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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.
Bilmes, Linda J., and John B. Loomis. Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs: America's Best Investment, 1st edition. Routledge, 2020.
Aldy, Joseph, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Three Prongs for Prudent Climate Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-009, April 2020.
Fernández Milmanda, Belén, and Candelaria Garay. "The Multilevel Politics of Enforcement: Environmental Institutions in Argentina." Politics & Society 48.1 (March 2020): 3-26.
Aldy, Joseph, Maximillian Auffhammer, Maureen Cropper, Arthur Fraas, and Richard Morgenstern. "Looking Back at Fifty Years of the Clean Air Act." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-003, February 2020.
Sikkink, Kathryn. The Hidden Face of Rights: Toward a Politics of Responsibilities. Yale University Press, 2020.
Fernandez-Milmanda, Belen, and Candelaria Garay. "A Multilevel Approach to Enforcement: Forest Protection in the Argentine Chaco." The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America. Ed. Brinks, Daniel, Levitsky, Steven, and M. Victoria Murillo. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Bilmes, Linda J. and Loomis, John B. "Our National Parks Are in Crisis. Trump’s Solution Is Absurd." Los Angeles Times. December 2, 2019.
Aldy, Joseph, Matthew Kotchen, Mary Evans, Meredith Fowlie, Arik Levinson, and Karen Palmer. "Report on the Proposed Changes to the Federal Mercury and Air Toxics Standards." External Environmental Economics Advisory Committee, December 2019.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "Policy Evolution Under the Clean Air Act." Journal of Economic Perspectives 33.4 (Fall 2019): 27-50.
Schneider, Lambert, Maosheng Duan, Robert Stavins, Kelley Kizzier, Derik Broekhoff, Frank Jotzo, Harald Winkler, Michael Lazarus, Andrew Howard, and Christina Hood. "Double Counting and the Paris Agreement Rulebook." Science 366.6462 (October 2019): 180-183.
Linda Bilmes and John B. Loomis, eds. Valuing US National Parks and Programs: America’s Best Investment Routledge, 2019.
Horton, Joshua B., and David W. Keith. "Multilateral Parametric Climate Risk Insurance: A Tool to Facilitate Agreement About Deployment of Solar Geoengineering." Climate Policy 19.7 (August 2019): 20-826.
Haraguchi, Masahiko, Afreen Siddiqi, and Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Stochastic Cost-Benefit Analysis of Urban Waste-To-Energy Systems." Journal of Cleaner Production 224 (July 2019): 751-765.
Stavins, Robert N., ed. Economics of the Environment: Selected Readings Edward Elgar Publishing, 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.
Stavins, Robert N., and Richard Schmalensee. "Learning From 30 Years of Cap and Trade." Resources (May 2019).
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Iran Oil Sanctions: A Rare Case Where Transactional Diplomacy Should Work." Bloomberg Opinion, April 22, 2019.
Stavins, Robert N.; Todd Schatzki; Rebecca Scott. "Transitioning to Long-Run Effective and Efficient Climate Policies." April 2019.
Vattioni, Sandro, Debra Weisenstein, David Keith, Aryeh Feinberg, Thomas Peter, and Andrea Stenke. "Exploring Accumulation-Mode H2SO4 Versus SO2 Stratospheric Sulfate Geoengineering in a Sectional Aerosol-Chemistry-Climate Model." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 19.7 (April 2019): 4877-4897.
Peter Irvine, Kerry Emanuel, Jie He, Larry Horowitz, Gabriel Vecchi, and David Keith. "Halving Warming With Idealized Solar Geoengineering Moderates Key Climate Hazards." Nature Climate Change 9.4 (April 2019): 295-299.
Aldy, Joseph. "A Few Keys to Saving the Planet Cost-Effectively." The Environmental Forum. March/April 2019.
Stavins, Robert N., ed. Economics of the Environment: Selected Readings W. W. Norton, 2019.
Holdren, John P. "Foreword." Titans of the Climate: Explaining Policy Process in the United States and China. Ed. Gallagher, Kelly Sims, and Xiaowei Xuan. MIT Press, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "If All Vehicles Go Electric, That’s Just Step One." Bloomberg Opinion, January 14, 2019.
Stavins, Robert N., M.A. Mehling, and G.E. Metcalf. "Linking Heterogeneous Climate Policies (Consistent with the Paris Agreement)." Environmental Law 8.4 (2019): 647-698.
Hogan, William W. "Market Design Practices: Which Ones Are Best? [In My View]." IEEE Power and Energy 17.1 (January/February 2019).
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump’s Iraq Visit Alone Won’t Undo Damage He Did Last Week." Bloomberg Opinion, December 26, 2018.
Downs, Erica, James Henderson, Mikkal E. Herberg, Shoichi Itoh, Meghan O'Sullivan, Morena Skalamera, and Can Soylu. "The Emerging Russia-Asia Energy Nexus." The National Bureau of Asian Research, December 2018.
Miller, Lee, and David W. Keith. "Climatic Impacts of Wind Power." Joule 2.12 (December 2018): 2618-2632.
Irwin, Scott H., Kristen McCormack, and James H. Stock. "The Price of Biodiesel RINs and Economic Fundamentals." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series, December 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Even If OPEC Cuts, Oil Prices Could Still Fall in 2019." Bloomberg Opinion, November 29, 2018.
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "Policy Evolution under the Clean Air Act." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-039, November 2018.
Schatzki, Todd, and Robert N. Stavins. "GHG Cap-and-Trade: Implications for Effective and Efficient Climate Policy in Oregon." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-038, November 2018.
Ramelli, Stefano, Alexander F. Wagner, Richard J. Zeckhauser, and Alexandre Ziegler. "Stock Price Rewards to Climate Saints and Sinners: Evidence from the Trump Election." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-037, September 2018.
Duflo, Esther, Michael Greenstone, Rohini Pande, and Nicholas Ryan. "The Value of Regulatory Discretion: Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India." Econometrica 86.6 (November 2018): 2123-2160.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Some Context for Canadians Who Love or Hate the New Nafta." Bloomberg Opinion, October 30, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "US Is Forced to See It Is Far From ‘Energy Independent’." Bloomberg Opinion, October 19, 2018.
Miller, Lee M., and David Keith. "Observation-Based Solar and Wind Power Capacity Factors and Power Densities." Environmental Research Letters 13.10 (October 2018): 104-108.
Goldstein, Anna P., and Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Simultaneous Pursuit of Discovery and Invention in the Us Department of Energy." Research Policy 47.8 (October 2018): 1505-1512.
Keith, David, Peter Irvine, et al. "Governance of the Deployment of Solar Geoengineering." Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, October 2018.
Narayanamurti, Venkatesh, and Jeff Y. Tsao. "Nurturing Transformative U.S. Energy Research: Two Guiding Principles." MRS Energy & Sustainability 5 (Fall 2018).
Qiao, Qinyu, Wei Peng, Pu Wang, and Henry Lee. "Harvard-Tsinghua Workshop on Low-Carbon Development and Public Policy." September 2018.
Horton, Joshua B., Jesse L. Reynolds, Holly Jean Buck, Daniel Callies, Stefan Schäfer, David W. Keith, and Steve Rayner. "Solar Geoengineering and Democracy." Global Environmental Politics 18.3 (August 2018): 5-24.
Greenstone, Michael, Rohini Pande, Anant Sudarshan, and Santosh Harish. "A Roadmap Towards Cleaning India’s Air: Evidence-Based Recommendations for More Effective Environmental Regulations." EPIC India, August 2018.
Keith, David W., Geoffrey Holmes, David St. Angelo, and Kenton Heidel. "A Process for Capturing CO2 from the Atmosphere." Joule 2.8 (August 2018): 1573-1594.
Eastham, Sebastian D., Debra K. Weisenstein, David W. Keith, and Steven R.H.Barrett. "Quantifying the Impact of Sulfate Geoengineering on Mortality from Air Quality and UV-B Exposure." Atmospheric Environment 187 (August 2018): 424-434.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Cataclysmic Cost of Trump’s War on Oceans." Boston Globe. July 26, 2018.