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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

Bonica, Adam, Adam Chilton, and Maya Sen. "The “Odd Party Out” Theory of Certiorari." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-020, July 2020.
Ang, Desmond. "The Effects of Police Violence on Inner-City Students." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-016, June 2020.
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).
Smith, Sandra Susan, and Nora Broege. "Searching for Work with a Criminal Record." Social Problems 67.2 (May 2020): 208-232.
Smith, Sandra Susan, and Jonathan Simon, eds. The Criminal Justice System as a Labor Market Institution: Special Issue of RSF, The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences). Russell Sage Foundation, April 2020.
Smith, Sandra Susan, and Jonathan Simon. "Exclusion and Extraction: Criminal Justice Contact and the Reallocation of Labor." RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation of the Social Sciences 6.1 (March 2020): 1-27.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Ganz, Marshall, and Art Reyes III. "Renewing Democracy Requires the Creation of an Inclusive Collective." Sanford Social Innovation Review (Winter 2020).
Power, Samantha. "A Belated Recognition of Genocide by the House." New York Times. October 29, 2019.
Dobbie, Will, Hans Gronqvist, Susan Niknami, Marten Palme, and Mikael Priks. "The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-031, 2019.
Dobbie, Will, Andres Liberman, Daniel Paravisini, and Vikram Pathania. "Measuring Bias in Consumer Lending." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-029, 2019.
Deborah Avant, Marie Berry, Erica Chenoweth, Rachel Epstein, Cullen Hendrix, Oliver Kaplan, and Timothy Sisk, eds. Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Panofsky, Aaron, and Donovan, Joan. "Genetic Ancestry Testing Among White Nationalists: From Identity Repair to Citizen Science." Social Studies of Science 49.no. 5 (October 1, 2019): 653-681.
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.
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.
Donovan, Joan, and Boyd, Danah. "Stop the Presses? Moving From Strategic Silence to Strategic Amplification in a Networked Media Ecosystem." American Behavioral Scientist (September 2019).
Donovan, Joan. "First They Came for the Black Feminists." The New York Times, August 15, 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Margherita Belgioioso. "The Physics of Dissent and the Effects of Movement Momentum." Nature Human Behavior (August 5, 2019).
Donovan, Joan. "How News Organizations Should Cover White Supremacist Shootings, According to a Media Expert." PBS NewsHour Weekend, August 4, 2019.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool." Governing. June 18, 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.
Power, Samantha. The Education of an Idealist. HarperCollins, 2019.
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.
Donovan, Joan. "How Hate Groups’ Secret Sound System Works." The Atlantic. March 17, 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).
Dobbie, Will, Adrien Auclert, and Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham. "Macroeconomic Effects of Debt Relief: Consumer Bankruptcy Protections in the Great Recession." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series, 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).
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Data and the Human Side of Criminal Justice." Governing. February 20, 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.
Sikkink, Kathryn, Geoff Dancy, Bridget Marchesi, Tricia Olsen, Leigh Payne, and Andrew Reiter. "Behind Bars and Bargains: New Findings on Transitional Justice in Emerging Democracies: Research Note." International Studies Quarterly 63.1 (Spring 2019): 99-110.
Mukand, Sharun W., and Dani Rodrik. "The Political Economy of Liberal Democracy." The Economic Journal (January 2019).
Bonnet, Florence, Joann Vanek, and Martha Chen. "Women and Men in the Informal Economy: A Statistical Brief." WIEGO and ILO, January 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Pauline Moore. The Politics of Terror. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Here’s What Erick Erickson Gets Wrong about Dictators and Migration." Washington Post, December 4, 2018.
Sparrow, Malcolm K. "Problem-Oriented Policing: Matching the Science to the Art." Crime Science 7.1 (December 2018).
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.
Page, Lucy, and Rohini Pande. "Ending Global Poverty: Why Money Isn’t Enough." Journal of Economic Perspectives 32.4 (Fall 2018): 173-200.
Ganong, Peter, and Jeffrey B. Liebman. "The Decline, Rebound, and Further Rise in Snap Enrollment: Disentangling Business Cycle Fluctuations and Policy Changes." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 10.4 (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.
Carlana, Michela. "Implicit Stereotypes: Evidence from Teachers’ Gender Bias." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-034, 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.
Smith, Sandra Susan. "‘Change’ Frames and the Mobilization of Social Capital for Formerly Incarcerated Job Seekers." Du Bois Review 15.2 (Fall 2018): 387-416.
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.