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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

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.
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.
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.
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.
Glaeser, Edward L., Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto, and Yimei Zou. "Urban Networks: Connecting Markets, People, and Ideas." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-078, December 2015.
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.
Andrews, Matthew. "Has Sweden Injected Realism into Public Financial Management Reforms in Partner Countries?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-063, October 2015.
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.
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.
Rogers, Todd, and Erin Frey. "Changing Behavior Beyond the Here and Now." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-014, February 2014.
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.
Kelman, Steven, Ronald Sanders, Gayatri Pandit, and Sarah Taylor. "“I Won’t Back Down?” Complexity and Courage in Federal Decision-Making." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-044, October 2013.
Kelman, Steven, and Souman Hong. "This Could Be the Start of Something Big: Linking Early Managerial Choices with Subsequent Organizational Performance." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-042, October 2013.
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.
Bowles, Hannah Riley. "Claiming Authority: How Women Explain their Ascent to Top Business Leadership Positions." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-047, October 2012.
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.
Kelman, Steven, and Sounman Hong. "“Hard,” “Soft,” or “Tough Love”: What Kinds of Organizational Culture Promote Successful Performance in Cross-Organizational Collaborations?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-005, February 2012.
Scherer, F.M. "Parallel R&D Paths Revisited." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-022, June 2011.
Andrews, Matthew, Jesse McConnell, and Alison Wescott. "Development as Leadership-led Change." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-009, March 2010.
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.
Kelman, Steven, and Jeff Myers. "Successfully Executing Ambitious Strategies in Government: An Empirical Analysis." HKS Faculty Research Working Papers RWP09-009, April 2009.