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Social and Urban Policy
Borjas, George
Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy
phone: (617)495-1393
fax: (617)496-5960
email: george_borjas@Harvard.Edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/George-Borjas
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Does Welfare Reduce Poverty?
Borjas, George. "Does Welfare Reduce Poverty?" Research in Economics 70.1 (March 2016): 143-157.

Publication Categorized as: Poverty and Inequality
 
Books
We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative
Borjas, George. We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative. W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.

Publication Categorized as: Labor Economics, Immigration
 
Book Chapters
Low-Skill Immigration
Borjas, George. "Low-Skill Immigration." The US Labor Market: Questions and Challenges for Public Policy. Ed. Strain, Michael R. AEI Press, 2016, 152-165.

Publication Categorized as: Labor Economics, Immigration
 
HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
The Labor Supply of Undocumented Immigrants
Borjas, George. "The Labor Supply of Undocumented Immigrants." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-012, March 2016.

Publication Categorized as: Labor Economics, Immigration, Unemployment
Chandra, Amitabh
Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy
phone: (617)496-7356
fax: (617)496-1722
email: Amitabh_Chandra@harvard.edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/Amitabh-Chandra
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
A Simple Way to Measure Health Care Outcomes
Schupbach, John, Amitabh Chandra, and Robert S. Huckman. "A Simple Way to Measure Health Care Outcomes." Harvard Business Review (December 8, 2016).

Publication Categorized as: Health
The Past and Future of the Affordable Care Act
Chandra, Amitabh. "The Past and Future of the Affordable Care Act." Journal of the American Medical Association 316.5 (August 2016): 497-499.

Publication Categorized as: Health, Health Care Reform, Health Policy
Healthcare Exceptionalism? Performance and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector
Chandra, Amitabh, Amy Finkelstein, Adam Sacarny, and Chad Syverson. "Healthcare Exceptionalism? Performance and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector." The American Economic Review 106.8 (August 2016): 2110-2114.

Publication Categorized as: Health
 
Surgeon Specialization and Operative Mortality in United States: Retrospective Analysis
Sahni, Nikhil R., Maurice Dalton, David M. Cutler, John D. Birkmeyer, and Amitabh Chandra. "Surgeon Specialization and Operative Mortality in United States: Retrospective Analysis." British Medical Journal (July 21, 2016).

Publication Categorized as: Health
 
Utility of Cancer Value Frameworks for Patients, Payers, and Physicians
Chandra, Amitabh, Jason Shafrin, and Ravinder Dhawan. "Utility of Cancer Value Frameworks for Patients, Payers, and Physicians." Journal of the American Medical Association 315.19 (May 17, 2016): 2069-2070.

Publication Categorized as: Health, Health Policy
Productivity Dispersion in Medicine and Manufacturing
Chandra, Amitabh, Amy Finkelstein, Adam Sacarny, and Chad Syverson. "Productivity Dispersion in Medicine and Manufacturing." American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 106.5 (May 2016).

Publication Categorized as: Health
 
Sources of Inefficiency in Healthcare and Education
Chandra, Amitabh. "Sources of Inefficiency in Healthcare and Education." American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 106.5 (May 2016).

Publication Categorized as: Education, Health
 
Deming , David
Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Professor of Education and Economics, HGSE
phone: (617)495-4370
email: David_Deming@hks.harvard.edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/David-Deming
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
School Accountability, Postsecondary Attainment and Earnings
Deming, David J., Sarah Cohodes, Jennifer Jennings and Christopher Jencks. "School Accountability, Postsecondary Attainment and Earnings." Review of Economics and Statistics 98.5 (December 2016): 848-862.

Publication Categorized as: Education
 
Accountability in U.S. Higher Education: Applying Lessons from K-12 Experience to Higher Education
Deming, David J., and David Figlio. "Accountability in U.S. Higher Education: Applying Lessons from K-12 Experience to Higher Education." Journal of Economic Perspectives 30.3 (August 2016): 33-56.

Publication Categorized as: Education
 
The Value of Postsecondary Credentials in the Labor Market: An Experimental Study
Deming, David J., Noam Yuchtman, Amira Abulafi, Claudia Goldin and Lawrence Katz. "The Value of Postsecondary Credentials in the Labor Market: An Experimental Study." American Economic Review 106.3 (March 2016): 778-806.

Publication Categorized as: Education
 
When Does Accountability Work? Texas System Had Mixed Effects on College Graduation rates and future earnings
Deming, David J., Sarah Cohodes, Jennifer Jennings, and Christopher Jencks. "When Does Accountability Work? Texas System Had Mixed Effects on College Graduation rates and future earnings." Education Next 16.1 (January 2016): 70-77.

Publication Categorized as: Education
 
Ellwood, David
Director, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
phone: (617)495-1121
email: david_ellwood@Harvard.Edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/David-Ellwood
Research Papers/Reports
Creating Mobility from Poverty
Ellwood, David. "Creating Mobility from Poverty." The US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty, August 2016.

Publication Categorized as: Poverty and Inequality
Glaeser, Edward L.
Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics, FAS
phone: (617)496-2150
fax: (617)496-1722
email: Edward_Glaeser@hks.harvard.edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/Edward-Glaeser
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
What Is Different about Urbanization in Rich and Poor Countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States
Chauvin, Juan Pablo, Edward Glaeser, Yueran Ma, and Kristina Tobio. "What Is Different about Urbanization in Rich and Poor Countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States." Journal of Urban Economics (19 May 2016).

Publication Categorized as: Urban Planning and Politics, Poverty and Inequality
 
Infrastructure and Development Infrastructure, Incentives, and Institutions
Ashraf, Nava, Edward L. Glaeser, and Giacomo AM Ponzetto. "Infrastructure and Development Infrastructure, Incentives, and Institutions." The American Economic Review 106.5 (May 1, 2016): 77-82.

Publication Categorized as: Urban Planning and Politics
 
Unhappy Cities
Glaeser, Edward L., Joshua D. Gottlieb, and Oren Ziv. "Unhappy Cities." Journal of Labor Economics 34.S2 (April 2016): 129-182.

Publication Categorized as: Urban Planning and Politics
Urban Networks: Connecting Markets, People, and Ideas
Glaeser, Edward L., Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto, and Yimei Zou. "Urban Networks: Connecting Markets, People, and Ideas." Papers in Regional Science 95.1 (March 2016): 17-59.

Publication Categorized as: Housing and Community Development, Demographics
HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
Securing Property Rights
Glaeser, Edward L., Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto, and Andrei Shleifer. "Securing Property Rights." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-040, September 2016.

Publication Categorized as: Housing and Community Development
Gómez-Ibáñez, José A.
Derek C. Bok Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy, GSD and HKS
phone: (617)495-1341
fax: (617)496-1722
email: jose_gomez-ibanez@Harvard.Edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/Jose-Gomez-Ibanez
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Open Access to Infrastructure Networks: The Experience of Railroads
Gómez-Ibáñez, José A. "Open Access to Infrastructure Networks: The Experience of Railroads." Review of Industrial Organization 49.2 (September 2016): 311-345.

Publication Categorized as: Infrastructure, Transportation
Goodman, Joshua
Associate Professor of Public Policy
phone: (617)496-9720
email: joshua_goodman@hks.harvard.edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/Joshua-Goodman
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Skills, Schools, and Credit Constraints: Evidence from Massachusetts
Goodman, Joshua. "Skills, Schools, and Credit Constraints: Evidence from Massachusetts." Education Finance and Policy 5.1 (Winter 2010): 36-53.

Publication Categorized as: Education, Higher Education, Inequality
Intensive College Counseling and the Enrollment and Persistence of Low Income Students
Castleman, Benjamin, and Joshua Goodman. "Intensive College Counseling and the Enrollment and Persistence of Low Income Students." Education Finance and Policy (May 2016).

Publication Categorized as: Education
HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
Can Online Delivery Increase Access to Education?
Goodman, Joshua, Melkers, Julia, and Pallais, Amanda. "Can Online Delivery Increase Access to Education?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-035, September 2016.

Publication Categorized as: Labor Economics, Education, Higher Education, Innovation, Job Training
Jencks, Christopher
Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy, Emeritus
phone: (617)495-0546
fax: (617)496-9053
email: christopher_jencks@Harvard.Edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/Christopher-Jencks
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
School Accountability, Postsecondary Attainment, and Earnings
Deming, David J., Sarah Cohodes, Jennifer Jennings, and Christopher Jencks. "School Accountability, Postsecondary Attainment, and Earnings." The Review of Economics and Statistics 98.5 (December 2016): 848-862.

Publication Categorized as: Education
 
Income Segregation between Schools and School District
Owens, Ann, Sean F. Reardon, and Christopher Jencks. "Income Segregation between Schools and School District." American Educational Research Journal 53.4 (December 2016): 848-862.

Publication Categorized as: Education
 
School Accountability, Postsecondary Attainment and Earnings
Deming, David J., Sarah Cohodes, Jennifer Jennings and Christopher Jencks. "School Accountability, Postsecondary Attainment and Earnings." Review of Economics and Statistics 98.5 (December 2016): 848-862.

Publication Categorized as: Education
 
Income Inequality and Health: Strong Theories, Weaker Evidence
Truesdale, Beth C., and Christopher Jencks. "Income Inequality and Health: Strong Theories, Weaker Evidence." Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research 5.5 (2016): 30-37.

Publication Categorized as: Poverty and Inequality
 
The Health Effects of Income Inequality: Averages and Disparities
Truesdale, Beth C., and Christopher Jencks. "The Health Effects of Income Inequality: Averages and Disparities." Annual Review of Public Health 37 (March 2016): 413-430.

Publication Categorized as: Poverty and Inequality
When Does Accountability Work? Texas System Had Mixed Effects on College Graduation rates and future earnings
Deming, David J., Sarah Cohodes, Jennifer Jennings, and Christopher Jencks. "When Does Accountability Work? Texas System Had Mixed Effects on College Graduation rates and future earnings." Education Next 16.1 (January 2016): 70-77.

Publication Categorized as: Education
 
Newhouse, Joseph P.
John D. MacArthur Professor of Health Policy and Management, HKS and HSPH; Professor of Health Care Policy, HMS
phone: (617)496-9307
fax: (617)496-2860
email: joseph_newhouse@harvard.edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/Joseph-Newhouse
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Medicare Advantage: Issues, Insights, and Implications for the Future
Cotton, Paul, Joseph P. Newhouse, Kevin G. Volpp, A. Mark Fendrick, Susan Lynne Oesterle, Pat Oungpasuk, Ruchi Aggarwal, Gail Wilensky, and Kathleen Sebelius. "Medicare Advantage: Issues, Insights, and Implications for the Future." Population Health Management 19 (November 2016): s1-s8.

Publication Categorized as: Human Services, Health Policy
 
Medicare Advantage and Traditional Fee-For-Service Medicare
Newhouse, Joseph P., and John D. MacArthur. "Medicare Advantage and Traditional Fee-For-Service Medicare." Population Health Management 19 (November 2016): s4-s5.

Publication Categorized as: Health, Medicare, Health Economics
 
Challenges Facing Public Retirement Plans
Newhouse, Joseph P. "Challenges Facing Public Retirement Plans." Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 15.3 (July 2016): 249-53.

Publication Categorized as: Human Services, Elderly
 
Screening Mammography for Free: Impact of Eliminating Cost Sharing on Cancer Screening Rates
Jena, Anupam B., Jie Huang, Bruce Fireman, Vicki Fung, Scott Gazelle, Mary Beth Landrum, Michael Chernew, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Screening Mammography for Free: Impact of Eliminating Cost Sharing on Cancer Screening Rates." Health Services Research (March 17, 2016).

Publication Categorized as: Health
 
The Introduction of Generic Risperidone in Medicare Part D
Fung, Vicki, Mary Price, Alisa B. Busch, Mary Beth Landrum, Bruce Fireman, Andrew A. Nierenberg, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "The Introduction of Generic Risperidone in Medicare Part D." American Journal of Managed Care 22.1 (January 2016): 41-48.

Publication Categorized as: Health, Medicare, Health Insurance
Use of Second-Generation Antipsychotics and the Introduction of Generic Risperidone in Medicare Part D
Fung, Vicki, Mary Price, Alisa B. Busch, Mary Beth Landrum, Bruce Fireman, Andrew A. Nierenberg, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Use of Second-Generation Antipsychotics and the Introduction of Generic Risperidone in Medicare Part D." American Journal of Managed Care 22.1 (January 2016): 41-48.

Publication Categorized as: Health
 
Pager, Devah
Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Professor of Sociology, FAS
phone: (617)495-4844
email: Devah_Pager@hks.harvard.edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/Devah-Pager
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Inequality and Punishment: A Turning Point for Mass Incarceration?
Phelps, Michelle S., and Devah Pager. "Inequality and Punishment: A Turning Point for Mass Incarceration?" The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 663.1 (2016): 185-203.

Publication Categorized as: Criminal Justice
Peterson, Paul E.
Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government, FAS
phone: (617)495-8312
email: Paul_Peterson@hks.harvard.edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/Paul-Peterson
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
One Brainchild Left Behind
Peterson, Paul E. "One Brainchild Left Behind." Hoover Digest: Research & Opinion on Public Policy 4 (Fall 2016): 138-141.

Publication Categorized as: Education
Relative Performance Information and Perceptions of Public Service Quality: Evidence From American School Districts
Barrows, Samuel, Michael Henderson, Paul E. Peterson, and Martin R. West. "Relative Performance Information and Perceptions of Public Service Quality: Evidence From American School Districts." Journal of Public Administration Research and Theor (April 2016).

Publication Categorized as: Education
Western, Bruce
Professor of Sociology, FAS; Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Professor of Criminal Justice, HKS
phone: (617)495-3879
email: western@wjh.harvard.edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/Bruce-Western
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Study Retention as Bias Reduction in a Hard-To-Reach Population
Western, Bruce, Anthony Braga, David Hureau, and Catherine Sirois. "Study Retention as Bias Reduction in a Hard-To-Reach Population." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113.20 (May 2016): 5477-5485.

Publication Categorized as: Decision Sciences
 
Trends in Income Insecurity Among U.S. Children, 1984–2010
Western, Bruce, Deirdre Bloome, Benjamin Sosnaud, and Laura M. Tach. "Trends in Income Insecurity Among U.S. Children, 1984–2010." Demography 53.2 (April 2016): 419-447.

Publication Categorized as: Poverty and Inequality, Financial Inclusion, Family
 
Book Chapters
Can Increased Organizing Reverse the Decline of Unions in the United States?
Farber, Henry S., and Bruce Western. "Can Increased Organizing Reverse the Decline of Unions in the United States?" The Changing Role of Unions: New Forms of Representation. Ed. Wunnava, Phanindra V.. Routledge, 2016, 323.

Publication Categorized as: Labor Economics
 
Wilson, William Julius
Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor
phone: (617)496-4514
fax: (617)495-5834
email: bill_wilson@Harvard.Edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/William-Julius-Wilson
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Black Youths, Joblessness, and the Other Side of ‘Black Lives Matter’
Wilson, William Julius. "Black Youths, Joblessness, and the Other Side of ‘Black Lives Matter’." Ethnic & Racial Studies 39.8 (June 2016): 1450-1457.

Publication Categorized as: Poverty and Inequality, Inequality, Poverty, Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class
Book Chapters
Urban Poverty, Race, and Space
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.

Publication Categorized as: Poverty and Inequality, Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class
 
Wise, David A.
John F. Stambaugh Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus
phone:
email: david_wise@Harvard.Edu
website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/David-Wise
Edited Volumes
Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement
Wise, David A., ed. Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement. University of Chicago Press, 2016.

Publication Categorized as: Human Services, Elderly
 

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