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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

Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
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.
Risse, Mathias. "Why We Should Talk About German ‘Orientierungskultur’ Rather Than 'Leitkultur'." Analyse & Kritik 40.2 (November 2018): 381-404.
Battilana, Julie, and Marissa Kimsey. "Should You Agitate, Innovate, or Orchestrate?" Stanford Social Innovation Review (September 2017).
Bonica, Adam, Adam S. Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema, and Maya Sen. "The Political Ideologies of Law Clerks." American Law and Economics Review 19.1 (April 2017): 96-128.
Bonica, Adam, Adam S. Chilton, and Maya Sen. "The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers." Journal of Legal Analysis 8.2 (December 2016): 277-335.
Acharya, Avidit, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen. "Explaining Causal Findings Without Bias: Detecting and Assessing Direct Effects." The American Political Science Review 110.3 (August 2016).
Sen, Maya. "The Political Legacy of American Slavery." The Journal of Politics 78.3 (July 2016): 621-641.
Sen, Maya, and Omar Wasow. "Race as a ‘Bundle of Sticks’: Designs that Estimate Effects of Seemingly Immutable Characteristics." Annual Review of Political Science 19 (May 2016).
Unkovic, Cait, Maya Sen, and Kevin M. Quinn. "Does Encouragement Matter in Improving Gender Imbalances in Technical Fields? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial." PloS One 11.4 (April 2016).
Putnam, Robert D. "A Candid Conversation about Schools, Culture, and the Widening Opportunity Gap in America with Professor Robert D. Putnam." About Campus 20.4 (September 2015): 3-7.
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.
Hochschild, Jennifer L., and Maya Sen. "To Test or Not? Singular or Multiple Heritage? Genomic Ancestry Testing on Americans' Racial Identity." Du Bois Review 12.2 (Fall 2015): 321-347.
Snellman, Kaisa, Jennifer M. Silva, and Robert D. Putnam. "Inequity Outside the Classroom: Growing Class Differences in Participation in Extracurricular Activities." Voices in Urban Education 40 (2015): 7-14.
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.
Snellman, Kaisa, Jennifer M. Silva, Carl B. Frederick, and Robert D. Putnam. "The Engagement Gap: Social Mobility and Extracurricular Participation among American Youth." ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 657.1 (January 2015): 194-207.
Sen, Maya. "Is Justice Really Blind? Race and Appellate Review in U.S. Courts." Journal of Legal Studies 44.S1 (January 2015): S187-S229.
Campante, Filipe R., and Davin Chor. "The People Want the Fall of the Regime”: Schooling, Political Protest, and the Economy." Journal of Comparative Economics 42.3 (August 2014): 495-517.
Hancock, Kathleen J., Matthew A. Baum, and Marijke Breuning. "Women and Pre-Tenure Scholarly Productivity in International Studies: An Investigation into the Leaky Career Pipeline." International Studies Perspective 14.4 (November 2013): 507–527.
Liebman, Jeffrey. "Advancing Evidence-Based Policymaking to Solve Social Problems." Issues in Science & Technology 30.1 (Fall 2013): 47-55.
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.
Baum, Matthew A. "Red State, Blue State, Flu State: Media Self-Selection and Partisan Gaps in Swine Flu Vaccinations." Journal of Health Politics 36.6 (December 2011): 1021-1059.
Peterson, Paul E., and Daniel Nadler. "Freedom to Fail: The Keystone of American Federalism." University of Chicago Law Review 79.1 (Winter 2011): 253-281.
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.
Wise, David A., and Paul R. Brewer. "Competing Frames for a Public Health Issue and Their Effects on Public Opinion." Mass Communication & Society 13.4 (September 2010): 435-457.
Howell, William, Martin West, and Paul E. Peterson. "The Persuadable Public." Education Next 9.4 (Fall 2009): 20-29.
Putnam, Robert D. "Diversity, Social Capital, and Immigrant Integration: Introductory Remarks." National Civic Review 98.1 (Spring 2009): 3-5.