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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

Garay, Candelaria, Brian Palmer-Rubin, and Mathias Poertner. "Organizational and Partisan Brokerage of Social Benefits: Evidence of Social Policy Linkages in Mexico." World Development 136 (December 2020 (available online fall 2020)).
Danielle F. Jung and Dara Kay Cohen. Lynching and Local Justice: Legitimacy and Accountability in Weak States. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Saich, Anthony. "Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission: Year in Review." U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, September 9, 2020.
Logevall, Fredrik. JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century, 1917-1956. Penguin Random House, 2020.
Wilkinson, Robert, and Kimberlyn Leary. "Leading with Intentionality: The 4P Framework for Strategic Leadership." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-029, September 2020.
Ang, Yu Qian, Andrew Chia, and Soroush Saghafian. "Using Machine Learning to Demystify Startups Funding, Post-Money Valuation, and Success." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-028, August 2020.
Boloori, Alireza, and Soroush Saghafian. "COVID-19: Health and Economic Impacts of Societal Intervention Policies in the U.S." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-027, August 2020.
Grischkan, Justin A., Ari B. Friedman, and Amitabh Chandra. "Moving the Financing of Graduate Medical Education Into the 21st Century." Journal of the American Medical Association. Viewpoint (online), August 26, 2020, E1-E2.
Jung, Danielle F., and Dara Kay Cohen. Lynching and Local Justice. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Ma, Siyu, Yair Tauman, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Deterrence Games and the Disruption of Information." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-026, August 2020.
Coscia, Michele, Frank M. H. Neffke, and Ricardo Hausmann. "Knowledge Diffusion in the Network of International Business Travel." Center for International Development, August 2020.
Norris, Pippa. "Closed Minds? Is a ‘Cancel Culture’ Stifling Academic Freedom and Intellectual Debate in Political Science?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-025, August 2020.
Lasky-Fink, Jessica, and Todd Rogers. "Revisiting the Effect of Conditional and Unconditional Incentives on Mail Survey Response Rates." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-024, August 2020.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "The Paradox of Corporate Globalization: Disembedding and Reembedding Governing Norms." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-023, August 2020.

Keyssar, Alexander. "How Has the Electoral College Survived for This Long?" New York Times. August 3, 2020.

Chappell Lawson, Alan Bersin, and Juliette Kayyem, eds. Beyond 9/11: Homeland Security for the Twenty-First Century. MIT Press, 2020.
Keyssar, Alexander. Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College? Harvard University Press, 2020.
Liebman, Jeffrey, and Scott Kleiman. "Child Welfare Management and Delivery Solutions." July 2020.
Keyssar, Alexander. Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College? Harvard University Press, 2020.
Aldy, Joseph, and Robert N. Stavins. "Rolling the Dice in the Corridors of Power: William Nordhaus’s Impacts on Climate Change Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-022, July 2020.
Cunningham, Edward, and Philip Jordan. "Our Path to “New Normal” in Employment? Sobering Clues from China and Recovery Scores for U.S. Industry." Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, July 2020.
Komisarchik, Mayya, Maya Sen, and Yamil R. Velez. "The Political Consequences of Ethnically Targeted Incarceration: Evidence from Japanese-American Internment During WWII." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-021, July 2020.
Logevall, Fredrik and Campbell Craig. America’s Cold War: The Politics of Insecurity, 2nd edition. Harvard University Press, 2020.
Bonica, Adam, Adam Chilton, and Maya Sen. "The “Odd Party Out” Theory of Certiorari." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-020, July 2020.
Cunningham, Edward, Anthony Saich, and Jessie Turiel. "Understanding CCP Resilience: Surveying Chinese Public Opinion Through Time." July 2020.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Charles "Skip" Stitt. "Fiscal Strategies to Help Cities Recover—and Prosper." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-019, June 2020.
Wagner, Alexander F., Richard J. Zeckhauser, and Alexandre Ziegler. "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Which Firms Won? Which Lost?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-018, June 2020.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "The Social Construction of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights." Research Handbook on Human Rights and Business. Ed. Surya Deva and David Birchall. Edward Elgar, July 2020.
Hoover Green, Amelia, and Dara Kay Cohen. "Centering Human Subjects: The Ethics of “Desk Research” on Political Violence." Journal of Global Security Studies (July 2020).
Dynan, Karen. "Student Loan Burdens and What to Do About Them." Business Economics. June 2020.
Storer, Adam, Daniel Schneider, and Kristen Harknett. "What Explains Racial/Ethnic Inequality in Job Quality in the Service Sector?" American Sociological Review (June 2020).
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The US is Officially in Recession Thanks to the Coronavirus Crisis." The Guardian, June 16, 2020.
Smith, Sandra Susan. "These Protests Feel Different, but We Have to be Realistic: There's a Long Road Ahead." The Guardian, June 14, 2020.
Risse, Mathias. "Dangerous Science: Might Population Genetics or Artificial Intelligence Undermine Philosophical Ideas about Equality?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-017, June 2020.
Ang, Desmond. "The Effects of Police Violence on Inner-City Students." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-016, June 2020.
King, David C., Benjamin Schneer, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Why Party Leaders Tend to Be Extremists." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-015, June 2020.
Bai, Jie. "Returns to Work, Child Labor and Schooling: the Income vs. Price Effects." Journal of Development Economics 145 (June 2020).
Bilmes, Linda J., and John B. Loomis. Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs: America's Best Investment, 1st edition. Routledge, 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.
Palmer-Rubin, Brian, Candelaria Garay and Mathias Poertner. "Incentives for Organizational Participation: A Recruitment Experiment in Mexico." Comparative Political Studies (May 26, 2020).
Arnold, David, Will S. Dobbie, and Peter Hull. "Measuring Racial Discrimination in Bail Decisions." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-014, May 2020.
Ilzetzki, Ethan, Carmen M. Reinhart, and Kenneth S. Rogoff. "Why is the Euro Punching Below Its Weight?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-013, May 2020.
Bartik, Alexander W., Marianne Bertrand, Zoë B. Cullen, Edward L. Glaeser, Michael Luca, and Christopher T. Stanton. "How Are Small Businesses Adjusting to COVID-19? Early Evidence from a Survey." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-012, May 2020.
Boloori, Alireza, and Soroush Saghafian. "COVID-19: What Intervention Policies Are Most Effective? A Brief Report Using Data from Government of Bahrain." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-011, May 2020.
Avery, Christopher, Sara F. Ellison, William Bossert, Adam Thomas Cook, and Glenn Ellison. "Covid Economics: Policy Implications of Models of the Spread of Coronavirus: Perspectives and Opportunities for Economists." CEPR Press (May 2020): 21-68.
Schwarz, Susanne, Matthew A. Baum, and Dara Kay Cohen. "(Sex) Crime and Punishment in the #MeToo Era: How the Public Views Rape." Political Behavior (May 2020).
Dynan, Karen, and Douglas Elmendorf. "National Fiscal Policies to Fight Recessions in US States." AEA Papers and Proceedings 110 (May 2020): 131-136.
Dynan, Karen, and Douglas Elmendorf. "The Federal Fisc." Harvard Magazine. May-June 2020.
Smith, Sandra Susan, and Nora Broege. "Searching for Work with a Criminal Record." Social Problems 67.2 (May 2020): 208-232.
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.