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

Aldy, Joseph, Matthew Kotchen, Mary Evans, Meredith Fowlie, Arik Levinson, and Karen Palmer. "Report on the Proposed Changes to the Federal Mercury and Air Toxics Standards." External Environmental Economics Advisory Committee, December 2019.
Dynan, Karen. "Measuring Household Wealth in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: The Role of Retirement Assets." Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, September 2019.
Eggertsson, Gauti B., Ragnar E. Juelsrud, Lawrence H. Summers, and Ella Getz Wold. "Negative Nominal Interest Rates and the Bank Lending Channel." January 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.
Irwin, Scott H., Kristen McCormack, and James H. Stock. "The Price of Biodiesel RINs and Economic Fundamentals." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series, December 2018.
Horton, John J., and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Wielding Peer Effects in Online Production: Evidence from a Series of Field Experiments." October 2018.
Dynan, Karen, and Louise Sheiner. "GDP as a Measure of Economic Well-Being." Hutchins Center, Brookings Institution, August 2018.
Eggertsson, Gauti B., Manuel Lancastre, and Lawrence H. Summers. "Aging, Output Per Capita and Secular Stagnation." National Bureau of Economic Research, August 2018.
Beshears, John, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "Potential vs. Realized Savings under Automatic Enrollment." TIAA Institute, July 2018.
Sarin, Natasha, and Lawrence H. Summers. "On Market-Based Approaches to the Valuation of Capital." June 2018.
Furman, Jason, and Peter Orszag. "Slower Productivity and Higher Inequality: Are They Related?" June 2018.
Frank, Richard G., and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "High-Priced Drugs in Medicare Part D: Diagnosis and Potential Prescription." January 2018.
Dynan, Karen. "Implications for Tax Policy of Lower Trend Productivity Growth." Peterson Institute for International Economics, November 2017.
Beshears, John, James J. Choi, J. Mark Iwry, David C. John, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "Building Emergency Savings Through Employer-Sponsored Rainy Day Savings Accounts." October 2017.
Dobbie, Will, Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, Neale Mahoney, and Jae Song. "Bad Credit, No Problem? Credit and Labor Market Consequences of Bad Credit Reports." June 2017.
Furman, Jason. "Destination Basis with Border Adjustment as Tax Policy and as Macroeconomic Policy." Peterson Institute for International Economics, April 2017.
Porter, Roger B. "Teaching the American Presidency." PEP Report: The Presidency and Executive Politics Section of the American Political Science Association, Fall 2016.
Shoag, Daniel, and Erich Muehlegger. "Cell Phones and Motor Vehicle Fatalities Final Report." U.S. Department of Transportation, University Transportation Centers Program, January 2016.
Abadie, Alberto, Maria C. Acevedo, Maurice Kugler, and Juan Vargas. "Inside the War on Drugs: Effectiveness and Unintended Consequences of a Large Illicit Crops Eradication Program in Colombia." April 2015.
Diaz Anadon, Laura, Kira Matus, Suerie Moon, Gabriel Chan, Alicia Harley, Sharmila Murthy, Vanessa Timmer, Ahmed Abdel Latif, Kathleen Araujo, Kayje Booker, Hyundo Choi, Kristian Dubrawski, Lonia Friedlander, Christina Ingersoll, Erin Kempster, Laura Pereira, Jennie Stephens, Lee Vinsel, and William C. Clark. "Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development: Diagnosing Weaknesses and Identifying Interventions in the Transnational Arena." Sustainability Science Program Working Paper No. 2014-01, Sustainability Science Program and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, May 2014.
Harley, Alicia, Sharmila Murthy, Laura Diaz Anadon, Gabriel Chan, Kira Matus, Suerie Moon, Vanessa Timmer, and William C. Clark. "Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development: A Global Systems Perspective." Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, April 24, 2014.
Burke, Sheila, and Elaine Kamarck. "The Affordable Care Act: A User's Guide to Implementation." Center for Effective Public Management at Brookings, October 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L., Aaron Chatterji, and William R. Kerr. "Clusters of Entrepreneurship and Innovation." National Bureau of Economic Research, May 2013.
Justine S. Hastings, Brigitte C. Madrian, William L. Skimmyhorn. "Financial Literacy, Financial Education and Economic Outcomes." NBER Working Papers 18412, September 2012.
Beshears, John, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, and Stephen P. Zeldes. "What Makes Annuitization More Appealing?" NBER Working Papers 18575, November 2012.
Porter, Roger B. "Japan's Economic Prospects." M-RCBG Faculty Working Paper 2012-15, November 2012.
Scherer, F.M. "Merger Efficiencies and Competition Policy." Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Working Paper DAF/COMP/WD(2012) 47, October 2012.
Chetty, Raj, John N. Friedman, and Jonah E. Rockoff. "The Long-Term Impacts of Teachers: Teacher Value-Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood." NBER Working Papers, December 2011.
Anadon, Laura Diaz, Matthew Bunn, Gabriel Chan, Melissa Chan, Ruud Kempener, Charles Jones, Audrey Lee, Nathaniel Logar, and, Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Transforming U.S. Energy Innovation." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, November 2011.
Kolesár, Michal, Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Edward L. Glaeser, and Guido W. Imbens. "Identification and Inference with Many Invalid Instruments." NBER Working Papers 17519, October 2011.
Madrian, Brigitte, Janet Bar, John Bongaarts, et alia. "2011 Technical Panel on Assumptions and Methods: Report to the Social Security Advisory Board." Social Security Advisory Board, September 2011.
Beshears, John, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, and Katherine L. Milkman. "The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions." Rand Corporation and NBER Working Papers (WR800 and 17345), 2011.
Aldy, Joseph. "Promoting Clean Energy in the American Power Sector." Hamilton Project Discussion Paper 2011-04, May 2011.
Beshears, John, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "Does Aggregated Returns Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk-Taking?" NBER Working Papers 16868, 2011.
van Noordwijk, Meine, Delia Catacutan, and Clark, William C. "Linking Scientific Knowledge with Policy Action in Natural Resources Development." Nairobi, Kenya: World Agroforestry Center, ASB Partnership for Tropical Forest Margins, 2011.
John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "The Impact of 401(k) Loans on Saving." Retirement Research Consortium and NBER, September 2010.
John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "The Availability and Utilization of 401(k) Loans." Retirement Research Consortium and NBER, September 2010.
Chetty, Raj, John N. Friedman, Nathaniel Hilger, Emmanuel Saez, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, and Danny Yagan. "How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence from Project STAR." NBER Working Papers 16381, September 2010.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Fiscal Crisis in State Government – And What Should be Done About It." Next Social Contract Policy Paper, New America Foundation, June 2010.
Clark, W.C., Kristjanson, P., Campbell, B., Juma, C., Holbrook, N.M., Nelson, G. & Dickson, N.M. "Enhancing Food Security in an Era of Global Climate Change: An Executive Session on Grand Challenges of the Sustainability Transition, San Servolo Island, Venice – June 6-9, 2010." Sustainability Science Program, 2010.
Hogan, William W., Juan Rosellon, and Ingo Vogelsang. "Toward a Combined Merchant-Regulatory Mechanism for Electricity Transmission Expansion." DIW Berlin, June 2010.
Peace, Janet, and Robert N. Stavins. "Meaningful and Cost Effective Climate Policy: The Case for Cap and Trade." Pew Center on Global Climate Change Working Paper Series, June 2010.
Chetty, Raj, John N. Friedman, Tore Olsen, and Luigi Pistaferri. "Adjustment Costs, Firm Responses, and Labor Supply Elasticities: Evidence from Danish Tax Records." NBER Working Papers 15617, January 2010.
Sparrow, Malcolm K., Coleman D. Bazelon, and Charles Jackson. "Can Internet Gambling Be Effectively Regulated? Managing the Risks." Report prepared for the Brattle Group, December 2009.
Dogan, Pinar. "A Critical Review of the Ladder of Investment Approach." Telecom ParisTech No. ESS-09-06, 2009.
Kousky, Carolyn, Olga Rostapshova, Michael Toman, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Responding to Threats of Climate Change Mega-Catastrophes." Resources for the Future Discussion Paper, November 2009.
Glaeser, Edward L., Stuart Rosenthal, and William C. Strange. "Urban Economics and Entrepreneurship." NBER Working Papers 15536, November 2009.
Davis, Lucas W., and Erich J. Muehlegger. "Do Americans Consume Too Little Natural Gas? An Empirical Test of Marginal Cost Pricing." Center for the Study of Energy Markets Working Paper 194, September 2009.
Narayanamurti, Venkatesh, Laura D. Anadon, and Ambuj D. Sagar. "Institutions for Energy Innovation: A Transformational Challenge." Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group, Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, September 2009.
Olmstead, Sheila M., and Robert N. Stavins. "An Expanded Three-Part Architecture for Post-2012 International Climate Policy." Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements Discussion Paper 09-29, September 2009.