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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

Aldy, Joseph, and Robert N. Stavins. "Rolling the Dice in the Corridors of Power: William Nordhaus’s Impacts on Climate Change Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-022, July 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.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Charles "Skip" Stitt. "Fiscal Strategies to Help Cities Recover—and Prosper." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-019, June 2020.
Wagner, Alexander F., Richard J. Zeckhauser, and Alexandre Ziegler. "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Which Firms Won? Which Lost?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-018, June 2020.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "The Social Construction of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights." Research Handbook on Human Rights and Business. Ed. Surya Deva and David Birchall. Edward Elgar, July 2020.
Ilzetzki, Ethan, Carmen M. Reinhart, and Kenneth S. Rogoff. "Why is the Euro Punching Below Its Weight?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-013, May 2020.
Bartik, Alexander W., Marianne Bertrand, Zoë B. Cullen, Edward L. Glaeser, Michael Luca, and Christopher T. Stanton. "How Are Small Businesses Adjusting to COVID-19? Early Evidence from a Survey." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-012, May 2020.
Dynan, Karen, and Douglas Elmendorf. "The Federal Fisc." Harvard Magazine. May-June 2020.
Brodsky, Lauren. "4 Quick Tips to Improve Your Business Writing." Harvard Business Review. March 18, 2020.
Hanson, Gordon. "The impacts of the U.S.-China trade war." Business Economics 55 (February 2020): 69–72.
Banchard, Olivier, and Lawrence H. Summers. "Automatic Stabilizers in a Low-Rate Environment." Peterson Institute for International Economics, February 2020.
Sarin, Natasha, Lawrence Summers, and Joe Kupferberg. "Tax Reform for Progressivity: A Pragmatic Approach." The Hamilton Project, January 2020.
Kotowski, Maciej. "First-Price Auctions with Budget Constraints." Theoretical Economics 15.1 (January 2020): 199-237.
Furman, Jason. "How to Increase Growth While Raising Revenue: Reforming the Corporate Tax Code." The Hamilton Project, January 2020.
Bai, Jie, Panle Barwick, Shengmao Cao, and Shanjun Li. "Quid Pro Quo, Knowledge Spillover and Industrial Quality Upgrading." 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.
Risse, Mathias, and Gabriel Wollner. On Trade Justice: A Philosophical Plea for a New Global Deal. Oxford University Press, 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.
Shepard, Mark, Michael Geruso, Timothy J. Layton, and Grace McCormack. "The Two Margin Problem in Insurance Markets." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-035, November 2019.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Corporate Purpose in Play: The Role of ESG Investing." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-034, November 2019.
Balbuzanov, Ivan, and Maciej Kotowski. "The Property Rights Theory of Production Networks." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-033, November 2019.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Dynan, Karen. "The Economic Context for Reforming the Safety Net." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 686.1 (November 2019): 352-368.
Balbuzanov, Ivan, and Maciej H. Kotowski. "Endowments, Exclusion, and Exchange." Econometrica 87.5 (September 2019): 1663-1692.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Currency Manipulation Game Is Afoot – but That’s Better Than a Trade War." The Globe and Mail, August 13, 2019.
Linda Bilmes and John B. Loomis, eds. Valuing US National Parks and Programs: America’s Best Investment Routledge, 2019.
Lawrence, Robert Z. "China, Like the US, Faces Challenges in Achieving Inclusive Growth Through Manufacturing." China & World Economy (August 2019).
Nelson, Jonathan K., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Risky Business: Commissioning Portraits in Renaissance Italy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-024, July 2019.
Horn, Sebastian, Carmen M. Reinhart, Christoph Trebesch. "China's Overseas Lending." July 2019.
O'Brien, Timothy. "When Your Job Is Your Identity, Professional Failure Hurts More." Harvard Business Review. June 18, 2019.
Kotowski, Maciej. "First-Price Auctions with Budget Constraints." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-021, June 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Should the Fed Be Constrained?" CATO Journal 39.2 (Spring/Summer 2019): 461-470.
Stavins, Robert N. "Book Review: Gert Crum and Jan Bartelsman: Le Domaine de la Romanée-Conti." Review of Journal of Wine Economics, 14.3, 2019: 224-227.
Hanson, Gordon. "Economic and Political Consequences of Trade-Induced Manufacturing Decline." Meeting Globalization's Challenges: Policies to Make Trade Work for All. Ed. Luís Catão and Maurice Obstfeld. Princeton University Press, 2019.
Green, John, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Thunder Versus Lightning: A Performance and Cost Analysis of the A-10 “Warthog” Versus the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter." Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 10.3 (2019): 434-468.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Currency-Plus-Commodity Basket: A Proposal for Exchange Rates in Oil-Exporting Countries to Accommodate Trade Shocks Automatically?" Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies. Ed. Kamiar Mohaddes, Jefffrey Nugent, and Hoda Selim. Oxford University Press, 2019, 149-182.
Lindgreen, Adam, Nicole Koenig-Lewis, Martin Kitchener, John D. Brewer, Mark H. Moore, and Timo Meynhardt, eds. Public Value: Deepening, Enriching, and Broadening the Theory and Practice. CRC Press, 2019.
Kotowski, Maciej. "A Perfectly Robust Approach to Multiperiod Matching Problems." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-016, May 2019 (Updated August 2019).
Jorgenson, Dale W., Mun Ho, and Jon Samuels. "Recent U.S. Economic Performance and Prospects for Future Growth." Journal of Policy Modeling 41.3 (May 2019): 459-476.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Bringing Market Forces to the Transportation Equation." Governing. April 16, 2019.
Aldy, Joseph. "Birds of a Feather: Estimating the Value of Statistical Life from Dual-Earner Families." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-013, April 2019.
Palmer, Maxwell, and Benjamin Schneer. "Postpolitical Careers: How Politicians Capitalize on Public Office." Journal of Politics 81.2 (April 2019): 670-675.
Reinhart, Carmen. "The Triffin Dilemma, Chinese Opacity, and Capital Mobility: Concluding Remarks on International Macroeconomic Policy." Evolution or Revolution? Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy after the Great Recession. MIT Press, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Hate Groups’ Secret Sound System Works." The Atlantic. March 17, 2019.
Reinhart, Carmen. "Latin America's Challenging External Environment: Old and New Forces." Latin America Policy Journal 8 (Spring 2019): 9-13.
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.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Development Incentives That Make Sense." Governing. February 26, 2019.
Ruggie, John Gerard, Emily K. Middleton. "Money, Millennials and Human Rights: Sustaining ‘Sustainable Investing’." Global Policy 10.1 (February 2019): 144-150.
Goldsmith, Stephen and Wyatt Cmar. "The Bus System of the Future." Governing. January 23, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Should the Fed Be Constrained?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-003, December 2018.