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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).
Ganz, Marshall, and Art Reyes III. "Renewing Democracy Requires the Creation of an Inclusive Collective." Sanford Social Innovation Review (Winter 2020).
De Jong, J., Groenleer, M.L.P., and Waardenburg, M.,. "Designing Environments for Experimentation, Learning, and Innovation in Collaborative Governance: Insights from the Organized Crime Field Lab." Policy and Politics (May 2019).
Waardenburg, Maurits, Martijn Groenleer, Jorrit de Jong, and Bas Keijser. "Paradoxes in Collaborative Governance: Investigating the Real-Life Dynamics of Multi-Agency Collaborations Using a Quasi-Experimental, Action-Research Approach." Public Management Review (May 2019).
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Eric Bosco. "Smarter Laws, Better Bureaucrats." UMKC Law Review 85.4 (Summer 2017): 931.
Born, Dana, William H. Hendrix, and Emily Pate. "Three Pillars of Organization Excellence." The Journal of Character & Leadership Integration (Winter 2017): 45-54.
Kellerman, Barbara. "The Importance of Being Expert – Contextually Expert." The European Business Review (January/February 2017).
Kelman, Steven, Ronald Sanders, and Gayatri Pandit. "“Tell It Like It Is”: Decision Making, Groupthink, and Decisiveness among U.S. Federal Subcabinet Executives." Governance 29.3 (July 2016).
Rogers, Todd. "Unacquainted Callers Can Predict Which Citizens Will Vote Over and Above Citizens' Stated Self-Predictions." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113.23 (June 7, 2011): 6449-6453.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Restoring Trust in the Responsive City." University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Public Affairs 1.1 (July 2016).
Kelman, Steven, Ronald Sanders, and Gayatri Pandit. "“I Won't Back Down?” Complexity and Courage in Government Executive Decision Making." Public Administration Review 76.3 (May/June 2016): 465-471.
Rogers, Todd, John Ternovski, and Erez Yoeli. "Potential Follow-up Increases Private Contributions to Public Goods." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113.19 (May 10, 2016): 5218-5220.
Kelman, Steven, and Sounman Hong. "“Hard,” “Soft,” or “Tough Love” Management: What Promotes Successful Performance in a Cross-Organizational Collaboration?" International Public Management Journal 19.2 (2016): 141-170.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Is the American Century Over?" Political Science Quarterly 130.3 (September 2015): 393-400.
Kraft, Matthew A., and Todd Rogers. "The Underutilized Potential of Teacher-to-Parent Communication: Evidence from a Field Experiment." Economics of Education Review 47 (August 2015): 49-63.
Hendrix, William H., Dana H. Born, and Scott Hopkins. "Relationship of Transformational Leadership and Character with Five Organizational Outcomes." Journal of Character and Leadership Integration 3.1 (May 2015): 54-71.
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.
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.
Berger, Alan, Case Brown, Carolyn Kousky, and Richard Zeckhauser. "The Challenge of Degraded Environments: How Common Biases Impair Effective Policy." Risk Analysis 31.9 (September 2011): 1423–1433.
Beshears, John, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "Behavioral Economics Perspective on Public Sector Pension Plans." Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 10.2 (April 12, 2011): 315-336.
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.
Donahue, John D. "The Race: Can Collaboration Outrun Rivalry between American Business and Government?" Public Administration Review 70.Supplement (December 2010): s151–s152.
Branscomb, Lewis M. "A Focused Approach to Society's Grand Challenges." Issues in Science and Technology 25.4 (Summer 2009): 61-66.
Shue, Kelly, and Erzo F.P. Luttmer. "Who Misvotes? The Effect of Differential Cognition Costs on Election Outcomes." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 1.1 (February 2009): 229-257.
Machalek, Richard, Andrew D. Katayama, James E. Patrey, and Dana H. Born. "Suspending Routine Duty: Celebration and Commemoration in Military Holidays." Armed Forces & Society 32.3 (April 2006): 389-404.
Chen, Gilad, Paul D. Bliese, Stephanie C. Payne, Stephen J. Zaccaro, Sheila Simsarian Webber, John E. Mathieu, and Dana H. Born. "Simultaneous Examination of the Antecedents and Consequences of Efficacy Beliefs at Multiple Levels of Analysis." Human Performance 15.4 (2002): 381-409.