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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.
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.
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.
Mukharji, Aroop, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Back Channel Negotiations and Dangerous Waiting." Negotiation Journal (July 2018): 297-307.
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.
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.
Al Dabbagh, M., H. Riley Bowles, and B. Thomason. "Status Reinforcement in Emerging Economies: The Psychological Experience of Local Candidates Striving for Global Employment." Organization Science 27.6 (December 2016): 1453-1471.
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).
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, 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.
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.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Cost of Striking Syria: 4 Lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan." Cognoscenti, September 6, 2013.
Siddiqi, Afreen, Arani Kajenthira, and Laura Díaz Anadón. "Bridging Decision Networks for Integrated Water and Energy Planning." Energy Strategy Review 2.1 (June 2013): 46-58.
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.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Financial Legacy of Iraq and Afghanistan: How Wartime Spending Decisions Will Constrain Future National Security Budgets." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-006, March 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.
Kayyem, Juliette. "IKEA’s Saudi problem." Boston Globe, October 4, 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.
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. "Reforming Public Financial Management in Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-048, December 2010.
Bohnet, Iris, Benedikt Herrmann, Mohamad Al-Ississ, Andrea Robbett, Khalid Al-Yahia, and Richard Zeckhauser. "The Elasticity of Trust: How to Promote Trust in the Arab Middle East and the United States." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-031, June 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.
Bohnet, Iris, Benedikt Herrmann, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Trust and the Reference Points for Trustworthiness in Gulf and Western Countries." Quarterly Journal of Economics 125.2 (May 2010): 811-828.
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.
Scherer, F.M. Dynamics and Regulation in the Asian Pharmaceutical Industry. Prescribing Cultures and Pharmaceutical Policy in the Asia-Pacific. Ed. Karen Eggleston. Stanford University APARC, 2009, 367-385.
Bohnet, Iris, Benedikt Herrmann, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Trust and the Reference Points for Trustworthiness in Gulf and Western Countries." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-015, June 2009.