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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

Walton, Michael, Patrick Heller, and Partha Mukhopadyay. "Cabal City: Urban Regimes and Accumulation without Development." Business and Politics in India. Ed. Christophe Jaffrelot, Atul Kohli, and Kanta Murali. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Walton, Michael. "An Indian Gilded Age? Continuity and Change in the Political Economy of India’s Development." Class and Conflict: Revisiting Pranab Bardhan's Political Economy of India. Ed. Elizabeth Chatterjee and Matthew McCartney. Oxford University Press, 2019.
William Julius Wilson. "Why Sociologists Matter in the Welfare Reform Debate." Contemporary Sociology 46.6 (November 2017): 627-634.
Chattaraj, Shahana and Michael Walton. "Functional Dysfunction: Mumbai’s Political Economy of Rent Sharing." Oxford Review of Economic Policy 33.3 (Autumn 2017): 438-456.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rukmini Banerji, James Berry, Esther Duflo, Harini Kannan, Shobhini Mukerji, Marc Shotland, and Michael Walton. "From Proof of Concept to Scalable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an Application." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-057, September 2016.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rukmini Banerji, James Berry, Esther Duflo, Harini Kannan, Shobhini Mukerji, Marc Shotland, and Michael Walton. "Mainstreaming an Effective Intervention: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations of “Teaching at the Right Level” in India." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-043, August 2016.
Heller, Patrick, Partha Mukhopadhyay, and Michael Walton. "Cabal City: Regime Theory and Indian Urbanization." June 2016.
Mukerji, Shobhini, and Michael Walton. "Learning the Right Lessons." India Infrastructure Report 2012: Private Sector in Education, April 2016.
Das, Veena, and Michael Walton. "Political Leadership and the Urban Poor." Current Anthropology 56 (October, 2015): S44-S54.
Ashoka Mody, and Michael Walton. "What Type of Crisis for India." Business Standard, May 6, 2013.
Devarajan, Shantayanan, Stuti Khemani, and Michael Walton. "Civil Society, Public Action and Accountability in Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-036, September 2011.
Walton, Michael. "Lessons from Chinese Workers." Financial Express, June 19, 2010.
Walton, Michael. "How about a Beijing Consensus?" Financial Express (India), April 29, 2010.
Walton, Michael. "Should IMF Have Been Called In?" The Financial Express (India). February 12, 2010.
Walton, Michael. "Growth That's Even More Inclusive." The Financial Express (India). July 24, 2009.
Walton, Michael. "We All Fall Down." Financial Express. February 28, 2009.
Walton, Michael. "Insufficiently Stimulating." Financial Express. February 12, 2009.
Walton, Michael. "Samba or Tae-Kwon-Do?" Financial Express. January 15, 2009.
Walton, Michael. "Fork in the Road." Financial Express. January 2, 2009.
Bourguignon, François, Francisco H.G. Ferreira, and Michael Walton. "Equity, Efficient and Inequality Traps: A Research Agenda." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP06-025, June 2006.
Petesch, Patti, Catalina Smulovitz, and Michael Walton. "Evaluating Empowerment: A Framework with Cases from Latin America." Measuring Empowerment: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives. Ed. Deepa Narayan-Parker. World Bank Press, 2005, 39-68.
Walton, Michael (Co-Director). World Development Report, 2006: Equity and Development. World Bank and Oxford University Press, 2005.
Walton, Michael. "Neoliberalism in Latin America: Good, Bad, or Incomplete?" Latin American Research Review 39.3 (Fall 2004): 165-183.
Walton, Michael, Gladys López-Acevedo, et al. "Poverty in Mexico: An Assessment of Conditions, Trends and Government Strategy." World Bank Policy Study #61, July 2004.
Rao, Vijayendra, and Michael Walton, eds. Culture and Public Action. Stanford University Press, 2004.
De Ferranti, David, Guillermo E. Perry, Francisco H.G. Ferreira, and Michael Walton, eds. Inequality in Latin America: Breaking With History? World Bank Publications, 2004.