fbpx Faculty Papers and Publications | Harvard Kennedy School
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

Dogan, Pinar. "Gender Differences in Volunteer’s Dilemma: Evidence From Teamwork Among Graduate Students." Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 84 (February 2020): 101488.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "When Deliberation Produces Persuasion Rather than Polarization: Measuring and Modeling Small Group Dynamics in a Field Experiment." British Journal of Political Science (December 2019).
Mukharji, Aroop, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Bound to Happen: Explanation Bias in Historical Analysis." Journal of Applied History 1 (December 2019): 1-23.
Bowles, Hannah Riley, Bobbi Thomason, and Julia B. Bear. "Reconceptualizing What and How Women Negotiate for Career Advancement." Academy of Management Journal 62.6 (December 2019): 1645-1671.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Huang, Karen, Joshua D. Greene, and Max Bazerman. "Veil-Of-Ignorance Reasoning Favors the Greater Good." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116.48 (November 2019): 23989-23995.
Mukharji, Aroop, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Bound to Happen: Explanation Bias in Historical Analysis." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-032, October 2019.
Meijer, Albert, and Jorrit De Jong. "Managing Value Conflicts in Public Innovation: Ostrich, Chameleon, and Dolphin Strategies." International Journal of Public Administration (September 2019): 1-12.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool." Governing. June 18, 2019.
Carter, Ashton B. Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in the Pentagon. Dutton, 2019.
Rabin, Matthew, and Max Bazerman. "Fretting about Modest Risks Is a Mistake." California Management Review 61.3 (May 2019): 34-48.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Bringing Market Forces to the Transportation Equation." Governing. April 16, 2019.
Aperjis, Christina, Maciej Kotowski, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Efficient Division When Preferences are Private: Using the Expected Externality Mechanism." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-014, April 2019.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Soft Power and the Public Diplomacy Revisited." The Hague Journal of Diplomacy 14 (April 2019): 1-14.
de Jong, Jorrit, Stephen Goldsmith, and Fernando Monge. "The Art of Governing Through Questions." Governing. March 25, 2019.
Logga, Jennifer M., Julia A. Minson, and Don A. Moore. "Algorithm Appreciation: People Prefer Algorithmic to Human Judgment." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 151 (March 2019): 90-103.
Dorison, Charles A., Julia A. Minson, and Todd Rogers. "Selective Exposure Partly Relies on Faulty Affective Forecasts." Cognition (Spring 2019).
Perry, Tomer J., and Christopher Robichaud. "Teaching Ethics Using Simulations: Active Learning Exercises in Political Theory." Political Science Instruction (March 2019): 1-18.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Development Incentives That Make Sense." Governing. February 26, 2019.
Bohnet, Iris, and Farzad Saidi. "Informational Inequity Aversion and Performance." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-008, February 2019.
Rees, McKenzie R., Ann E. Tenbrunsel, and Max H. Bazerman. "Bounded Ethicality and Ethical Fading in Negotiations: Understanding Unintended Unethical Behavior." Academy of Management Perspectives 33.1 (February 2019): 26-42.
Lerner, Jennifer S. "Decision Science Meets National Security: A Personal Perspective." Perspectives on Psychological Science 14.1 (2019): 96-100.
Dogan, Pinar. "Gender Differences in Volunteer's Dilemma: Evidence from Teamwork among Graduate Students." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-001, January 2019.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "When Deliberation Produces Persuasion rather than Polarization: Measuring and modeling Small Group Dynamics in a Field Experiment." British Journal of Political Science (2019): 1-19.
Robinson, Lisa A., W. Kip Viscusi, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Efficient Warnings, Not “Wolf or Puppy” Warnings." The Future of Risk Management. Ed. Howard Kunreuther, Robert J. Meyer, and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019.
DeWees, Brad, and Julia A. Minson. "The Right Way to Use the Wisdom of Crowds." Harvard Business Review .
Ramelli, Stefano, Alexander F. Wagner, Richard J. Zeckhauser, and Alexandre Ziegler. "Stock Price Rewards to Climate Saints and Sinners: Evidence from the Trump Election." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-037, September 2018.
Saghafian, Soroush. "Ambiguous Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes: Structural Results and Applications." Journal of Economic Theory 178 (November 2018): 1-35.
Logg, Jennifer M., Julia A. Minson, and Don A. Moore. "Do People Trust Algorithms More Than Companies Realize?" Harvard Business Review (October 26, 2018).
Friedman, Jeffrey A., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Analytic Confidence and Political Decision Making: Theoretical Principles and Experimental Evidence from National Security Professionals." Political Psychology 39.5 (October 2018): 1069-1087.
Saghafian, Soroush, Raha Imanirad, and Stephen J. Traub. "Who is an Efficient and Effective Physician? Evidence from Emergence Medicine." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-029, September 2018.
Minson, Julia, Frances S. Chen, and Catherine H. Tinsley. "Why Won’t You Listen to Me? Measuring Receptiveness to Opposing Views." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-028, September 2018.
Rasouli, Mohammad, and Soroush Saghafian. "Robust Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-027, September 2018.
Sherman, Wendy. Not for the Faint of Heart: Lessons in Courage, Power, and Persistence. PublicAffairs, 2018.
Robinson, Carly D., Jana Gallus, Monica G. Lee, and Todd Rogers. "The Demotivating Effect (and Unintended Message) of Awards." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-020, July 2018.
Battilana, Julie. "Cracking the Challenge of the Joint Pursuit of Social and Financial Goals in Organizations: Social Enterprise as a Laboratory to Understand Hybrid Organizing." M@n@gement. 2018.
Geradts, Thijs, Julie Battilana, and Marissa Kimsey. "Inside a Multinational Corporation Combining Commercial and Social Objectives." Academy of Management Proceedings 2018.1 (2018).
Bacq, Sophie Catherine, Julie Battilana, and Hélène Bovais. "Round Hole, Square Peg? Sustaining Dual Social And Commercial Goals In A Cooperative Bank." Academy of Management Proceedings 2018.1 (2018).
Pache, Anne-Claire, Julie Battilana, and Channing Spencer. "Keeping an Eye on Two Goals: Governance and Organizational Attention in Hybrid Organizations." Academy of Management Proceedings 2018.1 (2018).
Garg, Nitika, Lisa A. Williams, and Jennifer S. Lerner. "The Misery-Is-Not-Miserly Effect Revisited: Replication Despite Opportunities for Compensatory Consumption." PLoS ONE 13.6 (June 2018).
Minson, Julia, Eric M. VanEpps, Jeremy A. Yip, and Maurice E. Schweitzer. "Eliciting the Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth: The Effect of Question Phrasing on Deception." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 147 (July 2018 (Available online June 2018)): 76-93.
Barak-Corren, N., Tsay, C., Cushman, F., and Bazerman, M. "If You’re Going to Do Wrong, at Least Do It Right: The Surprising Effect of Considering Two Moral Dilemmas at the Same Time." NFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences) 64.4 (2018): 1528-1540.
Burns, R. Nicholas, James K. Sebenius, and Robert H. Mnookin. Kissinger the Negotiator: Lessons from Dealmaking at the Highest Level. Harper, 2018.
Bazerman, Max, Iris Bohnet, Hannah Riley Bowles, and George Loewenstein. "Linda Babcock: Go-Getter and Do-Gooder." Negotiation and Conflict Management Research 11.2 (May 2018): 130-145.
Acharya, Avidit, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen. "Explaining Preferences from Behavior: A Cognitive Dissonance Approach." The Journal of Politics 80.2 (April 2018).
Bazerman, Max. "Bounded Ethicality and Ethical Fading in Negotiations: Understanding Unintended Unethical Behavior." Academy of Management (March 2018).
Born, Dana, and Josh A. Goldstein. "Business Leaders Can Reverse the ‘Implosion of Trust’." Boston Globe, March 15, 2018.
Bazerman, Max. "Raiffa Transformed the Field of Negotiation–and Me." Negotiation and Conflict Management Research (February 2018).
Robinson, Carly D., Gonzalo A. Pons, Angela L. Duckworth, and Todd Rogers. "Some Middle School Students Want Behavior Commitment Devices (but Take-Up Does Not Affect Their Behavior)." Frontiers in Psychology (February 2018).
Rogers, Todd, Noah J. Goldstein, and Craig R. Fox. "Social Mobilization." Annual Review of Psychology 69 (January 2018): 357-381.