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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

Risse, Mathias, and Gabriel Wollner. On Trade Justice: A Philosophical Plea for a New Global Deal. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights & Social Order: Philosophical, Practical, and Public Policy Dimensions." December 2019.
Deborah Avant, Marie Berry, Erica Chenoweth, Rachel Epstein, Cullen Hendrix, Oliver Kaplan, and Timothy Sisk, eds. Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Evan Perkoski. "A Source of Escalation or a Source of Restraint? An Empirical Investigation of How Civil Society Affects Mass Killings." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-027, September 2019.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Children on the Move in the Twenty-First Century: Developing a Rights-Based Plan of Action." Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis. University of California Press, 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "Discrimination, Cognitive Biases and Human Rights Violations." April 2019.
Sikkink, Kathryn, Geoff Dancy, Bridget Marchesi, Tricia Olsen, Leigh Payne, and Andrew Reiter. "Behind Bars and Bargains: New Findings on Transitional Justice in Emerging Democracies: Research Note." International Studies Quarterly 63.1 (Spring 2019): 99-110.
Sikkink, Kathryn, and Averell Schmidt. "Breaking the Ban? The Heterogeneous Impact of US Contestation of the Torture Norm." Journal of Global Security Studies 4.1 (January 2019): 105-122.
Sikkink, Kathryn, and Averell Schmidt. "Partners in Crime: An Empirical Investigation of the CIA Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program." Perspectives on Politics 16.4 (December 2018): 1014-1033.
Ruggie, John Gerard, and Emily K. Middleton. "Money, Millennials and Human Rights: Sustaining ‘Sustainable Investing’." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-023, August 2018.
Chenoweth, Erica. "Days of Rage: Introducing the NAVCO 3.0 Dataset." Journal of Peace Research, 55.4 (July 2018): 524-534.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights as Membership Rights in World Society." Human Rights, Democracy, and Legitimacy in a World of Disorder. Ed. Silja Voeneky and Gerald Neuman. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Risse, Mathias, and Sushma Raman. "Corruption Symposium Report." May 2018.
Hickes Lundquist, Jennifer, Devah Pager, and Eiko Strader. "Does a Criminal Past Predict Worker Performance? Evidence from One of America's Largest Employers." Social Forces 96.3 (March 2018): 1039–1068.
Crabtree, Charles, Christian Davenport, Erica Chenoweth, Dana M. Moss, Jennifer Earl, Emily Hencken Ritter, and Christopher Sullivan. "Contentious Politics in the Trump Era." PS: Political Science & Politics 51.1 (January 2018): 17-25.
Borjas, George. "EXODUS: How Migration Is Changing Our World." Review of Lessons from Immigration Economics, by Collier, Paul. Independent Review, 22.3, Winter 2018: 329-340.
Ruggie, John Gerard, and John F. Sherman III. "The Concept of ‘Due Diligence’ in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: A Reply to Jonathan Bonnitcha and Robert McCorquodale." European Journal of International Law 28.3 (November 2017): 921-928.
Bonica, Adam, Adam Chilton, Kyle Rozema, and Maya Sen. "The Legal Academy's Ideological Uniformity." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-023, April 2017.
Chandra, Amitabh, Michael Frakes, and Anup Malani. "Challenges to Reducing Discrimination and Health Inequity through Existing Civil Rights Laws." Health Affairs 36.6 (June 2017): 1041-1047.
Western, Bruce. "A Longitudinal Survey of Newly-Released Prisoners: Methods and Design of the Boston Reentry Study." Federal Probation 81 (June 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.
Bonica, Adam, Adam S. Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema, and Maya Sen. "Measuring Judicial Ideology Using Law Clerk Hiring." American Law and Economics Review (November 2016).
Sparrow, Malcolm K. "Moving Beyond Bratton." New York Times. August 8, 2016.
Bonica, Adam, Adam Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema, and Maya Sen. "Measuring Judicial Ideology Using Law Clerk Hiring." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-031, July 2016.
Phelps, Michelle S., and Devah Pager. "Inequality and Punishment: A Turning Point for Mass Incarceration?" The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 663.1 (2016): 185-203.
Sparrow, Malcolm K. Handcuffed: What Holds Policing Back, and the Keys to Reform. Brookings Institution Press, 2016.
McCarthy, Timothy Patrick. "When the Past is Present: What Slave Narratives Teach Us about Our Greatest Human Desire." Salon. January 18, 2016.
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.
McCarthy, Timothy Patrick. "Extinguishing the Fires This Time." Huffington Post, July 2015.
Sparrow, Malcolm K. "Measuring Performance in a Modern Police Organization." New Perspectives in Policing, March 2015.
Hehir, J. Bryan, Peterson, Rodney and Twiss, Barney, eds. Religion and Public Policy: Human Rights, Conflict and Ethics. Oxford University Press, 2015.
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.
Wilson, William Julius. "Marginality, Ethnicity and Penality: A Response to Loïc Wacquant." Ethnic & Racial Studies 37.10 (October 2014): 1712-1718.
Dogan, Pinar, and Dani Rodrik. Yargi, Cemaat ve Bir Darbe Kurgusunun Iç Yüzü. Destek Yayinevi, 2014.
Chandra, Amitabh. "Medical Professional Liability Risk Among US Cardiologists." American Heart Journal 167.5 (May 2014): 690–696.
Goodman, Joshua, and Adam Levitin. "Bankruptcy Law and the Cost of Credit: The Impact of Cramdown on Mortgage Interest Rates." Journal of Law and Economics 57.1 (February 2014): 139-158.
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.
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.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Enforcing Girls' Access to Secondary Education: A Human Rights Imperative." Huffington Post. July 1, 2013.
Anupam B. Jena, Amitabh Chandra, and Seth A. Seabury. "Malpractice Risk Among US Pediatricians." Pediatrics 131.6 (June 2013): 1148-1154.
Kayyem, Juliette. "Action on Guns and Immigration Needed." Boston Globe, January 21, 2013.
Kayyem, Juliette. "Details are a Distraction in Newtown Killings." Boston Globe, December 20, 2012.
Gergen, David. "Honor the Victims -- With Action." CNN.com, December 17, 2012.
Peterson, Paul E. "A Decade Redrawn: Presentence Boundaries of the Priviledge Against Compelled Self-Incrimination since Mitchell v. U.S." Federal Sentencing Reporter 25.1 (October 2012).
Pager, Devah, and Bruce Western. "Identifying Discrimination at Work: The Use of Field Experiments." Journal of Social Issues 68.2 (June 2012): 221-237.
Jena, Anupam B., Amitabh Chandra, Darius Lakdawalla, and Seth Seabury. "Outcomes of Medical Malpractice Litigation Against US Physicians." Archives of Internal Medicine 172.11 (June 2012): 892-889.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Keys to Keeping Boston Free of Riots." Boston Globe, May 3, 2012.