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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

Andrews, Matthew, Tim McNaught, and Salimah Samji. "Opening Adaptation Windows onto Public Financial Management Reform Gaps in Mozambique." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-017, May 2018.
Andrews, Matthew. "Overcoming the Limits of Institutional Reform in Uganda." Development Policy Review 36.S1 (November 2017): O159–O182.
Andrews, Matt, Duminda Ariyasinghe, Thamari Batuwanthudawa, Shivanthika Darmasiri, Nilupul de Silva, Peter Harrington, Prasanna Jayasinghe, et al. "Learning to Target for Economic Diversification: PDIA in Sri Lanka." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-020, January 2017.
Lant Pritchett, Matthew Andrews, and Michael Woolcock. Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action. Oxford University Press, 2017.
Andrews, Matthew. "Going Beyond Heroic Leaders in Development." Public Administration and Development 36.3 (August 2016): 171-184.
Andrews, Matthew, and Peter Harrington. "Off Pitch: Football’s Financial Integrity Weaknesses, and How to Strengthen Them." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series and CID Working Paper RWP16-009, March 2016.
Andrews, Matthew, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock. "Doing Problem Driven Work." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-073, December 2015.
Andrews, Matthew, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock. "The Challenge of Building (Real) State Capability." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-074, December 2015.
Andrews, Matthew. "Has Sweden Injected Realism into Public Financial Management Reforms in Partner Countries?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-063, October 2015.
Andrews, Matthew. "Explaining Positive Deviance in Public Sector Reforms in Development." World Development 74 (October 2015): 197-208.
Andrews, Matthew, Marco Cangiano, Neil Cole, Paolo de Renzio, Philipp Krause, and Renaud Seligmann. "This Is PFM." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-034, July 2014.
Andrews, Matthew. "Why Distributed End Users Often Limit Public Financial Management Reform Success." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-026, May 2014.
Andrews, Matthew. "An Ends-Means Approach to Looking At Governance." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-022, April 2014.
Andrews, Matthew. "Can One Retell a Mozambican Reform Story Through Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-018, April 2014.
Andrews, Matthew, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock. "Escaping Capability Traps Through Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation." World Development 51 (November 2013): 234-244.
Andrews, Matthew. "Explaining Positive Deviance in Public Sector Reforms in Development." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-040, October 2013.
Andrews, Matthew. Review of Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do About It, by Morton Jerven. Governance, 26.4, October 2013: 696-698.
Andrews, Matthew. "Do International Organizations Really Shape Government Solutions in Developing Countries?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-032, September 2013.
Andrews, Matthew. "How Do Governments Get Great?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-020, June 2013.
Andrews, Matthew. "Going Beyond Heroic-Leaders in Development." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-021, June 2013.
Andrews, Matthew. "Who Really Leads Development?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-011, April 2013.
Andrews, Matthew. "We Need to Radically Rethink Who Leads Development and What Hey Do." Guardian, April 2, 2013.
Andrews, Matthew. The Limits of Institutional Reform in Development. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Andrews, Matthew, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock. "Looking Like a State: Techniques of Persistent Failure in State Capability for Implementation." Journal of Development Studies 49(1) (January 2013): 1-18.
Lant Pritchett, Michael Woolcock, and Matthew Andrews. "Looking Like a State: Techniques of Persistent Failure in State Capability for Implementation." Journal of Development Studies 49.1 (January 2013): 1-18.
Andrews, Matt, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock. "Escaping Capability Traps through Problem-Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA)." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-036, August 2012.
Andrews, Matthew. "Developing Countries Will Follow Post-crisis OECD Reforms but Not Passively This Time." Governance 25.1 (January 2012): 103–127.
Andrews, Matthew. "Can Governance Indicators Make Sense? Towards a New Approach to Sector-Specific Measures of Governance." Oxford Development Studies 38.4 (December 2010): 391-410.
Andrews, Matthew. "How Far Have Public Financial Management Reforms Come in Africa?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-018, May 2010.
Andrews, Matthew, Roger Hay, and Jerrett Myers. "Governance Indicators Can Make Sense: Under-five Mortality Rates are an Example." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-015, April 2010.
Andrews, Matthew, Jesse McConnell, and Alison Wescott. "Development as Leadership-led Change." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-009, March 2010.
Andrews, Matthew. "Good Government Means Different Things in Different Countries." Governance 23.1 (January 2010): 7-35.
Andrews, Matthew. Review of The Dynamics of Performance Management: Constructing Information and Reform, by Donald P. Moynihan. Governance, 22.3, July 2009: 513-515.
Andrews, Matthew. "Isomorphism and the Limits to African Public Financial Management Reform." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-012, May 2009.
Andrews, Matthew. "The Good Governance Agenda: Beyond Indicators Without Theory." Oxford Development Studies 36.4 (December 2008): 379-407.
Andrews, Matthew. "Beyond 'The Answer' to Flexible Solutions in Managing Health in Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP08-067, November 2008.
Andrews, Matthew. "Good Government Means Different Things in Different Countries." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP08-068, November 2008.
Andrews, Matthew. "Is Black Economic Empowerment a South African Growth Catalyst? (Or Could it Be?)." Center for International Development Working Papers and HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series (170 and RWP08-033), June 2008.
Andrews, Matthew. "Harvard Group Suggests Ways to Make BEE Live." Business Report (South Africa), May 12, 2008.
Andrews, Matthew. "Is Black Economic Empowerment a South African Growth Catalyst? (Or Could it Be...)." Center for International Development Working Papers 170, May 2008.
Andrews, Matthew. "Creating Space for Effective Political Engagement in Development." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP08-015, March 2008.
Andrews, Matthew. "Are One-Best-Way Models of Effective Government Suitable for Developing Countries?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP08-014, March 2008.