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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

Storer, Adam, Daniel Schneider, and Kristen Harknett. "What Explains Racial/Ethnic Inequality in Job Quality in the Service Sector?" American Sociological Review (June 2020).
Smith, Sandra, and Nora Broege. "Searching for Work with a Criminal Record." Social Problems 67.2 (May 2020): 208-232.
Van Bavel, Jay J., Katherine Baicker, et al. "Using Social and Behavioural Science to Support COVID-19 Pandemic Response." Nature Human Behaviour 4 (April 2020): 460–471.
Smith, Sandra, and Jonathan Simon. "Exclusion and Extraction: Criminal Justice Contact and the Reallocation of Labor." RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation of the Social Sciences 6.1 (March 2020): 1-27.
Alsan, Marcella, Owen Garrick, and Grant Graziani. "Does Diversity Matter for Health? Experimental Evidence from Oakland." American Economic Review 109.12 (December 2019): 4071-4111.
Newhouse, Joseph P., Mary Price, John Hsu, Bruce Landon, and J. Michael McWilliams. "Currently Reading Delivery System Performance as Financial Risk Varies." The American Journal of Managed Care (December 2019).
Seo, Veri, Travis P. Baggett, Anne N. Thorndike, Peter Hull, John Hsu, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Vicki Fung. "Access to Care Among Medicaid and Uninsured Patients in Community Health Centers After the Affordable Care Act." BMC Health Services Research 19.1 (December 2019): 291.
Chandra, Amitabh, and Craig Garthwaite. "Economic Principles for Medicare Reform." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 686.1 (December 2019): 63-92.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Sameed, Muhammad, Jennie Zhang, Amanda Wright, Michele Cave, Anson Babu, Amitabh Chandra, Naresh Bassi, and Thaddeus Pula. "Improving Compliance to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Cms) Sepsis Bundle Using Epic Emr Informatics." Chest 156.4 (October 2019): A1693.
Hsu, John, Joseph Newhouse, Lindsay Nicole Overhage, and Samuel Zuvekas. "Fiscal Difficulties of Cities, the Labor Market, and Health Care." Journal of Pension Economics & Finance 18.4 (October 2019): 565-578.
Clark, Robert L., and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Incentives and Limitations of Employment Policies on Retirement Transitions." Journal of Pension Economics & Finance 18.4 (October 2019): 495-499.
Song, Lina D., Joseph P. Newhouse, Xabier Garcia-De-Albeniz, and John Hsu. "Changes in Screening Colonoscopy Following Medicare Reimbursement and Cost-Sharing Changes." Health Services Research 54.4 (August 2019): 839-850.
Yeager, David S., et. al. "A National Experiment Reveals Where a Growth Mindset Improves Achievement." Nature 573 (August 2019): 364-369.
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.
Autor, David, David Dorn, and Gordon Hanson. "When Work Disappears: Manufacturing Decline and the Falling Marriage-Market Value of Men." American Economic Review: Insights 1.2 (April 2019): 161-178.
Khullar, Dhruv1 Josephine Fisher, and Amitabh Chandra. "Trickle-Down Innovation and the Longevity of Nations." Lancet 393.10187 (June 2019): 2272-2274.
Nipp, Ryan D., Kessely Hong, and Electra D. Paskett. "Overcoming Barriers to Clinical Trial Enrollment." American Society of Clinical Oncology Educational Book 39 (May 2019): 105-114.
Rowley, Jacob F.S., Sarah F. Phillips, and Ronald F. Ferguson. "The Stability of Student Ratings of Teacher Instructional Practice: Examining the One-Year Stability of the 7cs Composite." School Effectiveness and School Improvement 30.4 (May 2019): 549-562.
Smith, Sandra Susan, and Nora C. R. Broege. "Searching for Work with a Criminal Record." Social Problems 67.2 (May 2019): 208–232.
Shepard, Mark, Amy Finkelstein, and Nathaniel Hendren. "Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: Evidence from Massachusetts." American Economic Review 109.4 (April 2019).
Newhouse, Joseph P., Mary Price, J. Michael McWilliams, John Hsu, Jeffrey Souza, and Bruce E. Landon. "Adjusted Mortality Rates Are Lower For Medicare Advantage Than Traditional Medicare, But The Rates Converge Over Time." Health Affairs 38.4 (April 2019): 554-560.
Lavelle, Tara A., Milton C. Weinstein, Joseph P. Newhouse, Kerim Munir, Karen A. Kuhlthau, and Lisa A. Prosser. "Parent Preferences for Health Outcomes Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders." PharmacoEconomics 37.4 (April 2019): 541-551.
Ferguson, Ronald. "Why Stigmatized Adolescents Bully More: The Role of Self-Esteem and Academic-Status Insecurity." International Journal of Adolescence and Youth 25.1 (April 2019): 305-318.
Carlana, Michela. "Implicit Stereotypes: Evidence from Teachers' Gender Bias." Quarterly Journal of Economics (March 2019).
Lerner, Jennifer S. "Towards a Conceptual Model of Affective Predictions in Palliative Care." Journal of Pain and Symptom Management .
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.
Andrews, Jason R., Stephen Baker, Florian Marks, Marcella Alsan, Denise Garrett, Bruce G. Gellin, Samir K. Saha et al. "Typhoid Conjugate Vaccines: A New Tool in the Fight against Antimicrobial Resistance." The Lancet Infectious Diseases 19.1 (January 2019): e26-e30.
Bagley, Nicholas, Benjamin Berger, Amitabh Chandra, Craig Garthwaite, and Ariel D. Stern. "The Orphan Drug Act at 35: Observations and an Outlook for the Twenty-First Century." Innovation Policy and the Economy 19.1 (January 2019): 97-137.
Wright Rigueur, Leah, and Anna Beshlian. "The History and Progress of Black Citizenship." Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race (2019): 1-11.
Borjas, George, Ilpo Kauppinen, and Panu Poutvaara. "Self-Selection of Emigrants: Theory and Evidence on Stochastic Dominance in Observable and Unobservable Characteristics." The Economic Journal 129.617 (January 2019): 143-171.
Jara-Figueroa, C., Bogang Jun, Edward L. Glaeser, and Cesar A. Hidalgo. "The Role of Industry-Specific, Occupation-Specific, and Location-Specific Knowledge in the Growth and Survival of New Firms." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115.50 (December 2018): 12646-12653.
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.
Campante, Filipe, and Edward L. Glaeser. "Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago." Latin American Economic Review 27.2 (December 2018).
Ganong, Peter, and Jeffrey B. Liebman. "The Decline, Rebound, and Further Rise in Snap Enrollment: Disentangling Business Cycle Fluctuations and Policy Changes." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 10.4 (November 2018).
Risse, Mathias. "Why We Should Talk About German ‘Orientierungskultur’ Rather Than 'Leitkultur'." Analyse & Kritik 40.2 (November 2018): 381-404.
Avery, Christopher, Oded Gurantz, Michael Hurwitz, and Jonathan Smith,. "Shifting College Majors in Response to Advanced Placement Exam Scores." Journal of Human Resources 53.4 (October 2018): 918-956.
Smith, Sandra. "‘Change’ Frames and the Mobilization of Social Capital for Formerly Incarcerated Job Seekers." Du Bois Review 15.2 (Fall 2018): 387-416.
Shepard, Mark, Kate Ho, and Ariel Pakes. "The Evolution of Health Insurer Costs in Massachusetts, 2010-12." Review of Industrial Organization 53.1 (August 2018): 117-137.
Ferguson, Ronald. "The Tripod School Climate Index: Evidence of Score Reliability and Validity." Health Behavior and Policy Review 5.4 (July 2018).
Chenoweth, Erica. "Days of Rage: Introducing the NAVCO 3.0 Dataset." Journal of Peace Research, 55.4 (July 2018): 524-534.
Sommers, Benjamin D., Mark Shepard, and Katherine Hempstead. "Why Did Employer Coverage Fall In Massachusetts After The ACA? Potential Consequences Of A Changing Employer Mandate." Health Affairs 37.7 (July 2018): 1144-1152.
Fung, Vicki, Cassandra Peitzman, Julie Shi, Catherine Liang, William Dow, Alan Zaslavsky, Bruce Fireman, Stephen F. Derose, Michael Chernew, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Adverse Selection Into and Within the Individual Health Insurance Market in California in 2014." Health Services Research 53.5, Part I (Spring 2018): 3750-3769.
Glaeser, Edward L., Hyunjin Kim, and Michael Luca. "Nowcasting Gentrification: Using Yelp Data to Quantify Neighborhood Change." AEA Papers and Proceedings 108 (May 2018): 77-82.
Traub, Stephen J., Soroush Saghafian, Kurtis Judson, Christopher Russi, Bo Madsen, Stephen Cha, Hannah C. Tolson, Leon D. Sanchez, and Jesse M. Pines. "Interphysician Differences in Emergency Department Length of Stay." Journal of Emergency Medicine 54.5 (May 2018): 702-710.
Rogers, Todd, and Avi Feller. "Reducing Student Absences at Scale by Targeting Parents’ Misbeliefs." Nature Human Behaviour 2 (Spring 2018): 335–342.
Austin, Benjamin, Edward Glaeser, and Lawrence Summers. "Saving the Heartland: Place-Based Policies in 21st Century America." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (Spring 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.
Glaeser, Edward L., Scott Duke Kominers, Michael Luca, and Nikhil Naik. "Big Data and Big Cities: the Promises and Limitations of Improved Measures of Urban Life." Economic Inquiry 56.1 (January 2018): 114-137.