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).
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).
Lerner, Jennifer S. "Decision Science Meets National Security: A Personal Perspective." Perspectives on Psychological Science 14.1 (2019): 96-100.
DeWees, Brad, and Julia A. Minson. "The Right Way to Use the Wisdom of Crowds." Harvard Business Review .
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
Kellerman, Barbara. "The Importance of Being Expert – Contextually Expert." The European Business Review (January/February 2017).
Al Dabbagh, May, Hannah Riley Bowles, and Bobbi Thomason. "Status Reinforcement in Emerging Economies: The Psychological Experience of Local Candidates Striving for Global Employment." Organization Science 27.6 (December 2016): 1453-1471.
Rogers, Todd, Katherine L. Milkman, Leslie John, and Michael I. Norton. "Making the Best-Laid Plans Better: How Plan-Making Increases Follow-Through." Behavioral Science and Policy (2016).
Ma-Kellams, Christine, Lei Lai, Shelley E. Taylor, and Jennifer S. Lerner. "The Contribution of Trait Negative Affect and Stress to Recall for Bodily States." Physiology & Behavior 167 (December 2016): 274-281.
Al Dabbagh, M., H. Riley Bowles, and B. Thomason. "Status Reinforcement in Emerging Economies: The Psychological Experience of Local Candidates Striving for Global Employment." Organization Science 27.6 (December 2016): 1453-1471.
Sezer, Ovul, Ting Zhang, Francesca Gino, and Max H. Bazerman. "Overcoming the Outcome Bias: Making Intentions Matter." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 137 (November 2016): 13-26.
Conlon, Donald E., Max H. Bazerman, Deepak Malhotra, and Madan M. Pillutla. "Celebrating the Work of J. Keith Murnighan." Negotiation and Conflict Management Research 9.4 (November 2016).
Ma-Kellams, Christine, and Jennifer Lerner. "Trust Your Gut or Think Carefully? Examining Whether an Intuitive, Versus a Systematic, Mode of Thought Produces Greater Empathic Accuracy." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 111.5 (November 2016): 674-685.
Bailey, Michael A., Daniel J. Hopkins, and Todd Rogers. "Unresponsive and Unpersuaded: The Unintended Consequences of a Voter Persuasion Effort." Political Behavior 38.3 (September 2016): 713-746.
Rogers, Todd. "Unacquainted Callers Can Predict Which Citizens Will Vote Over and Above Citizens' Stated Self-Predictions." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113.23 (June 7, 2011): 6449-6453.
Acharya, Avidit, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen. "Explaining Causal Findings Without Bias: Detecting and Assessing Direct Effects." The American Political Science Review 110.3 (August 2016).
Rogers, Todd. "Reminders Through Association." Psychological Science 27.7 (July 2016): 973-986.
Bazerman, Max H., and Ovul Sezer. "Bounded Awareness: Implications for Ethical Decision Making." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 136.C (2016): 95-105.
Bazerman, Max H., and Daniel Kahneman. "How to Make the Other Side Play Fair." Harvard Business Review 94.9 (2016): 16.
Western, Bruce, Anthony Braga, David Hureau, and Catherine Sirois. "Study Retention as Bias Reduction in a Hard-To-Reach Population." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113.20 (May 2016): 5477-5485.
Traub, Stephen J., Adam C. Bartley, Vernon D. Smith, Roshanak Didehban, Christopher A. Lipinski, and Soroush Saghafian. "Physician in Triage Versus Rotational Patient Assignment." The Journal of Emergency Medicine 50.5 (May 2016): 784-790.
Rogers, Todd, John Ternovski, and Erez Yoeli. "Potential Follow-up Increases Private Contributions to Public Goods." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113.19 (May 10, 2016): 5218-5220.