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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

Ellwood, David, and Nisha G. Patel. "Restoring the American Dream: What Would It Take to Dramatically Increase Mobility from Poverty?" US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty, January 2018.
Ellwood, David. "Creating Mobility from Poverty." The US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty, August 2016.
Bohnet, Iris, and David Ellwood. "The Case for Gender Diversity." Harvard Gazette, November 7, 2012.
Ellwood, David. "Testimony before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs' Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management." U.S. Senate, June 21, 2011.
Ellwood, David. "Attracting Visionaries: The Key To Meeting Global Policy Challenges." The Washington Times, June 1, 2009.
Ellwood, David. Foreword. Acting in Time on Energy Policy. Ed. Kelly Sims Gallagher. Brookings Institution Press, 2009, vii-xii.
Ellwood, David, and Max Stier. "Plugging the Federal Brain Drain." Boston Globe, January 23, 2009.
Ellwood, David. "Ask What You Can Do for Public Service." Harvard Kennedy School Citizen, October 29, 2008.
Ellwood, David. "Empowering the Poor." Boston Globe, September 27, 2005.
Ellwood, David. "A Commitment to Development." Harvard Crimson, September 16, 2005.
Ellwood, David, and Christopher Jencks. "The Spread of Single-Parent Families in the United States since 1960." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP04-008, February 2004.
Ellwood, David, and Christopher Jencks. "The Spread of Single-Parent Families in the United States Since 1960." The Future of the Family. Ed. Daniel P. Moynihan, Timothy M. Smeeding, and Lee Rainwater. Russell Sage, 2004.
Ellwood, David, and Christopher Jencks. "The Uneven Spread of Single-Parent Families: What Do We Know? Where Do We Look for Answers?" Social Inequality. Ed. Kathryn Neckerman. Russell Sage, 2004.
Ellwood, David. "From Research to Social Policy and Back Again: Translating Scholarship into Practice through the Starry Eyes of a Sometimes Scarred Veteran." Social Policy Journal of New Zealand 20 (June 2003).
Ellwood, David, and Richard Dickens. "Child Poverty in Britain and the United States." The Labour Market Under New Labour: The State of Working Britain. Ed. Richard Dickens, Paul Greg and Jonathan Wadsworth. Palgrave, 2003.
Ellwood, David. "Working with Welfare: The Transforming of U.S. Social Policies." Small Transformations: The Politics of Welfare Reform. Ed. Janos Matyas Kovacs. Lit Verlag, 2003.
Ellwood, David. "From Research to Social Policy and Back Again: Translating Scholarship into Practice through the Eyes of a Sometimes Scarred Veteran." Social Policy Research and Evaluation Conference Paper, 2003.
Ellwood, David. "Worksheet for Labor." Washington Post, September 2, 2002.
Ellwood, David, and Rebecca Blank. "The Clinton Legacy for America's Poor." American Economic Policy in the 1990s. Ed. Jeffrey A. Frankel and Peter R. Orszag. MIT Press, 2002.
Ellwood, David, and Jeffrey Liebman. "The Middle Class Parent Penalty: Child Benefits in the U.S. Tax Code." Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 15. Ed. James M. Poterba. MIT Press, 2001.
Ellwood, David. "Public Service Employment and Mandatory Work; A Policy Whose Time Has Come and Gone and Come Again?" Finding Jobs: Work and Welfare Reform. Ed. Rebecca Blank and David Card. Russell Sage Foundation, 2001.
Ellwood, David, and Christopher Jencks. "The Growing Differences in Family Structure: What Do We Know?" Mimeo, 2001.
Ellwood, David. "The Clinton Legacy for America's Poor." NBER Working Paper W8437, 2001.
Ellwood, David. "The Sputtering Labor Force of the 21st Century. Can Social Policy Help?" NBER Working Paper W8321, 2001.
Ellwood, David, and Richard Dickens. "Whither Poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The Determinants of Changing Poverty and Whether Work Will Work." NBER Working Paper W8253, 2001.
Ellwood, David. "The Sputtering Labor Force in the 21st Century. Can Social Policy Help?" The Roaring Nineties: Can Full Employment Be Sustained? Ed. Alan Krueger and Robert Solow. Russell Sage, 2001.