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

Goodman, Joshua, and Melanie Rucinski. "Increasing Diversity in Boston’s Exam Schools." Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, October 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.
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.
Kaffenberger, Michelle, and Lant Pritchett. "More School or More Learning? Evidence from Learning Profiles from the Financial Inclusion Insights Data." May 2017.
Ganguli, Ina, Ricardo Hausmann, and Martina Viarengo. "Career Dynamics and Gender Gaps among Employees in the Microfinance Sector." 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.
Wilson, Deloris, Linda Kaboolian, Jorrit de Jong, and Guy Stuart. "Barbershops and Preventative Health: A Case of Embedded Education." January 2017.
Chen, Martha. "The Urban Informal Economy: Towards More Inclusive Cities." Urbanet, August 2016.
Ferguson, Ronald. "Aiming Higher Together: Strategizing Better Educational Outcomes for Boys and Young Men of Color." Urban Institute Research Report, May 2016.
Vanek, Joann, Martha Chen, and Govindan Raveendran. "A Guide to Obtaining Data on Types of Informal Workers in Official Statistics." WIEGO Statistical Brief No. 8, May 2015.
Hausmann, Ricardo. "Gender Gap Report 2014." World Economic Forum, November 2014.
Chen, Martha. "Informal Economy Monitoring Study Sector Report: Home-Based Workers." Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing, April 2014.
Chen, Martha, and Govindan Raveendran. "Urban Employment in India: Recent Trends and Patterns." WIEGO Working Paper No. 7, January 2014.
Hoxby, Caroline M., and Christopher Avery. "Low-Income High-Achieving Students Miss Out on Attending Selective Colleges." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Spring 2013.
Cohen, Dara Kay, Amelia Hoover Green, and Elisabeth Jean Wood. "Wartime Sexual Violence: Misconceptions, Implications, and Ways Forward." United States Institute of Peace, February 2013.
Chen, Martha. "Self-Employed Women’s Association of India: A National Trade Union and International Role Model." Case Study for World Development Report 2013, World Bank, 2012.
Dumitrescu, Anca, Dan Levy, Cara Orfield and Matt Sloan. "Impact Evaluation of Niger’s IMAGINE Program." Mathematica Policy Research, September 2011.
Pande, Rohini, and Deanna Ford. "Gender Quotas and Female Leadership: A Review." Background Paper for the World Development Report on Gender, April 2011.
Norris, Pippa. "Advances in Comparative Gender Politics." Conference Paper for Northeastern Political Science Association, Boston, November 12, 2010.
Andrabi, Tahir, Jishnu Das, and Asim Khwaja. "What Did You Do All Day? Maternal Education and Child Outcomes." The World Bank, Policy Research Working Paper Series 5143 and Social Sciences Research Network Paper, November 2009.
Bowles, Hannah Riley, and Linda Babcock. "Relational Accounts: A Strategy for Women Negotiating for Higher Compensation." Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2009.
Bowles, Hannah Riley, and Frances Flynn. "Gender and Persistence in Negotiation: A Dyadic Perspective." Paper presented at Academy of Managemt Annual Meeting, August 2009.
Hanna, Rema, and Leigh Linden. "Measuring Discrimination in Education." NBER Working Papers 15057, June 2009.
Levy, Dan, Harounan Kazianga, Leigh Linden, and Matt Sloan. "Impact Evaluation of Burkina Faso's BRIGHT Program, Final Report." Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., May 2009.