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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

Borjas, George, Barry R. Chiswick, and Benjamin Elsner, eds. Foundations of Migration Economics. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Burns, R. Nicholas, and Douglas Lute. "NATO at Seventy: An Alliance in Crisis." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, February 2019.
Born, Dana, and Megone, Christopher. "Character and Leadership: Ancient Wisdom for the 21st Century." Journal of Character & Leadership Development 6.1 (Winter 2019): 68-87.
Holdren, John P. "Foreword." Titans of the Climate: Explaining Policy Process in the United States and China. Ed. Gallagher, Kelly Sims, and Xiaowei Xuan. MIT Press, 2019.
Banerjee, Abhijit, Rema Hanna, Jordan Kyle, Benjamin A. Olken, and Sudarno Sumarto. "Private Outsourcing and Competition: Subsidized Food Distribution in Indonesia." Journal of Political Economy 127.1 (February 2019): 101-137.
Grisanti, Ana, Miguel Angel Santos, Ricardo Hausmann, Tim O'Brien, and Jorge Tapia. "Jordan: The Elements of a Growth Strategy." February 2019.
Bai, Jie, Seema Jayachandran, Edmund J. Malesky, and Benjamin A. Olken. "Firm Growth and Corruption: Empirical Evidence From Vietnam." The Economic Journal 129.618 (February 2019): 651-677.
Rogers, Todd. "Afterword." Absent from School: Understanding and Addressing Student Absenteeism. Harvard Education Press, 2019.
Alsan, Marcella, Vincenzo Atella, Jay Bhattacharya, Valentina Conti, Iván Mejía-Guevara, Grant Miller. "Technological Progress and Health Convergence: The Case of Penicillin in Post-War Italy." February 2019.
Rees, McKenzie R., Ann E. Tenbrunsel, and Max H. Bazerman. "Bounded Ethicality and Ethical Fading in Negotiations: Understanding Unintended Unethical Behavior." Academy of Management Perspectives 33.1 (February 2019): 26-42.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Protecting Democracy in an Era of Cyber Information War." February 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence: An Urgently Needed Agenda." Human Rights Quarterly 41.1 (February 2019): 1-16.
Eaves, David, and Kevin Frazier. "The Original Blitzscaler? What the Public Sector Can Teach High-Growth Startups." Apolitical. January 31, 2019.
Nye, Joseph S. Jr., Condoleezza Rice, and Nicholas Burns. "Introduction." Technology and National Security: Maintaining America's Edge. Aspen Strategy Group, 2019.
Carter, Ashton B. "The Tenth Annual Ernest May Memorial Lecture: Shaping Disruptive Technological Change for Public Good." Technology and National Security: Maintaining America’s Edge. Aspen Strategy Group, 2019.
Rosenbach, Eric, and Katherine Mansted. "Can Democracy Survive the Information Age?" Technology and National Security: Maintaining America’s Edge. Aspen Strategy Group, 2019.
Lerner, Jennifer S. "Decision Science Meets National Security: A Personal Perspective." Perspectives on Psychological Science 14.1 (2019): 96-100.
Walt, Stephen. "America Has a Commitment Problem." Foreign Policy, January 29, 2019.
Song, Lina, and Soroush Saghafian. "Do Hospital Closures Improve the Efficiency and Quality of Other Hospitals?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-006, January 2019.
Reinhart, Carmen. "Financial Crises: Past and Future." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-005, January 2019.
Power, Samantha, and Betsy Fisher. "The Trump Administration Is Making a Mockery of the Supreme Court." New York Times. January 27, 2019.
Reinhart, Carmen. "The Curious Case of the Missing Defaults." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-004, January 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Euro’s First 20 Years." Project Syndicate, January 25, 2019.
Khwaja, Asim Ijaz. "Making Moves Matter: Experimental Evidence on Incentivizing Bureaucrats through Performance-Based Postings." American Economic Review 109.1 (January 2019): 237–270.
Cristina Duarte, Linda J. Bilmes, and Juraj Nemec. "Strengthening Fiscal Management at the National and Subnational Levels." United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration, January 24, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen and Wyatt Cmar. "The Bus System of the Future." Governing. January 23, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Europe’s Future Is as China’s Enemy." Foreign Policy, January 22, 2019.
Bilmes, Linda J., and W. Scott Gould. "The Ripple Effects of the U.S. Government Shutdown." Barron's. January 22, 2019.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Between Complacency and Hysteria." Foreign Policy (January 18, 2019).
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Should the Fed Be Constrained?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-003, December 2018.
Mukand, Sharun W., and Dani Rodrik. "The Political Economy of Liberal Democracy." The Economic Journal (January 2019).
Scherer, F.M. "Managerial Control and Executive Compensation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-002, January 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "If All Vehicles Go Electric, That’s Just Step One." Bloomberg Opinion, January 14, 2019.
Dogan, Pinar. "Gender Differences in Volunteer's Dilemma: Evidence from Teamwork among Graduate Students." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-001, January 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Welcome to Congress. Here’s How to Run the World." Foreign Policy, January 7, 2019.
Bilmes, Linda J. "To Avoid Government Shutdowns, Fix the Budget Process." Boston Globe. January 7, 2019.
Eaves, David. "The First Decade of Open Data Has Been a Win — but Not for the Reasons You Think." aPolitical, January 4, 2019.
Fisher, Daren G., Laura Dugan, and Erica Chenoweth. "Does Us Presidential Rhetoric Affect Asymmetric Political Violence?" Critical Studies on Terrorism 12.1 (January 2019): 132-150.
Hogan, William W. "Market Design Practices: Which Ones Are Best? [In My View]." IEEE Power and Energy 17.1 (January/February 2019).
Chen, Martha. "The Future of Informal Work: Insights from India." Future of Work: Lessons from India. Ed. Amit Basole and Radhicka Kapoor. Self-Employed Women's Association, 2019.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Commentary: The Best Mankind Has to Give?" Illegal Encounters: The Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People. Ed. Deborah A. Boehm and Susan J. Terrio. New York University Press, 2019.
Bissell, Susan, Jacqueline Bhabha, and Paul B. Spiegel. "The Health Challenges Facing Children on the Move." The Health of Refugees. Ed. Pascale Allotey and Daniel Reidpath. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "The Migrant Tax – How Children and Young People Pay to Exercise Mobility Rights." Global Labour and the Migrant Premium. Ed. Tugba Basaran and Elspeth Guild. Taylor and Francis, 2019.
Greenberg, David, Moshik Temkin, and Mason B. Williams, eds. Alan Brinkley: A Life in History. Columbia University Press, 2019.
Li, Jing, and James H. Stock. "Cost Pass-Through to Higher Ethanol Blends at the Pump: Evidence from Minnesota Gas Station Data." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 93 (January 2019): 1-19.
Eggertsson, Gauti B., Ragnar E. Juelsrud, Lawrence H. Summers, and Ella Getz Wold. "Negative Nominal Interest Rates and the Bank Lending Channel." January 2019.
Eaves, David, Ben McGuire, and Audrey Carson. "Open Data in North America, Australia and New Zealand." The State of Open Data. Ed. Tim, Davies, and, Stephen, Walker,. International Research and Development Council, 2019.
Hogan, William W. "Market Design Practices: Which Ones are Best?" IEEE Power & Energy. January/February 2019.
Bonnet, Florence, Joann Vanek, and Martha Chen. "Women and Men in the Informal Economy: A Statistical Brief." WIEGO and ILO, January 2019.
Borjas, George, Ilpo Kauppinen, and Panu Poutvaara. "Self-Selection of Emigrants: Theory and Evidence on Stochastic Dominance in Observable and Unobservable Characteristics." The Economic Journal 129.617 (January 2019): 143-171.