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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

Chen, Martha. "Economic Rights of the Informal Self-Employed: Three Urban Cases." Economic Liberties and Human Rights. Ed. Jahel Queralt and Bas van Vossen. Routledge Press, 2019.
Walton, Michael, Patrick Heller, and Partha Mukhopadyay. "Cabal City: Urban Regimes and Accumulation without Development." Business and Politics in India. Ed. Christophe Jaffrelot, Atul Kohli, and Kanta Murali. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Perkins, Dwight H. "Development Strategies Available to North Korea and Their Political Risks." North Korea: Peace? Nuclear War? Ed. William Overholt. Pacific Century Institute, 2019.
Chen, Martha. "The Future of Informal Work: Insights from India." Future of Work: Lessons from India. Ed. Amit Basole and Radhicka Kapoor. Self-Employed Women's Association, 2019.
Eaves, David, Ben McGuire, and Audrey Carson. "Open Data in North America, Australia and New Zealand." The State of Open Data. Ed. Tim, Davies, and, Stephen, Walker,. International Research and Development Council, 2019.
Rodrik, Dani. "Trade Strategy, Development, and the Future of the Global Trade Regime." Meeting Globalization’s Challenges: Policies to Make Trade Work for All. Ed. Luís A. V. Catão and Maurice Obstfeld. Princeton University Press, 2019.
Walton, Michael. "An Indian Gilded Age? Continuity and Change in the Political Economy of India’s Development." Class and Conflict: Revisiting Pranab Bardhan's Political Economy of India. Ed. Elizabeth Chatterjee and Matthew McCartney. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Perkins, Dwight H. "The Complex Task of Evaluating China’s Economic Reforms." China's 40 Years of Reform and Development 1978-2018. Australian National University Press, 2018, 135-154.
Chen, Martha, Chris Bonner, Françoise Carré, and Rhonda Douglas. "Informal Worker Organising and Mobilisation: Linking Global with Local Advocacy." The Routledge Companion to Planning in the Global South. Ed. Gautam Bhan, Smita Srinivas, and Vanessa Watson. Routledge, 2018.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Monetary Regimes to Cope with Volatile Commodity Export Prices: Two Proposals." Rethinking the Macroeconomics of Resource-Rich Countries. Ed. Rabah Arezki, Raouf Boucekkine, Jeffrey A. Frankel, and Rick van der Ploeg. Center for Economic Policy Research, 2018.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "How to Cope with Volatile Commodity Export Prices: Three Proposals." Rethinking the Macroeconomics of Resource-Rich Countries. Ed. Rabah Arezki, Raouf Boucekkine, Jeffrey A. Frankel, and Rick van der Ploeg. Center for Economic Policy Research, 2018.
Woolcock, Michael. "Culture, Politics and Development." Oxford Handbook of the Politics of Development. Ed. Carol Lancaster and Nicholas van de Walle. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Chen, Martha. "The South African Informal Sector in International Comparative Perspective: Theories, Data and Policies." The South African Informal Sector: Creating Jobs, Reducing Poverty. Ed. Frederick Fourie. HSRC Press, 2018.
Perkins, Dwight H. "Is the Chinese Economy Headed for a Hard Landing." The China Questions: Critical Insight into a Rising Power. Ed. Jennifer Rudolph and Michael Sonyi. Harvard University Press, 2018.
Saich, Anthony. "The Politics of Welfare Policy: Towards Social Citizenship?" Handbook of Welfare in China. Ed. Beatriz Carrillo, Johanna Hood and Paul Kadetz. Edward Edgar Publishing, 2017, 81-97.
Frederico Finan, Benjamin A. Olken, and Rohini Pande. "The Personnel Economics of the Developing State." Handbook of Economic Field Experiments. Ed. Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and Esther Duflo. North-Holland, 2017, 467-514.
Chen, Martha. "The Informal Economy in Arab Nations: A Comparative Perspective." Arab Watch Report on Informal Employment. Arab Nations NGOs for Development, 2017.
van Deth, Jan W., Bob Edwards, Gabriel Badescu, Alisa Moldavanova, and Michael Woolcock. "Associations and Social Capital." Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation and Nonprofit Associations. Ed. David Horton Smith, Robert A. Stebbins, and Jurgen Grotz. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Hamilton, Kirk, John F. Helliwell, and Michael Woolcock. "Social Capital, Trust and Wellbeing in the Evaluation of Wealth." National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters. Ed. Kirk Hamilton and Cameron Hepburn. Oxford University Press, 2017.
Pursch, Samuel James, Andrea Fitri Woodhouse, Michael Woolcock, and Matthew Pierre Zurstrassen. "Documenting Myanmar’s Social Transformation: Insights from Six Rounds of Research on Livelihoods and Social Change in Rural Communities." Myanmar Update 2017. Ed. Gerard McCarthy. Institute for South-East Asian Studies Press, 2017.
Perkins, Dwight H. and John P. Tang. "East Asian Industrial Pioneers:Japan, Korea Taiwan." The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871. Ed. Kevin Hjortshoj O'Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson. Oxford University Press, 2017, 28.
Power, Samantha. "Foreword: The Inexorable Joyfulness of Elie Wiesel." Night: A Memoir. Hill and Wang, 2017.
Field, Erica, Abraham Holland, and Rohini Pande. "Microfinance: Points of Promise." Evolving Approaches to the Economics of Public Policy: Views of Award-Winning Economists. W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2016, 11.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Plaza Accord, 30 Years Later." Currency Policy Then and Now: 30th Anniversary of the Plaza Accord. Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2016.
Juma, Calestous, and John Mugabe. "Public Policy and New Generic Technologies: The Case of Biotechnology." New Generic Technologies in Developing Countries. Ed. Bhagavan, Malur Ramanna. Springer, 2016, 115-139.
Perkins, Dwight H. "Central Planning: East Asia's Experience." Social Capability and Long-Term Economic Growth. Ed. Koo, Bon Ho and Dwight H. Perkins. Springer, 2016.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Mauritius: African Success Story." African Successes. Ed. Edwards, Sebastian, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil. University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Matson, Pamela, William C. Clark, and Krister Andersson. "Pursuing Sustainability: An Introduction." Pursuing Sustainability: A Guide to the Science and Practice. Ed. Pamela Matson, William C. Clark, and Krister Andersson. Princeton University Press, 2016, 1-13.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Globalization and Chinese Growth: Ends of Trends?" Il Grande Sconvolgimento. Ed. Paolo Onofri. il Mulino, 2016.
Rodrik, Dani. "The Future of European Democracy." After the Storm: How to Save Democracy in Europe. Ed. Luuk van Middelaar and Philippe Van Parijs. Lannoo, 2015, 53-66.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Causes of Eurozone Crises." The Eurozone Crisis: A Consensus View of the Causes and a Few Possible Remedies. Ed. Richard Baldwin and Francesco Giavazzi. Center for Economic Policy Research, 2015, 109-120.
Perkins, Dwight H. "China's Future Performance and Development Challenges." The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China. Ed. Shenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Shang-jin Wei, and Xiaobo Zhang. Oxford University Press, 2014.
Perkins, Dwight H. "The Centrally Planned Economy (1949-1984)." Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Economy. Ed. Gregory Chow and Dwight H. Perkins. Routledge, 2014, 41-54.
Chen, Martha, and Caroline Skinner. "The Urban Informal Economy: Enhanced Knowledge, Appropriate Policies and Effective Organization." The Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global South. Ed. Susan Parnell, and Sophie Oldfield. Routledge, 2014.
Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Andrew Rose. "Is Trade Good or Bad for the Environment? Sorting Out the Causality." Recent Developments In Trade And The Environment. Ed. Brian R. Copeland. Edward Elgar, 2014.
Juma, Calestous, and David Spielman. "Farmers as Entrepreneurs: Sources of Agricultural Innovation in Africa." New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture. Ed. Peter B. R. Hazell and Atiqur Rahman. Oxford University Press, March 2014.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Become an Economist – See the World." Eminent Economists II: Their Life and Work Philosophies. Ed. Michael Szenberg and Lall Ramrattan. Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Woolcock, Michael, David Lewis, and Dennis Rodgers. "Introduction to Popular Representations of Development." Popular Representations of Development: Insights from Novels, Films, Television, and Social Media. Ed. David Lewis, Dennis Rodgers, and Michael Woolcock. Routledge, 2014, 3-15.
Chen, Martha. "Women in Informal Employment." Toolkit: Learning and Working in the Informal Economy. Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit, 2014.
Woolcock, Michael, David Lewis, and Dennis Rodgers. "Popular Representations of Development - Taking Stock, Moving Forward." Popular Representations of Development: Insights from Novels, Films, Television, and Social Media. Ed. David Lewis, Dennis Rodgers, and Michael Woolcock. Routledge, 2014, 243-252.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Solution to Fiscal Procyclicality: The Structural Budget Institutions Pioneered by Chile." Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic Performance: Volume 17. Ed. Luis Felipe Céspedes and Jordi Galí. Banco Central de Chile, 2013.
Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Andrew Rose. "An Estimate of the Effect of Common Currencies on Trade and Income." Recent Developments In Exchange Rate Economics. Ed. Mark P. Taylor and Meher Manzur. Edward Elgar, 2013.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Lesson From the South for Fiscal Policy in the US and Other Advanced Countries." Learning from the World: New Ideas to Redevelop America. Ed. Joe Colombano and Aniket Shah. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, 26-50.
Levy, Dan, and and Dean Yang. "Competing for Jobs or Creating Jobs? The Impact of Immigration on Native-Born Unemployment in Venezuela, 1980-2003." Venezuela Before Chávez: Anatomy of an Economic Collapse. Ed. Ricardo Hausmann and Francisco R. Rodríguez. Penn State University Press, 2013.
Ortega, Daniel, and Lant Pritchett. "Much Higher Schooling, Much Lower Wages: Human Capital and Economic Collapse in Venezuela." Venezuela Before Chávez: Anatomy of an Economic Collapse. Ed. Ricardo Hausmann and Francisco R. Rodríguez. Penn State University Press, 2013.
Perkins, Dwight H. "New Institutions for a New Development Model." China: A New Model for Growth and Development. Ed. Ross Garnaut, Cai Fang and Ligang Song. Australian National University and Social Sciences Academic Press China, 2013, 17-33.
Norris, Pippa. "Muslim Support for Secular Democracy." Muslim Secular Democracy: Voices from Within. Ed. Lily Rahim. Palgrave/Macmillan, 2013, 113-140.
Cavender-Bares, Jeannine, James Hefferman, Elizabeth King, Stephen Polasky, Patricia Balvanera, and William C. Clark. "Sustainability and Biodiversity." Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. Ed. Simon Levin. Academic Press, 2013, 71-84.
Chen, Martha. "Women and the Informal Economy: Economic Actors and Global Leaders." Women in the Global Economy: Leading Social Change. Ed. Trish Tierney. Institute of International Education Foundation, 2013.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rema Hanna, and Sendhil Mullainathan. "Corruption." The Handbook of Organizational Economics. Ed. Robert Gibbons and John Roberts. Princeton University Press, 2012, 1109-1147.