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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

Goldsmith, Stephen, and Charles "Skip" Stitt. "Fiscal Strategies to Help Cities Recover—and Prosper." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-019, June 2020.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Matt Leger. "Effectively Managing Connected Mobility Marketplaces." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-006, February 2020.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Betsy Gardner. "Prioritizing Public Value in the Changing Mobility Landscape." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-005, February 2020.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Wyatt Cmar. "Mobility Management for Smart Cities Professionals." Empowering the New Mobility Workforce. Ed. Tyler Reeb. Elsevier, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "The Problem with One-Stop Government." Governing. August 19, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Wyatt Cmar. "Maps That Can Guide a Changing City." Governing. July 16, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool." Governing. June 18, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Government Employment for Those Who Need a Leg Up." Governing. May 21, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Bringing Market Forces to the Transportation Equation." Governing. April 16, 2019.
de Jong, Jorrit, Stephen Goldsmith, and Fernando Monge. "The Art of Governing Through Questions." Governing. March 25, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "A Permanent Place for Data Analytics." Governing. March 19, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Development Incentives That Make Sense." Governing. February 26, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Data and the Human Side of Criminal Justice." Governing. February 20, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen and Wyatt Cmar. "The Bus System of the Future." Governing. January 23, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Scott Becker. "Cooperative Procurement: Today’s Contracting Tool, Tomorrow’s Contracting Strategy." October 2018.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Craig Campbell. "The Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics: Institutionalizing Analytical Excellence." Smarter New York City: How City Agencies Innovate. Ed. André Correa d’Almeida. Columbia University Press, 2018.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "How the User Experience (UX) Can Build Trust in Local Government." Urban Policy 2018. Manhattan Institute, 2018.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Michael Hendrix. "Unclogging the Permit Pipeline." Urban Policy 2018. Manhattan Institute, 2018.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Neil Kleinman. The New City O/S: The Power of Open, Collaborative, and Distributed Governance. Brookings Institution Press, 2017.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Eric Bosco. "Smarter Laws, Better Bureaucrats." UMKC Law Review 85.4 (Summer 2017): 931.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Data Engagement Leads to Innovative Solutions." America, the Owner’s Manual: Making Government Work for You. Ed. Bob Graham and Chris Hand. SAGE - CQ Press, 2017.
Goldsmith, Stephen and Jill Jamieson. "Tapping Private Financing and Delivery to Modernize America’s Federal Water Resources." U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources, January 2017.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Innovations in Public Service Delivery." Inter-American Development Bank, July 2016.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Restoring Trust in the Responsive City." University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Public Affairs 1.1 (July 2016).
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Urban Ecology as the New Planning Paradigm: Another Legacy of Jane Jacobs." Contemporary Perspectives on Jane Jacobs: Reassessing the Impacts of an Urban Visionary. Ed. Schubert, Dirk. Routledge, May 13, 2016, 225-232.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Susan Crawford. The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance. Jossey-Bass, 2014.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Toward a Higher Purpose: Captain Englebert Navigates the Choppy Waters of Network Governance." Ports in a Storm: Public Management in a Turbulent World. Ed. John D. Donahue and Mark H. Moore. Brookings Institution Press, 2012, 133-158.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "The Man Who Put the 'M' in OMB." Governing, January 18, 2012.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Tim Glynn Burke. "Ignore Citizens and Invite Failure." National Civic Review 100.1 (Spring 2011): 14-18.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Progressive Government is Obsolete." Wall Street Journal. March 18, 2011.
Goldsmith, Stephen, Jayson White, and Ryan Streeter. "'Charter Government' Places Citizens at the Center." Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, September 18, 2010.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Successful Regional Economy Shares a Single Vision." The Commercial Appeal (Memphis), March 28, 2010.
Goldsmith, Stephen, with Tim Burke and Gigi Georges. The Power of Social Innovation: How Civic Entrepreneurs Ignite Community Networks for Good. John Wiley and Sons, 2010.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "The New Political Reality." Economics21.org, February 3, 2010.
Farris Jr., Isaac Newton, and Stephen Goldsmith. "A Day for Service." The Herald-Sun (North Carolina), January 18, 2010.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Red-Ink Tsunami: Why Old Ideas Can't Fix the New Government Perma-Crisis." Economics 21, January 12, 2010.
Solomont, Alan, and Steve Goldsmith. "With Voluntarism on Rise Comes a Chance to Seize the Day." Boston Globe, August 22, 2009.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "The Audacity of Partnership." National Quality Improvement Center on the Privatization of Child Welfare Services, August 12, 2009.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Prudent Privatization." Government Finance Review 25.3 (June 2009): 95-96.
Goldsmith, Stephen. Foreword. The Innovator's Playbook. Ed. William Eggers and Shalabh Singh. The Ash Institute and Deloitte Research, 2009.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and John Bridgeland. "Good Works in Hard Times." Washington Times, March 9, 2009.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Briefing on Innovation and Service Delivery." Cabinet Secretary of the United Kingdom, March 2009.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Donald Kettl., eds. Unlocking the Power of Networks: Keys to High-Performance Government. Brookings Institution Press, 2009.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Prudent Privatization." Governing.com (Governing Magazine). January 14, 2009.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Tim Burke. Moving from Core Functions to Core Values: Lessons from State Eligibility Modernizations. Unlocking the Power of Networks: Keys to High-Performance Government. Ed. Donald F. Kettl and Stephen Goldsmith. Brookings Institution Press, 2009, 95-120.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Ascension of an Innovator." Governing.com (Governing Magazine). December 17, 2008.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "A Call to Serve the Nation As Volunteers." Fort Worth Star-Telegram, December 8, 2008.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Harris Woffard. "Volunteers for National Service Desperately Needed." Miami Herald, December 3, 2008.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Service 2.0 and Cities." National Civic Review 97.3 (Fall 2008): 52-55.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Mayor Chris Coleman, St. Paul." Governing.com (Governing Magazine). October 6, 2008.