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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

Marks, Zoe. "Philip Roessler, Ethnic Politics and State Power in Africa: The Logic of the Coup–Civil War Trap." Review of Africa, 89.3, August 2019: 614-615.
Jencks, Christopher. "Luck, Chance, and Taxes." Review of Success and Luck, by Robert Frank. The American Interest, 13.1, June 23, 2017.
Jencks, Christopher. "Why the Very Poor Have Become Poorer." Review of $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer. The New York Review of Books, 63.10, June 9, 2016: 15-17.
Wilson, William Julius. "Cashless Society." Review of $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer. New York Times, September 2, 2015: 14-14.
Glaeser, Edward L. "They Can Take It If They Want It." Review of The Grasping Hand, by Ilya Somin. Wall Street Journal, July 2015.
Chen, Martha. "Women and the Informal Economy in Urban Africa: From the Margins to the Centre." Review of Women and the Informal Economy in Urban Africa: From the Margins to the Centre, by Mary Njeri Kinyanjui. Gender & Development, 23.2, July 2015: 394-397.
Jencks, Christopher. "The War on Poverty: Was It Lost?" Review of Legacies of the War on Poverty, ed. Martha J. Bailey and Sheldon Danziger. New York Review of Books, 62.6, April 2015: 82-85.
Saich, Anthony. Comment on China’s Public Service System, by Jianxing Yu,. ed. Kenneth Lieberthal, Cheng Li, and Yu Keping. China's Political Development : Chinese and American Perspectives, June 2014: 244-251.
Andrews, Matthew. Review of Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do About It, by Morton Jerven. Governance, 26.4, October 2013: 696-698.
Walt, Stephen. Review of Special Responsibilities: Global Problems and American Power, by Bukovansky, Mlada, Ian Clark, Robyn Eckersley, Richard Price, Christian Reus-Smit, and Nicholas Wheeler. Ethics & International Affairs, December 2013.
Altshuler, Alan. Review of Grotton Revisited…Planning in Crisis?, by Steve Ankers, David Kaiserman, Chris Shepley. Journal of the American Planning Association, 77.4, October 18, 2011: 394.
Masoud, Tarek. "Varieties of Wahhabism." Review of Contesting the Saudi State, by Madawi al-Rasheed. Middle East Law and Governance, 2.1, 2010: 106-112.
Patterson, Thomas E. Review of Hillary Clinton's Race for the White House: Gender Politics & the Media on the Campaign Trail, by Regina G. Lawrence and Melody Rose. Political Communication, 27.2, April-June 2010: 221-223.
Saich, Anthony. Review of China's Communist Party: Atrophy and Adaptation, by David Shambaugh Political Science Quarterly, 124.1, Spring 2009: 200-201.
Bane, Mary Jo. "Keeping the Faith." Review of Godly Republic: A Centrist Blueprint for America's Faith-Based Future, by John J. DiIulio, Jr. Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, 7 , Winter 2008: 98-104.