiro. "Investment In The Wake of Crises: Asia 15 Years Later." Vox, December 17, 2013.
Summers, Lawrence H. "Austerity Would Hurt U.S. Jobs and Growth." Washington Post, June 2, 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.
Summers, Lawrence H. "America has Multiple Deficits." Reuters, January 22, 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Invest in Massachusetts, but Don’t Play Robin Hood." Boston Globe, January 22, 2013.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Cuban Time Travel." Project Syndicate, November 22, 2012.
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.
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.
Kelman, Steven. "US Budget Breakthrough After Nov.?" Business Times, March 16, 2012.
Porter, Roger B. "The Crisis of 2008 and Financial Services Regulation." New Directions in Financial Services Regulation. Ed. Roger B. Porter, Robert R. Glauber, and Thomas J. Healey. The MIT Press, 2011, 1-12.
Peterson, Stephen. "Reforming Public Financial Management in Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-048, December 2010.
Cao, Jing, Mun S. Ho, and Dale W. Jorgenson. "Symposium: China's Environment: The Local and Global Benefits of Green Tax Policies in China." Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 3.2 (Summer 2009): 189-208.
Jorgenson, Dale W. "A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts: Third Ruggles Lecture for the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth." Review of Income and Wealth 55.1 (March 2009): 1-42.