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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

Hausmann, Ricardo, and Ulrich Schetter. "Horrible Trade-offs in a Pandemic: Lockdowns, Transfers, Fiscal Space, and Compliance." July 2020.
Majid, Farhan, Saad B. Omer, and Asim Ijaz Khwaja. "Optimising SARS-CoV-2 Pooled Testing for Low-Resource Settings." The Lancet Microbe 1.3 (July 2020): E101-E102.
Power, Samantha. "'Find the People Who Actually Want to Do Things.' Samantha Power Remembers the Wise Words of Jean Kennedy Smith." Time, June 25, 2020.
Bartik, Alexander W., Zoe B. Cullen, Edward L. Glaeser, Michael Luca, and Christopher T. Stanton. "What Jobs Are Being Done at Home During the COVID-19 Crisis? Evidence From Firm-Level Surveys." National Bureau of Economic Research, June 2020.
Bilmes, Linda J. "A Perfect Fiscal Storm of Revenue Shortfalls for Cities and Towns." Boston Globe, June 25, 2020.
Burns, Nicholas, Frank Wisner. "A Planned Kosovo-Serbia Meeting at the White House is Falling Apart. It was Always a Bad Idea." Washington Post, June 24, 2020.
Aspelund, Karl M., Michael Droste, James H. Stock, and Christopher D. Walker. "Identification and Estimation of Undetected COVID-19 Cases Using Testing Data from Iceland." June 2020.
Dynan, Karen. "Student Loan Burdens and What to Do About Them." Business Economics. June 2020.
Baqaee, David, Emmanuel Farhi, Michael Mina, and James H. Stock. "Policies for a Second Wave." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, June 2020.
Fung, Archon. "Four Levels of Power: A Conception to Enable Liberation." Journal of Political Philosophy 28.2 (June 2020): 131-157.
Furman, Jason. "The Unemployment Pandemic: Addressing America’s Jobs Crisis." Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, June 18, 2020.
Alsan, Marcella, Stefanie Stantcheva, David Yang, and David Cutler. "Disparities in Coronavirus 2019 Reported Incidence, Knowledge, and Behavior Among US Adults." JAMA Network Open 3.6 (2020).
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The US is Officially in Recession Thanks to the Coronavirus Crisis." The Guardian, June 16, 2020.
Furman, Jason, Timothy Geithner, Glenn Hubbard, and Melissa S. Kearney. "What a Successful Economic Recovery Plan Must Look Like." Washington Post, June 16, 2020.
Deming, David, and Kadeem Noray. "Earnings Dynamics, Changing Job Skills, and STEM Careers." The Quarterly Journal of Economics 135.4 (June 2020): 1965–2005.
Smith, Sandra Susan. "These Protests Feel Different, but We Have to be Realistic: There's a Long Road Ahead." The Guardian, June 14, 2020.
Risse, Mathias. "Dangerous Science: Might Population Genetics or Artificial Intelligence Undermine Philosophical Ideas about Equality?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-017, June 2020.
Ang, Desmond. "The Effects of Police Violence on Inner-City Students." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-016, June 2020.
King, David C., Benjamin Schneer, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Why Party Leaders Tend to Be Extremists." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-015, June 2020.
Horn, Sebastian, Carmen M. Reinhart, and Christoph Trebesch. "Coping with Disasters: Two Centuries of International Official Lending." June 2020.
Bai, Jie. "Returns to Work, Child Labor and Schooling: the Income vs. Price Effects." Journal of Development Economics 145 (June 2020).
Dynan, Karen, Gene Amromin, and Jane Dokko. "Helping Homeowners During the Covid-19 Pandemic: Lessons from the Great Recession." Chicago Fed Letter. June 2020.
Bilmes, Linda J., and John B. Loomis. Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs: America's Best Investment, 1st edition. Routledge, 2020.
Fernández-Arias, Eduardo, Ricardo Hausmann, and Ugo Panizza. "Smart Development Banks." Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade 20.2 (June 2020): 395-420.
Minson, Julia. "In Generous Offers I Trust: The Effect of First-Offer Value on Economically Vulnerable Behaviors." Psychological Science 31.6 (June 2020): 644-653.
Matache, Margareta, and Jacqueline Bhabha. "Anti-Roma Racism is Spiraling during COVID-19 Pandemic." Health and Human Rights 22.1 (June 2020): 379–382.
Ordóñez, Lisa, Maurice Schweitzer, Adam Galinsky, and Max Bazerman. "Goals Gone Wild: The Systematic Side Effects of Overprescribing Goal Setting." Organizational Collaboration. Routledge, 2020, 21-34.
Luca, Michael, and Max Bazerman. The Power of Experiments: Decision Making in a Data-Driven World. MIT Press, 2020.
Cunningham, Edward, and Yunxin Li. "China's Most Generous: Examining Trends in Contemporary Chinese Philanthropy." 2020.
Barrera-Osorio, Felipe, Kathryn Gonzalez, Francisco Lagos, and David J. Deming. "Providing Performance Information in Education: An Experimental Evaluation in Colombia." Journal of Public Economics 186 (June 2020): 104185.
Balla-Elliott, Dylan, Zoe Cullen, Edward L. Glaeser, Michael Luca, and Christopher Stanton. "Business Reopening Decisions and Demand Forecasts During the COVID-19 Pandemic." June 2020.
Cao, Jing, Mun S. Ho, Wenhao Hu, and Dale Jorgenson. "Effective Labor Supply and Growth Outlook in China." China Economic Review 61 (June 2020): 101398.
Cao, Jing, Mun S. Ho, Wenhao Hu, and Dale Jorgenson. "Estimating Flexible Consumption Functions for Urban and Rural Households in China." China Economic Review 61 (June 2020).
Leonard, Herman B., Arnold M. Howitt, and David W. Giles. "Crisis Management for Leaders Coping with COVID-19." 2020.
Stock, James H. "Reopening the Coronavirus-Closed Economy." Hutchins Center, 2020.
Coglianese, John, Todd D. Gerarden, and James H. Stock. "The Effects of Fuel Prices, Environmental Regulations, and Other Factors on US Coal Production, 2008-2016." The Energy Journal 41.1 (June 2020).
Dobbie, Will, Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, Neale Mahoney, and Jae Song. "Bad Credit, No Problem? Credit and Labor Market Consequences of Bad Credit Reports." Journal of Finance 75.5 (June 2020): 2377-2419.
Schneider, Daniel, Kristen Harknett. "Essential Changes Needed for Essential Workers: Job Quality for California's Service Sectors." Shift Project/Irvine Foundation Research Brief, 2020.
Schneider, Daniel, and Kristen Harknett. "Essential and Vulnerable: Service-Sector Workers and Paid Sick Leave." Shift Project Research Brief, 2020.
Schneider, Daniel, Kristen Harknett, and Megan Collins. "Working in the Service Sector in New Jersey." Shift Project Research Brief, 2020.
Sedas, Ana Cristina, Mercedes Aguerrebere, Luis Alberto Martinez Juarez, Luis Eduardo Zavala-deAlba, Itzel Eguiluz, and Jacqueline Bhabha. "Situational Brief: Transit Migration in Mexico During the COVID-19 Pandemic." May 2020.
Palmer-Rubin, Brian, Candelaria Garay and Mathias Poertner. "Incentives for Organizational Participation: A Recruitment Experiment in Mexico." Comparative Political Studies (May 26, 2020).
VanderWeele, Tyler J., and Arthur C. Brooks. "A Public Health Approach to Negative News Media: The 3-to-1 Solution." American Journal of Health Promotion (May 2020).
Kumar, Aditi, and Eric Rosenbach. "Could China's Digital Currency Unseat the Dollar?" Foreign Affairs. May 20, 2020.
Lutsko, Nicholas J., Jacob T. Seeley, and David W. Keith. "Estimating Impacts and Trade-offs in Solar Geoengineering Scenarios With a Moist Energy Balance Model." Geophysical Research Letters 47.9 (May 2020).
Dynan, Karen, and Douglas Elmendorf. "National Fiscal Policies to Fight Recessions in US States." American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, May 2020.
Arnold, David, Will S. Dobbie, and Peter Hull. "Measuring Racial Discrimination in Bail Decisions." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-014, May 2020.
Bosio, Erica, Simeon Djankov, Edward L. Glaeser, and Andrei Shleifer. "Public Procurement in Law and Practice." National Bureau of Economic Research, May 2020.
Bohnet, Iris, and Siri Chilazi. "Overcoming the Small-N Problem." University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Center for Employment Equity, May 2020.
Ilzetzki, Ethan, Carmen M. Reinhart, and Kenneth S. Rogoff. "Why is the Euro Punching Below Its Weight?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-013, May 2020.