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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

Bai, Jie. "Returns to Work, Child Labor and Schooling: the Income vs. Price Effects." Journal of Development Economics 145 (June 2020).
Perkins, Dwight H. "Measuring China’s Economic Reform Progress." China Economic Review 53 (February 2019): 342-350.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rema Hanna, Jordan Kyle, Benjamin A. Olken, and Sudarno Sumarto. "Private Outsourcing and Competition: Subsidized Food Distribution in Indonesia." Journal of Political Economy 127.1 (February 2019): 101-137.
Bai, Jie, Seema Jayachandran, Edmund J. Malesky, and Benjamin A. Olken. "Firm Growth and Corruption: Empirical Evidence From Vietnam." The Economic Journal 129.618 (February 2019): 651-677.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rema Hanna, Jordan Kyle, Benjamin A. Olken, and Sudarno Sumarto. "Tangible Information and Citizen Empowerment: Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia." Journal of Political Economy 126.2 (April 2018): 451-491.
Bai, Jie, Seema Jayachandran, Edmund J. Malesky, and Benjamin A. Olken. "Firm Growth and Corruption: Empirical Evidence from Vietnam." The Economic Journal (Fall 2017).
Perkins, Dwight H. "A "Hard Landing" or Secular Stagnation in China's Future: False Alarm or Real Threat." China Economic Review (2017): 12.
Lewis-Faupel, Sean, Yusuf Neggers, Benjamin A. Olken, and Rohini Pande. "Can Electronic Procurement Improve Infrastructure Provision? Evidence from Public Works in India and Indonesia." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 2016 8.3 (August 2016): 258-283.
Alatas, Vivi, Abhijit Banerjee, Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Rema Hanna, and Benjamin A. Olken. "Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia." The American Economic Review 106.7 (July 2016): 1663-1704.
Perkins, Dwight H. "Preface for Special Issue Honoring Gregory Chow." Frontiers of Economics in China 11.1 (March 2016): 1-6.
Das, Veena, and Michael Walton. "Political Leadership and the Urban Poor." Current Anthropology 56 (October, 2015): S44-S54.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Euro Crisis: Where to from Here?" Journal of Policy Modeling 37.3 (May/June 2015): 428-444.
Callen, Michael, and James D. Long. "Institutional Corruption and Election Fraud: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan." American Economic Review 105.1 (January 2015): 354-381.
Callen, Michael, Mohammad Isaqzadeh, James D. Long, and Charles Sprenger. "Violence and Risk Preference: Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan." American Economic Review 104.1 (January 2014): 123-148.
Peters, Pauline E. "Conflicts Over Land and Threats to Customary Tenure in Africa Today." African Affairs 112.449 (October 2013): 543-562.
Rodrik, Dani. "The Wrath of Erdogan." Juncture 20.2 (Autumn 2013): 129–130.
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. "Internationalization of the RMB and Historical Precedents." Journal of Economic Integration 27.3 (September 2012): 329-365.
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.
Alatas, Vivi, Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken, and Julia Tobias. "Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia." American Economic Review 102.4 (June 2012): 1206-1240.
Campante, Filipe R., and Davin Chor. "Why was the Arab World Poised for Revolution? Schooling, Economic Opportunities, and the Arab Spring." Journal of Economic Perspectives 26.2 (Spring 2012): 167-188.
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.
Juma, Calestous. "Preventing Hunger: Biotechnology is Key." Nature 479 (November 24, 2011): 471-472.
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. "Making Room for China in the World Economy." American Economic Review 100.2 (May 2010): 89-93.
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.
Steinfeld, Edward S., Richard K. Lester, and Edward A. Cunningham. "Greener Plants, Grayer Skies." Energy Policy 37.5 (May 2009): 1809–1824.
Steinfeld, E., R. Lester, and E. Cunningham. "Power Plant Emissions: What the Sulfur Tells Us." China Economic Quarterly (September 2008).