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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

O'Sullivan, Meghan. "One Fewer Reason to Be Nervous About the G-20 This Weekend." Bloomberg Opinion, November 29, 2018.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The New and Not Improved NAFTA." Project Syndicate, October 9, 2018.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Republicans' Protectionist Pedigree." Project Syndicate, June 13, 2018.
Juma, Calestous. "Exponential Innovation and Human Rights: Implications for Science and Technology Diplomacy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-011, February 2018.
Mayne, Quinton. "Cities on a Hill?" Boston Review. February 13, 2018.
Juma, Calestous, and Francis Mangeni. "African Regional Economic Integration: The Emergence, Evolution, and Impact of Institutional Innovation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-003, January 2018.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "German Ordoliberals vs. American Pragmatists: What Did They Get Right or Wrong in the Euro Crisis?" Ordoliberalism: A German Oddity? CEPR Press, November 2017.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Currency-Plus-Commodity Basket: A Proposal for Exchange Rates in Oil-Exporting Countries to Accommodate Trade Shocks Automatically." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-034, August 2017.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "How to Cope with Volatile Commodity Export Prices: Four Proposals." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-033, August 2017.
Al Dabbagh, M., H. Riley Bowles, and B. Thomason. "Status Reinforcement in Emerging Economies: The Psychological Experience of Local Candidates Striving for Global Employment." Organization Science 27.6 (December 2016): 1453-1471.
Coscia, Michele, Ricardo Hausmann, and Frank Neffke. "Exploring the Uncharted Export: An Analysis of Tourism-Related Foreign Expenditure with International Spend Data." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-048, November 2016.
Hausmann, Ricardo, Juan Obach, and Miguel Angel Santos. "Special Economic Zones in Panama: A Critical Assessment." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-044, October 2016.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Congress Should Give TPP a Thumbs Up." Boston Globe, November 11, 2015.
Reinhart, Carmen M., and Christoph Trebesch. "The Pitfalls of External Dependence: Greece, 1829-2015." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-065, October 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.
Chen, Martha. "Women and the Informal Economy in Urban Africa: From the Margins to the Centre." Review of Women and the Informal Economy in Urban Africa: From the Margins to the Centre, by Mary Njeri Kinyanjui. Gender & Development, 23.2, July 2015: 394-397.
Hausmann, Ricardo, and Jasmina Chauvin. "Moving to the Adjacent Possible: Discovering Paths for Export Diversification in Rwanda." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-022, May 2015.
Hausmann, Ricardo, Brad Cunningham, John Matovu, Rosie Osire, and Kelly Wyett. "How Should Uganda Grow?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-004, February 2014.
Hausmann, Ricardo, Cesar A. Hidalgo, Daniel P. Stock, and Muhammed A. Yildirim. "Implied Comparative Advantage." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-003, February 2014, Revised January 2019.
Lawrence, Robert Z. "US Employment Deindustrialization: Insights from History and the International Experience." Peterson Institute for International Economics Policy Brief 13-27, October 2013.
Hausmann, Ricardo and Francisco R. Rodríguez, eds. Venezuela Before Chávez: Anatomy of an Economic Collapse. Penn State University Press, 2013.
Lawrence, Robert Z., and Matthew J. Slaughter. "U.S. Exporters, Global Supply Networks, and Competitive Export-Import Bank Financing." Report for Coalition for Employment Through Exports, Inc., June 2013.
Ashoka Mody, and Michael Walton. "What Type of Crisis for India." Business Standard, May 6, 2013.
Lawrence, Robert Z. "Association of Southeast Asian Nations, People's Republic of China, and India Growth and the Rest of the World: The Role of Trade." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-013, May 2013.
Lawrence, Robert Z. "Association of Southeast Asian Nations, People's Republic of China, and India Growth and the Rest of the World: The Role of Trade." ADBInstitute Working Paper 416, April 2013.
Edwards, Lawrence, and Robert Z. Lawrence. Rising Tide: Is Growth in Emerging Economies Good for the United States? Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2013.
Lawrence, Robert Z. "How Should Sub-Saharan African Countries Think about Global Value Chains?" Bridges Africa Review 2.1 (March 2013): 12-16.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Cuban Time Travel." Project Syndicate, November 22, 2012.
Rodrik, Dani. "The Truth About Sovereignty." Social Europe Journal, October 10, 2012.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Sanctions Alone Won’t Faze Iran." Boston Herald, July 10, 2012.
Kayyem, Juliette. "Fears of Migration Add to Europe’s Woes." Boston Globe, June 14, 2012.
Rodrik, Dani. "Analysis: Spectre of Second Eurozone Depression Too Close for Comfort." Scotsman.com, June 14, 2012.
Chen, Martha. "Global Recession and the Informal Economy: Evidence from Latin America and Beyond." The Global Economic Crisis in Latin America. Ed. Michael Cohen. Routledge, May 2012.
Hausmann, Ricardo. "Ireland Can Show Greece a Way out of the Crisis." Financial Times, February 8, 2012.
Lawrence, Robert Z., and Lawrence Edwards. "South African Trade Policy in the New Environment." Paper prepared for the South African National Planning Commission, November 2011.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Curse: Why Natural Resources Are Not Always a Good Thing." The Milken Institute Review. October 2011, 28-39.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Comparison of Product Price Targeting and Other Monetary Anchor Options for Commodity Exporters in Latin America." Economia 12.1 (Fall 2011).
Edwards, Lawrence, and Robert Z. Lawrence. "AGOA Rules: The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Special Fabric Provisions." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series and NBER Working Papers (RWP11-002 and 16623), January 2011
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Mauritius: African Success Story." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-036, September 2010.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Comparison of Monetary Anchor Options, Including Product Price Targeting, for Commodity-Exporters in Latin America." NBER Working Papers 16362, September 2010.
Lawrence, Robert Z. "US Trade and Wages: The Misleading Implications of Conventional Trade Theory." NBER Working Papers 16106, June 2010.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Comparison of Monetary Anchor Options for Commodity-Exporters in Latin America and the Caribbean." Natural Resources in Latin America and the Caribbean: Beyond Booms and Busts? Ed. Emily Sinnott, John Nash, and Augusto de la Torre. World Bank, 2010.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Estimated Effects of the Euro on Trade: Why Are They Below Historical Effects of Monetary Unions Among Smaller Countries?" Europe and the Euro. Ed. Alberto Alesina and Francesco Giavazzi. University Of Chicago Press, 2010, 169-218.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Comparison of Monetary Anchor Options for Commodity-Exporters in Latin America and the Caribbean." Workshop paper presented at Myths and Realities of Commodity Dependence: Policy Challenges and Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank, September 17-18, 2009.
Hidalgo, César A., and Ricardo Hausmann. "The Building Blocks of Economic Complexity." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106.26 (June 30, 2009): 10570-10575.
Lawrence, Robert Z. Mexico’s Impact on the US Labor Market: A Reason to Renegotiate NAFTA? The Mexico Competitiveness Report. Ed. Ricardo Hausmann, Emilio Lozoya Austin, and Irene Mia. World Economic Forum, 2009, 57-62.
Hausmann, Ricardo, and Bailey Klinger. "South Africa's Export Predicament: Erratum." Economics of Transition 17.1 (2009): 211-212.
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.