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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

de Benedictis Kessner, Justin, and Kathryn Carlson. "What the Next Mayor Needs to Do About Boston's Transportation Crisis." Boston Area Research Initiative White Paper Series, September 2021.
Ganz, Marshall. "The Role of Leadership in Cultivating Collective Democratic Voice." The American Prospect. February 26, 2021.
Ang, Desmond, and Jonathan Tebes. "Civic Responses to Police Violence." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-033, October 2020.
de Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, and Christopher Warshaw. "Politics in Forgotten Governments: The Partisan Composition of County Legislatures and County Fiscal Policies." Journal of Politics 82.2 (April 2020): 460-475.
de Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, and Michael Hankinson. "Concentrated Burdens: How Self-Interest and Partisanship Shape Opinion on Opioid Treatment Policy." American Political Science Review 113.4 (November 2019): 1078-1084.
Ang, Desmond. "Do 40-Year-Old Facts Still Matter? Long-Run Effects of Federal Oversight under the Voting Rights Act." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 11.3 (July 2019): 1-53.
Ang, Desmond. "Do 40-Year-Old Facts Still Matter? Long-Run Effects of Federal Oversight under the Voting Rights Act." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-033, October 2018.
Mayne, Quinton. "Cities on a Hill?" Boston Review. February 13, 2018.
Hochschild, Jennifer L., and Maya Sen. "Genetic Determinism, Technology Optimism, and Race: Views of the American Public." ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 661 (September 2015): 160-180.
Bonica, Adam, Adam S. Chilton, and Maya Sen. "The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-049, August 2015.
Sen, Maya, and William Spaniel. "How Uncertainty about Judicial Nominees Can Distort the Confirmation Process." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-050, August 2015.
Glaeser, Edward L., and Cass R. Sunstein. "A Theory of Civil Disobedience." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-036, July 2015.
Kamm, Frances. "Bioethical Prescriptions." Journal of Medical Ethics 41.6 (June 2015): 493-495.
Hochschild, Jennifer L. and Maya Sen. "Technology Optimism or Pessimism about Genomic Science: Variation among Experts and Scholarly Disciplines." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 658.1 (March 2015): 236-252.
Monroe, Burt L., Jennifer Pan, Margaret E. Roberts, Maya Sen, and Betsy Sinclair. "No! Formal Theory, Causal Inference, and Big Data Are Not Contradictory Trends in Political Science." PS: Political Science & Politics 48.1 (January 2015): 71-74.
Monroe, Burt L, Jennifer Pan, Margaret E Roberts, Maya Sen, and Betsy Sinclair. "No! Formal Theory, Causal Inference, and Big Data Are Not Contradictory Trends in Political Science." PS: Political Science and Politics 48.1 (January 2015): 71-74.
Wright Rigueur, Leah. The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power. Princeton University Press, 2015.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Bayeseian Inference and Contractualist Justification on Interstate 95." Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics, 2nd Edition. Ed. Andrew I. Cohen and Christopher Heath Wellman. Wiley, 2014, 219-231.
Kamm, Frances. Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives. Oxford University Press, 2013.
Liebman, Jeffrey. "Advancing Evidence-Based Policymaking to Solve Social Problems." Issues in Science & Technology 30.1 (Fall 2013): 47-55.
Kamm, Frances. "The Trolley Problem." The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. Ed. Hugh LaFollette. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Kamm, Frances. "Rationing and the Disabled: Several Proposals." Rationing Health Care: Hard Choices and Unavoidable Trade-offs. Ed. Andre den Exter and Martin Buijsen. Maklu Publishers, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Putting China at Ease." Boston Globe, August 23, 2012.
Hakhverdian, Armen, and Quinton Mayne. "Institutional Trust, Education, and Corruption: A Micro-Macro Interactive Approach." Journal of Politics 74.3 (July 2012): 739-750.
Wilson, William Julius. "A New Public Rhetoric for the Occupy Movement." Contexts 11.2 (Spring 2012): 12-21.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Gaffe Gives Romney Chance to Redesign Safety Net." Boston Globe, February 10, 2012.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Importance of Performance in Obama’s Victory." Review of The Performance of Politics: Obama’s Victory and the Democratic Struggle for Power, by Jeffrey C. Alexander. Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, 40.6, November 2011: 668-672.
Bane, Mary Jo. "Social Conscience and Politics in the United States of America: Reflections." International Journal of Public Theology 5.3 (2011): 352-365.
Luttmer, Erzo F. P., and Monica Singhal. "Culture, Context, and the Taste for Redistribution." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 3.1 (February 2011): 157-179.
Ruggie, Mary. "Health Care as a Right of Social Citizenship in the US: The US in Historical and Comparative Perspective." Paper for the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, August 14-17, 2010.
Ruggie, Mary. Review of Medical Research for Hire: The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials, by Jill A. Fisher. Contemporary Sociology, 38.5, September 2009: 435-436.
Kamm, Frances. "Discrimination, Disability and Irrelevant Goods." Disability and Disadvantage. Ed. Kimberley Brownlee and Adam Cureton. Oxford University Press, 2009.
Campante, Filipe R., and Edward L. Glaeser. "Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago." NBER Working Papers 15104, June 2009.