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    • Administratively Quirky, Constitutionally Murky: The Bush Faith-Based Initiative 

      Goldenziel, Jill Iris (New York University, 2005)
      In this article, Ms. Goldenziel explores the administrative and constitutional peculiarities of the Bush Administration's Faith-Based Initiative. She argues that the Supreme Court's establishment clause jurisprudence offers ...
    • Advance Market Commitments for Vaccines Against Neglected Diseases: Estimating Costs and Effectiveness 

      Berndt, Ernst R.; Glennerster, Rachel; Kremer, Michael; Jean, Lee; Levine, Ruth; Weizsäcker, Georg; Williams, Heidi (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2006-07)
      The G8 is considering committing to purchase vaccines against diseases concentrated in low-income countries (if and when desirable vaccines are developed) as a way to spur research and development on vaccines for these ...
    • Advanced Energy Supply Technologies 

      Williams, Robert; Bunn, Matthew G. (United Nations Development Programme, 2001)
    • Advancing Nuclear Security:Evaluating Progress and Setting New Goals 

      Bunn, Matthew G.; Malin, Martin Benjamin; Roth, Nickolas James; Tobey, William H (Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, 2014)
      The threat of nuclear and radiological terrorism has not disappeared, though the world has made important progress in reducing these risks. Urgent new steps are needed to build effective and lasting nuclear security ...
    • African Land Ecology: Opportunities and Constraints for Agricultural Development 

      Voortman, R.L.; Sonneveld, B.G.J.S.; Keyzer, M.A. (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2000-01)
      Current agriculture in Sub-Sahara Africa is undeveloped and the Green Revolution has left the continent largely untouched. Poor performance is often related to a number of socio-economic factors. In this paper we argue ...
    • Africa’s Growth Trap: A Political-Economy Model of Taxation, R&D and Investment 

      McMillan, Margaret S.; Masters, William A. (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2000-06)
      Why do so many African governments consistently impose high tax rates and make little investment in productive public goods, when alternative policies could yield greater tax revenues and higher national income? We posit ...
    • Against the Tide: Projects and Pathways of the New Generation of Union Leaders, 1984-2001 

      Ganz, Marshall Louis; Voss, Kim; Sharpe, Teresa; Somers, Carl; Strauss, George (IRL, 2001)
    • Agents of Structural Change 

      Neffke, Frank; Hartog, Matté; Boschma, Ron; Henning, Martin (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2014-12)
      Who introduces structural change in regional economies: Entrepreneurs or existing firms? And do local or non‐local founders of establishments create most novelty in a region? Using matched employer-employee data for the ...
    • Agglomeration Economies: The Heterogeneous Contribution of Human Capital and Value Chains 

      Diodato, Dario; Neffke, Frank; O’Clery, Neave (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2016-08)
      We document the heterogeneity across sectors in the impact labor and input-output links have on industry agglomeration. Exploiting the available degrees of freedom in coagglomeration patterns, we estimate the industry-speci ...
    • AGOA Rules: The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Special Fabric Provisions 

      Edwards, Lawrence; Lawrence, Robert Z. (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2011)
      Lesotho and other least developed African countries responded impressively to the preferences they were granted under the African Growth and Opportunities Act with a rapid increase in their clothing exports to the US. But ...
    • Aid and Fertility 

      Bahar, Dany (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2009-05)
      This paper uses a panel data from developing countries to study the relationship between foreign aid flows and fertility rates. By making use of natural disasters in neighboring countries as an instrumental variable to ...
    • All Foundings Are Forced 

      Applbaum, Arthur Isak (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2012)
      Days after the beginning of the Libyan uprising in February 2011, a self-appointed group of human rights lawyers and defectors from Qaddafi’s regime announced the formation of the Transitional National Council and declared ...
    • All Stocks of Weapons-Usable Nuclear Materials Worldwide Must be Protected Against Global Terrorist Threats 

      Bunn, Matthew G.; Maslin, E.P. (Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, 2011)
      The danger of nuclear terrorism is real enough to justify urgent action to reduce the risk. Some terrorist groups are actively seeking nuclear weapons and the materials to make them; it is plausible that a technically ...
    • Alternative Consumer Price Indexes for Mexico 

      de Lizardi, Carlos Guerrero (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2010-01)
      The Consumer Price Index is a Laspeyres index which uses a plutocratic aggregate method. The Mexican CPI is not an exception. This paper has three purposes. The first purpose is to assemble a democratic CPI. The second ...
    • Alternative Metrics for Comparing Domestic Climate Change Mitigation Efforts and the Emerging International Climate Policy Architecture 

      Aldy, Joseph Edgar; Pizer, William (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2016)
      The availability of practical mechanisms for comparing domestic efforts aimed at mitigating global climate change are important for the stability, equity, and efficiency of international climate agreements. We examine a ...
    • American Democracy: For Whom Does the Death Knell Toll? 

      Rouyer, Muriel (Harvard University, 2018-08)
      American liberal democracy, once a model throughout the world, is in crisis. The most obvious symptom of this malaise is a paradoxical attitude that pervades an underprivileged section of the population that, against its ...
    • American Indian Self-Determination: The Political Economy of a Policy that Works 

      Cornell, Stephen; Kalt, Joseph Peggs (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2010)
      Since the 1970s, federal American Indian policy in the United States has been aimed at promoting self-determination through self-governance by federally-recognized tribes. This policy has proven to be the only policy that ...
    • An Analysis of the Council of Arab Economic Unity's Arab Digital Economy Strategy 

      Eaves, David (Harvard University, 2019-12)
      David Eaves, Lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS), was engaged by the Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU) of the League of Arab States to conduct a critical review of the CAEU’s Arab Digital Economy ...
    • Analysis of Tourism-Related Foreign Expenditure with International Spend Data 

      Coscia, Michele; Hausmann, Ricardo; Neffke, Frank (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2016-11)
      Tourism is one of the most important economic activities in the world: for many countries it represents the single largest product in their export basket. However, it is a product difficult to chart: "exporters" of tourism ...
    • The analytics of the wage effect of immigration 

      Borjas, George J. (Springer Science + Business Media, 2013)
      The theory of factor demand has important implications for the study of the impact of immigration on wages. This paper derives the theoretical implications in the context of a general equilibrium model where the wage impact ...