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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

Schwarz, Susanne, Matthew A. Baum, and Dara Kay Cohen. "(Sex) Crime and Punishment in the #MeToo Era: How the Public Views Rape." Political Behavior (May 2020).
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.
Borjas, George. "Still More on Mariel: The Role of Race." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-029, June 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. "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.
Das, Veena, and Michael Walton. "Political Leadership and the Urban Poor." Current Anthropology 56 (October, 2015): S44-S54.
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.
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.
Chen, Martha. "Informal Economy Monitoring Study Sector Report: Home-Based Workers." Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing, April 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.
Fang, Hai, Karen N. Eggleston, John A. Rizzo, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in China." IZA Journal of Labor and Development 2.12 (2013).
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Will the Gender Violence Just Continue?" Health and South Asia. Ed. Harvard South Asia Institute. Harvard South Asia Institute, 2013, 13-18.
Burns, Nicholas. "A Modern Founding Father." Boston Globe, August 28, 2013.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Enforcing Girls' Access to Secondary Education: A Human Rights Imperative." Huffington Post. July 1, 2013.
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.
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.
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.
Campbell, David E., and Robert D. Putnam. "Islam and American Tolerance." Wall Street Journal, August 12, 2011.
Pande, Rohini, and Deanna Ford. "Gender Quotas and Female Leadership: A Review." Background Paper for the World Development Report on Gender, April 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.
Fang, Hai, Karen N. Eggleston, John A. Rizzo, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in Rural China." Vox. June 5, 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.
Fang, Hai, Karen N. Eggleston, John A. Rizzo, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Female Employment and Fertility in Rural China." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-011 and NBER Working Papers 15886, March 2010.