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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

Wilson, William Julius. "Jobless Poverty: A New Form of Social Dislocation in the Inner-City Ghetto." Inequality: Classic Readings in Race, Class, and Gender. Ed. David Grusky and Szonja Szelenyi. Routledge, 2018, 87-102.
Harding, David J., Christopher Jencks, Leonard M. Lopoo, and Susan E. Mayer. "Family Background and Income in Adulthood, 1961–1999." The Inequality Reader: Contemporary and Foundational Readings in Race, Class, and Gender. Ed. David Grusky. Routledge, 2019.
Chandra, Amitabh, Tyler Hoppenfeld, and Jonathan Skinner. "Are Black-White Mortality Rates Converging?" Insights in the Economics of Aging. Ed. David A. Wise. University of Chicago Press, 2017, 205-226.
Chen, Martha, and Rachel Moussie. "Turning a Blind Eye to Women in the Informal Economy." The IMF and Gender Equality: A Compendium of Feminist Macroeconomic Critiques. Bretton Woods Project, 2017.
Chen, Martha, and Frances Lund. "Overcoming Barriers and Addressing Gender Dimensions in Universal Health Care for Informal Workers: Lessons from India and Thailand." Social Protection for Informal Workers in Asia. Ed. Sri Wening Handayani. Asian Development Bank, 2016.
Wilson, William Julius. "Urban Poverty, Race, and Space." The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty. Ed. Brady, David, and Linda M. Burton. Oxford University Press, 2016, 394-413.
Sparrow, Malcolm K. "Performance Measurement in a Modern Police Organization." New Perspectives in Policing. National Institute of Justice and Program in Criminal Justice, Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School, 2014.
Sparrow, Malcolm K. "Managing the Boundary between Public and Private Policing." New Perspectives in Policing. National Institute of Justice and Program in Criminal Justice, Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School, 2014.
Kellerman, Barbara, and Deborah Rhode. "Women at the Top: The Pipeline Reconsidered." Women and Leadership in Higher Education. Ed. Karen Longman and Susan Madsen. Information Age Publishing, 2014.
Wilson, William Julius. "More Than Just Race, Being Black and Poor in the Inner City." America’s Growing Inequality The Impact of Poverty and Race. Ed. Chester Hartman. Lexington Books, 2014.
Wilson, William Julius. "De Quel Ghetto The Wire Parle-t-elle?" The Wire, L'Amerique Sur Ecoute. Ed. Marie-Hélène Bacqué. La Découverte, March 2014.
Wilson, William Julius. "Being Poor, Black, and American: The Impact of Political, Economic, and Cultural Forces." Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective. Ed. David B. Grusky. Westview Press, January 2014.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Wealth and the Self-Protection Society." In 100 Years: Leading Economists Predict the Future. Ed. Ignacio Palacios-Huerta. MIT Press, 2014.
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.
Chen, Martha. "Women in Informal Employment." Toolkit: Learning and Working in the Informal Economy. Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit, 2014.
Chaddha, Anmol, and William Julius Wilson. "“Way Down in the Hole”: Systemic Urban Inequality and The Wire." Crime and Justice in the City as Seen through The Wire. Ed. Peter A. Collins, and David C. Brody. Carolina Academic Press, 2013, 29-53.
Chen, Martha. "Women and the Informal Economy: Economic Actors and Global Leaders." Women in the Global Economy: Leading Social Change. Ed. Trish Tierney. Institute of International Education Foundation, 2013.
Ferguson, Ronald. "Conceiving Regional Pathways to Prosperity Systems." Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs in Metropolitan America. Ed. Laura Perna. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.
Wilson, William Julius. "Foreword." Not Meant to Live Like This: Weathering the Storm of Our Lives in New Orleans. ATD Fourth World Movement, 2012.
Wilson, William Julius. "Afterword." The Truly Disadvantaged. University of Chicago Press, 2012, 251-301.
Wilson, William Julius. "Afterword." The Declining Significance of Race. University of Chicago Press, 2012, 183-209.
Wilson, William Julius. "Forward." Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect. Ed. Robert J. Sampson. University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Norris, Pippa. "Demography, Insecurity, and Religion." Research and Responsibility: Reflections on our Common Future. Ed. William Krull. Druck and Werte, 2011.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Impact Of Racial And Nonracial Structural Forces On Poor Urban Blacks." Covert Racism. Ed. R. D. Coates. Brill, 2011, 17-40.
Wilson, William Julius. "Improving Grades: Urban Public Schools, Racial and Socioeconomic Segregation, and the Promise of Innovation." Frontiers in Sociology of Education. Ed. Maureen T. Hallinan. Springer, 2011, 265-272.
Edin, Kathryn, Timothy Nelson, and Joanna Miranda Reed. "Daddy, Baby; Momma Maybe: Low Income Urban Fathers and the ‘Package Deal’ of Family Life." Families in an Unequal Society. Ed. Marcia J. Carlson and Paula England. Stanford University Press, 2011, 85-107.
Toft, Monica Duffy. "Wombfare: The Religious Basis of Fertility Politics." Political Demography: How Population Changes Are Reshaping International Security and National Politics. Ed. Goldstone, Jack A., Eric P. Kaufmann, and Monica Duffy Toft. Paradigm Publishers, 2011.
Wilson, William Julius. "Understanding the Emergence and Persistence of Concentrated Urban Poverty." American Democracy and the Pursuit of Equality. Ed. Chowkwanyun, Merlin, and Randa Serhan. Paradigm, 2011, 117-131.
Chen, Martha. "Informality, Poverty, and Gender in the Global South." The International Handbook Of Gender And Poverty. Ed. Sylvia Chant. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010.
Chen, Martha. "The Self-Employed Women’s Association." Social Movements II: Concerns of Equity and Security. Ed. T. K. Oommen. Oxford University Press, December 2009.
Mastrofski, Stephen, David L. Weisburd, and Anthony A. Braga. Rethinking Policing: The Policy Implications of Hot Spots of Crime. Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice Policy. Ed. Natasha Frost, Todd Clear, and Joshua Freilich. Cengage Learning, 2009.
Braga, Anthony A. Experimental Criminology. 21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook. Ed. J. Mitchell Miller. Sage Publications, 2009.
Kamm, Frances. "Discrimination, Disability and Irrelevant Goods." Disability and Disadvantage. Ed. Kimberley Brownlee and Adam Cureton. Oxford University Press, 2009.
Braga, Anthony A., David Onek, and Tracey Meares. Serious Gun Violence in San Francisco: Developing a Partnership-Based Violence Prevention Strategy. Community Policing and Peacemaking. Ed. Peter Grabosky. Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, 2009.
Braga, Anthony A., and Brenda J. Bond. "Community Perceptions of Police Crime Prevention Efforts: Using Interviews in Small Areas to Evaluate Crime Reduction Strategies." Evaluating Crime Reduction Initiatives (Crime Prevention Studies Vol. 24). Ed. Johannes Knutsson and Nick Tilley. Criminal Justice Press, 2009, 85-119.
Leigh, Andrew, Christopher Jencks, and Timothy M. Smeeding. Health and Economic Inequality. Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality. Ed. Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, and Tim Smeeding. Oxford University Press, 2009, 384-406.
Jencks, Christopher. Does Rising Economic Inequality Matter? The Future of Political Science. Ed. Gary King, Kay Lehman Schlozman, and Norman H. Nie. Routledge, 2009, 115-117.
Braga, Anthony A. "Evidence-Based Policing." The SAGE Dictionary of Policing. Ed. Alison Wakefield and Jenny Fleming. Sage Publications, 2009.
Braga, Anthony A. ""Gun Enforcement and Ballistic Imaging Technology in Boston."." Ballistic Imaging. Ed. Committee to Assess the Feasibility, Accuracy and Technical Capability of a National Ballistics Database. National Academies Press, 2008.
Tyler, Tom R., Anthony A. Braga, Jeffrey Fagan, Tracy Meares, Robert Sampson, and Christopher Winship. "Legitimacy and Criminal Justice." Legitimacy and Criminal Justice: A Comparative Perspective. Ed. Tom R.Tyler, Anthony A. Braga, et al. Russel Sage Foundation Press, 2007.
Braga, Anthony A. "Community Policing in Boston." Encyclopedia of Police Science. Ed. Jack R. Greene. Routledge Press, 2007.
Braga, Anthony A. "Firearms: Guns and the Gun Culture." Encyclopedia of Police Science. Ed. Jack R. Greene. Routledge Press, 2007.
Braga, Anthony A. "Problem-Oriented Policing." Encyclopedia of Police Science. Ed. Jack R. Greene. Routledge Press, 2007.
Weisburd, David, and Anthony A. Braga. "Introduction: Understanding Police Innovation." Police Innovation: Contrasting Perspectives. Ed. David Weisburd and Anthony A. Braga. Cambridge University Press, 2006, 1.
Braga, Anthony A., and David Weisburd. "Conclusion: Police Innovation and the Future of Policing." Police Innovation: Contrasting Perspectives. Ed. David Weisburd and Anthony A. Braga. Cambridge University Press, 2006, 353.
Braga, Anthony A. "Community Policing in Boston." Encyclopedia of Police Science. Ed. Jack R. Greene. Routledge, 2006.
Braga, Anthony A. "Firearms: Guns and the Gun Culture." Encyclopedia of Police Science. Ed. Jack R. Greene. Routledge, 2006.
Braga, Anthony A. "Problem-Oriented Policing." Encyclopedia of Police Science. Ed. Jack R. Greene. Routledge, 2006.
Braga, Anthony A., and David Weisburd. "Problem-Oriented Policing: The Disconnect between Principles and Practice." Police Innovation: Contrasting Perspectives. Ed. David Weisburd and Anthony A. Braga. Cambridge University Press, 2006, 133.
Braga, Anthony A., and Christopher Winship. "Partnership, Accountability, and Innovation: Clarifying Boston’s Experience with Pulling Levers." Police Innovation: Contrasting Perspectives. Ed. David Weisburd and Anthony A. Braga. Cambridge University Press, 2006, 171.