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, Matthew Kotchen, Mary Evans, Meredith Fowlie, Arik Levinson, and Karen Palmer. "Report on the Proposed Changes to the Federal Mercury and Air Toxics Standards." External Environmental Economics Advisory Committee, December 2019.
Stavins, Robert N.; Todd Schatzki; Rebecca Scott. "Transitioning to Long-Run Effective and Efficient Climate Policies." April 2019.
Downs, Erica, James Henderson, Mikkal E. Herberg, Shoichi Itoh, Meghan O'Sullivan, Morena Skalamera, and Can Soylu. "The Emerging Russia-Asia Energy Nexus." The National Bureau of Asian Research, December 2018.
Irwin, Scott H., Kristen McCormack, and James H. Stock. "The Price of Biodiesel RINs and Economic Fundamentals." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series, December 2018.
Keith, David, Peter Irvine, et al. "Governance of the Deployment of Solar Geoengineering." Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, October 2018.
Qiao, Qinyu, Wei Peng, Pu Wang, and Henry Lee. "Harvard-Tsinghua Workshop on Low-Carbon Development and Public Policy." September 2018.
Greenstone, Michael, Rohini Pande, Anant Sudarshan, and Santosh Harish. "A Roadmap Towards Cleaning India’s Air: Evidence-Based Recommendations for More Effective Environmental Regulations." EPIC India, August 2018.
Balietti, Anca, Lucy Page, Rohini Pande, Kevin Rowe, and Anant Sudarshan. "Lease Splitting and Dirty Entrants: The Unintended Deforestation Consequences of India’s Environmental Clearance Process Reform." July 2018.
Aldy, Joseph. "The Political Economy of Carbon Pricing Policy Design." Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, October 2017.
Greenstone, Michael, Santosh Harish, Rohini Pande, and Anant Sudarshan. "The Solvable Challenge of Air Pollution in India." India Policy Forum 2017, July 2017.
Lee, Henry, Wei Peng, and Pu Wang. "Foundations of Decarbonization in China: A post-2030 perspective." Environment and Natural Resources Program, July 2017.
Rodrik, Dani, and Tilman Altenburg. "Green Industrial Policy: Accelerating Structural Change towards Wealthy Green Economies." UN Environment, 2017.
Lee, Henry and Tan, Xianchun. "Comparative Assessment of China and U.S. Policies to Meet Climate Change Targets." Environment and Natural Resources Program, February 2017.
Bunn, Matthew, Hui Zhang, and Li Kang. "The Cost of Reprocessing in China." Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, January 2016.
Harley, Alicia, N. Michele Holbrook, and William C. Clark. "Innovation for Vulnerable Farmers: Drought and Water Scarcity Adaptation Technologies." Sustainability Science Program, Harvard University, December 2015.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "The Energy Implications of a Nuclear Deal between the P5+1 and Iran." The Geopolitics of Energy Project, July 2015.
Akcayoz De Neve, Pinar, Adam Heal, and Henry Lee. "Security of the Arctic - As the U.S. Takes Over the Arctic Council Leadership in 2015." Policy Brief, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, June 2015.
Huenteler, Joern, and Henry Lee. "The Future of Low-Carbon Road Transport: What Role for Second-Generation Biofuels?" Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, June 2015.
Henry Lee, Sabrina Howell, Scott Moore, and Alice Xia. "Harvard-Tsinghua Workshop on Market Mechanisms to Achieve a Low-Carbon Future for China." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy Shool, October 2014.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "North American Energy Remakes the Geopolitical Landscape: Understanding and Advancing the Phenomenon." Belfer Center Discussion Paper, Harvard Kennedy School, May 2014.
Diaz Anadon, Laura, Kira Matus, Suerie Moon, Gabriel Chan, Alicia Harley, Sharmila Murthy, Vanessa Timmer, Ahmed Abdel Latif, Kathleen Araujo, Kayje Booker, Hyundo Choi, Kristian Dubrawski, Lonia Friedlander, Christina Ingersoll, Erin Kempster, Laura Pereira, Jennie Stephens, Lee Vinsel, and William C. Clark. "Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development: Diagnosing Weaknesses and Identifying Interventions in the Transnational Arena." Sustainability Science Program Working Paper No. 2014-01, Sustainability Science Program and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, May 2014.
Harley, Alicia, Sharmila Murthy, Laura Diaz Anadon, Gabriel Chan, Kira Matus, Suerie Moon, Vanessa Timmer, and William C. Clark. "Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development: A Global Systems Perspective." Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, April 24, 2014.
Siddiqi, Afreen, Farah Ereiqat, and Laura Diaz Anadon. "Assessing Future Water Availability in Arid Regions Using Composition and Salience of Decision Criteria." Working Paper, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Engineering Systems Division, March 2014.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Supply of Environmentalism." National Bureau of Economic Research, August 2013.
Conchado, A, Laura Diaz Anadon, and P. Linares. "Innovación en Energía en España: Análisis y Recomendaciones." Joint report by Economics for Energy and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, January 2013.
Cunningham, Edward. "The Jinyuan Group: China’s Energy Boom and the Rise of Local Government Entrepreneurs." 2013.
Cunningham, Edward, and K. Matus. "Multinational Corporations and 'Indigenous Innovation' in China’s Chemical Industry: The Case of Dow Chemical." 2013.
Anadon, Laura Diaz, Matthew Bunn, Gabriel Chan, Melissa Chan, Charles Jones, Ruud Kempener, Audrey Lee, Nathaniel Logar, and Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Transforming U.S. Energy Innovation." Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, November 2011.
Anadon, Laura Diaz, Matthew Bunn, Gabriel Chan, Melissa Chan, Ruud Kempener, Charles Jones, Audrey Lee, Nathaniel Logar, and, Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Transforming U.S. Energy Innovation." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, November 2011.
Aldy, Joseph. "Promoting Clean Energy in the American Power Sector." Hamilton Project Discussion Paper 2011-04, May 2011.
McGoldrick, Fred, with contributions by Matthew Bunn, Martin Malin, and William H. Tobey. "Limiting Transfers of Enrichment and Reprocessing Technology: Issues, Constraints, Options." Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, May 2011.
Anadon, Laura D., Valentina Bosetti, Matthew Bunn, Michela Catenacci, and Audrey Lee. "International Workshop on Research, Development, and Demonstration to Enhance the Role of Nuclear Energy in Meeting Climate and Energy Challenges." Report for Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, ICARUS Project, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, and International Center for Climate Governance, April 2011.
Narayanamurti, Venkatesh, Laura Diaz Anadon, Hanna Breetz, Matthew Bunn, Henry Lee, and Erik Mielke. "Transforming the Energy Economy: Options for Accelerating the Commercialization of Advanced Energy Technologies." Report, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, February 2011.
van Noordwijk, Meine, Delia Catacutan, and Clark, William C. "Linking Scientific Knowledge with Policy Action in Natural Resources Development." Nairobi, Kenya: World Agroforestry Center, ASB Partnership for Tropical Forest Margins, 2011.
Mielke, Erik, Laura Diaz Anadon, and Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Water Consumption of Energy Resource Extraction, Processing, and Conversion." Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group Discussion Paper 2010-15, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, October 2010.
Huang, Edward, Henry Lee, Grant Lovellette, and Jose Gomez-Ibanez. "Transportation Revenue Options: Infrastructure, Emissions, and Congestion." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Discussion Paper 2010-13, September 2010.
Clark, W.C., Kristjanson, P., Campbell, B., Juma, C., Holbrook, N.M., Nelson, G. & Dickson, N.M. "Enhancing Food Security in an Era of Global Climate Change: An Executive Session on Grand Challenges of the Sustainability Transition, San Servolo Island, Venice – June 6-9, 2010." Sustainability Science Program, 2010.
Hogan, William W., Juan Rosellon, and Ingo Vogelsang. "Toward a Combined Merchant-Regulatory Mechanism for Electricity Transmission Expansion." DIW Berlin, June 2010.
Peace, Janet, and Robert N. Stavins. "Meaningful and Cost Effective Climate Policy: The Case for Cap and Trade." Pew Center on Global Climate Change Working Paper Series, June 2010.
Levin, Simon A., and William C. Clark, eds. "Toward a Science of Sustainability." Center for International Development Working Paper 196, May 2010.
Anadon, Laura Diaz, Matthew Bunn, Gabriel Chan, Melissa Chan, Kelly Sims Gallagher, Charles Jones, Ruud Kempener, Audrey Lee, and Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "DOE FY 2011 Budget Request for Energy Research, Development, Demonstration, and Deployment: Analysis and Recommendations." Report for Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, April 2010.
Zheng, Siqi, Rui Wang, Edward L. Glaeser, and Matthew E. Kahn. "The Greenness of China: Household Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development." NBER Working Papers 15621, December 2009.
Kousky, Carolyn, Olga Rostapshova, Michael Toman, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Responding to Threats of Climate Change Mega-Catastrophes." Resources for the Future Discussion Paper, November 2009.
Davis, Lucas W., and Erich J. Muehlegger. "Do Americans Consume Too Little Natural Gas? An Empirical Test of Marginal Cost Pricing." Center for the Study of Energy Markets Working Paper 194, September 2009.
Narayanamurti, Venkatesh, Laura D. Anadon, and Ambuj D. Sagar. "Institutions for Energy Innovation: A Transformational Challenge." Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group, Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, September 2009.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Global Environment and Trade Policy." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Discussion Paper #09-01, September 2009.
Olmstead, Sheila M., and Robert N. Stavins. "An Expanded Three-Part Architecture for Post-2012 International Climate Policy." Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements Discussion Paper 09-29, September 2009.
Bosetti Valentina, and Jeffrey A. Frankel. "Global Climate Policy Architecture and Political Feasibility: Specific Formulas and Emission Targets to Attain 460 PPM CO2 Concentrations." The Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements Discussion Paper Series Discussion Paper 09-30 and NBER Working Papers 15516, November 2009.
Narayanamurti, Venkatesh, Laura D. Anadon, and Ambuj D. Sagar. "Institutions for Energy Innovation: A Transformational Challenge." Report from the Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, September 2009.
Anadon, Laura Diaz, Kelly Sims Gallagher, and Matthew Bunn. "DOE FY 2010 Budget Request and Recovery Act Funding for Energy Research, Development, Demonstration, and Deployment: Analysis and Recommendations." Report for Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, June 25, 2009.