Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working publications and papers 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 Publications

Sew, Natalie, Adrianne Billingham Bock, and Danielle Allen. "Creating student leaders through civics." Phi Delta Kappan 105.8 (May 2024): 26-31.
Born, Dana, and Paula Caligiuri. "Leadership Perspective: Leaders’ Psychological Bravery." Journal of Character and Leadership Development 11.1 (Spring 2024): 62-65.
Berdahl, Jennifer L., Marianne Cooper, Peter Glick, Robert W. Livingston, and Joan C. Williams. "Workplace masculinity contests and culture." Routledge Handbook on Men, Masculinities and Organizations. Ed. Jeff Hearn, Kadri Aavik, David L. Collinson, and Anika Thym. Routledge, 2023.
Dimmock, Aaron, and Dana Born. "A More Perfect Union: Meaning in the Preamble of the United States Constitution." Journal of Character & Leadership Development 10.3 (Fall 2023): 101-105.
Robb, Katharine A., Michelle LaPointe, Kathryn Hemsing, Grant Anderson, James Anderson, and Jorrit de Jong. "Inter-city collaboration: Why and how cities work, learn and advocate together." Global Policy (September 2023).
Rogers, Todd, and Jessica Lasky-Fink. Writing for Busy Readers. Penguin Random House, 2023.
Chetty, Raj, David J. Deming, and John N. Friedman. "Diversifying Society’s Leaders? The Causal Effects of Admission to Highly Selective Private Colleges." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP23-021, August 2023.
Yemiscigil, Ayse, and Dana Born. "The Psychological Value of Leadership Development: Longitudinal Quasi-Experimental Evidence." Academy of Management Proceedings 2023.1 (August 2023): 19334.
Pache, Anne-Claire, Julie Battilana, and Channing Spencer. "An Integrative Model of Hybrid Governance: The Role of Boards in Helping Sustain Organizational Hybridity." Academy of Management Journal (20 July 2023).
de Jong, Jorrit, Maurits Waardenburg, Bertine Steenbergen, and Nicholas Vachon. "All Minds on Deck? Assessing Distributed Strategic Capacity in Public-Sector Organizations." Review of Public Personnel Administration 43.1 (March 2023): 33–55.
Yemiscigil, Ayse, Dana Born, and Horace Ling. "What Makes Leadership Development Programs Succeed?" Harvard Business Review (February 28, 2023).
Glaeser, Edward L., Caitlin S. Gorback, and James M. Poterba. "How Regressive are Mobility-Related User Fees and Gasoline Taxes?" NBER Working Paper Series, December 2022.
Moore, Don A., and Max H. Bazerman. "Leadership & overconfidence." Behavioral Science & Policy 8.2 (2022): 59-69.
Aiyar, Yamini, Rolf Alter, and Linda J. Bilmes. "Challenges of effective governance for sustainable development at subnational government levels: introduction to this thematic issue of Public Sector Economics." Public Sector Economics Journal (December 2022): 456-458.
Bazerman, Max H. Complicit: How We Enable the Unethical and How to Stop. Princeton University Press, 2022.
Yemiscigil, Ayse, Dana Born, Scott Snook, and Emily Pate. "Authentic leader(ship) development and leaders' psychological well-being: an outcome-wide analysis." Leadership & Organization Development Journal 43.8 (2022): 1287-1307.
Linos, Elizabeth, Allen Prohofsky, Aparna Ramesh, Jesse Rothstein, and Matthew Unrath. "Can Nudges Increase Take-Up of the EITC? Evidence from Multiple Field Experiments." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 14.4 (November 2022): 432-452.
Lasky-Fink, Jessica, and Todd Rogers. "Signals of value drive engagement with multi-round information interventions." PLOS One 17.10 (October 2022): e0276072.
Dorison, Charles A., Jennifer S. Lerner, et al. "In COVID-19 Health Messaging, Loss Framing Increases Anxiety with Little-to-No Concomitant Benefits: Experimental Evidence from 84 Countries." Affective Science 3 (September 2022): 577-602.
Carnevale, Joel B., Rachael Goodwin, Hannah Riley Bowles, Jennifer R. Overbeck, Siting Wang, Lei Huang, Zhi Liu, Lin Wang, Mo Wang, Ying Wang, Lingtao Yu and Michael James Zyphur. "Gender and Leadership: Exploring Novel Questions, Theories, and Boundary Conditions." Academy of Management Proceedings 2022.1 (August 2022).
O'Brien, Timothy. "Why Management Schools May Never Change: Insights from the Early Years at Yale School of Management." Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings 2022.1 (August 2022).
Linos, Elizabeth, Krista Ruffini, and Stephanie Wilcoxen. "Reducing Burnout and Resignations among Frontline Workers: A Field Experiment." Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 32.3 (July 2022): 473-488.
Linos, Elizabeth, Jessica Lasky-Fink, Meghan Halley, Urmimala Sarkar, Christina Mangurian, Hala Sabry, Eleni Linos, and Reshma Jagsi. "Impact of Sexual Harassment and Social Support on Burnout in Physician Mothers." Journal of Women's Health 31.7 (July 2022): 932-940.
Ganz, Marshall, Julia Lee Cunningham, Inbal Ben Ezer and Alaina Segura. "Crafting Public Narrative to Enable Collective Action: A Pedagogy for Leadership Development." Academy of Management Learning & Education 22.2 (June 2023): 169-190.
Mayne, Quinton, and Yvette Peters. "Where you sit is where you stand: education-based descriptive representation and perceptions of democratic quality." West European Politics (May 2022).
Linos, Elizabeth. "When Governments Use Nudges: Measuring Impact “At Scale”." Behavioral Science in the Wild. Ed. Nina Mažar and Dilip Soman. University of Toronto Press, 2022, 20-28.
Bridges, Kate, and Michael Woolcock. "Measuring What Matters: Principles for a Balanced Data Suite That Prioritizes Problem-Solving and Learning." World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series, May 2022.
Gergen, David. Hearts Touched with Fire: How Great Leaders are Made. Simon and Schuster, 2022.
Wilkinson, Robert, and Kimberlyn Leary. "Leading with Intentionality: The 4P Framework for Strategic Leadership." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-029, April 2022.
Moore, Don A., and Max H. Bazerman. Decision Leadership: Empowering Others to Make Better Choices. Yale University Press, 2022.
Bertelli, Anthony, Norma Riccucci, Paola Canterelli, Maria Cucciniello, Christian Grose, Peter John, Elizabeth Linos, Anjali Thomas, and Martin Williams. "The (Missing?) Role of Institutions in Behavioral Public Administration." Journal of Behavioral Public Administration 5.1 (April 2022): 1-25.
Sciepura, Brenda, and Elizabeth Linos. "When Perceptions of Public Service Harms the Public Servant: Predictors of Burnout and Compassion Fatigue in Government." Review of Public Personnel Administration (April 2022).
Eaves, David, Leonie Bolte, Omayra Chuquihuara, and Surabhi Hodigere. "Best Practices for the Governance of Digital Public Goods." Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, April 2022.
Linos, Elizabeth, Vikash Reddy, and Jesse Rothstein. "Demystifying college costs: how nudges can and can't help." Behavioural Public Policy (March 2022): 1-22.
Minson, Julia, and Francesca Gino. "Managing a Polarized Workforce." Harvard Business Review 100.3-4 (March 2022): 63-71.
Bilmes, Linda J., and Cornell William Brooks. "The GI Bill was one of the worst racial injustices of the 20th century. Congress can fix it." Boston Globe. February 23, 2022.
DellaVigna, Stefano and Elizabeth Linos. "RCTs to scale: Comprehensive evidence from two nudge units." Econometrica 90.1 (January 2022): 81-116.
Eaves, David and Sechi Kailasa. "The 2021 Digital Services Convening." Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, January 2022.
Moore, Mark H. "Commentaries on “Public Value is Unknowable”: Valuing the Dimensions of Public Choices." Administration & Society 53.10 (November 2021): 1603-1609.
de Benedictis Kessner, Justin, and Kathryn Carlson. "What the Next Mayor Needs to Do About Boston's Transportation Crisis." Boston Area Research Initiative White Paper Series, September 2021.
Goldsmith, Stephen, Betsy Gardner, and Jill Jamieson. "Toward a Better Future: Building Back Better with Intelligent Civil Infrastructure - Smart Sensors and Self-Monitoring Civil Works." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-023, September 2021.
Battilana, Julie and Tiziana Casciaro. "Don’t Let Power Corrupt You." Harvard Business Review. September-October 2021.
Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Randy Kotti. "The Virus, Vaccination, and Voting." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-021, August 2021.
Bernhard, Rachel, and Justin de Benedictis Kessner. "Men and Women Candidates Are Similarly Persistent After Losing Elections." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118.26 (June 29, 2021).
de Benedictis Kessner, Justin. "Strategic Partisans: Electoral Motivations and Partisanship in Local Government Communication." Journal of Political Institutions and Political Economy 2.2 (June 2021): 227-248.
Battilana, Julie. "For Social Business to Become the Norm, We Need to Build a Social Business Infrastructure." Stanford Social Innovation Review (May 19, 2021).
Cialdini, Robert, Jessica Lasky-Fink, Linda J. Demaine, Daniel W. Barrett, Brad J. Sagarin, and Todd Rogers. "oison Parasite Counter: Turning Duplicitous Mass Communications Into Self-Negating Memory-Retrieval Cues." Psychological Science (May 2021).
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Statistics And the Pandemic." The Project Syndicate, May 2021.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "What Three Economists Taught Us About Currency Regimes." The Project Syndicate, April 2021.