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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

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The US is Officially in Recession Thanks to the Coronavirus Crisis." The Guardian, June 16, 2020.
Smith, Sandra. "These Protests Feel Different, but We Have to be Realistic: There's a Long Road Ahead." The Guardian, June 14, 2020.
Bunn, Matthew. "We're In For A Rough Ride With Iran." The Boston Globe, January 2020.
Walt, Stephen. "The World Didn’t Change Much in 2019. That’s Bad News for 2020." Foreign Policy, December 31, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Six Tax-Based Ways to Tackle US Inequality." Project Syndicate, December 17, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Everyone Knows America Lost Afghanistan Long Ago." Foreign Policy, December 16, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Case for Old-Fashioned Tariff Cuts." Project Syndicate, November 27, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "10 Things in the World to Be Thankful for in 2019." Foreign Policy, November 27, 2019.
Saghafian, Soroush, and Wallace J. Hopp. "The Role of Quality Transparency in Health Care: Challenges and Potential Solutions." National Academy of Medicine, November 18, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Impeachment Is Redeeming the Blob." Foreign Policy, November 14, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "How to Tell if You’re in a Good Alliance." Foreign Policy, October 28, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "How a Weaponized Dollar Could Backfire." Project Syndicate, October 23, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Assad Is Now Syria’s Best-Case Scenario." Foreign Policy, October 17, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Welcome to Trump’s Impeachment Foreign Policy." Foreign Policy, October 7, 2019.
Porter, Roger B. "A Summit Worth Celebrating." Deseret News, October 3, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. "President Trump’s Missed Opportunity With Ukraine." Los Angeles Times, October 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "It’s Time for German Fiscal Expansion." Project Syndicate, September 30, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "The Realist Case for Impeachment." Foreign Policy, September 27, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Trump’s Shameless Path to the Nobel Peace Prize." Foreign Policy, September 23, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "We Lost the War in Afghanistan. Get Over It." Foreign Policy, September 11, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Asia Has Three Possible Futures." Foreign Policy, September 5, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. ""In Memoriam: Roland Timerbaev (1927-2019), At the Vanguard of Nuclear Nonproliferation,"." Arms Control Today, September 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "ISIS Is a Survivor." Foreign Policy, August 27, 2019.
Donovan, Joan, and Friedberg, Brian. "Opinion: With This Statement, I Give Notice That Instagram Owns Your Soul." BuzzFeed News, August 23, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Radicalization Online Can (and Can't) Be Stopped." Wall Street Journal, August 22, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "There Once Was a President Who Hated War." Foreign Policy, August 18, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "First They Came for the Black Feminists." The New York Times, August 15, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Currency Manipulation Game Is Afoot – but That’s Better Than a Trade War." The Globe and Mail, August 13, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What to Look for in Any Deal Between the U.S. and the Taliban." Bloomberg Opinion, August 8, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "El Paso Shooter Wasn't a 'Lone Wolf' — and His So-Called Online 'Manifesto' Proves Why." NBC News | Think, August 5, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Who Will Save the Amazon (and How)?" Foreign Policy, August 5, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Media Coverage Contributes to White Supremacist Rhetoric." PBS NewsHour, August 4, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How News Organizations Should Cover White Supremacist Shootings, According to a Media Expert." PBS NewsHour Weekend, August 4, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Yesterday’s Cold War Shows How to Beat China Today." Foreign Policy, July 29, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Central Banks Should Forget About Achieving 2 Percent Inflation." The Globe and Mail, July 28, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Restraint Isn’t Isolationism—and It Won’t Endanger America." Foreign Policy, July 22, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Trump Put Himself in Charge of Twitter’s Decency Standards." The Washington Post, July 19, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Dear President Trump, Let’s Talk About Iran." Foreign Policy, June 24, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "When Zombie Neoconservatives Attack." Foreign Policy, June 17, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Us Economic Recovery Is Far From Being a World Record." The Guardian, June 14, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Nobody’s Asking for Trump to Be a Genius." Foreign Policy, June 10, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "You Can’t Defeat Nationalism, So Stop Trying." Foreign Policy, June 4, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Real Cost of Trump’s Tariffs." Project Syndicate, May 23, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Be Afraid of the World, Be Very Afraid." Foreign Policy, May 20, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "If Nobody Knows Your Iran Policy, Does It Even Exist?" Foreign Policy, May 6, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Moore Problems for the Fed?" Project Syndicate, April 27, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "America Isn’t as Powerful as It Thinks It Is." Foreign Policy, April 26, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Iran Oil Sanctions: A Rare Case Where Transactional Diplomacy Should Work." Bloomberg Opinion, April 22, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "The United States Will Be Shocked by Its Future." Foreign Policy, April 16, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "America Is Wide Open for Foreign Influence." Foreign Policy, April 8, 2019.