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

Carter, Ashton B. Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in the Pentagon. Dutton, 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.
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).
Bohnet, Iris, and Farzad Saidi. "Informational Inequity Aversion and Performance." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-008, February 2019.
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.
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.
Bell, Arvid, and Brian S. Mandell. "Cognitive Maelstroms, Nested Negotiation Networks, and Cascading Decision Effects: Modeling and Teaching Negotiation Complexity with Systemic Multi-Constituency Exercises." Negotiation Journal 34.1 (January 2018): 37-67.
Mandell, Brian S., and Arvid Bell. "Cognitive Maelstroms, Nested Negotiation Networks, and Cascading Decision Effects: Modeling and Teaching Negotiation Complexity with Systemic Multi-Constituency Exercises." Negotiation Journal 34.1 (January 2018): 37-67.
Battilana, Julie, Michael Fuerstein, and Mike Lee. "New Prospects for Organizational Democracy? How the Joint Pursuit of Social and Financial Goals Challenges Traditional Organizational Designs." Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science. Ed. Subramanian Rangan. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Bazerman, Max. "Prescriptions Based on a Realistic View of Human Behavior." Negotiation Journal 33.4 (October 2017): 309-315.
Sebenius, James K., and Max H. Bazerman. "Special Issue: Celebrating Howard Raiffa's Legacy." Negotiation Journal 33.4 (October 2017).
Mehling, Michael A.; Metcalf, Gilbert E.; and Stavins, Robert N. "Linking Heterogeneous Climate Policies (Consistent with the Paris Agreement)." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-042, September 2017.
Bowles, Hannah Riley, Bobbi Thomason, and May Al Dabbagh. "Research: When Men Have Lower Status at Work, They’re Less Likely to Negotiate." Harvard Business Review. September 08, 2017.
Rogers, Todd, Don A. Moore, and Michael I. Norton. "The Belief in a Favorable Future." Psychological Science 28.9 (September 2017): 1290-1301.
Friedman, Jeffrey A., Jennifer S. Lerner, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Behavioral Consequences of Probabilistic Precision: Experimental Evidence from National Security Professionals." International Organization 71.4 (Fall 2017): 803-826.
Hanna, Rema, and Shing-Yi Wang. "Dishonesty and Selection into Public Service in India." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 9.3 (August 2017): 262-290.
David Tannenbaum, Craig R. Fox, and Todd Rogers. "On the Misplaced Politics of Behavioural Policy Interventions." Nature Human Behaviour 1.7 (July 2017): s41562-017.
Bergman, Peter, Jessica Lasky-Fink, and Todd Rogers. "Simplification and Defaults Affect Adoption and Impact of Technology, But Decision Makers Do Not Realize This." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-021, June 2017 (Updated July 2018).
Dzielinski, Michal, Alexander F. Wagner, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Straight Talkers and Vague Talkers: The Effects of Managerial Style in Earnings Conference Calls." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-017, May 2017.
Barak-Corren, Netta, and Max Bazerman. "Is Saving Lives Your Task or God’s? Religiosity, Belief in God, and Moral Judgment." Judgment and Decision Making 12.3 (May 2017): 280-296.
Ferrer, Rebecca A., Alexander Maclay, Paul M. Litvak, and Jennifer S. Lerner. "Revisiting the Effects of Anger on Risk-Taking: Empirical and Meta-Analytic Evidence for Differences Between Males and Females." Journal of Behavioral Decision Making 30.2 (April 2017): 516-526.
Rogers, Todd, Richard Zeckhauser, Francesca Gino, Michael I. Norton, and Maurice E. Schweitzer. "Artful Paltering: The Risks and Rewards of Using Truthful Statements to Mislead Others." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 112.3 (March 2017): 456-473.
Barak-Corren, Netta, Chia-Jung Tsay, Fiery Cushman, and Max H. Bazerman. "If You’re Going to Do Wrong, At Least Do It Right: Considering Two Moral Dilemmas at the Same Time Promotes Moral Consistency." Management Science 64.4 (February 2017): 1528-1540.