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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

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.
Avery, Christopher , Howell, Jessica , Pender, Matea , Sacerdote, Bruce. "Policies and Payoffs to Addressing America's College Graduation Deficit." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (July 2019): 1-45.
Avery, Christopher. "Review of Books on Student Loans." Journal of Economic Literature 57.2 (June 2019): 403-33.
Avery, Christopher, Oded Gurantz, Michael Hurwitz, and Jonathan Smith,. "Shifting College Majors in Response to Advanced Placement Exam Scores." Journal of Human Resources 53.4 (October 2018): 918-956.
Smith, Jonathan, Michael Hurwitz, and Christopher Avery. "Giving College Credit Where It Is Due: Advanced Placement Exam Scores and College Outcomes." Journal of Labor Economics 35.1 (January 2017): 67-147.
Avery, Christopher, Oded Gurantz, Michael Hurwitz, Jonathan Smith. "Shifting College Majors in Response to Advanced Placement Exam Scores." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-058, October 2016.
Avery, Christopher, Brian Cadman, and Gavin Cassar. "Academics vs. Athletics: Career Concerns for NCAA Division I Coaches." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-013, March 2016.
Avery, Christopher, and Parag A. Pathak. "The Distributional Consequences of Public School Choice." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-053, September 2015.
Avery, Christopher N., Judith A. Chevalier, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "The “CAPS” Prediction System and Stock Market Returns." Review of Finance (September 2015): 1-19.
Smith, Jonathan, Michael Hurwitz, and Christopher Avery. "Giving College Credit Where It Is Due: Advanced Placement Exam Scores and College Outcomes." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-021, May 2015.
Avery, Christopher. "The Amherst Telementoring Program for High-Achieving, Low-Income Students: Results of a Pilot Study with a Randomized Controlled Trial." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-055, November 2014.
Hoxby, Caroline M., and Christopher Avery. "Low-Income High-Achieving Students Miss Out on Attending Selective Colleges." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Spring 2013.
Avery, Christopher, Travis St. Clair, Michael Levina, and Kenneth Hill. "The 'Own Children' Fertility Estimation Procedure: A Reappraisal." Population Studies 67.2 (2013): 171-183.
Avery, Christopher, Mark Glickman, Caroline Hoxby, and Andrew Metrick. "A Revealed Preference Ranking of U.S. Colleges and Universities." Quarterly Journal of Economics 128.1 (February 2013): 425-467.
Avery, Christopher, and Sarah Turner. "Student Loans: Do College Students Borrow Too Much – Or Not Enough?" Journal of Economic Perspectives 26.1 (Winter 2012): 165-192.
Avery, Christopher, Judith Chevalier, and Richard Zeckhauser. "The "CAPS" Prediction System and Stock Market Returns." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-028, July 2011.
Avery, Christopher, and Jonathan Levin. "Early Admissions at Selective Colleges." American Economic Review 100.5 (December 2010): 2125–56.
Avery, Christopher, and Richard Zeckhauser. "The "CAPS" Prediction System and Stock Market Returns." HKS Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP09-011, April 2009.
Avery, Christopher, and Jonathan D. Levin. "Early Admissions at Selective Colleges." NBER Working Papers 14844, April 2009.
Avery, Christopher, Christine Jolls, Richard Posner, and Alvin E. Roth. "The New Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks." NBER Working Paper Series No. 13213, July 2007.
Avery, Christopher, Christine Jolls, Richard Posner, and Alvin E. Roth. "The New Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks." University of Chicago Law Review 74.2 (Spring 2007): 447-486.
Avery, Christopher, Caroline Hoxby, Clement Jackson, Kaitlin Burek, Glenn Pope, and Mridula Raman. "Cost Should Be No Barrier: An Evaluation of the First Year of Harvard's Financial Aid Initiative." NBER Working Paper 12029, February 2006.
Avery, Christopher, and Caroline M. Hoxby. "Do and Should Financial Aid Packages Affect Students' College Choices?" College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It. Ed. Caroline M. Hoxby. University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Avery, Christopher, and Thomas J. Kane. "Student Perceptions of College Opportunities: The Boston COACH Program." College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It. Ed. Caroline M. Hoxby. University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Avery, Christopher, Andrew Fairbanks, and Richard Zeckhauser. The Early Admissions Game: Joining the Elite. Harvard University Press, 2003.
Avery, Christopher, Andrew Fairbanks, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. The Early Admissions Game: Joining the Elite. Harvard University Press, 2003.
Avery, Christopher, Mark Glickman, Caroline Hoxby, and Andrew Metrick. "A Revealed Preference Ranking of U.S. Colleges and Universities." Working Paper, November 2002.
Avery, Christopher and Caroline Hoxby. "Do and Should Financial Aid Policies Affect Students' College Decisions?" Working Paper, August 2002.
Avery, Christopher and Thomas Kane. "Student Perceptions of College Opportunities." Working Paper, August 2002.
Avery, Christopher, Andrew Fairbanks, and Richard Zeckhauser. "What Worms for the Early Bird: Early Admissions at Elite Colleges." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-049, August 2001.
Avery, Christopher, Christine Jolls, Richard Posner and Alvin Roth. "The Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks." University of Chicago Law Review 68.3 (Summer 2001): 793-902.