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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, Panle Barwick, Shengmao Cao, and Shanjun Li. "Quid Pro Quo, Knowledge Spillover and Industrial Quality Upgrading." December 2019.
Bai, Jie, and Jiahua Liu. "The Impact of Intranational Trade Barriers on Exports: Evidence from a Nationwide VAT Rebate Reform in China." December 2019.
Moore, Mark H. "Creative Destruction or Idiot Winds: Schumpeterian Theory Meets the Educational Sector in Developing Countries." September 2019.
Rodrik, Dani. "Putting Global Governance in its Place." August 2019.
Baicker, Katherine, and Theodore Svoronos. "Testing the Validity of the Single Interrupted Time Series Design." July 2019.
Chen, Martha. "Informality and Inequality: In a Globalized and Urbanized World." United Nations Development Programme, May 2019.
Fernández-Arias, Eduardo, Ricardo Hausmann, and Ugo Panizza. "Smart Development Banks." April 2019.
Di Tella, Rafael, and Dani Rodrik. "Labor Market Shocks and the Demand for Trade Protection: Evidence from Online Surveys." March 2019.
Von Broembsen, Marlese, Jenna Harvey, and Martha Chen. "Realizing Rights for Homeworkers: An Analysis of Governance Mechanisms." Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, March 2019.
Grisanti, Ana, Miguel Angel Santos, Ricardo Hausmann, Tim O'Brien, and Jorge Tapia. "Jordan: The Elements of a Growth Strategy." February 2019.
Cristina Duarte, Linda J. Bilmes, and Juraj Nemec. "Strengthening Fiscal Management at the National and Subnational Levels." United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration, January 24, 2019.
Bonnet, Florence, Joann Vanek, and Martha Chen. "Women and Men in the Informal Economy: A Statistical Brief." WIEGO and ILO, January 2019.
Brummitt, Charles D., Andres Gomez-Lievano, Ricardo Hausmann, and Matthew H. Bonds. "Machine-Learned Patterns Suggest That Diversification Drives Economic Development." December 2018.
Downs, Erica, James Henderson, Mikkal E. Herberg, Shoichi Itoh, Meghan O'Sullivan, Morena Skalamera, and Can Soylu. "The Emerging Russia-Asia Energy Nexus." The National Bureau of Asian Research, December 2018.
Barboni, Giorgia, Erica Field, Rohini Pande, Natalia Rigol, Simone Schaner, and Charity Troyer Moore. "A Tough Call: Understanding Barriers to and Impacts of Women’s Mobile Phone Adoption in India." October 2018.
O'Clery, Neave, Muhammed A. Yildirim, and Ricardo Hausmann. "Productive Ecosystems and the Arrow of Development." September 2018.
Rodrik, Dani. "New Technologies, Global Value Chains, and the Developing Economies." Pathways for Prosperity Commission, September 2018.
Greenstone, Michael, Rohini Pande, Anant Sudarshan, and Santosh Harish. "A Roadmap Towards Cleaning India’s Air: Evidence-Based Recommendations for More Effective Environmental Regulations." EPIC India, August 2018.
Balietti, Anca, Lucy Page, Rohini Pande, Kevin Rowe, and Anant Sudarshan. "Lease Splitting and Dirty Entrants: The Unintended Deforestation Consequences of India’s Environmental Clearance Process Reform." July 2018.
Hausmann, Ricardo, Carlo Pietrobelli, and Miguel Angel Santos. "Place-Specific Determinants of Income Gaps: New Sub-National Evidence from Chiapas, Mexico." July 2018.
Abdel Jelil, Mohamed, Paul Andres Corral Rodas, Anais Dahmani Scuitti, María E. Dávalos, Giorgia Demarchi, Neslihan Nathalie Demirel, Quy-Toan Do, Rema Hanna, Deivy Joel Marie Houeix, Sara Lenehan, and Harriet Kasidi Mugera. "Asylum Seekers in the European Union: Building Evidence to Inform Policy Making." World Bank, June 2018.
Hausmann, Ricardo, Julian Hinz, and Muhammed A. Yildirim. "Measuring Venezuelan Emigration with Twitter." Kiel Institute for the World Economy, May 2018.
Hanna, Rema, Nur Cahyadi, Benjamin A. Olken, Rizal Adi Prima, Elan Satriawan, and Ekki Syamsulhakim. "Cumulative Impacts of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Experimental Evidence from Indonesia." National Bureau of Economic Research, May 2018.
Chen, Martha and Victoria Beard. "Including the Excluded: Supporting Informal Workers for More Equal and Productive Cities in the Global South." World Resources Institute, May 2018.
Kaffenberger, Michelle, Lant Pritchett, Justin Sandefur. "Estimating the Impact of Women’s Education on Fertility, Child Mortality, and Empowerment When Schooling Ain’t Learning." March 2018.
Mukand, Sharun, and Dani Rodrik. "The Political Economy of Ideas: On Ideas Versus Interests in Policymaking." NBER, March 2018.
Chen, Martha, Jenna Harvey, Caroline Wanjiku Kihato, and Caroline Skinner. "Inclusive Public Spaces for Informal Livelihoods: A Discussion Paper for Urban Planners and Policy Makers." Cities Alliance and WIEGO, 2018.
Foarta, Dana, Jessica Leight, Rohini Pande, and Laura Ralston. "Value for Money? Community Targeting in Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability." CEPR Discussion Papers, January 2018.
Dodge, Eric, Yusuf Neggers, Rohini Pande, and Charity Troyer Moore. "Having it at Hand: How Small Search Frictions Impact Bureaucratic Efficiency." October 2017.
Greenstone, Michael, Santosh Harish, Rohini Pande, and Anant Sudarshan. "The Solvable Challenge of Air Pollution in India." India Policy Forum 2017, July 2017.
Rodrik, Dani, and Tilman Altenburg. "Green Industrial Policy: Accelerating Structural Change towards Wealthy Green Economies." UN Environment, 2017.
Kaffenberger, Michelle, and Lant Pritchett. "More School or More Learning? Evidence from Learning Profiles from the Financial Inclusion Insights Data." May 2017.
Ganguli, Ina, Ricardo Hausmann, and Martina Viarengo. "Career Dynamics and Gender Gaps among Employees in the Microfinance Sector." May 2017.
Juan Obach, Miguel Angel Santos, Ricardo Hausmann. "Appraising the Economic Potential of Panama Policy Recommendations for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth." May 2017.
Bernhardt, Arielle, Erica Field, Rohini Pande, and Natalia Rigol. "Household Matters: Revisiting the Returns to Capital among Female Microentrepreneurs." April 2017.
Pritchett, Lant, and Justin Sandefur. "Girls’ Schooling and Women’s Literacy: Schooling Targets Alone Won’t Reach Learning Goals." February 2017.
Diao, Xinshen, Margaret McMillan, and Dani Rodrik. "The Recent Growth Boom in Developing Economies: A Structural-Change Perspective." January 2017.
Chen, Martha. "Expanding the Economic Potential of Women Informal Workers." Secretariat, UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, December 2016.
von Broembsen, Marlese, and Martha Chen. "Eliminating Legal Barriers from the Perspective of the Informal Economy." Secretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, September 2016.
Klugman, Jeni, Laura Tyson, and Panel and Deputy Panel Members of UN High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment (including Martha Chen). "Leave No One Behind: A Call to Action for Gender Equality and Women's Economic Empowerment." Secretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, September 2016.
Chen, Martha. "The Urban Informal Economy: Towards More Inclusive Cities." Urbanet, August 2016.
Heller, Patrick, Partha Mukhopadhyay, and Michael Walton. "Cabal City: Regime Theory and Indian Urbanization." June 2016.
Mukerji, Shobhini, and Michael Walton. "Learning the Right Lessons." India Infrastructure Report 2012: Private Sector in Education, April 2016.
Norris, Pippa, Ferran Marinez i Coma, Alessandro Nai, and Max Groemping. "The Year in Elections, 2015." Electoral Integrity Project, March 2016.
Juma, Calestous. "Education, Research, and Innovation in Africa: Forging Strategic Linkages for Economic Transformation." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, February 2016.
Lawrence, Robert Z. "China's Rise and American Welfare." Peterson Institute for International Economics: China's Economic Transformation Lessons, Impact, and the Path Forward, September 2015.
Mukand, Sharun, and Dani Rodrik. "The Political Economy of Liberal Democracy." NBER Working Paper No. 21540, September 2015.
Norris, Pippa, Andrea Abel Van Es, and Lisa Fennis. "Checkbook Elections: Political Finance in Comparative Perspective." Electoral Integrity Project, July 2015.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Esther Duflo, Clement Imbert, Santhosh Mathew, and Rohini Pande. "Can E-Governance Reduce Capture of Public Programmes? Experimental Evidence from India’s Employment Guarantee Scheme in Bihar." Impact Evaluation Report 31, July 2015.
Rodrik, Dani. "Work and Human Development In a Deindustrializing World." UNDP Human Development Report Office, 2015.