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

Olson, Stevie, Phil Berkaw, Lucien Charland, Elizabeth Patton, and Linda J. Bilmes. "The $64 Billion Massachusetts Vehicle Economy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-038, December 2019.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Born, Dana H., William H. Hendrix, and Justin Hartley. "Empirical Assessment: Two Facets of Moral Maturity." Journal of Character & Leadership Development 6.2 (Summer 2019): 151-160.
Brooks, Arthur. Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt. Broadside Books, 2019.
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).
Lindgreen, Adam, Nicole Koenig-Lewis, Martin Kitchener, John D. Brewer, Mark H. Moore, and Timo Meynhardt, eds. Public Value: Deepening, Enriching, and Broadening the Theory and Practice. Routledge, 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).
Eaves, David. "Lessons from Estonia on Digital Government." Policy Options. February 7, 2019.
Born, Dana, and Megone, Christopher. "Character and Leadership: Ancient Wisdom for the 21st Century." Journal of Character & Leadership Development 6.1 (Winter 2019 (February)): 68-87.
Eaves, David. "The First Decade of Open Data Has Been a Win — but Not for the Reasons You Think." aPolitical, January 4, 2019.
Sparrow, Malcolm K. "Problem-Oriented Policing: Matching the Science to the Art." Crime Science 7.1 (December 2018).
Eaves, David, Ben McGuire, Kathy Pham, Richard Pope, Emily Middleton, Matthew Spector, and Tom Loosemore. "2018 State of Digital Transformation." digital HKS, October 2018.
Eaves, David. "The Fast-Follower Strategy for Technology in Government." Governing, August 27, 2018.
Robinson, Carly D., Jana Gallus, Monica G. Lee, and Todd Rogers. "The Demotivating Effect (and Unintended Message) of Awards." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-020, July 2018.
Pache, Anne-Claire, Julie Battilana, and Channing Spencer. "Keeping an Eye on Two Goals: Governance and Organizational Attention in Hybrid Organizations." Academy of Management Proceedings 2018.1 (2018).
Bilmes, Linda J., and Jeffrey Neal. "Public Employees as a Strategic Resource." Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Ed. Ali Farazmand. Springer, 2018.
Kellerman, Barbara. Professionalizing Leadership. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Born, Dana, and Josh A. Goldstein. "Business Leaders Can Reverse the ‘Implosion of Trust’." Boston Globe, March 15, 2018.
Kellerman, Barbara. "Leadership and Lactation." Women’s Leadership Journeys: Attributes, Style, and Impact. Ed. Sherylle Tan and Lisa DeFrank-Cole. Routledge, 2018.
Bonica, Adam, and Maya Sen. "The Politics of Selecting the Bench from the Bar: The Legal Profession and Partisan Incentives to Introduce Ideology into Judicial Selection." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-048, December 2017.
Bowles, Hannah Riley, Bobbi Thomason, and May Al Dabbagh. "Research: When Men Have Lower Status at Work, They’re Less Likely to Negotiate." Harvard Business Review. September 08, 2017.
White, Laura, Jean-Louis Rochet, Pete Mathias, Kate O’Gorman, and Linda J. Bilmes. "Connecting the Northeast: A Cost Estimate for the North South Rail Link." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-032, August 2017.
Kelman, Steven. "Like a Fish in Water: An Essay on the Benefits of Government That Nobody Notices." August 2017.
Hambridge, Nicholas B., Arnold M. Howitt, and David W. Giles. "What is the Impact of the NIMS Mandate?" Crisis Response 12.4 (August 2017).
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Neil Kleinman. The New City O/S: The Power of Open, Collaborative, and Distributed Governance. Brookings Institution Press, 2017.
Heifetz, Ronald A., and Marty Linsky. Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Change, 2. Harvard Business Review Press, 2017.
Howitt, Arnold, Herman B. Leonard, and David W. Giles. "Leadership in Routine Emergencies and Crises: The Deepwater Horizon Incident." Coast Guard Proceedings (May-December 2017).
Hambridge, Nicholas B., Arnold M. Howitt, and David W. Giles. "Coordination in Crises: Implementation of the National Incident Management System by Surface Transportation Agencies." Homeland Security Affairs XIV (April 2017).
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, and Deborah L. Rhode. "Women at the Top: The Pipeline as Pipe Dream." About Campus 21.6 (January 2017): 11-18.
Kellerman, Barbara. "The Importance of Being Expert – Contextually Expert." The European Business Review (January/February 2017).
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.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Data Engagement Leads to Innovative Solutions." America, the Owner’s Manual: Making Government Work for You. Ed. Bob Graham and Chris Hand. SAGE - CQ Press, 2017.
de Jong, Jorrit. Dealing with Dysfunction. Brookings Institution Press, 2016.
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.
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).
Kellerman, Barbara. "Leadership-It's a System, Not a Person!" Daedalus 145.3 (Summer 2016): 83-94.
Andrews, Matthew. "Going Beyond Heroic Leaders in Development." Public Administration and Development 36.3 (August 2016): 171-184.
Ganz, Marshall. "How the New Civil Rights Movement Can Build on the Lessons of the Old." Moyers & Company. July 20, 2016.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Innovations in Public Service Delivery." Inter-American Development Bank, July 2016.
Rosette, Ashleigh Shelby, Christy Zhou Koval, Anyi Ma, and Robert Livingston. "Race Matters for Women Leaders: Intersectional Effects on Agentic Deficiencies and Penalties." The Leadership Quarterly 27.3 (June 30, 2016): 429-445.
Ganz, Marshal, and Hahrie Han. "What Hillary Clinton Can Learn From Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump." The Nation. June 22, 2016.
Posner, Eric A., Michele L. Swers, Robert Elgie, Eugene Huskey, Barbara Kellerman, and Alfred Stepan. "On Political Leadership." Journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (2016).
Kellerman, Barbara. "The Heart of Darkness." More than Managing: The Relentless Pursuit of Effective Jewish Leadership. Ed. Hoffmann, Rabbi Lawrence A.. Jewish Lights Publishing, 2016, 31-34.
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.
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.
Bohnet, Iris. What Works: Gender Equality by Design. Harvard University Press, 2016.
Ganz, Marshall. "Doves, Serpents and the Iowa Primary." Huffington Post, February 2, 2016.
Bohnet, Iris. "Informational Inequity Aversion and Performance." January 2016.