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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

Campante, Filipe, and Edward L. Glaeser. "Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago." Latin American Economic Review 27.2 (December 2018).
Glaeser, Edward L., and Ming Lu. "Human-Capital Externalities in China." National Bureau of Economic Research, August 2018.
Glaeser, Edward L., Rafael Di Tella, and Lucas Llach. "Introduction to Argentine Exceptionalism." Latin American Economic Review 27.1 (2018).
Chauvin, Juan Pablo, Edward Glaeser, Yueran Ma, and Kristina Tobio. "What Is Different About Urbanization in Rich and Poor Countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States." Journal of Urban Economics 98 (March 2017): 17-49.
Glaeser, Edward, Wei Huang, Yueran Ma, and Andrei Shleifer. "A Real Estate Boom with Chinese Characteristics." Journal of Economic Perspectives 31.1 (Winter 2017).
Chauvin, Juan Pablo, Edward Glaeser, Yueran Ma, and Kristina Tobio. "What Is Different about Urbanization in Rich and Poor Countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States." Journal of Urban Economics (19 May 2016).
Glaeser, Edward L. "They Can Take It If They Want It." Review of The Grasping Hand, by Ilya Somin. Wall Street Journal, July 2015.
Glaeser, Edward, and Cass R. Sunstein. "Regulatory Review for the States." National Affairs 20 (Summer 2014): 37-54.
Glaeser, Edward L., Steve Poftak, and Kristina Tobio. "What Do Parents Want? An Exploration of School Preferences Expressed by Boston Parents." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-024, July 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Big-Project Binge Fueled Motor City’s Meltdown." Bloomberg, March 20, 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Invest in Massachusetts, but Don’t Play Robin Hood." Boston Globe, January 22, 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Help New York Rebuild, but Fix FEMA, too." Boston Globe, November 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Candidates Quibble over Size of Government, but What US Needs is Quality." The Boston Globe, November 1, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Tolls — The Solution to Mass. Commuting Woes." Boston Globe, October 4, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Urban Planning in Greater Boston Needs to Aim Higher." Boston Globe, September 6, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Putting China at Ease." Boston Globe, August 23, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Scholars Hurt By Quality of State Colleges." Boston Globe, August 8, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Towns Have Too Much Power, But Not the Power They Need." Boston Globe, July 12, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Why Are House Republicans Going After Census Information?" Boston Globe, June 28, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Young Workers Can’t Afford Homes in the State." Boston Globe, June 14, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Does US Need Another Imperial President Like Lyndon Johnson?" Boston Globe, May 31, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Mass. Health Care Debate Pits Cost vs. Quality — and Young vs. Old." Boston Globe, May 17, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Economist Who Changed the Way We Think About Housing." Bloomberg News, May 15, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Keys to Keeping Boston Free of Riots." Boston Globe, May 3, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "A Yelp to Let Us Compare Cities, Towns." Boston Globe, April 6, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "MBTA Shouldn’t Be on Board with The Ride." Boston Globe, March 9, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "In Economists’ Paradise, Lessons for US." Boston Globe, December 19, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Kevin White’s Best Legacy." Boston Globe, December 5, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Goodbye, Golden Years." New York Times, November 19, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Unleash the Entrepreneurs." City Journal, Autumn 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "To Avoid Scandals, Auction off Casino Licenses." Boston.com, October 7, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Make Drivers Pay for Driving." Boston Globe, September 23, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Payroll-Tax Cut Is the Working Part of Jobs Plan: Edward Glaeser." Bloomberg.com, September 12, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Is the ‘Governor Effect’ Real?" Boston Globe, September 8. 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Americans Met Attacks by Drawing on Strengths." Bloomberg News, September 6, 2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Unleash the Entrepreneurs." City Journal, 21.4, Fall 2011.
Zheng, Siqi, Rui Wang, Edward L. Glaeser, and Matthew E. Kahn. "The Greenness of China: Household Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development." Journal of Economic Geography 11.5 (September 2011): 761-792.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Tax Breaks Shouldn't be Sacrosanct." Boston Globe, 8/25/2011.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Cities, Productivity, and Quality of Life." Science 333.6042 (July 2011): 592-594.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Housing Policy in the Wake of the Crash." Daedalus 139.4 (Fall 2010): 95-106.
Glaeser, Edward L., and Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto. "Did the Death of Distance Hurt Detroit and Help New York?" Agglomeration Economics. Ed. Edward L. Glaeser. University of Chicago Press, 2010, 303 - 337.
Zheng, Siqi, Rui Wang, Edward L. Glaeser, and Matthew E. Kahn. "The Greenness of China: Household Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development." NBER Working Papers 15621, December 2009.
Glaeser, Edward L., and Joshua D Gottlieb. "The Wealth of Cities: Agglomeration Economies and Spatial Equilibrium in the United States." Journal of Economic Literature 47.4 (December 2009): 983-1028.
Campante, Filipe R., and Edward L. Glaeser. "Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago." NBER Working Papers 15104, June 2009.
Glaeser, Edward L., and Bryce A. Ward. "The Causes and Consequences of Land Use Regulation: Evidence from Greater Boston." Journal of Urban Economics 65.3 (May 2009): 265-278.