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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

Saich, Anthony. From Rebel to Ruler: One Hundred Years of the Chinese Communist Party. Harvard University Press, 2021.
Hanson, Gordon. "Who Will Fill China’s Shoes? The Global Evolution of Labor-Intensive Manufacturing." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-014, May 2021.
Kalb, Marvin. Assignment Russia: Becoming a Foreign Correspondent in the Crucible of the Cold War. Brookings Institution Press, 2021.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Diplomat as Gardener." Foreign Affairs. February 19, 2021.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What Does Success Look Like for a Climate Czar?" Bloomberg Opinion, 12/2/2020.
Kellerman, Barbara, and Todd L. Pittinsky. Leaders Who Lust: Power, Money, Sex, Success, Legitimacy, Legacy. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Burns, Nicholas, and Anja Manuel. "On India, the US Must Think Bigger." The Hill, October 16, 2020.
Cao, Jing, Mun Sing Ho, Wenhao Hu, and Dale Jorgenson. "Urban Household Consumption in China: Price, Income, and Demographic Effects." Review of Development Economics (October 2020).
Rosengard, Jay K. "Success Factors in Tax Digitalization." United Nations Better Than Cash Alliance, October 2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "After Oil: Throwing Money at Green Energy Isn’t Enough." Bloomberg Opinion, 9/17/2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Pandemic Is Hurting, Not Helping, Green Energy." Bloomberg Opinion, 9/16/2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "After Oil: U.S.-China Split Will Hurt Clean Energy." Bloomberg Opinion, 9/14/2020.
Saich, Anthony. "Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission: Year in Review." U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, September 9, 2020.
Saich, Anthony. "What Explains the Resilience of Chinese Communist Party Rule?" The Brown Journal of World Affairs 27.1 (Fall 2020).
Rosengard, Jay K. Review of The Creation of the East Timorese Economy, Volume 2: Birth of a Nation, by Mats Lundahl and Fredrik Sjöholm. Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, 56.2, August 2020.
Cunningham, Edward, and Philip Jordan. "Our Path to “New Normal” in Employment? Sobering Clues from China and Recovery Scores for U.S. Industry." Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, July 2020.
Cunningham, Edward, Anthony Saich, and Jessie Turiel. "Understanding CCP Resilience: Surveying Chinese Public Opinion Through Time." July 2020.
Bai, Jie. "Returns to Work, Child Labor and Schooling: the Income vs. Price Effects." Journal of Development Economics 145 (June 2020).
Cunningham, Edward, and Yunxin Li. "China's Most Generous: Examining Trends in Contemporary Chinese Philanthropy." 2020.
Cao, Jing, Mun S. Ho, Wenhao Hu, and Dale Jorgenson. "Effective Labor Supply and Growth Outlook in China." China Economic Review 61 (June 2020): 101398.
Cao, Jing, Mun S. Ho, Wenhao Hu, and Dale Jorgenson. "Estimating Flexible Consumption Functions for Urban and Rural Households in China." China Economic Review 61 (June 2020).
Kumar, Aditi, and Eric Rosenbach. "Could China's Digital Currency Unseat the Dollar?" Foreign Affairs. May 20, 2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Oil’s Collapse Is a Geopolitical Reset in Disguise." Bloomberg Opinion, 4/29/2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Oil Markets Provide a Glimpse of the Post-Pandemic Future." Bloomberg Opinion, 4/7/2020.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S., and Condoleezza Rice. "Foreword." The Struggle for Power: US-China Relations in the 21st Century. Ed. Leah Bitounis and Jonathon Price. Aspen Strategy Group, 2020.
Burns, Nicholas. "Preface." The Struggle for Power: US-China Relations in the 21st Century. Ed. Leah Bitounis and Jonathon Price. Aspen Strategy Group, 2020.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "The Rise of China." The Struggle for Power: US-China Relations in the 21st Century. Ed. Leah Bitounis and Jonathon Price. Aspen Strategy Group, 2020.
Horn, Sebastian, Carmen M. Reinhart, and Christoph Trebesch. "How Much Money Does the World Owe China?" Harvard Business Review 26 (February 2020).
Saich, Anthony. Finding Allies and Making Revolution: The Early Years of the Chinese Communist Party. Brill, 2020.
Hanson, Gordon. "The impacts of the U.S.-China trade war." Business Economics 55 (February 2020): 69–72.
Allison, Graham. "The U.S.-China Strategic Competition: Clues From History." The Struggle for Power: U.S.-China Relations in the 21st Century. Ed. Leah Bitounis and Jonathon Price. Aspen Strategy Group, 2020.
Burns, Nicholas. "Preface." The Struggle for Power: U.S.-China Relations in the 21st Century. Ed. Leah Bitounis and Jonathon Price. Aspen Institute, 2020.
Chen, Martha. "Introduction and Conclusion." The Informal Economy Revisited: Examining the Past, Envisioning the Future. Ed. Chen, Martha and Francoise Carre. Routledge, 2020.
Chen, Martha. "WIEGO Research on Informal Employment: Key Methods, Variables and Findings." The Informal Economy Revisited: Examining the Past, Envisioning the Future. Ed. Chen, Martha and Francoise Carre. Routledge, 2020.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Budgeting for the Sustainable Development Goals." United Nations Economic and Social Council, January 2020.
Bai, Jie, Panle Barwick, Shengmao Cao, and Shanjun Li. "Quid Pro Quo, Knowledge Spillover and Industrial Quality Upgrading." December 2019.
Bai, Jie, and Jiahua Liu. "The Impact of Intranational Trade Barriers on Exports: Evidence from a Nationwide VAT Rebate Reform in China." December 2019.
Turiel, Jesse, Edward Cunningham, and Anthony Saich. "To Serve the People: Income, Region and Citizen Attitudes towards Governance in China (2003–2016)." China Quarterly 240 (December 2019): 906-935.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Lawrence, Robert Z. "China, Like the US, Faces Challenges in Achieving Inclusive Growth Through Manufacturing." China & World Economy (August 2019).
Horn, Sebastian, Carmen M. Reinhart, Christoph Trebesch. "China's Overseas Lending." July 2019.
Arkedis, Jean, Jessica Creighton, Akshay Dixit, Archon Fung, Stephen Kosack, Dan Levy, and Courtney Tolmie. "Can Transparency and Accountability Programs Improve Health? Experimental Evidence from Indonesia and Tanzania." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-020, June 2019.
Alatas, Vivi, Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken, Ririn Purnamasari, and Matthew Wai-Poi. "Does Elite Capture Matter? Local Elites and Targeted Welfare Programs in Indonesia." AEA Papers and Proceedings 109 (May 2019): 334-339.
Qiao, Qinyu, and Henry Lee. "The Role of Electric Vehicles in Decarbonizing China’s Transportation Sector." Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, April 2019.
Turiel, Jesse, Edward Cunningham, and Anthony Saich. "To Serve the People: Income, Region and Citizen Attitudes towards Governance in China (2003–2016)." The China Quarterly (April 2019): 1-30.
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.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Xi and Trump Miss Their Chance." Project Syndicate, March 21, 2019.
Rosenbach, Eric. "Eric Rosenbach on China: Challenges for U.S. Commerce." Testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, March 7, 2019.
Perkins, Dwight H. "Measuring China’s Economic Reform Progress." China Economic Review 53 (February 2019): 342-350.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rema Hanna, Jordan Kyle, Benjamin A. Olken, and Sudarno Sumarto. "Private Outsourcing and Competition: Subsidized Food Distribution in Indonesia." Journal of Political Economy 127.1 (February 2019): 101-137.