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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

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.
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. "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.
Brown, Jason and Karen Dynan. "Increasing the Economic Security of Older Women." The 51% - Driving Growth through Women's Economic Participation. Brookings Institution, 2017.
Dynan, Karen. "Prospects for Changes in U.S. Fiscal Policy and Their Effects on the U.S. Economy." US-China Cooperation in a Changing Global Economy. Ed. Adam S. Posen, and Jiming Ha. Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2017, 15-34.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Perkins, Dwight H. "China's Investment and GDP Growth Boom: When and How Will It End?" The Chinese Economy: A New Transition. Ed. Masahiko Aoki and Jinglian Wu. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, 35-59.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey of Diagnoses and Some Prescriptions." Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries. Ed. Rabah Arezki, Catherine A Pattillo, Marc Quintyn, and Min Zhu. International Monetary Fund, October 2012.
Perkins, Dwight H. "History, Politics and 30 Years of Development and Reform." Reform and Development in China: What Can China Offer the Developing World. Ed. Yang Yao, and Ho-Mou Wu. Routledge, 2011, 45-70.
Juma, Calestous. "Introduction." The New Harvest: Agricultural Innovation in Africa. Ed. Calestous Juma. Oxford University Press, 2011, xiii-xxvi.
Kosack, Stephen, Gustav Ranis, and Ken Togo. "A New Model of Foreign Aid, from the Experiences of Japan and the United States." The Boom and Halt of the Imitation Economy. Nakanishiya, 2010.
Juma, Calestous. "The Growing Economy." The New Harvest: Agricultural Innovation in Africa. Ed. Calestous Juma. Oxford University Press, 2010, 1-22.
Perkins, Dwight H. "China's Pre-reform Economy in Historical Perspective." China's Rise in Historical Perspective. Ed. Brantly Womack. Rowman & Littlefield, 2010, 109-128.
Perkins, Dwight H. The Global Economic Crisis and the Development of Southeast Asia. Strategic Asia 2009–10: Economic Meltdown and Geopolitical Stability. Ed. Ashley J. Tellis, Andrew Marble, and Travis Tanner. National Bureau of Asian Research, September 2009, 233-260.
Hausmann, Ricardo, and Bailey Klinger. Growth Diagnostic: Mexico. The Mexico Competitiveness Report. Ed. Ricardo Hausmann, Emilio Lozoya Austin, and Irene Mia. World Economic Forum, 2009, 31-48.
Pritchett, Lant, and Martina Viarengo. Producing Superstars for the Economic Mundial: The Mexican Predicament with Quality of Education. The Mexico Competitiveness Report. Ed. Ricardo Hausmann, Emilio Lozoya Austin, and Irene Mia. World Economic Forum, 2009, 71-90.
Perkins, Dwight H. China's Land System: Past, Present, and Future. Property Rights and Land Policies. Ed. Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2009.
Cunningham, Edward. "A Tale of Two Sectors: Diverging Paths in Taiwan’s Automotive Industry." Global Taiwan: Building competitive strengths in a new international economy. Ed. Suzanne Berger and Richard Lester. M.E. Sharpe, 2005.