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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

Donovan, Joan. "How Radicalization Online Can (and Can't) Be Stopped." Wall Street Journal, August 22, 2019.
Fung, Archon. "A Taxonomy of Health Information Initiatives to Engage Patients: Objectives, Design Characteristics and Patient Activation." New England Journal of Medicine: Catalyst (August 21, 2019).
Lasky-Fink, Jessica, Carly Robinson, Hedy Chang, and Todd Rogers. "Using Behavioral Insights to Improve Truancy Notifications." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-026, August 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "The Problem with One-Stop Government." Governing. August 19, 2019.
Deming, David, and Kadeem L. Noray. "STEM Careers and the Changing Skill Requirements of Work." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-025, August 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "There Once Was a President Who Hated War." Foreign Policy, August 18, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "First They Came for the Black Feminists." The New York Times, August 15, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Currency Manipulation Game Is Afoot – but That’s Better Than a Trade War." The Globe and Mail, August 13, 2019.
Linda Bilmes and John B. Loomis, eds. Valuing US National Parks and Programs: America’s Best Investment Routledge, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What to Look for in Any Deal Between the U.S. and the Taliban." Bloomberg Opinion, August 8, 2019.
Bilmes, Linda J., Fernando Monge, and Jorrit de Jong. "Can Policymakers Repeat Bilbao's Success?" Apolitical. August 7, 2019.
Friedberg, Brian, and Donovan, Joan. "On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re a Bot: Pseudoanonymous Influence Operations and Networked Social Movements." Journal of Design and Science 6 (August 7, 2019).
Walt, Stephen. "Who Will Save the Amazon (and How)?" Foreign Policy, August 5, 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Margherita Belgioioso. "The Physics of Dissent and the Effects of Movement Momentum." Nature Human Behavior (August 5, 2019).
Donovan, Joan. "El Paso Shooter Wasn't a 'Lone Wolf' — and His So-Called Online 'Manifesto' Proves Why." NBC News | Think, August 5, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How News Organizations Should Cover White Supremacist Shootings, According to a Media Expert." PBS NewsHour Weekend, August 4, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Media Coverage Contributes to White Supremacist Rhetoric." PBS NewsHour, August 4, 2019.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Governing Adolescent Mobility: The Elusive Role of Children’s Rights Principles in Contemporary Migration Practice." Childhood, August 2019, Vol.26(3), pp.369-385 26.3 (August 2019): 369-85.
Yeager, David S., et. al. "A National Experiment Reveals Where a Growth Mindset Improves Achievement." Nature 573 (August 2019): 364-369.
Borjas, George. "The Wage Impact of the Marielitos: The Role of Race." Industrial and Labor Relations Review (August 2019).
Lawrence, Robert Z. "China, Like the US, Faces Challenges in Achieving Inclusive Growth Through Manufacturing." China & World Economy (August 2019).
Marks, Zoe. "Philip Roessler, Ethnic Politics and State Power in Africa: The Logic of the Coup–Civil War Trap." Review of Africa, 89.3, August 2019: 614-615.
Horton, Joshua B., and David W. Keith. "Multilateral Parametric Climate Risk Insurance: A Tool to Facilitate Agreement About Deployment of Solar Geoengineering." Climate Policy 19.7 (August 2019): 20-826.
Mele, Nicco, Matthew Skibinski, and Matthew Spector. "Digital Pay-Meter Playbook: How Today’s News Publishers Can Use Data, Best Practices, and Test-and-Learn Tactics To Build Better Pay-Meters." August 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "Toward a Militant Ethnography of Infrastructure: Cybercartographies of Order, Scale, and Scope across the Occupy Movement." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 48.4 (August 2019): 482-509.
Song, Lina D., Joseph P. Newhouse, Xabier Garcia-De-Albeniz, and John Hsu. "Changes in Screening Colonoscopy Following Medicare Reimbursement and Cost-Sharing Changes." Health Services Research 54.4 (August 2019): 839-850.
Rodrik, Dani. "Putting Global Governance in its Place." August 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Yesterday’s Cold War Shows How to Beat China Today." Foreign Policy, July 29, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Central Banks Should Forget About Achieving 2 Percent Inflation." The Globe and Mail, July 28, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Restraint Isn’t Isolationism—and It Won’t Endanger America." Foreign Policy, July 22, 2019.
Acker, Amelia, and Donovan, Joan. "Data Craft: A Theory/Methods Package for Critical Internet Studies." Information, Communication & Society 22.11 (July 20, 2019): 1590-1609.
Donovan, Joan. "How Trump Put Himself in Charge of Twitter’s Decency Standards." The Washington Post, July 19, 2019.
Nelson, Jonathan K., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Risky Business: Commissioning Portraits in Renaissance Italy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-024, July 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Wyatt Cmar. "Maps That Can Guide a Changing City." Governing. July 16, 2019.
Born, Dana H., William H. Hendrix, and Justin Hartley. "Empirical Assessment: Two Facets of Moral Maturity." Journal of Character & Leadership Development 6.2 (Summer 2019): 151-160.
Dee, Thomas S., Will Dobbie, Brian A. Jacob, and Jonah Rockoff. "The Causes and Consequences of Test Score Manipulation: Evidence from the New York Regents Examinations." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 11.3 (July 2019): 382-423.
Fung, Archon. "Four Levels of Power: A Conception to Enable Liberation." Journal of Political Philosophy 28.2 (July 2019): 131-157.
Avery, Christopher , Howell, Jessica , Pender, Matea , Sacerdote, Bruce. "Policies and Payoffs to Addressing America's College Graduation Deficit." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (July 2019): 1-45.
Kaufman, Aaron, Peter Kraft, and Maya Sen. "Improving Supreme Court Forecasting Using Boosted Decision Trees." Political Analysis 27.3 (July 2019): 381-387.
Horn, Sebastian, Carmen M. Reinhart, Christoph Trebesch. "China's Overseas Lending." July 2019.
Battilana, Julie. "Managing Attentional Challenges in Social Enterprises: The Key Role Board Structure and Processes." Academy of Management Proceedings 2019.1 (July 2019): 14055.
Haraguchi, Masahiko, Afreen Siddiqi, and Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Stochastic Cost-Benefit Analysis of Urban Waste-To-Energy Systems." Journal of Cleaner Production 224 (July 2019): 751-765.
Mellers, Barbara, Philip E. Tetlock, Joshua Baker, Jeffrey Friedman, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Improving the Accuracy of Geopolitical Risk Assessments." The Future of Risk Management. Ed. Howard Kunreuther, Robert J. Meyer, and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan. University of Pennsylvania Press, July 2019, 1-28.
Baicker, Katherine, and Theodore Svoronos. "Testing the Validity of the Single Interrupted Time Series Design." July 2019.
Brooks, Arthur. "Your Professional Decline Is Coming (Much) Sooner Than You Think." The Atlantic. July 2019.
Zeckhauser, Richard. "Strategic Sorting: The Role of Ordeals in Health Care." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-023, June 2019.
Shoag, Daniel. "Health Care Spending Projections and Policy Changes: Recognizing the Limits of Existing Forecasts." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-022, June 2019.
Patterson, Thomas E. Summary of The Mueller Report, for Those Too Busy to Read It All. Independently Published, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Dear President Trump, Let’s Talk About Iran." Foreign Policy, June 24, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool." Governing. June 18, 2019.