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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

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, Anthony Saich, and Jessie Turiel. "Understanding CCP Resilience: Surveying Chinese Public Opinion Through Time." 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).
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.
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.
Bunn, Matthew, Nicholas Roth, and H. William Tobey. "Public Testimony on Trump Administration Funding for Nuclear Theft Prevention Programs." House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies, March 31, 2020.
Bhatia, Amiya, Nancy Krieger, Cesar Victora, Sumnima Tuladhar, Jacqueline Bhabha, and Jason Beckfield. "Analyzing and Improving National and Local Child Protection Data in Nepal: A Mixed Methods Study Using 2014 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (Mics) Data and Interviews With 18 Organizations." Child Abuse & Neglect 101 (March 2020): 1042-1092.
Bhatia, Amiya, Nancy Krieger, Cesar Victora, Sumnima Tuladhar, Jacqueline Bhabha, and Jason Beckfield. "Analyzing and Improving National and Local Child Protection Data in Nepal: A Mixed Methods Study Using 2014 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (Mics) Data and Interviews With 18 Organizations." Child Abuse & Neglect 101 (March 2020): 104292.
Saich, Anthony. Finding Allies and Making Revolution: The Early Years of the Chinese Communist Party. Brill, 2020.
Digidiki, Vasileia, and Jacqueline Bhabha. "Greeces Proposed "Floating Wall" Shows the Failure of EU Migration Policies." The Guardian. February 7, 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.
Sikkink, Kathryn. The Hidden Face of Rights: Toward a Politics of Responsibilities. Yale University Press, 2020.
Johnson, Douglas A., and Kathryn Sikkink. "Strategizing for Human Rights: From Ideals to Practice." The Limits of Human Rights. Ed. Bardo Fassbender and Knut Traisbach. Oxford University Press, 2020.
Bunn, Matthew. "We're In For A Rough Ride With Iran." The Boston Globe, January 2020.
Bunn, Matthew. "Stepping Back from the Brink on Iran." The Boston Globe. January 2020.
Holdren, John P. "The Overwhelming Case for No First Use." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 76.1 (January 2020): 3-7.
Walt, Stephen. "The World Didn’t Change Much in 2019. That’s Bad News for 2020." Foreign Policy, December 31, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Everyone Knows America Lost Afghanistan Long Ago." Foreign Policy, December 16, 2019.
Efevbera, Yvette, Jacqueline Bhabha, Paul Farmer, and Günther Fink. "Girl Child Marriage, Socioeconomic Status, and Undernutrition: Evidence From 35 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa." BMC Medicine 17.1 (December 2019): 55.
Walt, Stephen. "10 Things in the World to Be Thankful for in 2019." Foreign Policy, November 27, 2019.
Bhaba, Jacqueline. "Children and Unsafe Migration." World Migration Report 2020. Ed. Guy Abel. International Organization for Migration, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Impeachment Is Redeeming the Blob." Foreign Policy, November 14, 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "From Unalienable Rights to Membership Rights in the World Society." Fall 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "How to Tell if You’re in a Good Alliance." Foreign Policy, October 28, 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.
Sheila Jasanoff, J. Benjamin Hurlbut, and Krishanu Saha. "Democratic Governance of Human Germline Genome Editing." The CRISPR Journal 2 2.5 (October 2019): 266-71.
Bunn, Matthew. "President Trump’s Missed Opportunity With Ukraine." Los Angeles Times, October 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.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Evan Perkoski. "A Source of Escalation or a Source of Restraint? An Empirical Investigation of How Civil Society Affects Mass Killings." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-027, September 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.
Walt, Stephen. "There Once Was a President Who Hated War." Foreign Policy, August 18, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What to Look for in Any Deal Between the U.S. and the Taliban." Bloomberg Opinion, August 8, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Who Will Save the Amazon (and How)?" Foreign Policy, August 5, 2019.
Marks, Zoe. "Philip Roessler, Ethnic Politics and State Power in Africa: The Logic of the Coup–Civil War Trap." Review of Africa, 89.3, August 2019: 614-615.
Horton, Joshua B., and David W. Keith. "Multilateral Parametric Climate Risk Insurance: A Tool to Facilitate Agreement About Deployment of Solar Geoengineering." Climate Policy 19.7 (August 2019): 20-826.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Governing Adolescent Mobility: The Elusive Role of Children’s Rights Principles in Contemporary Migration Practice." Childhood, August 2019, Vol.26(3), pp.369-385 26.3 (August 2019): 369-85.
Walt, Stephen. "Yesterday’s Cold War Shows How to Beat China Today." Foreign Policy, July 29, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Restraint Isn’t Isolationism—and It Won’t Endanger America." Foreign Policy, July 22, 2019.
Haraguchi, Masahiko, Afreen Siddiqi, and Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Stochastic Cost-Benefit Analysis of Urban Waste-To-Energy Systems." Journal of Cleaner Production 224 (July 2019): 751-765.
Walt, Stephen. "Dear President Trump, Let’s Talk About Iran." Foreign Policy, June 24, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. "How to Step Back from the Brink with Iran." Defense One. June 18, 2019.