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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

Keyssar, Alexander. "How Has the Electoral College Survived for This Long?" New York Times. August 3, 2020.
Dynan, Karen. "Student Loan Burdens and What to Do About Them." Business Economics. June 2020.
Dynan, Karen, Gene Amromin, and Jane Dokko. "Helping Homeowners During the Covid-19 Pandemic: Lessons from the Great Recession." Chicago Fed Letter. June 2020.
Dynan, Karen, and Douglas Elmendorf. "The Federal Fisc." Harvard Magazine. May-June 2020.
Bhaba, Jacqueline, and Vasileia Digidiki. "The Urgent Need to Transfer Vulnerable Migrants From Europe’s Largest Migrant Hotspot." BMJ Opinion. April 24, 2020.
Power, Samantha. "This Won't End for Anyone Until it Ends for Everyone." New York Times. April 7, 2020.
Brodsky, Lauren. "4 Quick Tips to Improve Your Business Writing." Harvard Business Review. March 18, 2020.
Power, Samantha. "The Courage and Compassion of Catholic Activist Dorothy Day." Washington Post. March 6, 2020.
Digidiki, Vasileia, and Jacqueline Bhabha. "Greeces Proposed "Floating Wall" Shows the Failure of EU Migration Policies." The Guardian. February 7, 2020.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Trump Administration Has Made the Us Less Ready for Infectious Disease Outbreaks Like Coronavirus." The Conversation. February 3, 2020.
Bunn, Matthew. "Stepping Back from the Brink on Iran." The Boston Globe. January 2020.
Bilmes, Linda J. and Loomis, John B. "Our National Parks Are in Crisis. Trump’s Solution Is Absurd." Los Angeles Times. December 2, 2019.
Gonzalez, Yanilda. "The Swinging Pendulum of Police Reform in the Americas." Current History. November 1, 2019.
Power, Samantha. "A Belated Recognition of Genocide by the House." New York Times. October 29, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "The Problem with One-Stop Government." Governing. August 19, 2019.
Bilmes, Linda J., Fernando Monge, and Jorrit de Jong. "Can Policymakers Repeat Bilbao's Success?" Apolitical. August 7, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Wyatt Cmar. "Maps That Can Guide a Changing City." Governing. July 16, 2019.
Brooks, Arthur. "Your Professional Decline Is Coming (Much) Sooner Than You Think." The Atlantic. July 2019.
O'Brien, Timothy. "When Your Job Is Your Identity, Professional Failure Hurts More." Harvard Business Review. June 18, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. "How to Step Back from the Brink with Iran." Defense One. June 18, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool." Governing. June 18, 2019.
Rattan, Aneeta, Siri Chilazi, Oriane Georgeac, and Iris Bohnet. "Tackling the Underrepresentation of Women in Media." Harvard Business Review. June 6, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Government Employment for Those Who Need a Leg Up." Governing. May 21, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Bringing Market Forces to the Transportation Equation." Governing. April 16, 2019.
Power, Samantha. "How the COVID-19 Era Will Change National Security Forever." TIME. April 14, 2020.
de Jong, Jorrit, Stephen Goldsmith, and Fernando Monge. "The Art of Governing Through Questions." Governing. March 25, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "A Permanent Place for Data Analytics." Governing. March 19, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Hate Groups’ Secret Sound System Works." The Atlantic. March 17, 2019.
Bohnet, Iris. "We Can't Get Rid of Bias — But We Can Disrupt It by Design." Evoke. March 5, 2019.
Aldy, Joseph. "A Few Keys to Saving the Planet Cost-Effectively." The Environmental Forum. March/April 2019.
Dobbie, Will and Crystal Yang. "Proposals for Improving the U.S. Pre-Trial System." Hamilton Project. March 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Development Incentives That Make Sense." Governing. February 26, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Data and the Human Side of Criminal Justice." Governing. February 20, 2019.
Barron, Carrie, Nicco Mele, and Michael Phillips Moskowitz. "Our Digital Lives Don’t Need to Make Us Unhappy, Unhealthy, and Unwise." Harvard Business Review. February 13, 2019.
Eaves, David. "Lessons from Estonia on Digital Government." Policy Options. February 7, 2019.
Eaves, David, and Kevin Frazier. "The Original Blitzscaler? What the Public Sector Can Teach High-Growth Startups." Apolitical. January 31, 2019.
Power, Samantha, and Betsy Fisher. "The Trump Administration Is Making a Mockery of the Supreme Court." New York Times. January 27, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen and Wyatt Cmar. "The Bus System of the Future." Governing. January 23, 2019.
Bilmes, Linda J., and W. Scott Gould. "The Ripple Effects of the U.S. Government Shutdown." Barron's. January 22, 2019.
Bilmes, Linda J. "To Avoid Government Shutdowns, Fix the Budget Process." Boston Globe. January 7, 2019.
Hogan, William W. "Market Design Practices: Which Ones are Best?" IEEE Power & Energy. January/February 2019.
Eaves, David, Richard Pope, and Ben McGuire. "Government as a Platform: How Policy Makers Should Think about the Foundations of Digital Public Infrastructure." Kennedy School Review. 2018-2019.
Carter, Ashton B. "How A Divided Congress Could Unite Around Tech." Politico. December 6, 2018.
Eaves, David, and Ben McGuire. "Digital Service Teams: The End of the Beginning?" Apolitical. November 29, 2018.
Dynan, Karen. "The Unheard Nerds: How Economists Can Talk So Policymakers Will Listen." Foreign Affairs. November/December 2018.
Bunn, Matthew. "In Gorky Park, With Nuclear Worries." The Hill. August 13, 2018.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Cataclysmic Cost of Trump’s War on Oceans." Boston Globe. July 26, 2018.
Battilana, Julie. "Cracking the Challenge of the Joint Pursuit of Social and Financial Goals in Organizations: Social Enterprise as a Laboratory to Understand Hybrid Organizing." M@n@gement. 2018.
Bunn, Matthew. "How Trump Can Fix the Iran Deal." Boston Globe. May 7, 2018.
Dynan, Karen. "Household Debt." Milken Institute Review. April 27, 2018.