Global Economics & Management

Publications and Working Papers
Greg Distelhorst

Greg Distelhorst

Mitsubishi Career Development Professor in International Management

Featured Publications

"Does Compliance Pay? Social Standards and Firm-level Trade."

Distelhorst, Greg, and Richard Locke. American Journal of Political Science Vol. 62, No. 3 (2018): 695-711. Blog summary.

"Grassroots Participation and Repression under Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping."

Fu, Diana, and Greg Distelhorst. The China Journal Vol. 79, No. 1 (2018): 100-122.

"Constituency Service Under Nondemocratic Rule: Evidence from China."

Distelhorst, Gregory, and Yue Hou. The Journal of Politics Vol. 79, No. 3 (2017): 1024-1040.

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Kristin J. Forbes

Kristin J. Forbes

Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"Macroprudential FX Regulations: Shifting the Snowbanks of FX Vulnerability?"

Ahnert, Toni, Kristin Forbes, Christian Friedrich, and Dennis Reinhardt, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5293-18. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, February 2018.

"A Trendy Approach to UK Inflation Dynamics."

Forbes, K. J., L. Kirkham, and K. Theodoridis, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5268-18. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, January 2018.

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Yasheng Huang

Yasheng Huang

Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management

Featured Publications

"How Gradualist are Chinese Reforms? Evidence from Rural Income Determinants."

Huang, Yasheng, and Meijun Qian. The European Journal of Finance Vol. 24, No. 1 (2018): 19-35.

"Political Institutions, Entrenchments, and the Sustainability of Economic Development –A Lesson from Rural Finance."

Qian, Meijun, and Yasheng Huang. China Economic Review Vol. 40, No. 1 (2016): 152-178.

"“社会创新,创新的创新”《清华管理评论 (Social Innovation: Innovation and Innovation)."

Huang, Yasheng, Dan Wang, and Shiwei Zhang. Tsinghua Business Review, September 2016.

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Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson

Ronald A. Kurtz (1954) Professor of Entrepreneurship

Featured Publications

African Successes, Volume I: Government and Institutions.

Edwards, Sebastian, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (Eds.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2016.

African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital.

Edwards, Sebastian, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (Eds.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2016.

African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development.

Edwards, Sebastian, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (Eds.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2016.

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Valerie J. Karplus

Valerie J. Karplus

Featured Publications

"Quantifying Coal Power Plant Responses to Tighter SO2 Emissions Standards in China."

Karplus, Valerie J., Shuang Zhang, and Douglas Almond. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Forthcoming. Download paper.

"Air Quality Co-benefits of Carbon Pricing in China."

Li, Mingwei, Da Zhang, Chiao-Ting Li, Kathleen M. Mulvaney, Noelle E. Selin, and Valerie J. Karplus. Nature Climate Change Vol. 8, No. 1 (2018): 398-403. Supplement.

"Modelling the Potential for Wind Energy Integration on China’s Coal-Heavy Electricity Grid."

Davidson, Michael R., Da Zhang, Weiming Xiong, Xiliang Zhang, and Valerie J. Karplus. Nature Energy Vol. 1, No. 16086 (2016).

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Athanasios Orphanides

Athanasios Orphanides

Featured Publications

"Central Bank Policies and the Debt Trap."

Orphanides, Athanasios, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5187-17. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, February 2017.

"ECB Monetary Policy and Euro Area Governance: Collateral eligibility criteria for sovereign debt."

Orphanides, Athanasios, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5258-17. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, November 2017.

"Independent Central Banks and the Interplay between Monetary and Fiscal Policy."

Orphanides, Athanasios, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5257-17. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, November 2017.

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Other Academic Staff

 
Donald Roy Lessard

Donald Roy Lessard

Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management, Emeritus

Featured Publications

"Institutional Enablers of Energy System Transition: Lessons from Solar PV in Eight African Countries."

Lessard, Donald R., Valerie J. Karplus, Ninad Rajpurkar, and Arun Singh. In Achieving Collective Ends with Limited Resources: Africa’s Struggle to Bridge the Infrastructure Gap, edited by Anne Stafford, Innocent Musonda, Nuno A. P. Gil, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming.

"Risk Management for Companies Operating in Emerging Markets."

Lessard, Donald R. In Oxford Handbook on Managing in Emerging Economies, edited by Klaus Mayer, Robert Grosse, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.

"Understanding the Impacts of Indirect Stakeholder Relationships - Stakeholder Value Network Analysis and Its Application to Large Engineering Projects."

Lessard, Donald R., Wen Feng, Edward Crawley, Olivier de Weck, and Bruce Cameron. In Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development, edited by M.J. Garvin, Raymond Levitt, Richard Scott, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, Forthcoming.

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Anjali Sastry

Anjali Sastry

Featured Publications

"Collaborative action research to reduce persistently long patient wait times in two public clinics inWestern Cape, South Africa."

Anjali Sastry, K. N. G. Long, A. de Sa, H. Salie, S. Topp, S. Sanghvi and L. van Niekerk. In The Lancet Global Health Special Issue: Consortium of Universities for Global Health, 6th annual conference, North Holland, The Netherlands: March 2015.

Fail Better: Design smart mistakes and succeed sooner.

Sastry, Anjali and Kara Penn. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Review, 2014.

Parenting Your Child with Autism: Practical Solutions, Strategies, and Advice for Helping Your Family.

Aguirre, B. and Anjali Sastry. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2012.

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D Eleanor Westney

D Eleanor Westney

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of International Management

Featured Publications

"From Star to Dog - and Back? Changing Western Perspectives on Japan’s Business System."

Westney, D. Eleanor. Tokyo, Japan: Hitotsubashi University Institute for Innovation Research, Forthcoming.

"Language as a Meeting Ground for Research on the MNC and Organization Theory."

Piekkari, Rebecca and D. Eleanor Westney. In Multinational Corporations and Organization Theory: Post Millennium Perspectives, 193 - 232. Somerville, MA: Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017.

"A New Way of Thinking about Resource Development: a Values-based Approach."

Ross, Richard A., and D. Eleanor Westney. In Re-Imagining Capitalism: Building a Responsible Long-Term Model, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2016.

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