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

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.
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.
Chen, Martha. "Women in Informal Employment." Toolkit: Learning and Working in the Informal Economy. Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit, 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.
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.
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.
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.