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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

Collins, Ross D., Noelle E. Selin, Olivier L. de Weck, and William C. Clark. "Using Inclusive Wealth for Policy Evaluation: Application to Electricity Infrastructure Planning in Oil-Exporting Countries." Ecological Economics 133 (January 2017): 23-34.
Diaz Anadon, Laura, Gabriel Chan, Alicia G. Harley, Kira Matus, Suerie Moon, Sharmila L. Murthy, and William C. Clark. "Making Technological Innovation Work for Sustainable Development." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113.35 (August 2016): 9682-9690.
Clark, William C., Lorrae van Kerkhoff, Louis Lebel, and Gilberto C. Gallopin. "Crafting Usable Knowledge for Sustainable Development." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113.17 (April 26, 2016): 4570–4578.
Clark, William C., Thomas P. Tomich, Meine van Noordwijk, David Guston, Delia Catacutan, Nancy M. Dickson, and Elizabeth McNie. "Boundary Work for Sustainable Development: Natural Resource Management at the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113.17 (April 26, 2016): 4615–4622.
Collins, Ross D., Noelle E. Selin, Olivier L. de Weck, and William C. Clark. "Using Inclusive Wealth for Policy Evaluation: Application to Electricity Infrastructure Planning in Oil-Exporting Countries." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-010, March 2016.
Matson, Pamela, William C. Clark, and Krister Andersson. Pursuing Sustainability: A Guide to the Science and Practice. Princeton University 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.
Clark, William C., Lorrae van Kerkhoff, Louis Lebel, and Gilberto Gallopin. "Crafting Usable Knowledge for Sustainable Development." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-005, January 2016.
Anadon, Laura Diaz, Gabriel Chan, Alicia Harley, Kira Matus, Suerie Moon, Sharmila L. Murthy, and William C. Clark. "Making Technological Innovation Work for Sustainable Development." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-079, December 2015.
Harley, Alicia, N. Michele Holbrook, and William C. Clark. "Innovation for Vulnerable Farmers: Drought and Water Scarcity Adaptation Technologies." Sustainability Science Program, Harvard University, December 2015.
Clark, William C. "London: A Multi-Century Struggle for Sustainable Development in an Urban Environment." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-047, August 2015.
Diaz Anadon, Laura, Kira Matus, Suerie Moon, Gabriel Chan, Alicia Harley, Sharmila Murthy, Vanessa Timmer, Ahmed Abdel Latif, Kathleen Araujo, Kayje Booker, Hyundo Choi, Kristian Dubrawski, Lonia Friedlander, Christina Ingersoll, Erin Kempster, Laura Pereira, Jennie Stephens, Lee Vinsel, and William C. Clark. "Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development: Diagnosing Weaknesses and Identifying Interventions in the Transnational Arena." Sustainability Science Program Working Paper No. 2014-01, Sustainability Science Program and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, May 2014.
Harley, Alicia, Sharmila Murthy, Laura Diaz Anadon, Gabriel Chan, Kira Matus, Suerie Moon, Vanessa Timmer, and William C. Clark. "Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development: A Global Systems Perspective." Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, April 24, 2014.
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.
Matus, Kira J. M., William C. Clark, Paul T. Anastas, and Julie B. Zimmerman. "Barriers to the Implementation of Green Chemistry in the United States." Environmental Science & Technology 46.20 (October 2012): 10892-10899.
Clark, William C., Thomas P. Tomich, Meine van Noordwijk, David Guston, Delia Catacutan, Nancy M. Dickson, and Elizabeth McNie. "Boundary Work for Sustainable Development: Natural Resource Management at the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (August 15, 2011): published online.
van Noordwijk, Meine, Delia Catacutan, and Clark, William C. "Linking Scientific Knowledge with Policy Action in Natural Resources Development." Nairobi, Kenya: World Agroforestry Center, ASB Partnership for Tropical Forest Margins, 2011.
Clark, William C., Thomas P. Tomich, Meine van Noordwijk, Nancy M. Dickson, Delia Catacutan, David Guston, and Elizabeth McNie. "Toward a General Theory of Boundary Work: Insights from the CGIAR’s Natural Resource Management Programs." Center for International Development and HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series (199 and RWP10-035), September 2010.
Clark, W.C., Kristjanson, P., Campbell, B., Juma, C., Holbrook, N.M., Nelson, G. & Dickson, N.M. "Enhancing Food Security in an Era of Global Climate Change: An Executive Session on Grand Challenges of the Sustainability Transition, San Servolo Island, Venice – June 6-9, 2010." Sustainability Science Program, 2010.
Gleick, P.H., et al. "Climate Change and the Integrity of Science." Science 328.5979 (2010): 689-690.
Levin, Simon A., and William C. Clark, eds. "Toward a Science of Sustainability." Center for International Development Working Paper 196, May 2010.
Chapin, F. Stuart III, Stephen R. Carpenter, Gary P. Kofinas, Carl Folke, Nick Abel, William C. Clark, Per Olsson, D. Mark Stafford Smith, Brian Walker, Oran R. Young, Fikret Berkes, Reinette Biggs, J. Morgan Grove, Rosamond L. Naylor, Evelyn Pinkerton, Will Steffen, and Frederick J. Swanson. "Ecosystem Stewardship: Sustainability Strategies for a Rapidly Changing Planet." Trends in Ecology & Evolution 25.4 (April 2010): 241-249.
Moon, Suerie, Nicole A. Szlezák, Catherine M. Michaud, Dean T. Jamison, Gerald T. Keusch, William C. Clark, and Barry R. Bloom. "The Global Health System: Lessons for a Stronger Institutional Framework." PLoS Medicine 7.1 (January 2010): e1000193.
Clark, William C., Nicole A. Szlezak, Suerie Moon, Barry R. Bloom, Gerald T. Keusch, Catherine M. Michaud, Dean T. Jamison, Julio Frenk, and Wen L. Kilama. "The Global Health System: Institutions in a Time of Transition." Center for International Development Working Paper 193, January 2010.
Szlezák, Nicole A., Barry R. Bloom, Dean T. Jamison, Gerald T. Keusch, Catherine M. Michaud, Suerie Moon, and William C. Clark. "The Global Health System: Actors, Norms, and Expectations in Transition." PLoS Medicine 7.1 (January 2010): 1-4.
Reid, R.S., Nkedianye, D., Said, M.Y., Kaelo, D., Neselle, M., Makui, O., Onetu, L., Kiruswa, S., Kamuaro, N.O., Kristjanson, P., Ogutu, J., BurnSilver, S.B., Goldman, M.J., Boone, R.B., Galvin, K.A., Dickson, N.M. & Clark, W.C. "Evolution of Models to Support Community and Policy Action with Science: Balancing Pastoral Livelihoods and Wildlife Conservation in Savannas of East Africa." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States (November 2009).
Kristjanson, Patti, Robin S. Reid, Nancy Dickson, William C. Clark, Dannie Romney, Ranjitha Puskur, Susan MacMillan, and Delia Grace. "Linking International Agricultural Research Knowledge with Action for Sustainable Development." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106.13 (March 31, 2009): 5047-5052.
Clark, W.C. "Nurturing Sustainability." Issues in Science & Technology 26.1 (2009): 9-10.
Nkedianye, D., Kaelo, D., Reid, R.S., Neselle, M., Onetu, L., Makui, O., Said, M., Kiruswa, S., Kristjanson, P., Kamuaro, O., Kifugo, S., Dickson, N. & Clark, W.C. "Linking Knowledge with Action Using Community Facilitators to Span Boundaries: Lessons from East Africa." Center for International Development, December 2008.
Kristjanson, Patti, Robin Reid, Nancy Dickson, William Clark, et al. "Linking International Agricultural Research Knowledge with Action for Sustainable Poverty Alleviation: What Works?" Center for International Development and HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series (173 and RWP08-045), September 2008.
Lee, Henry, William C. Clark, and Charan Devereaux. "Biofuels and Sustainable Development." Center for International Development and HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series (174 and RWP08-049), July 2008.
McNie, E.C., Van Noordwijk, M., Clark, W.C., Dickson, N.M., Sakuntaladewi, N., Suyanto, S., Joshi, L., Leimona, B., Kurniatun, H. & Khususiyah, N. "Boundary Organizations, Objects and Agents: Linking Knowledge with Action in Agroforestry Watersheds." World Agroforestry Center - ICRAF Southeast Asia, 2008.
Clark, William C. "Energy in the World." Environment 12.5 (May 2, 2008): 23.
Clark, William C. "Sustainability Science: A Room of its Own." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104.6 (February 6, 2007): 1737-1738.
Clark, William C., ed. Highlights in Sustainability Science: A Special Collection from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. PNAS; http://www.pnas.org/misc/sustainability.shtml, 2007.
van Noordwijk, Meine, W. C. Clark, N. Dickinson, E. McNie, and S. Suyanto. "Integrated Natural Resource Management: Linking Knowledge to Action Or, when Half a Brain is Not enough." World Agroforestry Centre ICRAF, 2007.
Clark, William C. "12 Questions to William C. Clark." GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 15.3 (September 2006): 168-169.
Clark, William C., Chair, State of the Nation's Ecosystems Project. "Filling the Gaps: Priority Data Needs and Key Management Challenges for National Reporting on Ecosystem Condition." The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment (heinzctr.org/ecosystems), May 2006.
Clark, William C. "Cleaner, Cheaper, Safer." Environment 48.2 (March 2006).
Clark, William C., and Laura Holliday. "Linking Knowledge with Action for Sustainable Development: The Role of Program Management - Summary of a Workshop." National Research Council: Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability, 2006.
Mitchell, Ronald B., William C. Clark, David W. Cash, and Nancy M. Dickson, eds. Global Environmental Assessments: Information and Influence. MIT Press, 2006.
Clark, William C., Ronald B. Mitchell, and David W. Cash. "Evaluating the Influence of Global Environmental Assessments." Global Environmental Assessments: Information and Influence. Ed. Ronald B. Mitchell, William C. Clark, David W. Cash, and Nancy M. Dickson. MIT Press, 2006, 1-28.
Mitchell, Ronald B., William C. Clark, and David W. Cash. "Information and Influence." Global Environmental Assessments: Information and Influence. Ed. Ronald B. Mitchell, William C. Clark, David W. Cash, and Nancy M. Dickson. MIT Press, 2006, 307-338.
Morgan, M. Granger, Robin Cantor, William C. Clark, et al. "Learning from the U.S. National Assessment of Climate Change Impacts." Environmental Science and Technology 39.23 (December 2005): 9023-9032.
Clark, William. "Planetary Malpractice." Environment 47.9 (November 2005): 3.
Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim, Paul J. Crutzen, William C. Clark, and Julian Hunt. "Earth Systems Analysis for Sustainability." Environment 47.8 (October 2005): 10-25.
Clark, William C., Arnoldo Contreras, and Karl Harmsen. "Report of the External Review of the Systemwide Programme on Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn (ASB): 'Evaluation and Impact Assessment of the ASB Programme.'" CGIAR Science Council Secretariat, U.S. Food and Agriculture Organization, September 2005.
Clark, William C. "A New Social Contract for Science?" Environment 47.3 (April 2005): 2.
Clark, William C., Paul J. Crutzen, and Hans J. Schellnhuber. "Science for Global Sustainability: Toward a New Paradigm." Center for International Development and KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series, No. 120 and RWP05-032, March 2005.
Clark, William C., Robert W. Kates, Alan H. McGowan, and Timothy O'Riordan. "Science and Policy for Sustainable Development." Environment 47.1 (January-February 2005): 3.