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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

Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Zhang, Siwen, Hua Chen, Songyu Zhu, Jorrit de Jong, and Guy Stuart. "HIV/AIDS Prevention on Southern China’s Road Projects: A Case of Embedded Education." January 2017.
Zhang, Siwen, Hua Chen, Songyu Zhu, Jorrit de Jong, and Guy Stuart. "Health Education in China's Factories: A Case of Embedded Education." January 2017.
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.
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.
Borjas, George, Kirk B. Doran, and Ying Shen. "Ethnic Complementarities After the Opening of China: How Chinese Graduate Students Affected the Productivity of Their Advisors." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-020, April 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.
Saich, Anthony. Comment on China’s Public Service System, by Jianxing Yu,. ed. Kenneth Lieberthal, Cheng Li, and Yu Keping. China's Political Development : Chinese and American Perspectives, June 2014: 244-251.
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. "Can One Retell a Mozambican Reform Story Through Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-018, April 2014.
Sheely, Ryan. "Maintaining Local Public Goods: Evidence from Rural Kenya." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-051, December 2013.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Despite All the Confidence, the BRICS are Without Mortar." Daily Star, April 10, 2013.
Cunningham, Edward, and K. Matus. "Multinational Corporations and 'Indigenous Innovation' in China’s Chemical Industry: The Case of Dow Chemical." 2013.
Fang, Hai, Karen N. Eggleston, John A. Rizzo, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in China." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-054, November 2012.
Chen, Xiaodong, Frank Lupi, Li An, Ryan Sheely, Andrés Viña, and Jianguo Liu. "Agent-based Modeling of the Effects of Social Norms on Enrollment in Payments for Ecosystem Services." Ecological Modelling 229.24 (March 2012): 16-24.
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.
Ferguson, Ronald. "Modernizing Federal Influence on American Schools." Carrots, Sticks, and the Bully Pulpit: Lessons from a Half-Century of Federal Efforts to Improve America's Schools. Ed. Frederick M. Hess and Andrew P. Kelly. Harvard Education Press, 2012, 253-272.
Hunt, Swanee. "Nobel Peace Prize Winners Leymah Gbowee and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Recognized." Daily Beast, December 10, 2011.
Kalb, Marvin, and Deborah Kalb. Haunting Legacy: Vietnam and the American Presidency from Ford to Obama. Brookings Institution Press, 2011.
Pande, Rohini, and Deanna Ford. "Gender Quotas and Female Leadership: A Review." Background Paper for the World Development Report on Gender, April 2011.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold Howitt. "Organising Response to Extreme Emergencies: The Victorian Bushfires of 2009." Australian Journal of Public Administration 69.4 (December 2010): 372-386.
Fang, Hai, Karen N. Eggleston, John A. Rizzo, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in Rural China." Vox. June 5, 2010.
Andrews, Matthew. "How Far Have Public Financial Management Reforms Come in Africa?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-018, May 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.
Tran, Anh, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Rank as an Incentive." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-019, July 2009.
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.
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.
Balfour-Paul, Jamie, and Robert Wilkinson. "Poverty in the Midst of Wealth: The Democratic Republic of Congo." Oxfam International, January 2002.