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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

Chen, Martha. "Economic Rights of the Informal Self-Employed: Three Urban Cases." Economic Liberties and Human Rights. Ed. Jahel Queralt and Bas van Vossen. Routledge Press, 2019.
Wilson, William Julius. "Jobless Poverty: A New Form of Social Dislocation in the Inner-City Ghetto." Inequality: Classic Readings in Race, Class, and Gender. Ed. David Grusky and Szonja Szelenyi. Routledge, 2018, 87-102.
Harding, David J., Christopher Jencks, Leonard M. Lopoo, and Susan E. Mayer. "Family Background and Income in Adulthood, 1961–1999." The Inequality Reader: Contemporary and Foundational Readings in Race, Class, and Gender. Ed. David Grusky. Routledge, 2019.
Wilson, William Julius. "Urban Poverty, Race, and Space." The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty. Ed. Brady, David, and Linda M. Burton. Oxford University Press, 2016, 394-413.
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. "De Quel Ghetto The Wire Parle-t-elle?" The Wire, L'Amerique Sur Ecoute. Ed. Marie-Hélène Bacqué. La Découverte, March 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.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Wealth and the Self-Protection Society." In 100 Years: Leading Economists Predict the Future. Ed. Ignacio Palacios-Huerta. MIT Press, 2014.
Chen, Martha. "Women in Informal Employment." Toolkit: Learning and Working in the Informal Economy. Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit, 2014.
Chaddha, Anmol, and William Julius Wilson. "“Way Down in the Hole”: Systemic Urban Inequality and The Wire." Crime and Justice in the City as Seen through The Wire. Ed. Peter A. Collins, and David C. Brody. Carolina Academic Press, 2013, 29-53.
Bowles, Hannah Riley. "Psychological Perspectives on Gender in Negotiation." The Sage Handbook of Gender and Psychology. Ed. M.K. Ryan and N.R. Branscombe. Sage Publications Ltd, 2013.
Chen, Martha. "Women and the Informal Economy: Economic Actors and Global Leaders." Women in the Global Economy: Leading Social Change. Ed. Trish Tierney. Institute of International Education Foundation, 2013.
Wilson, William Julius. "Foreword." Not Meant to Live Like This: Weathering the Storm of Our Lives in New Orleans. ATD Fourth World Movement, 2012.
Wilson, William Julius. "Afterword." The Truly Disadvantaged. University of Chicago Press, 2012, 251-301.
Wilson, William Julius. "Afterword." The Declining Significance of Race. University of Chicago Press, 2012, 183-209.
Wilson, William Julius. "Forward." Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect. Ed. Robert J. Sampson. University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Edin, Kathryn, and Laura Tach. "Becoming a Parent: Social Contexts of Fertility During Young Adulthood." Early Adulthood in the Family Context. Ed. Alan Booth, Susan L. Brown, Nancy S. Landale, Wendy Manning, and Susan M. McHale. Springer-Verlag, 2011.
Norris, Pippa. "Demography, Insecurity, and Religion." Research and Responsibility: Reflections on our Common Future. Ed. William Krull. Druck and Werte, 2011.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Impact Of Racial And Nonracial Structural Forces On Poor Urban Blacks." Covert Racism. Ed. R. D. Coates. Brill, 2011, 17-40.
Wilson, William Julius. "Improving Grades: Urban Public Schools, Racial and Socioeconomic Segregation, and the Promise of Innovation." Frontiers in Sociology of Education. Ed. Maureen T. Hallinan. Springer, 2011, 265-272.
Edin, Kathryn, Timothy Nelson, and Joanna Miranda Reed. "Daddy, Baby; Momma Maybe: Low Income Urban Fathers and the ‘Package Deal’ of Family Life." Families in an Unequal Society. Ed. Marcia J. Carlson and Paula England. Stanford University Press, 2011, 85-107.
Toft, Monica Duffy. "Wombfare: The Religious Basis of Fertility Politics." Political Demography: How Population Changes Are Reshaping International Security and National Politics. Ed. Goldstone, Jack A., Eric P. Kaufmann, and Monica Duffy Toft. Paradigm Publishers, 2011.
Wilson, William Julius. "Understanding the Emergence and Persistence of Concentrated Urban Poverty." American Democracy and the Pursuit of Equality. Ed. Chowkwanyun, Merlin, and Randa Serhan. Paradigm, 2011, 117-131.
Chen, Martha. "Informality, Poverty, and Gender in the Global South." The International Handbook Of Gender And Poverty. Ed. Sylvia Chant. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010.
Kamm, Frances. "Discrimination, Disability and Irrelevant Goods." Disability and Disadvantage. Ed. Kimberley Brownlee and Adam Cureton. Oxford University Press, 2009.
Leigh, Andrew, Christopher Jencks, and Timothy M. Smeeding. Health and Economic Inequality. Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality. Ed. Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, and Tim Smeeding. Oxford University Press, 2009, 384-406.
Jencks, Christopher. Does Rising Economic Inequality Matter? The Future of Political Science. Ed. Gary King, Kay Lehman Schlozman, and Norman H. Nie. Routledge, 2009, 115-117.