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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

Juma, Calestous. "Exponential Innovation and Human Rights: Implications for Science and Technology Diplomacy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-011, February 2018.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "How to Cope with Volatile Commodity Export Prices: Four Proposals." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-033, August 2017.
Coscia, Michele, Ricardo Hausmann, and Frank Neffke. "Exploring the Uncharted Export: An Analysis of Tourism-Related Foreign Expenditure with International Spend Data." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-048, November 2016.
Hausmann, Ricardo, Juan Obach, and Miguel Angel Santos. "Special Economic Zones in Panama: A Critical Assessment." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-044, October 2016.
Hausmann, Ricardo, Cesar A. Hidalgo, Daniel P. Stock, and Muhammed A. Yildirim. "Implied Comparative Advantage." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-003, February 2014, Revised January 2019.
Lawrence, Robert Z. "US Employment Deindustrialization: Insights from History and the International Experience." Peterson Institute for International Economics Policy Brief 13-27, October 2013.
Hausmann, Ricardo and Francisco R. Rodríguez, eds. Venezuela Before Chávez: Anatomy of an Economic Collapse. Penn State University Press, 2013.
Lawrence, Robert Z., and Matthew J. Slaughter. "U.S. Exporters, Global Supply Networks, and Competitive Export-Import Bank Financing." Report for Coalition for Employment Through Exports, Inc., June 2013.
Edwards, Lawrence, and Robert Z. Lawrence. Rising Tide: Is Growth in Emerging Economies Good for the United States? Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2013.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Cuban Time Travel." Project Syndicate, November 22, 2012.
Chen, Martha. "Global Recession and the Informal Economy: Evidence from Latin America and Beyond." The Global Economic Crisis in Latin America. Ed. Michael Cohen. Routledge, May 2012.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Curse: Why Natural Resources Are Not Always a Good Thing." The Milken Institute Review. October 2011, 28-39.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Comparison of Product Price Targeting and Other Monetary Anchor Options for Commodity Exporters in Latin America." Economia 12.1 (Fall 2011).
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Comparison of Monetary Anchor Options, Including Product Price Targeting, for Commodity-Exporters in Latin America." NBER Working Papers 16362, September 2010.
Lawrence, Robert Z. "US Trade and Wages: The Misleading Implications of Conventional Trade Theory." NBER Working Papers 16106, June 2010.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Comparison of Monetary Anchor Options for Commodity-Exporters in Latin America and the Caribbean." Natural Resources in Latin America and the Caribbean: Beyond Booms and Busts? Ed. Emily Sinnott, John Nash, and Augusto de la Torre. World Bank, 2010.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Comparison of Monetary Anchor Options for Commodity-Exporters in Latin America and the Caribbean." Workshop paper presented at Myths and Realities of Commodity Dependence: Policy Challenges and Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank, September 17-18, 2009.
Hidalgo, César A., and Ricardo Hausmann. "The Building Blocks of Economic Complexity." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106.26 (June 30, 2009): 10570-10575.
Lawrence, Robert Z. Mexico’s Impact on the US Labor Market: A Reason to Renegotiate NAFTA? The Mexico Competitiveness Report. Ed. Ricardo Hausmann, Emilio Lozoya Austin, and Irene Mia. World Economic Forum, 2009, 57-62.