Principled and Effective Public Leadership

On May 30, 2019, Dean Elmendorf addressed the graduates of the Harvard Kennedy School Class of 2019, providing his recipe for principled and effective public leadership.

Should We Reduce Federal Budget Deficits Now?
April 10, 2019

Restoring Confidence in Public Leadership
February 20, 2019

Welcome Remarks at Harvard Initiative on Aging Symposium
January 3, 2019

A Very Brief Introduction to the Federal Budget
December 5, 2018

Universities in Today’s Political Environment
December 3, 2018

Comments on Analyses of Long-Term Fiscal Issues
November 3, 2018

A Look at Contemporary America
October 17, 2018

Comment on “Public Debt Sustainability”
September 13, 2018

Greetings to Incoming and Returning Students
September 5, 2018

Remarks for APSA Event "Inequality, Democracy, and America’s Future"
August 29, 2018

Fall 2018 Welcome Letter to Students, Faculty, and Staff
August 27, 2018

What is Wrong with U.S. Health Care and How Can We Fix It?
June 1, 2018

Courage and Creativity
May 24, 2018

The Fundamentals of Good Leadership
March 1, 2018

Remarks Delivered at “Harvard Abroad: The Eleventh Annual Workshop on International Activities at Harvard”
February 2, 2018

Economic Policies to Raise Median Incomes
December 16, 2017

Remarks at the Conference on Redistricting Reform at Harvard
November 8, 2017

Restoring Trust
November 7, 2017

Remarks at a Conference on Agriculture, Nutrition, Health and the Environment in Africa
November 7, 2017

Make America Fair Again
October 11, 2017

Challenges for Federal Budget Policy
September 25, 2017

Welcome (Back) to Harvard Kennedy School: Remarks to Incoming and Returning Students
August 30, 2017

A Presentation to Members of the House of Representatives
July 25, 2017

Letter to Congressional Leaders
July 21, 2017

Outlook for US Economic Policy and Growth
June 28, 2017

Remarks at 2017 HKS Commencement Diploma Ceremony
May 26, 2017

On Federal Policy and Economic Growth
May 7, 2017

Advice for the New President and Congress
April 8, 2017

AHCA Comments for House Democratic Caucus
March 16, 2017

Restoring Confidence in the US Economic and Political System
March 9, 2017

Economic Policy for the New Administration and Congress
March 8, 2017

Remarks to the Harvard National Model United Nations Conference
February 16, 2017

What Should the Next President and Congress Do?
December 3, 2016

Welcome to “Campaign for President: The Managers Look at 2016” conference at Harvard Kennedy School
November 20, 2016

Using Fiscal and Monetary Policy to Reduce the Harmful Effects of Inequality
October 13, 2016

Advice for the Next President and Congress
September 9, 2016

Improving U.S. Health Care Policy Through Economic Research
June 14, 2016

The Future of Entitlement Reform
June 9, 2016

Using Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy to Foster Inclusive Economic Growth
May 27, 2016

Economic Policies for the Next Administration
April 26, 2016

Remarks delivered at the reception welcoming Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James to HKS
April 22, 2016

Future Directions for U.S. Health Care Policy
April 22, 2016

Recommendations for Federal Fiscal Policy
March 4, 2016

Federal Budget Policy for the Next Administration
February 10, 2016

Next Steps for Federal Health Care Policy
November 2, 2015

Designing Federal Budget Policy to Spur Economic Growth
October 13, 2015

A Fairer Approach to Fiscal Reform
October 11, 2015

Federal Policies for Graying America
September 17, 2015