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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

Shattuck, John, and Kathryn Sikkink. "Practice What You Preach." Foreign Affairs 100.3 (May/June 2021): 150-160.
Piltch-Loeb, Rachael, Elena Savoia, Beth Goldberg, Brian Hughes, Tanner Verhey, Juliette Kayyem, Cynthia Miller-Idriss, and Marcia Testa. "Examining the Effect of Information Channel on COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance." PLOS One 16.5 (May 2021): 1-14.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Statistics And the Pandemic." The Project Syndicate, May 2021.
Norris, Pippa. "Voters against Democracy: The Roots of Autocratic Resurgence." Foreign Affairs (May-June 2021).
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Practice What You Preach: Global Human Rights Leadership Begins at Home." Foreign Affairs, May/June.
Dobbie, Will, David Arnold, and Peter Hull. "Measuring Racial Discrimination in Algorithms." American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings. May 2021.
Ruggie, John Gerard, Caroline Rees, and Rachel Davis. "Ten Years After: From UN Guiding Principles To Multi-Fiduciary Obligations." Business and Human Rights Journal (May 2021): 1-19.
Eck, Kristine and Dara Kay Cohen. "Who Says Yes or No? Models of Ethical and Safety Oversight for Student-Led Political Violence Research." PS: Political Science & Politics (May 2021).
Nordas, Ragnhild, and Dara Kay Cohen. "Conflict-Related Sexual Violence." Annual Review of Political Science 24 193-211.
Cialdini, Robert, Jessica Lasky-Fink, Linda J. Demaine, Daniel W. Barrett, Brad J. Sagarin, and Todd Rogers. "oison Parasite Counter: Turning Duplicitous Mass Communications Into Self-Negating Memory-Retrieval Cues." Psychological Science (May 2021).
Allison, Graham. "Strategic Clarity: Statecraft in Biden’s First 100 Days." The National Interest. 04/28/21.
McIntyre, Adrianna, Mark Shepard, and Myles Wagner. "Can Automatic Retention Improve Health Insurance Market Outcomes?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-012, April 2021.
Masoud, Tarek, A.Kadir Yildirim, and Peter Mandaville. "Will the Pandemic Spark a Religious Revival in the Muslim World?" Washington Post. April 2, 2021.
Alsan, Marcella, Fatima Cody Stanford, Abhijit Banerjee, Emily Breza, Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Sarah Eichmeyer, Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo, Benjamin A. Olken, Carlos Torres, Anirudh Sankar, Pierre-Luc Vautrey, and Esther Duflo. "Comparison of Knowledge and Information-Seeking Behavior After General COVID-19 Public Health Messages and Messages Tailored for Black and Latinx Communities." Annals of Internal Medicine (April 2021).
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "What Three Economists Taught Us About Currency Regimes." The Project Syndicate, April 2021.
Rodrik, Dani, and Stefanie Stantcheva. "A Policy Matrix for Inclusive Prosperity." Economics for Inclusive Prosperity, April 2021.
Chenoweth, Erica. Civil Resistance: What Everyone Needs to Know. Oxford University Press, 2021.
Burns, Nicholas. "Leading by Action: The Fierce Urgency for Diversity and Inclusion in the Foreign Policy Workforce." Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs, U.S. Hou, March 25, 2021.
Atkinson, Caroline, Paul Barrett, Lynda Clarizio, Dipayan Ghosh, John Haigh, Thomas Melia, Michael Posner, Vivian Schiller, and Clint Watts. "Recommendations to the Biden Administration: On Regulating Disinformation and Other Harmful Content on Social Media." March 2021.
Dobbie, Will, and Crystal Yang. "The Economic Costs of Pretrial Detention." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. March 24, 2021.
Kalb, Marvin. Assignment Russia: Becoming a Foreign Correspondent in the Crucible of the Cold War. Brookings Institution Press, 2021.
Saghafian, Soroush, Brian Tomlin, and Stephan Biller. "The Internet of Things and Information Fusion: Who Talks to Who?" Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (March 2021).
Ramelli, Stefano, Alexander F. Wagner, Richard J. Zeckhauser, and Alexandre Ziegler. "Investor Rewards to Climate Responsibility: Stock-Price Responses to the Opposite Shocks of the 2016 and 2020 U.S. Elections." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-011, March 2021.
Evans, Mary, Karen Palmer, Joseph Aldy, Meredith Fowlie, Matthew Kotchen, and Arik Levinson. "The Role of Retrospective Analysis in an Era of Deregulation: Lessons from the U.S. Mercury Air Toxic Standards." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-010, March 2021.
Aldy, Joseph, Matthew Kotchen, Mary Evans, Meredith Fowlie, Arik Levinson, and Karen Palmer. "Co-Benefits and Regulatory Impact Analysis: Theory and Evidence from Federal Air Quality Regulations." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-009, March 2021.
Aldy, Joseph E., Giles Atkinson, and Matthew Kotchen. "Environmental Benefit-Cost Analysis: A Comparative Analysis Between the United States and the United Kingdom." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-008, March 2021.
Shattuck, John, and Mathias Risse. "Reimagining Rights and Responsibilities in the United States: Equal Access to Public Goods and Services." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-007, March 2021.
Shattuck, John, and Mathias Risse. "Reimagining Rights & Responsibilities in the United States: Gun Rights and Public Safety." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-006, March 2021.
Chandra, Amitabh, Evan Flack, and Ziad Obermeyer. "The Health Costs of Cost-Sharing." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-005, March 2021.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Biden Administration’s Sensible Stimulus." The Project Syndicate, March 2021.
de Benedictis Kessner, Justin. "Strategic Government Communication About Performance." Political Science Research and Methods (March 2021).
Shattuck, John, and Mathias Risse. "Reimagining Rights & Responsibilities in the United States: Freedom of Speech and Media." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-004, March 2021.
Norris, Pippa. "What Maximizes Productivity and Impact in Political Science Research?" European Political Science 20.1 (March 2021).
Ganz, Marshall. "The Role of Leadership in Cultivating Collective Democratic Voice." The American Prospect. February 26, 2021.
Hilgartner, Stephen, J. Benjamin Hurlbut, and Sheila Jasanoff. "Was 'Science' on the Ballot? Labeling Dissent as 'Anti-Science' is Bad Social Science and Bad Politics." Science Magazine. February 26, 2021.
De Jong, Jorrit, Amy Edmondson, Mark Moore, Hannah Riley Bowles, Jan Rivkin, Eva Flavia Martinez-Orbegozo, and Santiago Pulido-Gomez. "Building Cities’ Collaborative Muscle." Stanford Social Innovation Review (Spring 2021).
Bourdeaux, Margaret, Jessica Kaushal, Linda J. Bilmes, Annmarie Sasdi, Megan Mishra, and Anne Hoyt. "Estimating the Costs and Benefits of Supported Quarantine and Isolation in Massachusetts: The Missing Link in Covid-19 Response." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-003, February 2021.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Diplomat as Gardener." Foreign Affairs. February 19, 2021.
Cook, Chaveso L., Melissa A. Shambach, Greta Zukauskaite, Emily A. Pate, and Dana H. Born. "Public Leadership with a Moral Purpose: A Phenomenological View." The Journal of Character & Leadership Development 8.1 (Winter 2021): 144-159.
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Humility in the Anthropocene." Globalizations (02/09/2021).
Ellington, Tom, Michael S. Bruckner, and Linda J. Bilmes. "Economic Value and Costs of Capital Cities: The Trenton Case Study." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-002, February 2021.
Livingston, Robert. The Conversation: How Seeking and Speaking the Truth About Racism Can Radically Transform Individuals and Organizations. Currency, 2021.
Ang, Desmond. "The Effects of Police Violence on Inner-City Students." Quarterly Journal of Economics 136.1 (February 2021): 115-168.
Carlana, Michela, and Eliana La Ferrara. "Apart but Connected: Online Tutoring and Student Outcomes during the COVID-19 Pandemic." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-001, February 2021.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "David vs. Goliath Narrative in GameStop Story Has Serious Flaws." The Guardian, February 2021.
Blanchard, Olivier, and Dani Rodrik, eds. Combating Inequality: Rethinking Government's Role. MIT Press, 2021.
Jasanoff, Sheila. "The Vanishing Square: Civic Learning in the Internet Age." Hastings Center Report, January-February 2021.
Peterson, Paul E. "Cost-Benefit Information Closes Aspiration Gaps – If Parents Think Their Child Is Ready for College." Education Economics 29.3 (January 2021): 233-251.
Cheng, Albert, Michael B. Henderson, Paul E. Peterson, and Martin R. West. "Cost-benefit Information Closes Aspiration Gaps – if Parents Think Their Child is Ready for College." Education Economics (01/20/2021).
Bowles, Hannah Riley, and Bobbi Thomason. "Negotiating Your Next Job: Focus on Your Role, Responsibilities, and Career Trajectory, not Salary." Harvard Business Review 99.1 (January-February 2021): 68-75.