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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

Rattan, Aneeta, Siri Chilazi, Oriane Georgeac, and Iris Bohnet. "Tackling the Underrepresentation of Women in Media." Harvard Business Review. June 6, 2019.
Chilazi, Siri, Anisha Asundi, and Iris Bohnet. "Venture Capitalists Are Using the Wrong Tools to Improve Gender Diversity." Behavioral Scientist 12 (March 2019).
Bohnet, Iris. "We Can't Get Rid of Bias — But We Can Disrupt It by Design." Evoke. March 5, 2019.
Bohnet, Iris, and Farzad Saidi. "Informational Inequity Aversion and Performance." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 159 (March 2019): 181-191.
Paryavi, Maliheh, Iris Bohnet, and Alexandra van Geen. "Descriptive Norms and Gender Diversity: Reactance from Men." Journal of Behavioral Public Administration 2.1 (February 2019).
Bohnet, Iris, and Farzad Saidi. "Informational Inequity Aversion and Performance." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-008, February 2019.
Paryavi, Maliheh, Iris Bohnet, and Alexandra van Geen. "Descriptive Norms and Gender Diversity: Reactance from Men." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-007, 2019.
Bazerman, Max, Iris Bohnet, Hannah Riley Bowles, and George Loewenstein. "Linda Babcock: Go-Getter and Do-Gooder." Negotiation and Conflict Management Research 11.2 (May 2018): 130-145.
Bohnet, Iris. "This Is How Companies Can Close the Gender Pay Gap." Financial Times, April 1, 2018.
Bohnet, Iris. "Tackling the 'Thin' File that Can Prevent a Promotion." New York Times. October 3, 2017.
Bohnet, Iris. "Start-Ups Use Technology to Redesign the Hiring Process." New York Times. October 3, 2017.
Bohnet, Iris, Benedikt Herrmann, Maliheh Paryavi, Ahn Tran, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Improving Outcomes in the Trust Game: The Games People Choose in Oman, the United States, and Vietnam." Trust in Social Dilemmas. Oxford University Press, 2017.
Al-Ississ, Mohamad, and Iris Bohnet. "Risk Mitigation and Trust: Experimental Evidence from Jordan and the United States." Journal of Economic Psychology 53 (April 2016): 83-98.
Bohnet, Iris. What Works: Gender Equality by Design. Harvard University Press, 2016.
Bohnet, Iris. "Real Fixes for Workplace Bias." Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2016.
Bohnet, Iris. "Informational Inequity Aversion and Performance." January 2016.
Bohnet, Iris, Alexandra van Geen, and Max Bazerman. "When Performance Trumps Gender Bias: Joint vs. Separate Evaluation." Management Science (September 29, 2015).
Bohnet, Iris, and David Ellwood. "The Case for Gender Diversity." Harvard Gazette, November 7, 2012.
Bohnet, Iris, Benedikt Herrmann, Mohamad Al-Ississ, Andrea Robbett, Khalid Al-Yahia, and Richard Zeckhauser. "The Elasticity of Trust: How to Promote Trust in the Arab Middle East and the United States." Restoring Trust in Organizations and Leaders: Enduring Challenges and Emerging Answers. Ed. Roderick M. Kramer and Todd L. Pittinsky. Oxford University Press, 2012, 151-169.
Bohnet, Iris, Alexandra van Geen, and Max H. Bazerman. "When Performance Trumps Gender Bias: Joint Versus Separate Evaluation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-009, 2012.
Bohnet, Iris. "Gender equality: A Nudge in the Right Direction." Financial Times (UK), October 13, 2010.
Bohnet, Iris, Benedikt Herrmann, Mohamad Al-Ississ, Andrea Robbett, Khalid Al-Yahia, and Richard Zeckhauser. "The Elasticity of Trust: How to Promote Trust in the Arab Middle East and the United States." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-031, June 2010.
Bohnet, Iris, Benedikt Herrmann, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Trust and the Reference Points for Trustworthiness in Gulf and Western Countries." Quarterly Journal of Economics 125.2 (May 2010): 811-828.
Bohnet, Iris. Experiments. The Oxford Handbook of Analytical Sociology. Ed. Peter Hedstrom and Peter Bearman. Oxford University Press, 2009, 639-666.
Bohnet, Iris. Fairness. Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences. Ed. David Sander and Klaus Scherer. Oxford University Press, 2009, 179-180.
Bohnet, Iris, Benedikt Herrmann, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Trust and the Reference Points for Trustworthiness in Gulf and Western Countries." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-015, June 2009.
Bohnet, Iris. "Benefitting from Reciprocity in Negotiation." La Tribune.fr. June 17, 2009.
Greig, Fiona, and Iris Bohnet. "Exploring Gendered Behavior in the Field with Experiments: Why Public Goods are Provided by Women in a Nairobi Slum." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 70.1-2 (May 2009): 1-9.
Bohnet, Iris, and Hannah Riley Bowles, guest editors. "Special Section: Gender and Negotiation." Negotiation Journal 24.4 (October 2008): 389-540.
Bohnet, Iris. "Gender In Negotiation: Introduction to special issue." Negotiation Journal 24.4 (October 2008): 389-392.
Bohnet, Iris. "Pushing for Better Results." Negotiation Newsletter. August 2008.
Bohnet, Iris. "Trust in Experiments." The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Ed. Steven Durlauf and Lawrence Blume. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Bohnet, Iris, Fiona Greig, Benedikt Herrmann, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Betrayal Aversion: Evidence from Brazil, China, Oman, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United States." American Economic Review 98.1 (March 2008): 294-310.
Greig, Fiona, and Iris Bohnet. "Is There Reciprocity in a Reciprocal-Exchange Economy? Evidence of Gendered Norms from a Slum in Nairobi, Kenya." Economic Inquiry 46.1 (January 2008): 77-83.
Hong, Kessely, and Iris Bohnet. "Status and Distrust: The Relevance of Inequality and Betrayal Aversion." Journal of Economic Psychology 28.2 (April 2007): 197-213.
Bohnet, Iris, and Fiona Greig. "Gender Matters in Workplace Decisions." Negotiation 10.4 (April 2007): 4-6.
Bohnet, Iris, and Yael Baytelman. "Institutions and Trust: Implications for Preferences, Beliefs and Behavior." Rationality and Society 19.1 (February 2007): 99-135.
Bohnet, Iris. "Why Women and Men Trust Others." Economics and Psychology: A Promising New Cross-Disciplinary Field. Ed. Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer. MIT Press, 2007, 89-110.
Ashraf, Nava, Iris Bohnet, and Nikita Piankov. "Decomposing Trust and Trustworthiness." Experimental Economics 9.3 (September 2006): 193-208.
Bohnet, Iris. "What to Do When They Say 'Not in My Backyard!'" Negotiation 9.8 (August 2006): 6-9.
Bohnet, Iris, and Stephen Meier. "How Much Should You Trust?" Negotiation 9.3 (March 2006): 7-9.
Bohnet, Iris, Fiona Greig, Benedikt Herrmann, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Betrayal Aversion on Four Continents." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP06-005, February 2006.
Bohnet, Iris. "How Institutions Affect Behavior: Insights From Economics and Psychology." Social Psychology and Economics. Ed. David De Cremer, Marcel Zeelenberg, and Keith J. Murnighan. London: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2006, 213-238.
Bohnet, Iris. "Status Anxiety." Negotiation 8.11 (November 2005): 4-6.
Bohnet, Iris, and Stephan Meier. "Deciding to Distrust." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP05-049, August 2005.
Bohnet, Iris, Benedikt Herrmann, and Richard Zeckhauser. "The Elasticity of Trust: Evidence from Kuwait, Oman, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and the United States." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP05-046, July 2005.
Greig, Fiona, and Iris Bohnet. "Is There Reciprocity in a Reciprocal Exchange Economy? Evidence from a Slum in Nairobi, Kenya." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP05-044, July 2005.
Bohnet, Iris. "Did You Give at the Office? Leveraging the Power of Reciprocity." Negotiation (July 2005): 7-9.
Bohnet, Iris, Heike Harmgart, Steffan Huck, and Jean-Robert Tyran. "Learning Trust." Journal of the European Economic Association 3.2-3 (April-May 2005): 322-329.
Bohnet, Iris, and Dorothea Kübler. "Compensating the Cooperators: Is Sorting in the Prisoner’s Dilemma Possible?" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 56.1 (January 2005): 61-76.