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.
Baum, Matthew A., Bryce J. Dietrich, Rebecca Goldstein, and Maya Sen. "Estimating the Effect of Asking About Citizenship on the US Census: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-015, April 2019.
Norris, Pippa. "Silver or Lead? Why Violence and Corruption Limit Women’s Representation." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-011, 2019.
Carlana, Michela. "Implicit Stereotypes: Evidence from Teachers' Gender Bias." Quarterly Journal of Economics (March 2019).
Bohnet, Iris, and Farzad Saidi. "Informational Inequity Aversion and Performance." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 159 (March 2019): 181-191.
Paryavi, Maliheh, Iris Bohnet, and Alexandra van Geen. "Descriptive Norms and Gender Diversity: Reactance from Men." Journal of Behavioral Public Administration 2.1 (February 2019).
Paryavi, Maliheh, Iris Bohnet, and Alexandra van Geen. "Descriptive Norms and Gender Diversity: Reactance from Men." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-007, 2019.
Alesina, Alberto, Michela Carlana, Eliana La Ferrara, and Paolo Pinotti. "Revealing Stereotypes: Evidence from Immigrants in Schools." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-040, November 2018.
Risse, Mathias. "Why We Should Talk About German ‘Orientierungskultur’ Rather Than 'Leitkultur'." Analyse & Kritik 40.2 (November 2018): 381-404.
Carlana, Michela, Eliana La Ferrara, and Paolo Pinotti. "Goals and Gaps: Educational Careers of Immigrant Children." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-036, August 2018.
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.
Goodman, Joshua, and Melanie Rucinski. "Increasing Diversity in Boston’s Exam Schools." Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, October 2018.
Acharya, Avidit, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen. Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics. Princeton University Press, 2018.
Barboni, Giorgia, Erica Field, Rohini Pande, Natalia Rigol, Simone Schaner, and Charity Troyer Moore. "A Tough Call: Understanding Barriers to and Impacts of Women’s Mobile Phone Adoption in India." October 2018.
Baum, Matthew A., Dara Kay Cohen, Susanne Schwarz, and Yuri Zhukov. "The Way Kavanaugh’s Supporters Are Talking About Sexual Assault Allegations Can Be Dangerous, Our New Study Finds." The Washington Post: The Monkey Cage, September 27, 2018.
Berdahl, Jennifer L., Marianne Cooper, Peter Glick, Robert W. Livingston, and Joan C. Williams. "Work as a Masculinity Contest." Journal of Social Issues 74.3 (September 2018): 422-448.
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.
Bernhardt, Arielle, Erica Field, Rohini Pande, Natalia Rigol, Simone Schaner, Charity Troyer-Moore. "Male Social Status and Women's Work." AEA Papers and Proceedings 108 (May 2018): 363-367.
Bohnet, Iris. "This Is How Companies Can Close the Gender Pay Gap." Financial Times, April 1, 2018.
Carpenter, Daniel, Zachary Popp, Tobias Resch, Benjamin Schneer, and Nicole Topich. "Suffrage Petitioning as Formative Practice: American Women Presage and Prepare for the Vote, 1840-1940." Studies in American Political Development 32.1 (April 2018): 24-48.
Kaffenberger, Michelle, Lant Pritchett, Justin Sandefur. "Estimating the Impact of Women’s Education on Fertility, Child Mortality, and Empowerment When Schooling Ain’t Learning." March 2018.
Mayne, Quinton. "Cities on a Hill?" Boston Review. February 13, 2018.
Fletcher, Erin K., Rohini Pande, and Charity Troyer Moore. "Women and Work in India: Descriptive Evidence and a Review of Potential Policies." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-004, December 2017.
Borjas, George. "Lessons from Immigration Economics." Independent Review 22.3 (Winter 2018): 329-340.
Kellerman, Barbara. "Leadership and Lactation." Women’s Leadership Journeys: Attributes, Style, and Impact. Ed. Sherylle Tan and Lisa DeFrank-Cole. Routledge, 2018.
Wright Rigueur, Leah. "For Black Athletes, Wealth Doesn’t Equal Freedom." PBS NewsHour, 10/18/2017.
Pager, Devah. "Meta-Analysis of Field Experiments Shows No Change in Racial Discrimination in Hiring over Time." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114.41 (October 2017): 10870-10875.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Big Picture: Multiracial Cooperation." Public Books, October 9, 2017.
Bohnet, Iris. "Tackling the 'Thin' File that Can Prevent a Promotion." New York Times. October 3, 2017.
Bohnet, Iris. "Start-Ups Use Technology to Redesign the Hiring Process." New York Times. October 3, 2017.
Power, Samantha. "Why Elie Wiesel's 'Night' Still Matters so Much to Me – and All of Us." Forward. September 12, 2017.
Bowles, Hannah Riley, Bobbi Thomason, and May Al Dabbagh. "Research: When Men Have Lower Status at Work, They’re Less Likely to Negotiate." Harvard Business Review. September 08, 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.
Dimitriadis, Stefan, Matthew Lee, Lakshmi Ramarajan, and Julie Battilana. "Blurring the Boundaries: The Interplay of Gender and Local Communities in the Commercialization of Social Ventures." Organization Science (August 2017).
Borjas, George. "Still More on Mariel: The Role of Race." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-029, June 2017.
Bhabha, Jacqueline, Andrzej Mirga, and Margareta Matache, eds. Realizing Roma Rights. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.
Chandra, Amitabh, Tyler Hoppenfeld, and Jonathan Skinner. "Are Black-White Mortality Rates Converging?" Insights in the Economics of Aging. Ed. David A. Wise. University of Chicago Press, 2017, 205-226.
Chen, Martha, and Rachel Moussie. "Turning a Blind Eye to Women in the Informal Economy." The IMF and Gender Equality: A Compendium of Feminist Macroeconomic Critiques. Bretton Woods Project, 2017.
Wright Rigueur, Leah. "Neoliberal Social Justice: From Ed Brooke to Barack Obama." Items: Insights from the Social Sciences, May 30, 2017.
Ganguli, Ina, Ricardo Hausmann, and Martina Viarengo. "Career Dynamics and Gender Gaps among Employees in the Microfinance Sector." May 2017.
Kaffenberger, Michelle, and Lant Pritchett. "More School or More Learning? Evidence from Learning Profiles from the Financial Inclusion Insights Data." May 2017.
Bernhardt, Arielle, Erica Field, Rohini Pande, and Natalia Rigol. "Household Matters: Revisiting the Returns to Capital among Female Microentrepreneurs." April 2017.
Pritchett, Lant, and Justin Sandefur. "Girls’ Schooling and Women’s Literacy: Schooling Targets Alone Won’t Reach Learning Goals." February 2017.
DeSantola, Alicia, Lakshmi Ramarajan, and Julie Battilana. "New Venture Milestones and the First Female Board Member." Academy of Management Proceedings 2017.1 (2017).
Kellerman, Barbara, and Deborah L. Rhode. "Women at the Top: The Pipeline as Pipe Dream." About Campus 21.6 (January 2017): 11-18.
Mansbridge, Jane. "The Long Life of Nancy Fraser’s “Rethinking the Public Sphere”." Feminism, Capitalism, and Critique. Ed. Banu Bargu and Chiara Bottici. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, 101-118.
Wilson, Deloris, Linda Kaboolian, Jorrit de Jong, and Guy Stuart. "Barbershops and Preventative Health: A Case of Embedded Education." January 2017.