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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

Dynan, Karen. "Student Loan Burdens and What to Do About Them." Business Economics. June 2020.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Trump Administration Has Made the Us Less Ready for Infectious Disease Outbreaks Like Coronavirus." The Conversation. February 3, 2020.
Bilmes, Linda J. and Loomis, John B. "Our National Parks Are in Crisis. Trump’s Solution Is Absurd." Los Angeles Times. December 2, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "The Problem with One-Stop Government." Governing. August 19, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Wyatt Cmar. "Maps That Can Guide a Changing City." Governing. July 16, 2019.
Brooks, Arthur. "Your Professional Decline Is Coming (Much) Sooner Than You Think." The Atlantic. July 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool." Governing. June 18, 2019.
O'Brien, Timothy. "When Your Job Is Your Identity, Professional Failure Hurts More." Harvard Business Review. June 18, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Government Employment for Those Who Need a Leg Up." Governing. May 21, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Bringing Market Forces to the Transportation Equation." Governing. April 16, 2019.
de Jong, Jorrit, Stephen Goldsmith, and Fernando Monge. "The Art of Governing Through Questions." Governing. March 25, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "A Permanent Place for Data Analytics." Governing. March 19, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Development Incentives That Make Sense." Governing. February 26, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Data and the Human Side of Criminal Justice." Governing. February 20, 2019.
Eaves, David. "Lessons from Estonia on Digital Government." Policy Options. February 7, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen and Wyatt Cmar. "The Bus System of the Future." Governing. January 23, 2019.
Bilmes, Linda J. "To Avoid Government Shutdowns, Fix the Budget Process." Boston Globe. January 7, 2019.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Cataclysmic Cost of Trump’s War on Oceans." Boston Globe. July 26, 2018.
Battilana, Julie. "Cracking the Challenge of the Joint Pursuit of Social and Financial Goals in Organizations: Social Enterprise as a Laboratory to Understand Hybrid Organizing." M@n@gement. 2018.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Trump is Breaking the Environment Beyond Repair." Boston Globe. February 20, 2018.
Bohnet, Iris. "Tackling the 'Thin' File that Can Prevent a Promotion." New York Times. October 3, 2017.
Bohnet, Iris. "Start-Ups Use Technology to Redesign the Hiring Process." New York Times. October 3, 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.
Born, Dana. "Research: Character Counts." Harvard Kennedy School Magazine. Winter 2016, 9.
Ganz, Marshall. "How the New Civil Rights Movement Can Build on the Lessons of the Old." Moyers & Company. July 20, 2016.
Ganz, Marshal, and Hahrie Han. "What Hillary Clinton Can Learn From Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump." The Nation. June 22, 2016.
Kellerman, Barbara. "Limits on Leadership." Capitol Ideas. July/August 2014.
Bowles, Hannah Riley. "Why Women Don’t Negotiate Their Job Offers." Harvard Business Review. June 19, 2014.
Ganz, Marshall. "Not the Cesar Chavez I Knew." Nation. April 1, 2014.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Do Presidents Really Steer Foreign Policy?" Atlantic Monthly. June 2013.
Hong, Kessely. "Questions & Answers: Negotiating with Yourself." Negotiation Newsletter, Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School. May 2013, 8. (Reprinted in Executive Leadership, Business Management Daily, Volume 28, June 2013, 7.
Laidler-Kylander, Nathalie, and Christopher Stone. "The Role of Brand in the Nonprofit Sector." Stanford Social Innovation Review. Spring 2012.
Donahue, John D., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Collaborative Governance." Milkin Institute Review. July 2011.
Donahue, John D. "The Real Stakes of Getting Tough with Public Workers." Government Finance Review. April 2011.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Progressive Government is Obsolete." Wall Street Journal. March 18, 2011.
Aldy, Joseph. "An Economist’s View of the Oil Spill from Inside the White House." Resources Magazine. 2011.
Mandell, Brian S. "Dear Negotiation Coach: Coping with a Struggling Client." Negotiation: Newsletter of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. December 2010.
Lerner, Jennifer S., and Katherine Shonk. "How Anger Poisons Decision Making." Harvard Business Review. September 2010, 606.
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.
Ganz, Marshall, and Kate Hilton. "The New Generation of Organizers." Shelterforce. February 12, 2010.
Behn, Robert. "Closing the Knowledge-Practice Gap." Bob Behn's Public Management Report. December 2009.
Kellerman, Barbara. "The Internet and Americans' Resistance to Leadership." U.S. News and World Report. November 4, 2009.
Gergen, David. "The National Deficit--of Leadership." U.S. News and World Report. November 1, 2009, 29.
Behn, Robert. "PerformanceStat Leadership Strategy." Bob Behn’s Performance Leadership Report. November 2009.
Behn, Robert. "Simple Strategies Drive Out the Subtle." Bob Behn's Performance Leadership Report. October 2009.
Behn, Robert. "Ratcheting Up Performance." Bob Behn's Performance Leadership Report. September 2009.
Behn, Robert. "The Face-to-Face Buzz." Bob Behn's Public Management Report. August 2009.
Heifetz, Ronald A., Alexander Grashow, and Marty Linsky. "Leadership in a (Permanent) Crisis." Harvard Business Review. July/August 2009.
Behn, Robert. "Leadership is a "Generative" Activity." Bob Behn's Public Management Report. July 2009.
Bohnet, Iris. "Benefitting from Reciprocity in Negotiation." La Tribune.fr. June 17, 2009.