Maya Sen

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Professor

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

http://scholar.harvard.edu/msen

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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55

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29

Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 732, HKS Working Paper No. 15-049
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 2,152 (8,348)
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Ideology; Lawyers; Law School; Campaign Donations

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The Legal Academy's Ideological Uniformity

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-12, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 806, HKS Working Paper No. RWP17-023
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2018
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 1,990 (9,488)
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Law Professors, Political Ideologies, Legal Profession

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The Political Ideologies of Law Clerks

American Law and Economics Review 19(1):96-128, 2017, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 756
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2017
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 1,019 (26,655)
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Political Ideologies, Law Clerks, Judges

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Measuring Judicial Ideology Using Law Clerk Hiring

American Law and Economics Review 19(1):129-161, 2017, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. RWP16-031, HKS Working Paper No. 16-031
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2017
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Political Ideologies, Law Clerks, Judges, Judicial Behavior, Judicial Ideology

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Designing Supreme Court Term Limits

Southern California Law Review, Forthcoming, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper, Forthcoming, HKS Working Paper, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 763
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2021
University of Chicago - Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 562 (59,610)
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supreme court, empirical, term limits, simulations

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Legal Rasputins? Law Clerk Influence on Voting at the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2018
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 438 (80,988)
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Judicial Behavior, Personnel Economics, Law Clerks

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The Political Legacy of American Slavery

HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-057
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
University of Rochester, Department of Government, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 305 (121,862)
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slavery, institutions, norms, persistence, development

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The Endgame of Court-Packing

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
University of Chicago - Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Supreme Court, Judicial Behavior, Judicial Politics, Court-Packing

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The Political Consequences of Ethnically Targeted Incarceration: Evidence from Japanese-American Internment During WWII

HKS Working Paper No. RWP20-021
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 21 Jul 2020
Colorado College - Department of Economics and Business, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 208 (178,298)
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Quantifying Discrimination: The Role of Race and Gender in the Awarding of Subprime Mortgage Loans

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Maya Sen
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 167 (216,608)
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subprime lending, discrimination

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The Politics of Selecting the Bench from the Bar: The Legal Profession and Partisan Incentives to Politicize the Judiciary

HKS Working Paper No. RWP15-001
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Adam Bonica and Maya Sen
Stanford University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 124 (274,950)
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Estimating the Effect of Asking About Citizenship on the US Census: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-015
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 May 2019
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Americans’ Attitudes on Racial or Genetic Inheritance: Which is More Predictive?

Forthcoming, Oxford University Press, as part of volume on “Reconsidering Race: Cross-Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Approaches.” edited by Kazuko Suzuki and Diego von Vacano, Texas A&M University
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Aug 2014
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 102 (315,244)

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genetic inheritance, social construction, race, genomics, traits or behaviors

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To Test or Not? Singular or Multiple Heritage? Genomic Ancestry Testing and Americans’ Racial Identity

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 90 (341,496)
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Biology, genetics, racial identity, definitions of race, racial self-understanding, public opinion

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The 'Odd Party Out' Theory of Certiorari

HKS Working Paper No. RWP20-020
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2021
Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 56 (442,178)
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Supreme Court, Certiorari, Judicial Behavior, Judicial Ideology, Political Ideology

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Genetic Determinism, Technology Optimism, and Race: Views of the American Public

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Feb 2015
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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genomics, technology optimism, genetic inheritance, race, partisanship, public opinion

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How Judicial Qualification Ratings Matter (and Why They Maybe Shouldn't)

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Maya Sen
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Technology Optimism or Pessimism About Genomic Science: Variation among Experts and Scholarly Disciplines

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 30 (558,877)
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genomics, public opinion, expert valence, technology optimism, content analysis

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'Get Your Swabs Out of My Face!': Americans’ Optimism and Pessimism About Scientific Innovation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Sep 2015
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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genomics, biobanks, public opinion, scientific innovation, institutionalization, ideology, race

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How Uncertainty About Judicial Nominees Can Distort the Confirmation Process

HKS Working Paper No. 050
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Dec 2015
Maya Sen and William Spaniel
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Rochester
Downloads 18 (636,746)
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Judicial Process, Judicial Nominations, Political Theory, Political Ideology, Judges, Government, Law and Legal Institutions

21.

Bias and Judging

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 22, pp. 241-259, 2019
Posted: 28 May 2019
Allison P. Harris and Maya Sen
Pennsylvania State University - University Park and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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Race as a Bundle of Sticks: Designs that Estimate Effects of Seemingly Immutable Characteristics

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 19, pp. 499-522, 2016
Posted: 13 May 2016
Maya Sen and Omar Wasow
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University

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Political and Policy Implications of Technology Optimism about Genomic Science

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Harvard University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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DNA and Criminal Justice: Public Opinion on a New Policy

Posted: 26 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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Public Reactions to Innovations in Science: Genomics, Race, and Identity

Posted: 31 Oct 2010
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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