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Welcome to Professor Linda Bilmes' website. This page contains links to recent books and book chapters publications.


Bilmes, Linda and W. Scott Gould. “The People Factor: Strengthening America by Investing in Public Service.” Brookings, 2009.
Bilmes, Linda J. and Joseph E. Stiglitz. “The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict.” W. W. Norton & Co., 2008.
Wetzker, Konrad, Peter Strüven and Linda Bilmes, “Gebt uns das Risiko Zurück (Give Us Back the Risk).” Carl Hanser Verlag, 1998.
   Book Chapters

Joseph E. Stiglitz (Columbia University) and Linda J. Bilmes (Harvard University)
Chapter 13: “Estimating the costs of war: Methodological issues, with applications to Iraq and Afghanistan” in the Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Peace and Conflict. Eds. Michelle Garfinkel and Stergios Skaperdas, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2012.

Bilmes, Linda and Joseph Stiglitz. "The long-term costs of conflict: the case of the Iraq War" in Handbook On the Economics of Conflict. Eds. Derek L. Braddon and Keith Hartley. Edward Elgar Publishing, June 2011.

Bilmes, Linda and Joseph Stiglitz. "Hidden Wounds and Accounting Tricks: Disguising the True Costs" in Lessons From Iraq: Avoiding the Next War. Eds. Miriam Pembeton and William D. Hartung. Penguin Publishers, 2008.

Bilmes, Linda and Jeffrey R. Neal. "The People Factor: Human Resources Reform in Government" in For the People: Can We Fix Public Service? Eds. John D.Donahue and Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Brookings, 2003.
Bilmes, Linda. "Scoring Goals for People and Company" in Mastering People Management: Your Single-Source Guide to Becoming a Master of People Management. Ed. James Pickford. FT Prentice Hall, 2001.

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