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

Feigenbaum, James, Maxwell Palmer, and Benjamin Schneer. "'Descended from Immigrants and Revolutionists': How Family Immigration History Shapes Representation in Congress." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-028, September 2019.
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.
Carlana, Michela and Marco Tabellini. "Happily Ever After: Immigration, Natives’ Marriage, and Fertility." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-035, July 2018.
Ang, Desmond. "Do 40-Year-Old Facts Still Matter? Long-Run Effects of Federal Oversight under the Voting Rights Act." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-033, October 2018.
Baum, Matthew A., Dara Kay Cohen, and Yuri M. Zhukov. "Does Rape Culture Predict Rape? Evidence from U.S. Newspapers, 2000–2013." Quarterly Journal of Political Science 13.3 (September 2018): 263-289.
Hochschild, Jennifer L., and Maya Sen. "Americans' Attitudes on Racial or Genetic Inheritance: Which Is More Predictive?" Reconsidering Race: Social Science and Racial Categories in the Age of Genomics. Ed. Kazuko Suzuki and Diego A. von Vacano. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Mayne, Quinton. "Cities on a Hill?" Boston Review. February 13, 2018.
Wright Rigueur, Leah. "For Black Athletes, Wealth Doesn’t Equal Freedom." PBS NewsHour, 10/18/2017.
Jayachandran, Seema, and Rohini Pande. "Why Are Indian Children so Short? The Role of Birth Order and Son Preference." American Economic Review 107.9 (September 2017): 2600-2629.
Borjas, George. "Still More on Mariel: The Role of Race." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-029, June 2017.
Bernhardt, Arielle, Erica Field, Rohini Pande, and Natalia Rigol. "Household Matters: Revisiting the Returns to Capital among Female Microentrepreneurs." April 2017.
James K. Sebenius, R. Nicholas Burns, Robert H. Mnookin, L. Alexander Green. "Henry Kissinger: Negotiating Black Majority Rule in Southern Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-059, December 9, 2016.
Wilson, William Julius. "Black Youths, Joblessness, and the Other Side of ‘Black Lives Matter’." Ethnic & Racial Studies 39.8 (June 2016): 1450-1457.
Ganz, Marshall. "How the New Civil Rights Movement Can Build on the Lessons of the Old." Moyers & Company. July 20, 2016.
Ferguson, Ronald. "Aiming Higher Together: Strategizing Better Educational Outcomes for Boys and Young Men of Color." Urban Institute Research Report, May 2016.
Ganz, Marshall. "Here’s how History is Shaping the #studentblackout Movement." The Conversation, November 23, 2015.
Wilson, William Julius. "New Perspectives on the Declining Significance of Race: A Rejoinder." Ethnic & Racial Studies 38.8 (June 2015): 1278-1284.
Borjas, George, Kirk B. Doran, and Ying Shen. "Ethnic Complementarities After the Opening of China: How Chinese Graduate Students Affected the Productivity of Their Advisors." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-020, April 2015.
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.
Wright Rigueur, Leah. The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power. Princeton University Press, 2015.
Acharya, Avidit, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen. "The Political Legacy of American Slavery." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-057, December 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.
Masoud, Tarek. Counting Islam: Religion, Class, and Elections in Egypt. Cambridge University Press, June 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. "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.
Norris, Pippa, and Robert Mattes. "Does Ethnicity Determine Support for the Governing Party?" Voting and Democratic Citizenship in Africa. Ed. Michael Bratton. Lynne Reinner, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "A Modern Founding Father." Boston Globe, August 28, 2013.
Cohen, Dara Kay. "Female Combatants and the Perpetration of Violence: Wartime Rape in the Sierra Leone Civil War." World Politics 65.3 (July 2013): 383-415.
Kazianga, Harounan, Dan Levy, Leigh L. Linden, and Matt Sloan. "The Effects of "Girl-Friendly" Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 5.3 (July 2013): 41-62.
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.
Chingos, Matthew M., and Paul E. Peterson. "A Generation of School-Voucher Success." Wall Street Journal, August 23, 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.
Hunt, Swanee. "More Women are Needed in Congress." Boston Globe, May 19, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Keys to Keeping Boston Free of Riots." Boston Globe, May 3, 2012.
Cohen, Dara Kay, and Amelia Hoover Green. "Dueling Incentives: Sexual Violence in Liberia and the Politics of Human Rights Advocacy." Journal of Peace Research 49.3 (May 2012): 445-458.
Kayyem, Juliette. "The Military’s Persistent Gender Divide." Boston Globe, April 23, 2012.
David, Ed, and Swanee Hunt. "Buying Sex? It Will Cost You." Boston Globe, February 21, 2012.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Problems of All Americans." Boston Review, January/February 2012.
Hunt, Swanee. "Nobel Peace Prize Winners Leymah Gbowee and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Recognized." Daily Beast, December 10, 2011.
Wright Rigueur, Leah. "The Black Cabinet: Economic Civil Rights in the Nixon Administration." Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican. Ed. Glenn Feldman. University Press of Florida, 2011, 240-290.
Dumitrescu, Anca, Dan Levy, Cara Orfield and Matt Sloan. "Impact Evaluation of Niger’s IMAGINE Program." Mathematica Policy Research, September 2011.
Campbell, David E., and Robert D. Putnam. "Islam and American Tolerance." Wall Street Journal, August 12, 2011.
Wright Rigueur, Leah. "The Challenge of Change: Edward Brooke, the Republican Party, and the Struggle for Redemption." Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society 13.1 (2011): 91-118.
Campbell, David E., and Robert D. Putnam. "America's Grace: How a Tolerant Nation Bridges Its Religious Divides." Political Science Quarterly, 126.4 (Winter 2011): 611-640.
Lim, Chaeyoon, and Robert D. Putnam. "Religion, Social Networks, and Life Satisfaction." American Sociological Review 75.6 (December 2010): 914-933.
Lim, Chaeyoon, Carol Ann MacGregor, and Robert D. Putnam. "Secular and Liminal: Discovering Heterogeneity Among Religious Nones." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49.4 (December 2010): 596–618.
Cornell, Stephen, and Joseph P. Kalt. "American Indian Self-Determination: The Political Economy of a Policy that Works." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-043, November 2010.
Putnam, Robert D., and David E. Campbell. American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us. Simon and Schuster, 2010.
Clark, Tom, Robert D. Putnam, and Edward Fieldhouse. The Age of Obama: The Changing Place of Minorities in British and American Society. University of Manchester Press, 2010.
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.