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Combating poverty through upward mobility

Professor David Ellwood
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17:00 - 18:00
Blavatnik School of Government
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
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Lectures and seminars
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Professor David Ellwood served as Dean of the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University between 2004 and 2015. His work, including his role as Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the US Department of Health and Human Services has been credited with significantly influencing public policy in the United States and abroad. David has authored numerous books and articles including Welfare Realities: From Rhetoric to Reform (co authored with Mary Jo Bane) and the critically acclaimed Poor Support: Poverty in the American Family. He was recipient of the David N Kershaw Award, given to outstanding individuals under the age of 40 who have made a distinguished contribution to the field of public policy.