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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

De Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, Matthew A. Baum, Adam J. Berinsky, and Teppei Yamamoto. "Persuading the Enemy: Estimating the Persuasive Effects of Partisan Media with the Preference-Incorporating Choice and Assignment Design." American Political Science Review 113.4 (November 2019): 902-916.
Huang, Karen, Joshua D. Greene, and Max Bazerman. "Veil-Of-Ignorance Reasoning Favors the Greater Good." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116.48 (November 2019): 23989-23995.
Power, Samantha. "A Belated Recognition of Genocide by the House." New York Times. October 29, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "How to Tell if You’re in a Good Alliance." Foreign Policy, October 28, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "How a Weaponized Dollar Could Backfire." Project Syndicate, October 23, 2019.
Mukharji, Aroop, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Bound to Happen: Explanation Bias in Historical Analysis." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-032, October 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica. "The Science of Contemporary Street Protest: New Efforts in the United States." Science Advances 5.10 (October 2019).
Walt, Stephen. "Assad Is Now Syria’s Best-Case Scenario." Foreign Policy, October 17, 2019.
Currie, Morgan, Britt Paris, and Joan Donovan. "What Difference Do Data Make? Data Management and Social Change." Online Information Review 43.6 (October 14, 2019): 971-985.
Dobbie, Will, Hans Gronqvist, Susan Niknami, Marten Palme, and Mikael Priks. "The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-031, 2019.
Schneider, Lambert, Maosheng Duan, Robert Stavins, Kelley Kizzier, Derik Broekhoff, Frank Jotzo, Harald Winkler, Michael Lazarus, Andrew Howard, and Christina Hood. "Double Counting and the Paris Agreement Rulebook." Science 366.6462 (October 2019): 180-183.
Dobbie, Will, and Jae Song. "Targeted Debt Relief and the Origins of Financial Distress: Experimental Evidence from Distressed Credit Card Borrowers." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-030, 2019.
Dobbie, Will, Andres Liberman, Daniel Paravisini, and Vikram Pathania. "Measuring Bias in Consumer Lending." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-029, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Welcome to Trump’s Impeachment Foreign Policy." Foreign Policy, October 7, 2019.
Deborah Avant, Marie Berry, Erica Chenoweth, Rachel Epstein, Cullen Hendrix, Oliver Kaplan, and Timothy Sisk, eds. Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Porter, Roger B. "A Summit Worth Celebrating." Deseret News, October 3, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. "President Trump’s Missed Opportunity With Ukraine." Los Angeles Times, October 2019.
Panofsky, Aaron, and Donovan, Joan. "Genetic Ancestry Testing Among White Nationalists: From Identity Repair to Citizen Science." Social Studies of Science 49.no. 5 (October 1, 2019): 653-681.
Grewal, Sharan, Amaney A. Jamal, Tarek Masoud, and Elizabeth R. Nugen. "Poverty and Divine Rewards: The Electoral Advantage of Islamist Political Parties." Public Administration Review 63.4 (October 2019): 859-874.
Sheila Jasanoff, J. Benjamin Hurlbut, and Krishanu Saha. "Democratic Governance of Human Germline Genome Editing." The CRISPR Journal 2 2.5 (October 2019): 266-71.
Knox, Dean, Teppei Yamamoto, Matthew A. Baum, and Adam J. Berinsky. "Design, Identification, and Sensitivity Analysis for Patient Preference Trials." Journal of the American Statistical Association 114.528 (October 2019): 1532-1546.
Sameed, Muhammad, Jennie Zhang, Amanda Wright, Michele Cave, Anson Babu, Amitabh Chandra, Naresh Bassi, and Thaddeus Pula. "Improving Compliance to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Cms) Sepsis Bundle Using Epic Emr Informatics." Chest 156.4 (October 2019): A1693.
Waardenburg, Maurits, Martijn Groenleer, and Jorrit de Jong. "Designing Environments for Experimentation, Learning and Innovation in Public Policy and Governance." Policy & Politics (October 2019).
Ashraf, Nava, Alexia Delfino, and Edward L. Glaeser. "Rule of Law and Female Entrepreneurship." October 2019.
Mansbridge, Jane. "Representation, Legitimacy, and Innovation." Journal of Chinese Governance 4.4 (October 2019): 299-322.
Mansbridge, Jane, and Stephen Macedo. "Populism and Democratic Theory." Annual Review of Law and Social Science 15 (October 2019): 59-77.
Hsu, John, Joseph Newhouse, Lindsay Nicole Overhage, and Samuel Zuvekas. "Fiscal Difficulties of Cities, the Labor Market, and Health Care." Journal of Pension Economics & Finance 18.4 (October 2019): 565-578.
Clark, Robert L., and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Incentives and Limitations of Employment Policies on Retirement Transitions." Journal of Pension Economics & Finance 18.4 (October 2019): 495-499.
Garay, Candelaria and Maria Marta Maroto. "Local Health Care Provision as a Territorial Power-Building Strategy: Non-Aligned Mayors in Argentina." Comparative Politics 52.1 (October 2019).
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "It’s Time for German Fiscal Expansion." Project Syndicate, September 30, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "The Realist Case for Impeachment." Foreign Policy, September 27, 2019.
Feigenbaum, James, Maxwell Palmer, and Benjamin Schneer. "'Descended from Immigrants and Revolutionists': How Family Immigration History Shapes Representation in Congress." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-028, September 2019.
Chen, Martha. "Economic Rights of the Informal Self-Employed: Three Urban Cases." Economic Liberties and Human Rights. Ed. Jahel Queralt and Bas van Vossen. Routledge Press, 2019.
Mathis, Colleen, Daniel Moskowitz, and Benjamin Schneer. "The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission: One State’s Model for Gerrymandering Reform." September 2019.
Dynan, Karen. "Measuring Household Wealth in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: The Role of Retirement Assets." Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, September 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Trump’s Shameless Path to the Nobel Peace Prize." Foreign Policy, September 23, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Wyatt Cmar. "Mobility Management for Smart Cities Professionals." Empowering the New Mobility Workforce. Ed. Tyler Reeb. Elsevier, 2019.
Paris, Britt, and Donovan, Joan. "Deepfakes and Cheap Fakes." Data & Society, September 18, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "We Lost the War in Afghanistan. Get Over It." Foreign Policy, September 11, 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Evan Perkoski. "A Source of Escalation or a Source of Restraint? An Empirical Investigation of How Civil Society Affects Mass Killings." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-027, September 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Asia Has Three Possible Futures." Foreign Policy, September 5, 2019.
Donovan, Joan, and Friedberg, Brian. "Source Hacking: Media Manipulation in Practice." Data & Society, September 4, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. ""In Memoriam: Roland Timerbaev (1927-2019), At the Vanguard of Nuclear Nonproliferation,"." Arms Control Today, September 2019.
Bachas, Pierre, Roberto N. Fattal Jaef, and Anders Jensen. "Size-Dependent Tax Enforcement and Compliance: Global Evidence and Aggregate Implications." Journal of Development Economics 140 (September 2019): 203-222.
Balbuzanov, Ivan, and Maciej H. Kotowski. "Endowments, Exclusion, and Exchange." Econometrica 87.5 (September 2019): 1663-1692.
Meijer, Albert, and Jorrit De Jong. "Managing Value Conflicts in Public Innovation: Ostrich, Chameleon, and Dolphin Strategies." International Journal of Public Administration (September 2019): 1-12.
Donovan, Joan, and Boyd, Danah. "Stop the Presses? Moving From Strategic Silence to Strategic Amplification in a Networked Media Ecosystem." American Behavioral Scientist (September 2019).
Moore, Mark H. "Creative Destruction or Idiot Winds: Schumpeterian Theory Meets the Educational Sector in Developing Countries." September 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "ISIS Is a Survivor." Foreign Policy, August 27, 2019.
Donovan, Joan, and Friedberg, Brian. "Opinion: With This Statement, I Give Notice That Instagram Owns Your Soul." BuzzFeed News, August 23, 2019.