About the Center

The Weidenbaum Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization at Washington University in St. Louis, combines academic research with public policy analyses. Its unique leadership team, comprised of a leading political scientist and a renowned economist, works with faculty, students, business and government representatives, and prominent researchers on projects concerning the economy, government, and public policy. 

Our Mission

The Center serves as a bridge between policymakers and scholars by supporting scholarly research, public affairs programs and other activities at the intersection of government and business. Through unbiased empirical research and events, the Center addresses many of the pressing public policy issues facing America and the world today. 
 

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Supporting the Pursuit of Research and Discovery

Supporting faculty and student research programs, as well as public policy events and activities, the Weidenbaum Center provides a wide array of research support through the following: 

Faculty Research Grants 

Grant Application Assistance 

Faculty Workshops 

Survey Support 

Publishing Assistance 

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research Assistance 

Public Policy Programs 

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Murray Weidenbaum

Murray Weidenbaum was a prominent figure in business and government. He served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury from 1969 to 1971, and in 1981-82 as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. His research and teaching interests were government regulation of business, public finance, and economic policy.

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