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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

Ang, Desmond. "The Effects of Police Violence on Inner-City Students." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-016, June 2020.
Dynan, Karen, Gene Amromin, and Jane Dokko. "Helping Homeowners During the Covid-19 Pandemic: Lessons from the Great Recession." Chicago Fed Letter. June 2020.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Matt Leger. "Effectively Managing Connected Mobility Marketplaces." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-006, February 2020.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Betsy Gardner. "Prioritizing Public Value in the Changing Mobility Landscape." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-005, February 2020.
Olson, Stevie, Phil Berkaw, Lucien Charland, Elizabeth Patton, and Linda J. Bilmes. "The $64 Billion Massachusetts Vehicle Economy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-038, December 2019.
Chen, Jiafeng, Edward L. Glaeser, and David Wessel. "The (Non-) Effect of Opportunity Zones on Housing Prices." December 2019.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Wyatt Cmar. "Mobility Management for Smart Cities Professionals." Empowering the New Mobility Workforce. Ed. Tyler Reeb. Elsevier, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "The Problem with One-Stop Government." Governing. August 19, 2019.
Bilmes, Linda J., Fernando Monge, and Jorrit de Jong. "Can Policymakers Repeat Bilbao's Success?" Apolitical. August 7, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Wyatt Cmar. "Maps That Can Guide a Changing City." Governing. July 16, 2019.
Haraguchi, Masahiko, Afreen Siddiqi, and Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Stochastic Cost-Benefit Analysis of Urban Waste-To-Energy Systems." Journal of Cleaner Production 224 (July 2019): 751-765.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool." Governing. June 18, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Government Employment for Those Who Need a Leg Up." Governing. May 21, 2019.
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.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Bringing Market Forces to the Transportation Equation." Governing. April 16, 2019.
Marks, Zoe, and Patrycja Stys. "Social Network Research in Africa." African Affairs 118.471 (April 2019): 375–391.
de Jong, Jorrit, Stephen Goldsmith, and Fernando Monge. "The Art of Governing Through Questions." Governing. March 25, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "A Permanent Place for Data Analytics." Governing. March 19, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Development Incentives That Make Sense." Governing. February 26, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Data and the Human Side of Criminal Justice." Governing. February 20, 2019.
Marks, Zoe. "Gender, Social Networks and Conflict Processes." feminists@law 9.1 (February 2019).
Goldsmith, Stephen and Wyatt Cmar. "The Bus System of the Future." Governing. January 23, 2019.
Campante, Filipe, and Edward L. Glaeser. "Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago." Latin American Economic Review 27.2 (December 2018).
Sparrow, Malcolm K. "Problem-Oriented Policing: Matching the Science to the Art." Crime Science 7.1 (December 2018).
Shoag, Daniel, and Stan Veuger. "Shops and the City: Evidence on Local Externalities and Local Government Policy from Big-Box Bankruptcies." Review of Economics and Statistics 100.3 (July 2018): 440-453.
Glaeser, Edward L., Hyunjin Kim, and Michael Luca. "Nowcasting Gentrification: Using Yelp Data to Quantify Neighborhood Change." AEA Papers and Proceedings 108 (May 2018): 77-82.
Power, Samantha. "How Baseball Will Survive in the Age of Distraction." Washington Post. April 26, 2018.
Mayne, Quinton. "Cities on a Hill?" Boston Review. February 13, 2018.
Ellwood, David, and Nisha G. Patel. "Restoring the American Dream: What Would It Take to Dramatically Increase Mobility from Poverty?" US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty, January 2018.
Shoag, Daniel. "Land Use Regulations and Fertility Rates." One Hundred Years of Zoning and the Future of Cities. Springer, 2018.
Glaeser, Edward L., Scott Duke Kominers, Michael Luca, and Nikhil Naik. "Big Data and Big Cities: the Promises and Limitations of Improved Measures of Urban Life." Economic Inquiry 56.1 (January 2018): 114-137.
Glaeser, Edward L., and Joseph Gyourko. "The Economic Implications of Housing Supply." Journal of Economic Perspectives 32.1 (Winter 2018).
Battilana, Julie, and Marissa Kimsey. "Should You Agitate, Innovate, or Orchestrate?" Stanford Social Innovation Review (September 2017).
White, Laura, Jean-Louis Rochet, Pete Mathias, Kate O’Gorman, and Linda J. Bilmes. "Connecting the Northeast: A Cost Estimate for the North South Rail Link." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-032, August 2017.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Eric Bosco. "Smarter Laws, Better Bureaucrats." UMKC Law Review 85.4 (Summer 2017): 931.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Neil Kleinman. The New City O/S: The Power of Open, Collaborative, and Distributed Governance. Brookings Institution Press, 2017.
Finighan, Reuben, and Robert D. Putnam. "A Country Divided: The Growing Opportunity Gap in America." Economic Mobility: Research & Ideas on Strengthening Families, Communities & The Economy (2017): 139-174.
Chen, Martha. "The Informal Economy in Arab Nations: A Comparative Perspective." Arab Watch Report on Informal Employment. Arab Nations NGOs for Development, 2017.
Putnam, Robert D. "How Bowling Alone Leads to Aging Alone: Social Capital in the Later Years of Life." Statement Before the Joint Economic Committee of US House and Senate Hearing, May 17, 2017.
Shoag, Daniel, and Stan Veuger. "Taking My Talents to South Beach (and Back)." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-019, May 2017.
Hanna, Rema, Gabriel Kreindler, and Benjamin A. Olken. "Citywide Effects of High-Occupancy Vehicle Restrictions: Evidence from the Elimination of “3-in-1” in Jakarta." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-008, December 2016.
Chauvin, Juan Pablo, Edward Glaeser, Yueran Ma, and Kristina Tobio. "What Is Different About Urbanization in Rich and Poor Countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States." Journal of Urban Economics 98 (March 2017): 17-49.
Glaeser, Edward, Wei Huang, Yueran Ma, and Andrei Shleifer. "A Real Estate Boom with Chinese Characteristics." Journal of Economic Perspectives 31.1 (Winter 2017).
Gomez-Lievano, Andres, Oscar Patterson-Lomba, and Ricardo Hausmann. "Explaining the Prevalence, Scaling and Variance of Urban Phenomena." Nature Human Behaviour 1 (December 2016).
Glaeser, Edward L., Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto, and Andrei Shleifer. "Securing Property Rights." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-040, September 2016.
Gómez-Ibáñez, José A. "Open Access to Infrastructure Networks: The Experience of Railroads." Review of Industrial Organization 49.2 (September 2016): 311-345.
Besley, Timothy, Jessica Leight, Rohini Pande, and Vijayendra Rao. "Long-Run Impacts of Land Regulation: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India." Journal of Development Economics 118 (January 2016): 72-87.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Restoring Trust in the Responsive City." University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Public Affairs 1.1 (July 2016).
Chauvin, Juan Pablo, Edward Glaeser, Yueran Ma, and Kristina Tobio. "What Is Different about Urbanization in Rich and Poor Countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States." Journal of Urban Economics (19 May 2016).