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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

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).
Storer, Adam, Daniel Schneider, and Kristen Harknett. "What Explains Racial/Ethnic Inequality in Job Quality in the Service Sector?" American Sociological Review (June 2020).
Bai, Jie. "Returns to Work, Child Labor and Schooling: the Income vs. Price Effects." Journal of Development Economics 145 (June 2020).
Palmer-Rubin, Brian, Candelaria Garay and Mathias Poertner. "Incentives for Organizational Participation: A Recruitment Experiment in Mexico." Comparative Political Studies (May 26, 2020).
Avery, Christopher, Sara F. Ellison, William Bossert, Adam Thomas Cook, and Glenn Ellison. "Covid Economics: Policy Implications of Models of the Spread of Coronavirus: Perspectives and Opportunities for Economists." CEPR Press (May 2020): 21-68.
Dynan, Karen, and Douglas Elmendorf. "National Fiscal Policies to Fight Recessions in US States." AEA Papers and Proceedings 110 (May 2020): 131-136.
Schwarz, Susanne, Matthew A. Baum, and Dara Kay Cohen. "(Sex) Crime and Punishment in the #MeToo Era: How the Public Views Rape." Political Behavior (May 2020).
Smith, Sandra Susan, and Nora Broege. "Searching for Work with a Criminal Record." Social Problems 67.2 (May 2020): 208-232.
Van Bavel, Jay J., Katherine Baicker...Smith, Sandra Susan...et al. "Using Social and Behavioural Science to Support COVID-19 Pandemic Response." Nature Human Behaviour 4 (April 2020): 460–471.
Fernández Milmanda, Belén, and Candelaria Garay. "The Multilevel Politics of Enforcement: Environmental Institutions in Argentina." Politics & Society 48.1 (March 2020): 3-26.
Bhatia, Amiya, Nancy Krieger, Cesar Victora, Sumnima Tuladhar, Jacqueline Bhabha, and Jason Beckfield. "Analyzing and Improving National and Local Child Protection Data in Nepal: A Mixed Methods Study Using 2014 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (Mics) Data and Interviews With 18 Organizations." Child Abuse & Neglect 101 (March 2020): 1042-1092.
Bhatia, Amiya, Nancy Krieger, Cesar Victora, Sumnima Tuladhar, Jacqueline Bhabha, and Jason Beckfield. "Analyzing and Improving National and Local Child Protection Data in Nepal: A Mixed Methods Study Using 2014 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (Mics) Data and Interviews With 18 Organizations." Child Abuse & Neglect 101 (March 2020): 104292.
Smith, Sandra Susan, and Jonathan Simon. "Exclusion and Extraction: Criminal Justice Contact and the Reallocation of Labor." RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation of the Social Sciences 6.1 (March 2020): 1-27.
Munshi, Vidit N., Soroush Saghafian, Curtiss B. Cook, Eric Steidley, Brian Hardaway, and Harini A. Chakkera. "Incidence, Risk Factors, and Trends for Postheart Transplantation Diabetes Mellitus." The American Journal of Cardiology 125.3 (February 2020): 436-440.
Norris, Pippa, Holly Ann Garnett, and Max Gromping. "The Paranoid Style of American Elections: Explaining Perceptions of Electoral Integrity in an Age of Populism." Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties 30.1 (February 2020): 105-125.
Hanson, Gordon. "The impacts of the U.S.-China trade war." Business Economics 55 (February 2020): 69–72.
Dogan, Pinar. "Gender Differences in Volunteer’s Dilemma: Evidence From Teamwork Among Graduate Students." Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 84 (February 2020): 101488.
Munshi, Vidit N., Soroush Saghafian, Curtiss B. Cook, K. Tuesday Werner, and Harini A. Chakkera. "Comparison of Post-Transplantation Diabetes Mellitus Incidence and Risk Factors Between Kidney and Liver Transplantation Patient." PLOS ONE 15.1 (January 2020): 1-12.
Saghafian, Soroush, and Wallace J. Hopp. "Can Public Reporting Cure Healthcare? The Role of Quality Transparency in Improving Patient-Provider Alignment." Operations Research 68.1 (January 2020).
Boloori, Alireza, Soroush Saghafian, Harini A. Chakkera, and Curtiss B. Cook. "Data-Driven Management of Post-Transplant Medications: An Ambiguous Partially Observable Markov Decision Process Approach." Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (January 2020 (online)).
Holdren, John P. "The Overwhelming Case for No First Use." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 76.1 (January 2020): 3-7.
Kotowski, Maciej. "First-Price Auctions with Budget Constraints." Theoretical Economics 15.1 (January 2020): 199-237.
Dorison, Charles A., Ke Wang, Vaughan W. Rees, Ichiro Kawachi, Keith M. M. Ericson, and Jennifer S. Lerner. "Sadness, but Not All Negative Emotions, Heightens Addictive Substance Use." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (December 2019).
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "When Deliberation Produces Persuasion Rather than Polarization: Measuring and Modeling Small Group Dynamics in a Field Experiment." British Journal of Political Science (December 2019).
Mukharji, Aroop, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Bound to Happen: Explanation Bias in Historical Analysis." Journal of Applied History 1 (December 2019): 1-23.
Risse, Mathias, and Marco Meyer. "Tax Competition and Global Interdependence." Journal of Political Philosophy 27.4 (December 2019): 480-498.
Turiel, Jesse, Edward Cunningham, and Anthony Saich. "To Serve the People: Income, Region and Citizen Attitudes towards Governance in China (2003–2016)." China Quarterly 240 (December 2019): 906-935.
Chandra, Amitabh, and Craig Garthwaite. "Economic Principles for Medicare Reform." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 686.1 (December 2019): 63-92.
Alsan, Marcella, Owen Garrick, and Grant Graziani. "Does Diversity Matter for Health? Experimental Evidence from Oakland." American Economic Review 109.12 (December 2019): 4071-4111.
Bowles, Hannah Riley, Bobbi Thomason, and Julia B. Bear. "Reconceptualizing What and How Women Negotiate for Career Advancement." Academy of Management Journal 62.6 (December 2019): 1645-1671.
Mansbridge, Jane. "Deliberative Polling Comes of Age." The Good Society 27.1-2 (December 2019): 118-129.
Newhouse, Joseph P., Mary Price, John Hsu, Bruce Landon, and J. Michael McWilliams. "Currently Reading Delivery System Performance as Financial Risk Varies." The American Journal of Managed Care (December 2019).
Seo, Veri, Travis P. Baggett, Anne N. Thorndike, Peter Hull, John Hsu, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Vicki Fung. "Access to Care Among Medicaid and Uninsured Patients in Community Health Centers After the Affordable Care Act." BMC Health Services Research 19.1 (December 2019): 291.
Efevbera, Yvette, Jacqueline Bhabha, Paul Farmer, and Günther Fink. "Girl Child Marriage, Socioeconomic Status, and Undernutrition: Evidence From 35 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa." BMC Medicine 17.1 (December 2019): 55.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Ganz, Marshall, and Art Reyes III. "Renewing Democracy Requires the Creation of an Inclusive Collective." Sanford Social Innovation Review (Winter 2020).
Ban, Pamela, Maxwell Palmer, and Benjamin Schneer. "From the Halls of Congress to K Street: Government Experience and its Value for Lobbying." Legislative Studies Quarterly 44.4 (November 2019): 713-752.
Dynan, Karen. "The Economic Context for Reforming the Safety Net." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 686.1 (November 2019): 352-368.
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "Policy Evolution Under the Clean Air Act." Journal of Economic Perspectives 33.4 (Fall 2019): 27-50.
De Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, Matthew A. Baum, Adam J. Berinsky, and Teppei Yamamoto. "Persuading the Enemy: Estimating the Persuasive Effects of Partisan Media with the Preference-Incorporating Choice and Assignment Design." American Political Science Review 113.4 (November 2019): 902-916.
Huang, Karen, Joshua D. Greene, and Max Bazerman. "Veil-Of-Ignorance Reasoning Favors the Greater Good." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116.48 (November 2019): 23989-23995.
Chenoweth, Erica. "The Science of Contemporary Street Protest: New Efforts in the United States." Science Advances 5.10 (October 2019).
Currie, Morgan, Britt Paris, and Joan Donovan. "What Difference Do Data Make? Data Management and Social Change." Online Information Review 43.6 (October 14, 2019): 971-985.
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.
Panofsky, Aaron, and Donovan, Joan. "Genetic Ancestry Testing Among White Nationalists: From Identity Repair to Citizen Science." Social Studies of Science 49.no. 5 (October 1, 2019): 653-681.
Garay, Candelaria and Maria Marta Maroto. "Local Health Care Provision as a Territorial Power-Building Strategy: Non-Aligned Mayors in Argentina." Comparative Politics 52.1 (October 2019).
Grewal, Sharan, Amaney A. Jamal, Tarek Masoud, and Elizabeth R. Nugen. "Poverty and Divine Rewards: The Electoral Advantage of Islamist Political Parties." Public Administration Review 63.4 (October 2019): 859-874.
Sheila Jasanoff, J. Benjamin Hurlbut, and Krishanu Saha. "Democratic Governance of Human Germline Genome Editing." The CRISPR Journal 2 2.5 (October 2019): 266-71.
Knox, Dean, Teppei Yamamoto, Matthew A. Baum, and Adam J. Berinsky. "Design, Identification, and Sensitivity Analysis for Patient Preference Trials." Journal of the American Statistical Association 114.528 (October 2019): 1532-1546.
Sameed, Muhammad, Jennie Zhang, Amanda Wright, Michele Cave, Anson Babu, Amitabh Chandra, Naresh Bassi, and Thaddeus Pula. "Improving Compliance to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Cms) Sepsis Bundle Using Epic Emr Informatics." Chest 156.4 (October 2019): A1693.