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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

Holdren, John P., Christine Cassel, Chris Chyba, Susan Graham, Eric Lander, Ed Penhoet, William Press, Maxine Savitz, and Harold Varmus. "Recommendations for the National Strategic Pandemic Stockpile." May 2020.
Pasquetto, Irene V., Eaman Jahani, Alla Baranovsky, and Matthew A. Baum. "Understanding Misinformation on Mobile Instant Messengers (MIMs) in Developing Countries." May 2020.
Banchard, Olivier, and Lawrence H. Summers. "Automatic Stabilizers in a Low-Rate Environment." Peterson Institute for International Economics, February 2020.
Bunn, Matthew, and Nicholas Roth. "Assessing Progress on Nuclear Security Action Plans." Project on Managing the Atom, February 2020.
Bunn, Matthew. "The Need for Creative and Effective Nuclear Security Vulnerability Assessment and Testing." Project on Managing the Atom, February 2020.
Bunn, Matthew. "The Past and Potential Role of Civil Society in Nuclear Security." Project on Managing the Atom, February 2020.
Sarin, Natasha, Lawrence Summers, and Joe Kupferberg. "Tax Reform for Progressivity: A Pragmatic Approach." The Hamilton Project, January 2020.
Furman, Jason. "How to Increase Growth While Raising Revenue: Reforming the Corporate Tax Code." The Hamilton Project, January 2020.
Bai, Jie, Panle Barwick, Shengmao Cao, and Shanjun Li. "Quid Pro Quo, Knowledge Spillover and Industrial Quality Upgrading." December 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights & Social Order: Philosophical, Practical, and Public Policy Dimensions." December 2019.
Bai, Jie, and Jiahua Liu. "The Impact of Intranational Trade Barriers on Exports: Evidence from a Nationwide VAT Rebate Reform in China." December 2019.
Chen, Jiafeng, Edward L. Glaeser, and David Wessel. "The (Non-) Effect of Opportunity Zones on Housing Prices." December 2019.
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.
Risse, Mathias. "From Unalienable Rights to Membership Rights in the World Society." Fall 2019.
Bachas, Pierre, Anders Jensen, and Lucie Gadenne. "Informality, Consumption Taxes, and Redistribution." November 2019.
Ashraf, Nava, Alexia Delfino, and Edward L. Glaeser. "Rule of Law and Female Entrepreneurship." October 2019.
Mathis, Colleen, Daniel Moskowitz, and Benjamin Schneer. "The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission: One State’s Model for Gerrymandering Reform." September 2019.
Dynan, Karen. "Measuring Household Wealth in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: The Role of Retirement Assets." Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, September 2019.
Paris, Britt, and Donovan, Joan. "Deepfakes and Cheap Fakes." Data & Society, September 18, 2019.
Donovan, Joan, and Friedberg, Brian. "Source Hacking: Media Manipulation in Practice." Data & Society, September 4, 2019.
Moore, Mark H. "Creative Destruction or Idiot Winds: Schumpeterian Theory Meets the Educational Sector in Developing Countries." September 2019.
Mele, Nicco, Matthew Skibinski, and Matthew Spector. "Digital Pay-Meter Playbook: How Today’s News Publishers Can Use Data, Best Practices, and Test-and-Learn Tactics To Build Better Pay-Meters." August 2019.
Rodrik, Dani. "Putting Global Governance in its Place." August 2019.
Horn, Sebastian, Carmen M. Reinhart, Christoph Trebesch. "China's Overseas Lending." July 2019.
Baicker, Katherine, and Theodore Svoronos. "Testing the Validity of the Single Interrupted Time Series Design." July 2019.
Chen, Martha. "Informality and Inequality: In a Globalized and Urbanized World." United Nations Development Programme, May 2019.
Norris, Pippa, Holly Ann Garnett, and Max Grömping. "Electoral Integrity in the 2018 American Elections." May 2019.
Rosenbach, Eric, and Katherine Mansted. "The Geopolitics of Information." May 2019.
Belei, Bogdan, Toni Bush, Maeve Campbell, Ash Carter, Lucy Chase, Mignon Clyburn, Bennett Craig, Daniel Gastfriend, Dipayan Ghosh, Gene Kimmelman, Heidi Legg, Laura Manley, Nicco Mele, Hong Qu, Amy Robinson, Philip Verveer, and Tom Wheeler. "Big Tech and Democracy: The Critical Role of Congress." April 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "Discrimination, Cognitive Biases and Human Rights Violations." April 2019.
Arnold, Aaron, Matthew Bunn, Caitlin Chase, Steven E. Miller, Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, and William H. Tobey. "The Iran Nuclear Archive: Impressions and Implications." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, April 2019.
Stavins, Robert N.; Todd Schatzki; Rebecca Scott. "Transitioning to Long-Run Effective and Efficient Climate Policies." April 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. "The Iran Nuclear Archive: Impressions and Implications." April 2019.
Fernández-Arias, Eduardo, Ricardo Hausmann, and Ugo Panizza. "Smart Development Banks." April 2019.
Von Broembsen, Marlese, Jenna Harvey, and Martha Chen. "Realizing Rights for Homeworkers: An Analysis of Governance Mechanisms." Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, March 2019.
Dobbie, Will, Adrien Auclert, and Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham. "Macroeconomic Effects of Debt Relief: Consumer Bankruptcy Protections in the Great Recession." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series, March 2019.
Di Tella, Rafael, and Dani Rodrik. "Labor Market Shocks and the Demand for Trade Protection: Evidence from Online Surveys." March 2019.
Burns, R. Nicholas, and Douglas Lute. "NATO at Seventy: An Alliance in Crisis." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, February 2019.
Grisanti, Ana, Miguel Angel Santos, Ricardo Hausmann, Tim O'Brien, and Jorge Tapia. "Jordan: The Elements of a Growth Strategy." February 2019.
Alsan, Marcella, Vincenzo Atella, Jay Bhattacharya, Valentina Conti, Iván Mejía-Guevara, Grant Miller. "Technological Progress and Health Convergence: The Case of Penicillin in Post-War Italy." February 2019.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Protecting Democracy in an Era of Cyber Information War." February 2019.
Cristina Duarte, Linda J. Bilmes, and Juraj Nemec. "Strengthening Fiscal Management at the National and Subnational Levels." United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration, January 24, 2019.
Eggertsson, Gauti B., Ragnar E. Juelsrud, Lawrence H. Summers, and Ella Getz Wold. "Negative Nominal Interest Rates and the Bank Lending Channel." January 2019.
Bonnet, Florence, Joann Vanek, and Martha Chen. "Women and Men in the Informal Economy: A Statistical Brief." WIEGO and ILO, January 2019.
Bunn, Matthew, Nickolas Roth, and William H. Tobey. "Revitalizing Nuclear Security in an Era of Uncertainty." Project on Managing the Atom, January 2019.
Brummitt, Charles D., Andres Gomez-Lievano, Ricardo Hausmann, and Matthew H. Bonds. "Machine-Learned Patterns Suggest That Diversification Drives Economic Development." 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.
Carter, Ashton B. "No Exceptions: The Decision to Open All Military Positions to Women." December 2018.
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.
Ferguson, Ronald and Jocelyn Friedlander. "First Three Years of the Journey: How Boston, Chattanooga, Yonkers, and Pickens County Set Out to Enhance Early Childhood Development at Scale." The Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University, November 2018.