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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

Masoud, Tarek. "The Arab Spring at 10: Kings or People?" Journal of Democracy 32.1 (January 2021): 139-154.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "What Now? A Symposium on the Future of the United States." National Interest. January/February 2021.
Allison, Graham. "Grave New World: Why Biden’s Job Will Be So Much Harder Than His Predecessors’." Foreign Policy, January 15, 2021.
Eck, Kristine, and Dara Kay Cohen. "Time For a Change: The Ethics of Student-led Human Subjects Research on Political Violence." Third World Quarterly (January 2021).
Peterson, Paul E. "Vaccination by Age Is the Way to Go." Wall Street Journal, January 12, 2021.
Norris, Pippa. "It Happened in America." Foreign Affairs, January 7, 2021.
Avery, Christopher, and Parag A. Pathak. "The Distributional Consequences of Public School Choice." American Economic Review 111.1 (January 2021): 129-52.
Power, Samantha. "The Can-Do Power: America’s Advantage and Biden’s Chance." Foreign Affairs. January/February 2021, 10-24.
Walt, Stephen. "After the Coronavirus: Authoritarians Look Worse Now." Foreign Policy, January 1, 2021, 113.
Garay, Candelaria. "Including Outsiders in Latin America." The Inclusionary Turn in Latin American Democracies. Ed. Diana Kapiszewski, Steven Levitsky, and Deborah J. Yashar. Cambridge University Press, 2021.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Republicans Are Rediscovering the Dangers of Budget Deficits." The Guardian, January 2021.
Phillips, Sarah F., Ronald F. Ferguson, and Jacob F.S. Rowley. "Do They See What I See? Toward a Better Understanding of the 7Cs Framework for Teaching Effectiveness." Educational Assessment 26.2 (January 2021): 69-87.
Norris, Pippa. "Participation in Democratic and Authoritarian Regimes." Oxford Handbook of Political Participation. Ed. Maria Grasso and Marco Giugni. Oxford University Press, 2021.
Norris, Pippa. "It Happened in America: Democratic Backsliding Shouldn’t Have Come as a Surprise." Foreign Affairs (January 2021).
Norris, Pippa. "Cancel Culture: Myth or Reality?" Political Studies (2021).
Bonica, Adam, and Maya Sen. "Estimating Judicial Ideology." Journal of Economic Perspectives 35.1 (Winter 2021): 97-118.
Stavins, Robert N. "Book Review: James M. Gabler: Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson." Review of Journal of Wine Economics, 16 , 2021: 102-114.
Stavins, Robert N. "Domestic Challenges Could Limit New US Climate Policy." East Asia Forum Quarterly (January-March 2021).
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Cold War with China is Avoidable." Wall Street Journal - Online Edition. December 31, 2020.
Allison, Graham. "Who Made the Vaccine Possible? Not WHO: Pharmaceutical Companies and Trump's Operation Warp Speed Deserve the Vast Bulk of the Credit." Wall Street Journal - Online Edition. December 24, 2020.
Dai, Zhen, Debra K. Weisenstein, Frank N. Keutsch, and David W. Keith. "Experimental Reaction Rates Constrain Estimates of Ozone Response to Calcium Carbonate Geoengineering." Communications Earth & Environment 1.1 (December 2020): 1-9.
Newhouse, Joseph P. "The Design of the RAND Health Insurance Experiment: A Retrospective." Evaluation Review (December 2020).
Lee, Matthew, and Julie Battilana. "How the Zebra Got its Stripes: Individual Founder Imprinting and Hybrid Social Ventures." Organizational Hybridity: Perspectives, Processes, Promises. Ed. Marya L. Besharov and Bjoern C. Mitzinneck. Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020.
Seeley, Jacob T., Nicholas J. Lutsko, and David W. Keith. "Designing a Radiative Antidote to CO2." Geophysical Research Letters 48.1 (December 2020).
Avery, Christopher, Susan Dynarski, and Sarah Turner. "Low-Income Students Lose Ground." Science 370.6521 (December 4, 2020): 1141.
Garrett, Shaylyn Romney, and Robert D. Putnam. "Why Did Racial Progress Stall in America?" New York Times, 12/04/2020.
Chilazi, Siri, and Iris Bohnet. "How to Best Use Data to Meet Your DE&I Goals." Harvard Business Review. 12/03/2020.
Myong, Catherine, Peter Hull, Mary Price, John Hsu, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Vicki Fung. "The Impact of Funding for Federally Qualified Health Centers on Utilization and Emergency Department Visits in Massachusetts." PLoS ONE 15.12 1-14.
Putnam, Robert D., and Shaylyn Romney Garrett. "America's Past Has Shown the Power of 'We.' Here's How We Can Revive It." Time.com. 12/03/2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What Does Success Look Like for a Climate Czar?" Bloomberg Opinion, 12/2/2020.
Dynan, Karen. "The Risk of Financial Hardship in Retirement: A Cohort Analysis." Remaking Retirement: Debt in an Aging Economy. Ed. Olivia Mitchell and Annamaria Lusardi. Oxford University Press, 2020.
Norris, Pippa. "Electoral Integrity in the 2020 U.S. Elections." Electoral Integrity Project, December 2020.
Brodsky, Lauren. "How to Complete a Group Writing Assignment over Zoom." Fast Company. 12/01/20.
Bonica, Adam, and Maya Sen. The Judicial Tug of War: How Lawyers, Politicians, and Political Incentives Shape the American Judiciary. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Harknett, Kristen, Daniel Schneider, and Rebecca Wolfe. "Losing Sleep over Work Scheduling? The Relationship between Work Schedules and Sleep Quality for Service Sector Workers." SSM-Population Health 12 (December 2020): 100681.
Mahomed, Faraaz, Jacqueline Bhabha, Michael Ashley Stein, and Dainius Puras. "Establishing Good Practice for Human Rights-Based Approaches to Mental Health Care and Psychosocial Support in Kenya." Health and Human Rights 22.2 (December 2020): 139.
Digidiki, Vasileia, and Jacqueline Bhabha. "EU Migration Pact Fails to Address Human Rights Concerns in Lesvos, Greece." Health and Human Rights 22.2 (December 2020): 291–296.
Donovan, Joan. "Deconstructing Disinformation's Threat to Democracy." The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 44.1 (Winter 2020).
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Joe Biden Will Lead the US Back to International Cooperation." The Guardian, December 2020.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Three Most Misused Phrases in US Politics in 2020." The Guardian, December 2020.
Leary, Kimberlyn, and Michael Wheeler. "The Luck Factor in Negotiation." Negotiation Journal 36.1 (Winter 2020): 7-12.
Stock, James H., and Mark W. Watson. "Slack and Cyclically Sensitive Inflation." Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 52.S2 (December 2020): 393-428.
Benson, Nicole M., Catherine Myong, Joseph P. Newhouse, Vicki Fung, and John Hsu. "Psychiatrist Participation in Private Health Insurance Markets: Paucity in the Land of Plenty." Psychiatric Services 71.12 (December 2020): 1232-1238.
Schneer, Benjamin. "Drawing a Line." Harvard Kennedy School Magazine, Winter 2020.
Burns, Nicholas, Daniela Schwarzer, Torrey Taussig, Sophia Becker, Josef Braml, Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook, Anthony Gardner, Thomas Gomart, Christian Mölling, Robin Niblett, Victoria Nuland, Kristi Raik, David E. Sanger, Amanda Sloat, Constanze Stelzenmüller, Nathalie Tocci. "Stronger Together: A Strategy to Revitalize Transatlantic Power." Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School and German Council on Foreign Relations, December 2020.
Marcus Peacock, Donald Bathurst, Linda Bilmes, Sheila Burke and Margaret Sherry. "Assessment of the National Park Service Museum Collections Storage Management. National Academy of Public Administration, December 2020." National Academy of Public Administration, December 2020.
Zlatev, Julian J., and Todd Rogers. "Returnable Reciprocity: Returnable Gifts Are More Effective Than Unreturnable Gifts at Promoting Virtuous Behaviors." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 161, Supplement (November 2020): 74-84.
Furman, Jason, and Lawrence H. Summers. "A Reconsideration of Fiscal Policy in the Era of Low Interest Rates." November 30, 2020.
Ang, Desmond. "The Birth of a Nation: Media and Racial Hate." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-038, November 2020.
Bai, Jie, Maggie Chen, Jin Liu, and Daniel Yi Xu. "Search and Information Frictions on Global E-Commerce Platforms: Evidence from AliExpress." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-037, November 2020; Updated September 2021.