Selected Publications

Kalev Alexandra .(2023). The Impact of Diversity Training Programs in the Workplace and Alternative Bias Reduction Mechanisms. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management.

Knight Carly, Frank Dobbin, and Alexandra Kalev. (2022). The Limits of Litigation: Discrimination Lawsuits, Organizational Backlash, and Visibility in Small and Large Firms.  American Sociological Review.87(2):175-201.

Kim Kwan Woo, Alexandra Kalev, Frank Dobbin and Deutsch Gal. (2021). Effects of the Great  Recession on the Diversity of New Faculty Sociological Science (8): 308-324 

Dobbin, Frank, and Alexandra Kalev. (2021). The Rights Revolution at Work: What Went Wrong. Annual Review of Sociology 47:281-303.

Kalev Alexandra and Frank Dobbin. (October 20, 2020). Companies Need to Think Bigger Than Diversity TrainingHarvard Business Review.

Kalev Alexandra. (April 20, 2020).Research: U.S. Unemployment Rising Faster for Women and People of ColorHarvard Business Review.

Dobbin, Frank and Alexandra Kalev. (2019). The Promise and Peril of Sexual Harassment Programs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 116(25):12255-12260.

Kalev Alexandra, Kuper Hanna, Alfandari Yifat and Ginat,Ayala. (2019). Diversity Index: Ranking and Mapping the Representation and Pay of Disadvantaged Groups in the Israeli Private Sector (in Hebrew).

Shwed Uri and Alexandra Kalev. (2018). How Pay Expectations become Gendered? The Role of Social Ties and Work Experience. Labor, Society and Law (in Hebrew).

Dobbin Frank and Kalev Alexandra. (2017, November 15). Training Programs and Reporting Systems Won’t End Sexual Harassment. Promoting More Women Will. Harvard Business Review.

Abendroth, Anja-Kristin, Silvia Maja Melzer, Alexandra Kalev, Donald Tomaskovic-Devey. (2017). Women at Work: Women’s Access to Power and the Gender Earning Gap. Industrial and Labor Relations Review 70(1): 190-222.

Kalev Alexandra. (2016, July 26). How “Neutral” Layoffs Disproportionately Affect Women and MinoritiesHarvard Business Review.

Dobbin Frank and Kalev Alexandra. (2016). Why Diversity Programs Fail. Harvard Business Review, 94(7), 14.

Kalev Alexandra and Roscigno, J. Vincent . (2016). Interview: Bureaucracy, Bias, and Diversity – Structural Constraints and Opportunities in Organizations. In Re-thinking Diversity (pp. 111-120). Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden.

Dobbin Frank, Schrage Daniel and Kalev Alexandra .(2015). Rage Against The Iron Cage The Varied Effects of Bureaucratic Personnel Reforms on Diversity. American Sociological Review, 80(5), 1014-1044.

Lewin-Epstein Noah, Kalev Alexandra, Marantz Erez, and Slonim Shimrit. (2015). Integration of Arab Israeli Pharmacists into the Labor Market. Policy Research, Taub Center.

Kalev Alexandra. (2014). How You Downsize Is Who You Downsize Biased Formalization, Accountability, and Managerial Diversity. American Sociological Review, 79(1), 109-135.

Marantz, A. Erez, Kalev Alexandra, and Lewin-Epstein Noah. (2014). Globally Themed Organizations as Labor Market Intermediaries: The Rise of Israeli-Palestinian Women’s Employment in Retail. Social Forces, 93(2),595-622.

Shwed Uri and Kalev, Alexandra. (2014). Are Referrals More Productive or More Likeable? Social Networks and the Evaluation of Merit. American Behavioral Scientist,58(2), 288-308.‏‏

Dobbin Frank, Kim Soohan and Kalev Alexandra. (2011). You Can’t Always Get What You Need Organizational Determinants of Diversity Programs. American Sociological Review, 76(3), 386-411.

Kalev Alexandra. (2009). Cracking the Glass Cages? Restructuring and Ascriptive Inequality at Work. American Journal of Sociology, 114(6), 1591-1643.

Kalev Alexandra, Shenhav Yehuda and De Vries, David. (2008). The State, the Labor Process, and the Diffusion of Managerial Models. Administrative Science Quarterly, 53(1), 1-28.

Green Tristin and Kalev Alexandra. (2008). Discrimination-Reducing Measures at the Relational Level. Hastings Law Journal, 59, 1435-1461.

Dobbin Frank, Kalev Alexandra, and Kelly Erin. (2007). Diversity Management in Corporate America. Contexts. 6(4): 21-28

Kalev Alexandra, Dobbin Frank, and Kelly Erin. (2006). Best Practices or Best Guesses? Assessing the Efficacy of Corporate Affirmative Action and Diversity Policies. American Sociological Review, 71(4), 589-617.