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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

Donahue, John D. "Improving the Role of Public-Private Partnerships." Memos to National Leaders. Ed. Posner, Paul L., Janice R. Lachance, and Tonya T. Neaves. National Academy of Public Administration, 2016, 101-105.
Donahue, John D. "Privatization." American Governance. Ed. Schechter, Steven. Macmillan, 2016.
Donahue, John D., and Mark H. Moore, eds. Ports in a Storm: Public Management in a Turbulent World. Brookings Institution Press, 2012.
Donahue, John D., and Richard Zeckhauser. "The Tummler’s Task: A Collaborative Conception of Port Protection." Ports in a Storm: Public Management in a Turbulent World. Ed. John D. Donahue and Mark H. Moore. Brookings Institution Press, 2012, 116-132.
Donahue, John D., and Mark Moore. "Introduction." Ports in a Storm: Public Management in a Turbulent World. Ed. John D. Donahue and Mark H. Moore. Brookings Institution Press, 2012.
Donahue, John D., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Collaborative Governance." Milkin Institute Review. July 2011.
Donahue, John D., and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Why Smart Business Wants Strong Government." Bloomberg Government, May 24, 2011.
Donahue, John D., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Beyond Big or Small Government." National Journal, May 17, 2011.
Donahue, John D. "The Real Stakes of Getting Tough with Public Workers." Government Finance Review. April 2011.
Donahue, John D., and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Learn a Lesson in Collaboration from Green Bay's 'Cheeseheads'." CNN.com, February 05, 2011.
Donahue, John D. and Richard J. Zeckhauser. Collaborative Governance: Private Roles for Public Goals in Turbulent Times. Princeton University Press, 2011.
Donahue, John D. "The Race: Can Collaboration Outrun Rivalry between American Business and Government?" Public Administration Review 70.Supplement (December 2010): s151–s152.
Donahue, John D. "Crisis and Innovation: Let the Bad Times Roll." Governing, June 30, 2010.
Donahue, John D. "Seeing Through Transparency." Governing, February 3, 2010.
Donahue, John D. The Transformation of Government Work: Causes, Consequences, and Distortions. Government by Contract: Outsourcing and American Democracy. Ed. Jody Freeman and Martha Minow. Harvard University Press, 2009, 41-63.
Donahue, John D. "The Unaccustomed Inventiveness of the Labor Department." Innovations in Government: Research, Recognition, and Replication. Ed. Sandford F. Borins. Brookings Institution Press, 2008.
Donahue, John D. Review of The Other Invisible Hand: Delivering Public Services through Choice and Competition, by Julian Le Grand82.4, December 2008: 762-765.
Donahue, John D. "The Upside of the Downturn." Governing.com (Governing Magazine). November 5, 2008.
Donahue, John D., and Max Steir. "The Next FEMA." Washington Monthly. November/December 2008.
Donahue, John D. "What Government Does." Governing.com (Governing Magazine). July 23, 2008.
Donahue, John D. The Warping of Government Work. Harvard University Press, 2008.
Donahue, John D. Review of Measuring the Performance of the Hollow State, by David G. Frederickson and H. George Frederickson, and Challenging the Performance Movement: Accountability, Complexity, and Democratic Values, by Beryl A. Radin. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 27.3, June 2008.
Donahue, John D. "The Right Kind of Accountability." Governing.com (Governing Magazine). April 16, 2008.
Donahue, John D. "The Labor Department's Strange Stretch of Innovation." Governing.com (Governing Magazine) (September 2007).
Donahue, John D. "The End of the End of Government." Governing.com (Governing Magazine) (May 2007).
Donahue, John D. "Want to Buy a Used Road?" Governing.com (Governing Magazine) (February 2007).
Donahue, John D. Review of Thirst: Fighting the Corporate Theft of Our Water, by Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman. Stanford Social Innovation Review, 5.4 Fall 2007: 75-76.
Donahue, John D. "Public Management’s Uncertain Future." Governing.com (Governing Magazine) (November 15, 2006).
Donahue, John D. "Government’s Twisted Transformation." Governing.com (Governing Magazine) (September 13, 2006).
Donahue, John. D. "Outsourcing Perversity." Governing.com (Governing Magazine) (July 5, 2006).
Donahue, John D. "Innovating Against the Odds." Governing.com (Governing Magazine) (April 26, 2006).
Donahue, John D. "The Siren Song of 'The Other Thing.'" Governing.com (Governing Magazine) (February 22, 2006).
Donahue, John D., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Sharing the Watch: Public-Private Collaboration for Infrastructure Security." Seeds of Disaster, Roots of Response: How Private Action Can Reduce Public Vulnerability. Ed. Philip E. Auerswald, Lewis M. Branscomb, Todd M. La Porte, and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan. Cambridge University Press, 2006, 429-456.
Donahue, John D., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Public-Private Collaboration." Oxford Handbook of Public Policy. Ed. Michael Moran, Martin Rein, and Robert E. Goodin. Oxford University Press, 2006.
Minicucci, Steven, and John D. Donahue. "A Simple Method for Estimating Aggregate Government Outsourcing." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 23.3 (Summer 2004): 489-507.
Donahue, John D. Review of The Rise of the States, by Jon Teaford. American Historial Review, 109.3 June 2004.
Donahue, John D. Review of Government Failure: A Primer in Public Choice, by Gordon Tullock, Arthur Seldon, and Gordon L. Brady. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 23.1 Winter 2004: 179-183.
Donahue, John D. Review of Government's Greatest Achievements: From Civil Rights to Homeland Security, by Paul C. Light. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 23.1 Winter 2004: 179-183.
Feldman, Sandra, Morton Bahr, John D. Donahue, et al. "Learning Partnerships: Strengthening American Jobs in the Global Economy." Report of the Task Force on Workforce Development, Albert Shanker Institute/NEIS, April 2004.
Donahue, John D., and Joseph S. Nye, Jr., eds. For the People: Can We Fix Public Service? Brookings Institution, 2003.
Donahue, John D. "In-and-Outers: Up or Down?" For the People: Can We Fix Public Service? Ed. John D. Donahue and Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Brookings Institution, 2003.
Donahue, John D. "Introduction." For the People: Can We Fix Public Service? Ed. John D. Donahue and Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Brookings Institution, 2003.
Donahue, John D., and Joseph S. Nye, Jr., eds. Market-Based Governance: Supply Side, Demand Side, Upside and Downside. Brookings Institution, 2002.
Donahue, John D. “The Architecture of Accountability.” Market-Based Governance: Supply Side, Demand Side, Upside and Downside. Ed. John D. Donahue and Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Brookings Institution, July 2002.
Donahue, John D. “The Problem of Public Jobs.” Market-Based Governance: Supply Side, Demand Side, Upside and Downside. Ed. John D. Donahue and Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Brookings Institution, July 2002.
Donahue, John D. "Review of." Review of Workforce Development and the New Unionism, by Penn Kemble. CommonWealth, Winter 2002.
Donahue, John D. "Is Government the Good Guy?" New York Times, December 13, 2001.
Donahue, John D. "Privatization and the Public Workforce: Status and Stakes." Fordham Urban Law Journal 28.5 (June 2001).
Donahue, John D., and Joseph S. Nye, Jr., eds. Governance amid Bigger, Better Markets. Brookings Institution, 2001.
Donahue, John D., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Government's Role When Markets Rule." Governance amid Bigger, Better Markets. Ed. John D. Donahue and Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Brookings Institution, 2001.