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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

Ferguson, Ronald and Tatsha Robertson. The Formula: Unlocking the Secrets to Raising Highly Successful Children. BenBella Books, Inc., 2019.
Ferguson, Ronald, and Tatsha Robertson. The Formula: Unlocking the Secrets to Raising Highly Successful Children. BenBella Books, 2019.
Kellerman, Barbara. Professionalizing Leadership. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Bok, Derek. The Struggle to Reform Our Colleges. Princeton University Press, 2017.
Borjas, George. We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative. W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.
Bowen, William G., and Derek Bok. The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions. Princeton University Press, 2016.
Borjas, George. Immigration Economics. Harvard University Press, June 2014.
Peterson, Paul E., Michael Henderson, and Martin R. West. Teachers Versus the Public: What Americans Think about Schools and How to Fix Them. Brookings Institution Press, 2014.
Pritchett, Lant. The Rebirth of Education: Schooling Ain’t Learning. Brookings Institution Press, 2013.
Kosack, Stephen. The Education of Nations: How the Political Organization of the Poor, Not Democracy, Led Governments to Invest in Mass Education. Oxford University Press, 2012.
Peterson, Paul E. Saving Schools: From Horace Mann to Virtual Learning. Harvard University Press, 2010.
Ferguson, Ronald. Toward Excellence with Equity: An Emerging Vision for Closing the Achievement Gap. Harvard Education Press, 2007.
Light, Richard J. Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds, Paperback Edition. Harvard University Press, 2004.
Fiorina, Morris P., Paul E. Peterson, and D. Stephen Voss. America's New Democracy, 2nd edition. Pearson, 2003.
Peterson, Paul E. Our Schools and Our Future: Are We Still at Risk? Hoover Institution, 2003.
Avery, Christopher, Andrew Fairbanks, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. The Early Admissions Game: Joining the Elite. Harvard University Press, 2003.
Peterson, Paul E., William G. Howell, Patrick J. Wolf, and David E. Campbell. The Education Gap: Vouchers and Urban Schools. Brookings Institution, 2002.
Light, Richard J. Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds. Harvard University Press, March 2001.
Jencks, Christopher, and David Riesman. The Academic Revolution, Paperback Edition. Transaction Publishers, 2001.