2016 Annual Dinner

Awardees Edward Lawlor & Michael McFaul

Murray Weidenbaum

Watch this tribute highlighting his scholarship and public service.

FY2017 Regulatory Budget

FY2017 Regulatory Budget

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Media Retreat

Interactive seminar for writers, reporters, editors, and producers

About the Weidenbaum Center

The Center is a non-profit, nonpartisan research organization at Washington University in St. Louis. Founded in 1975, it is recognized nationwide. The Weidenbaum Center supports scholarly research in the fields of economics, government and public policy. It works closely with the Department of Economics, the Department of Political Science, and other academic units of Washington University, and its public policy efforts consist of a multifaceted program of research, forums, retreats, publications, and online resources.
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March 18, 2016
How the U.S. became walled in by two political parties, and how to surmount them

Upcoming Events

Steinberg Auditorium, Steinberg Hall, Washington University @ 1:30 pm | Public Forums
@ 12:00 pm | Eliot Society
Douglas McAdam, Stanford University
Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (Room 310), Anheuser-Busch Hall, Washington University @ 4:00 pm | Public Forums


Regulatory Reports

Each year, the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy and the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center estimate the on-budget costs of regulation by examining the portion of the Budget of the United States devoted to developing and enforcing federal regulations. The time-series data go back to 1960, and offer insights into the growth and changing composition of regulation over the last five-and-a-half decades. This year’s “regulators’ budget” presents the President’s requested budget outlays and staffing in fiscal year (FY) 2017, estimated outlays and staffing for FY 2016, and actual outlays and staffing for the previous 56 years.