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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

Andrews, Matthew, Tim McNaught, and Salimah Samji. "Opening Adaptation Windows onto Public Financial Management Reform Gaps in Mozambique." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-017, May 2018.
Juma, Calestous, and Francis Mangeni. "African Regional Economic Integration: The Emergence, Evolution, and Impact of Institutional Innovation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-003, January 2018.
Adnan Q. Khan, Asim Ijaz Khwaja, and Benjamin A. Olken. "Making Moves Matter: Experimental Evidence on Incentivizing Bureaucrats through Performance-Based Transfers." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-006, November 2016.
Andrews, Matthew. "Has Sweden Injected Realism into Public Financial Management Reforms in Partner Countries?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-063, October 2015.
Blumenstock, Joshua, Michael Callen, Tarek Ghani, and Lucas Koepke. "Promises and Pitfalls of Mobile Money in Afghanistan: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial." International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, Association for Computing Machinery, April 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Euro Crisis: Where to From Here?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-015, March 2015.
Callen, Michael, Suresh De Mel, Craig McIntosh, and Christopher Woodruff. "What Are the Headwaters of Formal Savings? Experimental Evidence from Sri Lanka." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-011, March 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Nominal GDP Targeting for Middle-Income Countries." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-033, July 2014.
Perkins, Dwight H. East Asian Development: Foundations and Strategies. Harvard University Press, 2013.
Dell’Erba, Salvatore, Ricardo Hausmann, and Ugo Panizza. "Debt Levels, Debt Composition, and Sovereign Spreads in Emerging and Advanced Economies." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-028, September 2013.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Future of the Currency Union." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-015, May 2013.
Ashoka Mody, and Michael Walton. "What Type of Crisis for India." Business Standard, May 6, 2013.
Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Jesse Schreger. "Over-optimistic Official Forecasts and Fiscal Rules in the Eurozone." Review of World Economics 149.2 (2013): 247-272.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Will Europe’s Fiscal Compact Work?" Project Syndicate, January 18, 2013.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey of Diagnoses and Some Prescriptions." Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries. Ed. Rabah Arezki, Catherine A Pattillo, Marc Quintyn, and Min Zhu. International Monetary Fund, October 2012.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Internationalization of the RMB and Historical Precedents." Journal of Economic Integration 27.3 (September 2012): 329-365.
Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Jesse Schreger. "Over-Optimistic Official Forecasts in the Eurozone and Fiscal Rules." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-041, September 2012.
Perkins, Dwight H. "Rapid Growth and Changing Economic Structure: The Expenditure Side Story and its Implications for China." China Economic Review 3 (September 2012): 501-511.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Could Eurobonds Be the Answer to the Eurozone Crisis?" Voxeu.org, June 27, 2012.
Rodrik, Dani. "Analysis: Spectre of Second Eurozone Depression Too Close for Comfort." Scotsman.com, June 14, 2012.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Laws of Economics Catching Up With China." The Age, March 27, 2012.
Prasetyantoko, A and Jay K. Rosengard. "If the Banks are Doing so Well, Why Can't I Get a Loan? Regulatory Constraints to Financial Inclusion in Indonesia." Asian Economic Policy Review 6.2 (December 2011): 273-296.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Let European Technocrats Weave Their Magic." Sydney Morning Herald, November 29, 2011.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Rise of the Renminbi as International Currency: Historical Precedents." VoxEU, October 10, 2011.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Internationalization of the Renminbi: What Does History Tell us About the Precedents?" Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), October 5, 2011.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The ECB’s Three Mistakes in the Greek Crisis and How to Get Sovereign Debt Right in the Future." VoxEU, May 16, 2011.
Peterson, Stephen. "Why it Worked: Critical Success Factors of a Financial Reform Project in Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-019, March 2011.
Khwaja, Asim Ijaz, Atif Mian, and Abid Qamar. "Bank Credit And Business Networks." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-017, March 2011.
Peterson, Stephen. "Reforming Public Financial Management in Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-048, December 2010.
Perkins, Dwight H. "Rapid Growth and Changing Economic Structure: The Expenditure Side Story and Its Implications for China." China Economic Review (October 2010).
Rodrik, Dani. "Strong Yuan: Good for Poor Nations?" Taipei Times, September 14, 2010.
Rodrik, Dani. "Is Chinese Mercantilism Good or Bad for Poor Countries?" Project Syndicate, August 9. 2010.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Mauritius: African Success Story." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-036, September 2010.
Rodrik, Dani. "Who Lost Europe." Korea Times, June 14, 2010.
Rodrik, Dani. "Greek Lessons for the World Economy." Guatemala Times, May 11, 2010.
Rodrik, Dani. "Making Room for China in the World Economy." American Economic Review 100.2 (May 2010): 89-93.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Remnibi Since 2005." The US-Sino Currency Dispute: New Insights from Economics, Politics, and Law. Ed. Simon J. Evenett. Centre for Economic Policy Research, 2010, 51-60.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Comment on ‘China’s Current Account and Exchange Rate,’ by Yin-Wong Cheung, Menzie Chinn and Eiji Fuji." China’s Growing Role in World Trade. Ed. Robert C. Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei. University of Chicago Press, 2010, 271-277.
Rodrik, Dani. "No Easy Way Out of the Chinese Dilemma." New Straits Times (Malaysia), February 7, 2010.
Rodrik, Dani. "Will China Rule the World?" Business World Online, January 13, 2010.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Estimated Effects of the Euro on Trade: Why Are They Below Historical Effects of Monetary Unions Among Smaller Countries?" Europe and the Euro. Ed. Alberto Alesina and Francesco Giavazzi. University Of Chicago Press, 2010, 169-218.
Rodrik, Dani. "Making Room for China." Business Standard (India), December 15, 2009.
Rosengard, Jay K., and Huynh The Du. "Funding Economic Development: A Comparative Study of Financial Sector Reform in Vietnam and China." United Nations Development Programme, Harvard Policy Dialogue Papers 2, 2009.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. New Estimation of the Renminbi Regime. China's Emerging Financial Markets: Challenges and Opportunities. Ed. James R. Barth, Glenn Yago, and John A. Tatom. Springer, October 2009.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Symposium on 'China's Impact on the Global Economy': New Estimation of China's Exchange Rate Regime." Pacific Economic Review 14.3 (August 2009): 346-360.