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

Eaves, David, Ben McGuire, and Audrey Carson. "Open Data in North America, Australia and New Zealand." The State of Open Data. Ed. Tim, Davies, and, Stephen, Walker,. International Research and Development Council, 2019.
Andrews, Matthew. "Going Beyond Heroic Leaders in Development." Public Administration and Development 36.3 (August 2016): 171-184.
Andrews, Matthew, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock. "Doing Problem Driven Work." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-073, December 2015.
Andrews, Matthew, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock. "The Challenge of Building (Real) State Capability." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-074, December 2015.
Levy, Dan, Joshua Yardley, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Getting an Honest Answer: Clickers in the Classroom." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-071, June 2016 (Revised from November 2015).
Andrews, Matthew. "Has Sweden Injected Realism into Public Financial Management Reforms in Partner Countries?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-063, October 2015.
Andrews, Matthew. "Explaining Positive Deviance in Public Sector Reforms in Development." World Development 74 (October 2015): 197-208.
Callen, Michael, Saad Gulzar, Ali Hasanain, Yasir Khan, and Arman Rezaee. "Personalities and Public Sector Performance: Evidence from a Health Experiment in Pakistan." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-023, May 2015.
Field, Erica, Seema Jayachandran, Rohini Pande, and Natalia Rigol. "Friendship at Work: Can Peer Effects Catalyze Female Entrepreneurship?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-019, April 2015.
Jayachandran, Seema, and Rohini Pande. "Why Are Indian Children So Short?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-016, April 2015.
Andrews, Matthew, Marco Cangiano, Neil Cole, Paolo de Renzio, Philipp Krause, and Renaud Seligmann. "This Is PFM." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-034, July 2014.
Andrews, Matthew. "Why Distributed End Users Often Limit Public Financial Management Reform Success." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-026, May 2014.
Andrews, Matthew. "An Ends-Means Approach to Looking At Governance." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-022, April 2014.
Andrews, Matthew. "Can One Retell a Mozambican Reform Story Through Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-018, April 2014.
Callen, Michael, Mohammad Isaqzadeh, James D. Long, and Charles Sprenger. "Violence and Risk Preference: Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan." American Economic Review 104.1 (January 2014): 123-148.
Hanna, Rema, and Shing-Yi Wang. "Dishonesty and Selection into Public Service." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-049, December 2013.
Woolcock, Michael. "Using Case Studies to Explore the External Validity of ‘Complex’ Development Interventions." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-048, November 2013.
Andrews, Matthew, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock. "Escaping Capability Traps Through Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation." World Development 51 (November 2013): 234-244.
Andrews, Matthew. "Going Beyond Heroic-Leaders in Development." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-021, June 2013.
Pritchett, Lant, Salimah Samji, and Jeffrey Hammer. "It‘s All About MeE: Using Structured Experiential Learning (“e”) to Crawl the Design Space." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-012, May 2013.
Andrews, Matthew. "Who Really Leads Development?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-011, April 2013.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Despite All the Confidence, the BRICS are Without Mortar." Daily Star, April 10, 2013.
Andrews, Matthew. "We Need to Radically Rethink Who Leads Development and What Hey Do." Guardian, April 2, 2013.
Wilkinson, Robert, Eileen Babbitt, and Diana Chigas. "Theories of Change (THINC): Concepts and Primers for Conflict Management and Mitigation." USAID, March 2013.
Lant Pritchett, Michael Woolcock, and Matthew Andrews. "Looking Like a State: Techniques of Persistent Failure in State Capability for Implementation." Journal of Development Studies 49.1 (January 2013): 1-18.
Gauri, Varun, Michael Woolcock, and Deval Desai. "Intersubjective Meaning and Collective Action in Developing Societies: Theory, Evidence and Policy Implications." Journal of Development Studies 49.1 (2013): 160-172.
Cunningham, Edward, and K. Matus. "Multinational Corporations and 'Indigenous Innovation' in China’s Chemical Industry: The Case of Dow Chemical." 2013.
Andrews, Matt, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock. "Escaping Capability Traps through Problem-Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA)." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-036, August 2012.
Madestam, Andreas, and David Yanagizawa-Drott. "Shaping the Nation: The Effect of Fourth of July on Political Preferences and Behavior in the United States." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-034, August 2012.
Pritchett, Lant. "Why Obama’s World Bank Pick Is Proving So Controversial." New Republic, April 11, 2012.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Off the Beaten Path." Foreign Policy, February 16, 2012.
Beaman, Lori, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, and Petia Topalova. "Female Leadership Raises Aspirations and Educational Attainment for Girls: A Policy Experiment in India." Science 335.6068 (February 2012): 582-586.
Pande, Rohini, and Deanna Ford. "Gender Quotas and Female Leadership: A Review." Background Paper for the World Development Report on Gender, April 2011.
Dogan, Pinar, and Dani Rodrik. "A Turkish Tragedy." National Interest, September 27, 2010.
Rodrik, Dani, and Pinar Dogan. "Turkey's Other Dirty War." New Republic, May 24, 2010.
Andrews, Matthew. "How Far Have Public Financial Management Reforms Come in Africa?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-018, May 2010.
Dogan, Pinar, and Dani Rodrik. "How Turkey Manufactured a Coup Plot." Foreign Policy.com, April 6. 2010.
Andrews, Matthew, Jesse McConnell, and Alison Wescott. "Development as Leadership-led Change." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-009, March 2010.
Pritchett, Lant. "A Review of Edward Luce's In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India." Review of In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India, by Edward Luce. Journal of Economic Literature, 47.3, September 2009: 771–80.
Clingingsmith, David, Asim Ijaz Khwaja, and Michael Kremer. "Estimating the Impact of the Hajj: Religion and Tolerance in Islam's Global Gathering." Quarterly Journal of Economics 124.3 (August 2009): 1133-1170.
Andrews, Matthew. Review of The Dynamics of Performance Management: Constructing Information and Reform, by Donald P. Moynihan. Governance, 22.3, July 2009: 513-515.
Pritchett, Lant. "Is India a Flailing State?: Detours on the Four Lane Highway to Modernization." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-013, May 2009.
Andrews, Matthew. "Isomorphism and the Limits to African Public Financial Management Reform." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-012, May 2009.
Alvord, Sarah H., L. David Brown, and Christine W. Letts. "Founders Who are Effective Over Time: Their Characteristics." Nonprofit Quarterly Summer 2006.
Wilkinson, Robert, et. al. "Preventing Violent Conflict." Department for International Development (DFID), March 2006.
Hirsch, Gary, Jay K. Rosengard, Guy Stuart and Don Johnston, Jr. "SymBanc: A Simulator for Microfinance Institutions." ADB Finance for the Poor 6.4 (December 2005): 8-15.
Hirsch, Gary B., Jay K. Rosengard, Guy Stuart, and Don E. Johnston, Jr. "SymBanc: A Simulator for Microfinance Institutions." Annual Conference of the Systems Dynamic Society Working Paper, July 2005.
Brown, L. David, Mark H. Moore, and James Honan. "Building Strategic Accountability Systems for International NGOs." AccountAbility Forum 2 (Summer 2004): 31-43.
Alvord, Sarah, L. David Brown, and Christine W. Letts. "Social Entrepreneurship and Social Transformation." Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 40.3 (2004): 260-282.
Brown, L. David, Sanjeev Khagram, Mark H. Moore, and Peter Frumkin. "Globalization, NGOs, and Multi-Sectoral Relations." Governance in a Globalizing World. Ed. Nye, Jr., Joseph S., and John D. Donohue. Brookings Institution, 2001, 271-296.