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Ingrid Gould Ellen is Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Planning and Co-Director of NYU's Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. She joined the Wagner faculty in the fall of 1997 and presently teaches courses in microeconomics, urban economics, and urban policy. Professor Ellen's research interests center on urban social and economic policy, with a particular focus on housing and community development. She is author of Sharing America’s Neighborhoods: The Prospects for Stable Racial Integration (Harvard University Press, 2000) and has been published in such journals as Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Urban Studies, Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs, and Housing Policy Debate. Professor Ellen is currently studying how the development of supportive housing influences development in surrounding neighborhoods, using longitudinal data from New York City. She is also studying the impact of subsidized housing development on nearby schools and undertaking a national study of the residential decisions underlying neighborhood economic gain during the 1990s. Before coming to NYU, Professor Ellen held visiting positions at the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution, served as a research analyst at Abt Associates, and worked at the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development. Professor Ellen received a B.A. in applied mathematics, an M.P.P., and a Ph.D. in public policy from Harvard University.

Dr. Ingrid Gould Ellen
Ingrid Gould
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Planning