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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

Aldy, Joseph, and Robert N. Stavins. "Rolling the Dice in the Corridors of Power: William Nordhaus’s Impacts on Climate Change Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-022, July 2020.
Hoover Green, Amelia, and Dara Kay Cohen. "Centering Human Subjects: The Ethics of “Desk Research” on Political Violence." Journal of Global Security Studies (July 2020).
Bilmes, Linda J., and John B. Loomis. Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs: America's Best Investment, 1st edition. Routledge, 2020.
Holdren, John P., Christine Cassel, Chris Chyba, Susan Graham, Eric Lander, Ed Penhoet, William Press, Maxine Savitz, and Harold Varmus. "Recommendations for the National Strategic Pandemic Stockpile." May 2020.
Aldy, Joseph, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Three Prongs for Prudent Climate Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-009, April 2020.
Power, Samantha. "This Won't End for Anyone Until it Ends for Everyone." New York Times. April 7, 2020.
Power, Samantha. "The Courage and Compassion of Catholic Activist Dorothy Day." Washington Post. March 6, 2020.
Saich, Anthony. Finding Allies and Making Revolution: The Early Years of the Chinese Communist Party. Brill, 2020.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Trump Administration Has Made the Us Less Ready for Infectious Disease Outbreaks Like Coronavirus." The Conversation. February 3, 2020.
Holdren, John P. "The Overwhelming Case for No First Use." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 76.1 (January 2020): 3-7.
Walt, Stephen. "The World Didn’t Change Much in 2019. That’s Bad News for 2020." Foreign Policy, December 31, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Everyone Knows America Lost Afghanistan Long Ago." Foreign Policy, December 16, 2019.
Bilmes, Linda J. and Loomis, John B. "Our National Parks Are in Crisis. Trump’s Solution Is Absurd." Los Angeles Times. December 2, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "10 Things in the World to Be Thankful for in 2019." Foreign Policy, November 27, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Impeachment Is Redeeming the Blob." Foreign Policy, November 14, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "How to Tell if You’re in a Good Alliance." Foreign Policy, October 28, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Assad Is Now Syria’s Best-Case Scenario." Foreign Policy, October 17, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Welcome to Trump’s Impeachment Foreign Policy." Foreign Policy, October 7, 2019.
Deborah Avant, Marie Berry, Erica Chenoweth, Rachel Epstein, Cullen Hendrix, Oliver Kaplan, and Timothy Sisk, eds. Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "The Realist Case for Impeachment." Foreign Policy, September 27, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Trump’s Shameless Path to the Nobel Peace Prize." Foreign Policy, September 23, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "We Lost the War in Afghanistan. Get Over It." Foreign Policy, September 11, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Asia Has Three Possible Futures." Foreign Policy, September 5, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "ISIS Is a Survivor." Foreign Policy, August 27, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "There Once Was a President Who Hated War." Foreign Policy, August 18, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What to Look for in Any Deal Between the U.S. and the Taliban." Bloomberg Opinion, August 8, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Who Will Save the Amazon (and How)?" Foreign Policy, August 5, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Yesterday’s Cold War Shows How to Beat China Today." Foreign Policy, July 29, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Restraint Isn’t Isolationism—and It Won’t Endanger America." Foreign Policy, July 22, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Dear President Trump, Let’s Talk About Iran." Foreign Policy, June 24, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. "How to Step Back from the Brink with Iran." Defense One. June 18, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "When Zombie Neoconservatives Attack." Foreign Policy, June 17, 2019.
Carter, Ashton B. Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in the Pentagon. Dutton, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Nobody’s Asking for Trump to Be a Genius." Foreign Policy, June 10, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "You Can’t Defeat Nationalism, So Stop Trying." Foreign Policy, June 4, 2019.
Hogan, William W., Chiara Lo Prete, Bingyuan Liu, and Jia Wang. "Cross-product Manipulation in Electricity Markets, Microstructure Models and Asymmetric Information." Energy Journal 40.5 (June 2019): 221-246.
Stavins, Robert N. "The Future of U.S. Carbon-Pricing Policy: Normative Assessment and Positive Prognosis." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-017, May 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Be Afraid of the World, Be Very Afraid." Foreign Policy, May 20, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "If Nobody Knows Your Iran Policy, Does It Even Exist?" Foreign Policy, May 6, 2019.
Rosenbach, Eric, and Katherine Mansted. "The Geopolitics of Information." May 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "America Isn’t as Powerful as It Thinks It Is." Foreign Policy, April 26, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Iran Oil Sanctions: A Rare Case Where Transactional Diplomacy Should Work." Bloomberg Opinion, April 22, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "The United States Will Be Shocked by Its Future." Foreign Policy, April 16, 2019.
Power, Samantha. "How the COVID-19 Era Will Change National Security Forever." TIME. April 14, 2020.
Walt, Stephen. "America Is Wide Open for Foreign Influence." Foreign Policy, April 8, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "5 Very Important Things About the World Nobody Knows." Foreign Policy, April 2, 2019.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Soft Power and the Public Diplomacy Revisited." The Hague Journal of Diplomacy 14 (April 2019): 1-14.
Bunn, Matthew. "The Iran Nuclear Archive: Impressions and Implications." April 2019.
Arnold, Aaron, Matthew Bunn, Caitlin Chase, Steven E. Miller, Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, and William H. Tobey. "The Iran Nuclear Archive: Impressions and Implications." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, April 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "America’s Corruption Is a National Security Threat." Foreign Policy, March 19, 2019.