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

Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Linda Bilmes and John B. Loomis, eds. Valuing US National Parks and Programs: America’s Best Investment Routledge, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Iran Oil Sanctions: A Rare Case Where Transactional Diplomacy Should Work." Bloomberg Opinion, April 22, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump’s Iraq Visit Alone Won’t Undo Damage He Did Last Week." Bloomberg Opinion, December 26, 2018.
Downs, Erica, James Henderson, Mikkal E. Herberg, Shoichi Itoh, Meghan O'Sullivan, Morena Skalamera, and Can Soylu. "The Emerging Russia-Asia Energy Nexus." The National Bureau of Asian Research, December 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Even If OPEC Cuts, Oil Prices Could Still Fall in 2019." Bloomberg Opinion, November 29, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Some Context for Canadians Who Love or Hate the New Nafta." Bloomberg Opinion, October 30, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "US Is Forced to See It Is Far From ‘Energy Independent’." Bloomberg Opinion, October 19, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump Wouldn’t Owe Putin a ‘Thank You’ for Selling More Oil." Bloomberg Opinion, July 14, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Chinese Tariffs on US Energy Would Signal a New Attitude." Bloomberg Opinion, July 10, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Lessons for Trump After His Clumsy Dance With OPEC." Bloomberg Opinion, June 28, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "A History of the Energy We Have Consumed." New York Times, June 18, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump’s Trade War Has a Bright Side for Canada." Bloomberg Opinion, June 8, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump Has Options If Oil Market Panics About Iran." Bloomberg Opinion, May 10, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Collapse of Russia-Saudi Oil Deal Could Push Prices Down." Bloomberg Opinion, April 20, 2018.
Stavins, Robert N., and Robert C. Stowe, eds. International Cooperation in East Asia to Address Climate Change. Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "US Energy Diplomacy in an Age of Energy Abundance." Oxford Energy Forum 111 (November 2017): 8-11.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Where Big Oil Meets Big Green." American Interest, September 28, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Disrupting Opec: How American Ingenuity and “Tight Oil” Is Fracturing the All-Powerful Cartel." LinkedIn, September 23, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "U.S. Energy Boom Can Bring China Into the Global Order." Bloomberg View, September 15, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "How Trump Can Harness the US Energy Boom." New York Times, September 15, 2017.
Lee, Henry, Wei Peng, and Pu Wang. "Foundations of Decarbonization in China: A post-2030 perspective." Environment and Natural Resources Program, July 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "In Saudi Shakeup, Economics Tops Counterterrorism." Bloomberg View, June 21, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Qatar Crisis Shows Risk of Trump's Saudi Reset." Bloomberg View, June 9, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "How Trump Is Surrendering America's Soft Power." Bloomberg View, June 2, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "OPEC's Job Just Got a Lot Tougher." Bloomberg View, May 25, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "4 Charts Show Why Trump's Saudi Visit Is Different." Bloomberg View, May 19, 2017.
Lee, Henry and Tan, Xianchun. "Comparative Assessment of China and U.S. Policies to Meet Climate Change Targets." Environment and Natural Resources Program, February 2017.
Collins, Ross D., Noelle E. Selin, Olivier L. de Weck, and William C. Clark. "Using Inclusive Wealth for Policy Evaluation: Application to Electricity Infrastructure Planning in Oil-Exporting Countries." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-010, March 2016.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rema Hanna, Jordan C. Kyle, Benjamin A. Olken, and Sudarno Sumarto. "Contracting Out the Last-Mile of Service Delivery: Subsidized Food Distribution in Indonesia." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-001, January 2016.
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "Lessons Learned from Three Decades of Experience with Cap-and-Trade." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-069, November 2015.
Clark, William C. "London: A Multi-Century Struggle for Sustainable Development in an Urban Environment." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-047, August 2015.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "The Energy Implications of a Nuclear Deal between the P5+1 and Iran." The Geopolitics of Energy Project, July 2015.
Liu, Zhu, Dabo Guan, Scott Moore, Henry Lee, Jun Su, and Qiang Zhang. "Climate Policy: Steps to China's Carbon Peak." Nature 522.7556 (June 2015): 279-281.
Guo, Yue, Peng Ru, Jun Su, and Laura Diaz Anadon. "Not in my Backyard, but Not Far Away From Me: Local Acceptance of Wind Power in China." Energy 82 (March 2015): 722-733.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "The Unconventional Energy Boom: Bad Timing for a Revanchist Russia." The Crisis with Russia. Ed. Nicholas Burns, and Jonathon Price. The Aspen Institute, 2014.
Henry Lee, Sabrina Howell, Scott Moore, and Alice Xia. "Harvard-Tsinghua Workshop on Market Mechanisms to Achieve a Low-Carbon Future for China." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy Shool, October 2014.
Zhang, Chao, Laura Diaz Anadon, Hongpin Mo, Zhongnan Zhao, and Zhu Liu. "Water-Carbon Trade-off in China’s Coal Power Industry." Environmental Science & Technology 48.19 (2014): 11082–11089.
Howell, Sabrina, Henry Lee, and Adam Heal. "Leapfrogging or Stalling Out? Electric Vehicles in China." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-035, May 2014.
Juma, Calestous. "Transgenic Crops, Food Security, and Development: Status Review and New Policy Directions for Kenya." Taskforce on Review of Matters Relating to Genetically Modified Foods and Food Security, Ministry of, April 22, 2014.
Juma, Calestous, and David Spielman. "Farmers as Entrepreneurs: Sources of Agricultural Innovation in Africa." New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture. Ed. Peter B. R. Hazell and Atiqur Rahman. Oxford University Press, March 2014.
Siddiqi, Afreen, Farah Ereiqat, and Laura Diaz Anadon. "Assessing Future Water Availability in Arid Regions Using Composition and Salience of Decision Criteria." Working Paper, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Engineering Systems Division, March 2014.
Choia, Hyundo, and Laura Díaz Anadón. "The Role of the Complementary Sector and Its Relationship with Network Formation and Government Policies in Emerging Sectors: The Case of Solar Photovoltaics between 2001 and 2009." Technological Forecasting and Social Change 82 (February 2014): 80-94.
Aldy, Joseph, and W. Kip Viscusi. "Risk Regulation Lessons from Mad Cows." Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics 8.4 (December 2013): 231-313.
Aldy, Joseph, and W. Kip Viscusi. "Risk Regulation Lessons from Mad Cows." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-047, November 2013.
Qiang Zhi, Jun Su, Peng Ru, and Laura Diaz Anadon. "The Evolution of China's National Energy RD&D Programs: The Role of Scientists in Science and Technology Decision-Making." Energy Policy 61 (October 2013): 1568–1585.
Siddiqi, Afreen, Arani Kajenthira, and Laura Díaz Anadón. "Bridging Decision Networks for Integrated Water and Energy Planning." Energy Strategy Review 2.1 (June 2013): 46-58.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "The Iraq War at Ten." American Interest. March 19, 2013.
Cunningham, Edward. "The Jinyuan Group: China’s Energy Boom and the Rise of Local Government Entrepreneurs." 2013.
Cunningham, Edward, and K. Matus. "Multinational Corporations and 'Indigenous Innovation' in China’s Chemical Industry: The Case of Dow Chemical." 2013.