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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

Bartik, Alexander W., Marianne Bertrand, Zoë B. Cullen, Edward L. Glaeser, Michael Luca, and Christopher T. Stanton. "How Are Small Businesses Adjusting to COVID-19? Early Evidence from a Survey." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-012, May 2020.
Kammili, Nagamani, Manisha Rani, Ashley Styczynski, Madhavi Iatha, Panduranga Rao Pavuluri, Vishnuvardhan Reddy, and Marcella Alsan. "Plasmid-Mediated Antibiotic Resistance Among Uropathogens in Primigravid Women—Hyderabad, India." PLOS One 15.5 (May 2020): e0232710.
Boloori, Alireza, and Soroush Saghafian. "COVID-19: What Intervention Policies Are Most Effective? A Brief Report Using Data from Government of Bahrain." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-011, May 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.
Holdren, John P., Christine Cassel, Chris Chyba, Susan Graham, Eric Lander, Ed Penhoet, William Press, Maxine Savitz, and Harold Varmus. "Recommendations for the National Strategic Pandemic Stockpile." May 2020.
Pasquetto, Irene V., Eaman Jahani, Alla Baranovsky, and Matthew A. Baum. "Understanding Misinformation on Mobile Instant Messengers (MIMs) in Developing Countries." May 2020.
Dynan, Karen, and Douglas Elmendorf. "National Fiscal Policies to Fight Recessions in US States." AEA Papers and Proceedings 110 (May 2020): 131-136.
Dynan, Karen, and Douglas Elmendorf. "The Federal Fisc." Harvard Magazine. May-June 2020.
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.
Hurlbut, J. Benjamin, Sheila Jasanoff, and Krishanu Saha. "Constitutionalism at the Nexus of Life and Law." Science, Technology, & Human Values (May 2020).
Hurlbut, J. Benjamin, Ingrid Metzler, Luca Marelli, and Sheila Jasanoff. "Bioconstitutional Imaginaries and the Comparative Politics of Genetic Self-Knowledge." Science, Technology, & Human Values (May 2020).
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Imagined Worlds: The Politics of Future-Making in the 21st Century." The Politics and Science of Prevision: Governing and Probing the Future. Ed. Andreas Wenger, Ursula Jasper, and Myriam Dunn Cavelty. Routledge, 2020.
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Knowing Earth." Earth 2020: An Insider’s Guide to a Rapidly Changing Planet. Ed. Philippe Tortell. Open Book Publishers, 2020.
Di Tella, Rafael, and Dani Rodrik. "Labour Market Shocks and the Demand for Trade Protection: Evidence from Online Surveys." The Economic Journal 130.628 (May 2020): 1008-1030.
Naidu, Suresh, Dani Rodrik, and Gabriel Zucman. "Economics after Neoliberalism: Introducing the EfIP Project." AEA Papers and Proceedings 110 (May 2020): 366-371.
Bergman, Peter, Jessica Lasky-Fink, and Todd Rogers. "Simplification and Defaults Affect Adoption and Impact of Technology, but Decision Makers do not Realize It." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 158 (May 2020): 66-79.
Chandra, Rohit, and Michael Walton. "Big Potential, Big Risks? Indian Capitalism, Economic Reform and Populism in the BJP Era." India Review 19.2 (May 2020): 176-205.
Marlowe, Tim, Linda J. Bilmes, and John Loomis. "Valuing Education and Learning in the National Parks." America's Largest Classroom. Ed. Jessica L. Thompson. University of California Press, 2020.
Aldy, Joseph E., and Sarah Armitage. "The Cost-Effectiveness Implications of Carbon Price Certainty." AEA Papers and Proceedings 110 (May 2020): 113-18.
Weidmann, Ben, and David J. Deming. "Team Players: How Social Skills Improve Group Performance." National Bureau of Economic Research, May 2020.
Chandra, Amitabh, and Douglas O. Staiger. "Identifying Sources of Inefficiency in Healthcare." The Quarterly Journal of Economics 135.2 (May 2020): 785–843.
Burstein, Ariel, Gordon Hanson, Lin Tian, and Jonathan Vogel. "Tradability and the Labor-Market Impact of Immigration: Theory and Evidence From the United States." Econometrica 88.3 (May 2020): 1071-1112.
Irwin, Scott H., Kristen McCormack, and James H. Stock. "The Price of Biodiesel RINs and Economic Fundamentals." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 102.3 (May 2020): 734-752.
Cook, Benjamin Lê, Michael Flores, Samuel H. Zuvekas, Joseph P. Newhouse, John Hsu, Rajan Sonik, Esther Lee, and Vicki Fung. "The Impact of Medicare’s Mental Health Cost-Sharing Parity on Use of Mental Health Care Services: An Assessment of Whether Medicare Cost-Sharing Reductions for Outpatient Mental Health Services Was Associated with Changes in Mental Care Visits to Physicians and Psychotropic Medication Fills." Health Affairs 39.5 (May 2020): 819-827.
Baqaee, David, Emmanuel Farhi, Michael J. Mina, and James H. Stock. "Reopening Scenarios." National Bureau of Economic Research, May 2020.
Metcalf, Gilbert E., and James H. Stock. "Measuring the Macroeconomic Impact of Carbon Taxes." AEA Papers and Proceedings 10 (May 2020): 101-106.
Schneider, Daniel. "Essential and Unprotected: COVID-19-Related Health and Safety Procedures for Service-Sector Workers." Shift Project Research Brief, 2020.
Bloemraad, Irene, Benjamin Bowyer, Taeku Lee, Daniel Schneider, Kim Voss, Jamie Austin, and Jacob Leos-Urbel. "Taking Count: A Study on Poverty in the Bay Area." Tipping Point Community, 2020.
Akee, Randall K.Q., Eric C. Henson, Miriam R. Jorgensen, and Joseph P. Kalt. "Dissecting the US Treasury Department’s Round 1 Allocations of CARES Act COVID-19 Relief Funding for Tribal Governments." May 2020.
Kamm, Frances. Almost Over: Aging, Dying, Dead. Oxford University Press, 2020.
Putnam, Robert D. The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and how We Can Do it Again. Simon & Schuster, 2020.
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.
Smith, Sandra Susan, and Jonathan Simon, eds. The Criminal Justice System as a Labor Market Institution: Special Issue of RSF, The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences). Russell Sage Foundation, April 2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Oil’s Collapse Is a Geopolitical Reset in Disguise." Bloomberg Opinion, 4/29/2020.
Norris, Pippa. "What Maximizes Research Excellence? Productivity and Impact in Political Science." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-010, April 2020.
Schneer, Benjamin. "Review of Evaluating Media Bias." Review of by Adam J. Schiffer. American Review of Politics, 37.1, April 27, 2020: 106-108.
Bhaba, Jacqueline, and Vasileia Digidiki. "The Urgent Need to Transfer Vulnerable Migrants From Europe’s Largest Migrant Hotspot." BMJ Opinion. April 24, 2020.
DeWees, Bradley R., and Jennifer S. Lerner. "Uncertainty Avoidance." Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Ed. Virgil Zeigler-Hill,and Todd K. Shackelford. Springer, Cham, 2020, 5647-5652.
Aldy, Joseph, Matthew Kotchen, Mary Evans, Meredith Fowlie, Arik Levinson, and Karen Palmer. "Deep Flaws in a Mercury Regulatory Analysis." Science 368.6488 (April 2020): 247-248.
Stiglitz, Joseph E., Robert J. Shiller, Gita Gopinath, Carmen M. Reinhart, Adam Posen, Eswar Prasad, Adam Tooze, L. D. Tyson, and Kishore Mahbubani. "How the Economy Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic." Foreign Policy 15 (April 2020).
de Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, and Christopher Warshaw. "Politics in Forgotten Governments: The Partisan Composition of County Legislatures and County Fiscal Policies." Journal of Politics 82.2 (April 2020): 460-475.
Power, Samantha. "How the COVID-19 Era Will Change National Security Forever." TIME. April 14, 2020.
Donovan, Joan. "Social-Media Companies Must Flatten the Curve of Misinformation." Nature (April 2020).
Aldy, Joseph, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Three Prongs for Prudent Climate Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-009, April 2020.
Borjas, George. "Demographic Determinants of Testing Incidence and COVID-19 Infections in New York City Neighborhoods." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-008, April 2020.
Power, Samantha. "This Won't End for Anyone Until it Ends for Everyone." New York Times, April 7, 2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Oil Markets Provide a Glimpse of the Post-Pandemic Future." Bloomberg Opinion, 4/7/2020.
Schneider, Daniel, and Kristen Harknett. "Close to the Edge: Service Workers and Their Children at the Front Lines of a Crisis." William T. Grant Foundation Blog, April 2020.
Johnson, Douglas. "In Defense of Democratic Populism." Human Rights in a Time of Populism: Challenges and Responses. Ed. Gerald Neuman. Cambridge University Press, 2020.