Ingrid Gould Ellen
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Planning
295 Lafayette Street, Room 3097
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998 - 7533
Fax: (212) 995 - 3890
- Harvard University, Ph.D. in Public Policy, November 1996.
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Dissertation Grant.
Senior Research Fellowship, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.
Fellow, Malcolm Weiner Center for Social Policy.
Harvard College Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
- Harvard University, Masters in Public Policy, June 1991.
John F. Kennedy Fellow.
- Cambridge University (England), 1988-89.
- Herchel Smith Harvard Scholar in mathematics and science.
- Harvard College, B.A. in Applied Mathematics, June 1987.
- Phi Beta Kappa, elected junior year.
Detur Prize and Elizabeth Agassiz Scholarship for A averages all four years.
Radcliffe Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award.
All-Ivy Squash Team, all four years.
- Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Planning, New York University, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, 2003 to present.
- Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Urban Planning, New York University, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, 1997 to 2003.
- Robert Wood Johnson Scholar, Yale University, 1997-99.
- Lurcy Research Fellow, The Brookings Institution, 1995-97.
- Research Consultant, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Improving U.S. Cities Through Metropolitan Area Governance, 1996-97.
- Visiting Scholar, The Urban Institute, 1994-95.
- Research Analyst, Abt Associates, Housing and Labor Economics Area, 1991-93.
- Case Writer, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, 1990.
- Policy Analyst, NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation and Development, 1988-89.
- Teacher of the Year, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, 2003.
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Urban Scholars Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2001-2002.
- Teacher of the Year, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, 2001.
- Stephen Charney Vladeck Junior Faculty Fellowship, 2000-2001.
- Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research Fellowship, 1997-99 (post-doctoral fellowship to study how neighborhoods may contribute to racial disparities in health).
- APPAM Award for Best Dissertation, Honorable Mention, 1997.
- Social Science Research Council, 1996-97 (post-doctoral fellowship
to study immigrant settlement patterns).
- Sharing America's Neighborhoods: The Prospects for Stable, Racial Integration. Harvard University Press, 2000.
- “Revitalizing Inner-City Neighborhoods: New York City’s Ten Year Plan for Housing.” Co-authored with Michael Schill, Amy Ellen Schwartz, and Ioan Voicu. Housing Policy Debate 13(3), 2002.
- “Immigrant Children and Urban Schools: Evidence from New York City on Segregation and its Consequences for Schooling.” Co-authored with Katherine O’Regan, Amy Ellen Schwartz, and Leanna Stiefel. Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs, 2002.
- "Telecommuting and the Demand for Urban Living: A Preliminary Look at White-Collar Workers." Co-authored with Katherine Hempstead. Urban Studies, 39(4), 2002.
- "Building Homes, Reviving Neighborhoods: Spillovers from Subsidized Construction of Owner-Occupied Housing in New York City." Co-authored with Michael Schill, Amy Ellen Schwartz, and Scott Susin. Journal of Housing Research 12(2), 2002, pp. 185–216. Reprinted in Eric Belsky, ed., Low-Income Homeownership: Examining the Unexamined Goal. Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2002.
- "Neighborhood Effects on Health: Exploring the Links and Assessing the Evidence." Co-authored with Tod Mijanovich and Keri-Nicole Dillman. Journal of Urban Affairs 23(3-4), 2001, pp. 391-408.
- "Is Segregation Bad for Your Health? The Case of Low Birth Weight." Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs 2000, pp. 203-229.
- "Race-Based Neighborhood Projection: A Proposed Framework for Understanding New Data on Racial Integration." Urban Studies 37(9), 2000, pp.1513-1533.
- “Stable, Racial Integration in the Contemporary United States: An Empirical Overview.” Journal of Urban Affairs 20 (1), 1998, pp. 27-42.
- "Does Neighborhood Matter? Assessing Recent Evidence." Co-authored with Margery Turner. Housing Policy Debate 8(4), 1997, pp. 833-866.
- “How New York Housing Policies Are Different—and Maybe Why.” Co-authored with Brendan O’Flaherty. In Irwin Garfinkel and Marcia Meyers, eds., The Welfare State in New York City. New York City: Russell Sage Foundation, forthcoming.
- “The Role of Cities in Providing Housing Assistance: A New York Perspective.” Co-authored with Michael H. Schill, Amy Ellen Schwartz, and Ioan Voicu. In Amy Ellen Schwartz, ed., City Taxes, City Spending: Essays in Honor of Dick Netzer. Northampton, Mass: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., forthcoming.
- “What have we Learned from HUD’s Moving to Opportunity Program?” Co-authored with Margery Turner. In John M. Goering and Judith D. Feins, eds., Choosing a Better Life? A Social Experiment in Leaving Poverty Behind: Evaluation of the Moving to Opportunity Program. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 2003.
- “A New White Flight? The Dynamics of Neighborhood Change in the 1980s.” In Nancy Foner, Ruben G. Rumbaut, and Steven J. Gold, eds., Immigration Research for a New Century: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. New York City: Russell Sage Foundation, 2000, pp. 423-441.
- “Spatial Stratification within U.S. Metropolitan Areas." In Alan Altshuler, William Morrill, Harold Wolman, and Faith Mitchell, eds., Metropolitan Governance and Urban Problems. Washington: National Academy Press, 1999, pp. 192-212.
Papers Under Revision or Review
- “How Integrated Did we Become During the 1990s?” June 2004.
- “Government Policies and Household Size: Evidence from New York.” Co-authored with Brendan O’Flaherty. September 2003.
- “Disentangling the Racial Test Score Gap in a Large Urban School District: The Contribution of Schools” Co-authored with Amy Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel. June 2004.
- “Does Federally-Subsidized Rental Housing Depress Property Values?” Co-authored with Michael Schill, Amy Schwartz, and Ioan Voicu. May 2004.
- “Racial Segregation in Multiethnic Schools: Adding Immigrants to the Analysis.” Co-authored with Katherine O’Regan. March 2004.
- “Immigration and School Change: Evidence from New York City.” May 2003. Co-authored with Katherine O’Regan.
- “The External Effects of Subsidized Housing.” Co-authored with Amy Ellen Schwartz and Ioan Voicu. March 2003.
- “Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Evaluating the Impact of Public Services on Neighborhood Property Values.” Co-authored with Amy Ellen Schwartz and Ioan Voicu. April 2002.
Book Reviews and Other Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
- “Comment on ‘The Effects of Affordable and Multifamily Housing on Market Values of Nearby Homes.’” In Anthony Downs, Growth Management and Affordable Housing: Do They Conflict? Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2004.
- “Housing Production Subsidies and Neighborhood Revitalization: New York City’s Ten Year Capital Plan for Housing.” Co-authored with Michael Schill, Amy Ellen Schwartz, and Ioan Voicu. Economic Policy Review, June 2003.
- Book Review of Migration, Transnationalization, and Race in a Changing New York, edited by Hector R. Cordero-Guzman, Robert C. Smith, and Ramon Grosfoguel. Journal of the American Planning Association, 69(1), 2003.
- “No Easy Answers: Cautionary Notes for Competitive Cities.” Co-authored with Amy Ellen Schwartz. The Brookings Review, Summer 2000.
- “Welcome Neighbors? New Evidence on the Possibility of Stable Racial Integration.” The Brookings Review, Winter 1997.
- City Homes in Baltimore: Minimal Rehab to Combat Abandonment. Kennedy School Case No. C16-90-1010. Kennedy School Case Program, 1990.
- Springfield Revitalization Strategy. Kennedy School Case No. C96-90-1012. Kennedy School Case Program, 1990.
- “Community Development Corporations and Welfare Reform: Linkages, Roles, and Impacts.” Co-authored with David Wright, Michael Schill, and Richard Nathan. Report to the U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development, 2001.
- “Cautionary Notes for Competitive Cities.” Co-authored with Amy Ellen Schwartz. Prepared for Brookings Institution Conference on Competitive Cities, Chicago, April 2000.
- Public Housing Drug Elimination Program Evaluation. Report to U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (co-authored on behalf of Abt Associates), 1993.
- Documentation of Operation Bootstrap. Report to U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (co-authored on behalf of Abt Associates), 1993.
- Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2003.
- American Economics Association Annual Meeting: 1996, 1998, 2001.
- American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Mid-Year Meeting: 2001.
- Association for Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual Meeting: 1999, 2001, 2002.
- Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs Conference: 1999, 2001.
- Regional Science Council Annual Meeting: 2003.
- Urban Affairs Association Annual Meeting: 1997, 1999, 2001.
Special Conferences and Seminars
- Homer Hoyt Advanced Studies Institute, Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics, May 2004.
- Columbia University, Center for Urban Policy, April 2004.
- Columbia University, School of Social Work, April 2004.
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, National Fair Housing Conference, March 2004.
- Washington University, Symposium on Social Inequality, February 2004.
- Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, October 2003.
- Harvard University Color Lines Conference: Segregation and Integration in America’s Future, 2003.
- Harvard School of Public Health Symposium on Housing and Health, 2003.
- Brookings Institution Conference on Smart Growth and Affordable Housing, 2003.
- Federal Reserve Bank System, Third Annual Community Affairs Research Conference, 2003.
- National Bureau of Economic Research, Universities Research Conference on the Economic Analysis of Government Expenditure Programs, 2002.
- Columbia University Public Policy Consortium Research Series, 2002.
- Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Lecture Series, 2002.
- Federal Reserve Bank of New York/New York University Conference on Promoting Affordable Housing, 2002.
- New York University Conference Honoring Dick Netzer, 2001.
- Citizens Housing and Planning Council Breakfast Series, 2001.
- Fannie Mae Foundation Research Seminar, 2001.
- The Milano Graduate School, New School University, Policy Research Seminar, 2000.
- Fund for an Open Society Integration Works Conference, 2000.
- Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies Conference on Low-Income Homeownership, 2000.
- College of Urban, Labor, and Metropolitan Affairs Faculty Seminar, Wayne State University, 2000.
- Cantigny Conference Series, Creating Competitive Cities, 2000.
- Wagner School of Public Service, Doctoral Colloquium, 1999.
- Harvard Civil Rights Project Conference on Segregation, 1998.
- Rockefeller Foundation Roundtable on Community Health, 1998.
- HUD Moving to Opportunity Conference, 1997.
- Harvard University, Urban Economics Seminar, 1996.
- The Ford Foundation, 2003-2004 (to study the stability of integrated neighborhoods during the 1990s). Research Associate.
- The MacArthur Foundation, 2003-2004 (to study the impact of federal and local rental housing investment on neighboring property values). Co-Principal Investigator.
- The Spencer Foundation, 2002-2004 (to study the segregation, mobility, and performance of immigrant children in New York City’s public schools). Co-Principal Investigator.
- Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2001-2002 (to study the impact of housing investment on property values in surrounding neighborhoods). Co-Principal Investigator.
- Rockefeller Foundation, 2001-2002 (to study the integration of immigrant children into the New York City public schools). Co-Principal Investigator.
- Russell Sage Foundation, 2001 (to launch study of the integration of immigrant children in to New York City public schools). Co-Principal Investigator.
- Fannie Mae Foundation, 2000-2001 (to study the effects of local public services on surrounding property values). Co-Principal Investigator.
- National Science Foundation, 1999-2001 (to study the effect of telecommunications technology on residential choices and urban development). Faculty Associate.
- Rockefeller and Ford Foundations and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1998-2000 (to study the effects of welfare reform on community development corporations). Co-Principal Investigator.
- Rockefeller Foundation, 1998 (to study the effects of neighborhood conditions on individual health). Co-Principal Investigator.
- Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
Housing and Community Development Policy
Doctoral Research Colloquium
- New York University School of Law/Wagner Graduate School
Colloquium on the Law, Economics, and Politics of Urban Affairs (jointly listed)
- John F. Kennedy School, Harvard University
Urban economics (Teaching Assistant)
- Harvard University, Department of Economics
Urban economics (Teaching Assistant)
- Brookings Institution Press
- Economic Development Quarterly
- Fannie Mae Foundation
- Harvard University Press
- Housing Policy Debate
- Housing Studies
- Journal of Housing Economics
- Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
- Journal of Urban Affairs
- National Science Foundation
- National Tax Journal
- Temple University Press
- Urban Studies
- Urban Affairs Review
- William T. Grant Foundation
- Editorial Board, Urban Affairs Review, 2002-2005.
- Affiliated Faculty Member, NYU School of Law, 2001 to present.
- Editorial Board, Housing Studies, 2001 to present.
- Board Member, Settlement Housing Fund, 2001 to present.
- Faculty Affiliate, Center for Advanced Social Science Research, 2000 to present.
- Faculty Affiliate, NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, 1997 to present.
- Academic Partner, The Urban Institute, Center for Metropolitan Housing
and Communities, 1996 to present.
- American Economics Association
- American Planning Association
- American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
- Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
- Urban Affairs Association