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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

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The US is Officially in Recession Thanks to the Coronavirus Crisis." The Guardian, June 16, 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.
Bai, Jie. "Returns to Work, Child Labor and Schooling: the Income vs. Price Effects." Journal of Development Economics 145 (June 2020).
Bilmes, Linda J., and John B. Loomis. Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs: America's Best Investment, 1st edition. Routledge, 2020.
Palmer-Rubin, Brian, Candelaria Garay and Mathias Poertner. "Incentives for Organizational Participation: A Recruitment Experiment in Mexico." Comparative Political Studies (May 26, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Norris, Pippa. "What Maximizes Research Excellence? Productivity and Impact in Political Science." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-010, April 2020.
Bhaba, Jacqueline, and Vasileia Digidiki. "The Urgent Need to Transfer Vulnerable Migrants From Europe’s Largest Migrant Hotspot." BMJ Opinion. April 24, 2020.
Aldy, Joseph, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Three Prongs for Prudent Climate Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-009, April 2020.
Power, Samantha. "This Won't End for Anyone Until it Ends for Everyone." New York Times. April 7, 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.
Bunn, Matthew, Nicholas Roth, and H. William Tobey. "Public Testimony on Trump Administration Funding for Nuclear Theft Prevention Programs." House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies, March 31, 2020.
Brodsky, Lauren. "4 Quick Tips to Improve Your Business Writing." Harvard Business Review. March 18, 2020.
Zlatev, Julian J., and Todd Rogers. "Returnable Reciprocity: When Optional Gifts Increase Compliance." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-007, March 2020.
Power, Samantha. "The Courage and Compassion of Catholic Activist Dorothy Day." Washington Post. March 6, 2020.
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.
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.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Matt Leger. "Effectively Managing Connected Mobility Marketplaces." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-006, February 2020.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Betsy Gardner. "Prioritizing Public Value in the Changing Mobility Landscape." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-005, February 2020.
Hausmann, Ricardo, Ljubica Nedelkoska, and Sehar Noor. "You Get What You Pay For: Sources and Consequences of the Public Sector Premium in Albania and Sri Lanka." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-004, February 2020.
Saich, Anthony. Finding Allies and Making Revolution: The Early Years of the Chinese Communist Party. Brill, 2020.
Aldy, Joseph, Maximillian Auffhammer, Maureen Cropper, Arthur Fraas, and Richard Morgenstern. "Looking Back at Fifty Years of the Clean Air Act." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-003, February 2020.
Norris, Pippa. "Measuring Populism Worldwide." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-002, February 2020.
Digidiki, Vasileia, and Jacqueline Bhabha. "Greeces Proposed "Floating Wall" Shows the Failure of EU Migration Policies." The Guardian. February 7, 2020.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Trump Administration Has Made the Us Less Ready for Infectious Disease Outbreaks Like Coronavirus." The Conversation. February 3, 2020.
Banchard, Olivier, and Lawrence H. Summers. "Automatic Stabilizers in a Low-Rate Environment." Peterson Institute for International Economics, February 2020.
Dogan, Pinar. "Gender Differences in Volunteer’s Dilemma: Evidence From Teamwork Among Graduate Students." Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 84 (February 2020): 101488.
Bunn, Matthew, and Nicholas Roth. "Assessing Progress on Nuclear Security Action Plans." Project on Managing the Atom, February 2020.
Bunn, Matthew. "The Need for Creative and Effective Nuclear Security Vulnerability Assessment and Testing." Project on Managing the Atom, February 2020.
Bunn, Matthew. "The Past and Potential Role of Civil Society in Nuclear Security." Project on Managing the Atom, February 2020.
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.
Kellerman, Barbara. "Responsible Followership." Responsible Leadership. Ed. Nicola M. Pless and Thomas Maak. Springer, 2020.
Hanson, Gordon. "The impacts of the U.S.-China trade war." Business Economics 55 (February 2020): 69–72.
Sarin, Natasha, Lawrence Summers, and Joe Kupferberg. "Tax Reform for Progressivity: A Pragmatic Approach." The Hamilton Project, January 2020.
Rodrik, Dani, and Charles Sabel. "Building a Good Jobs Economy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-001, January 2020.
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.
Sikkink, Kathryn. The Hidden Face of Rights: Toward a Politics of Responsibilities. Yale University Press, 2020.