About the Center

The Weidenbaum Center is a research institute at Washington University in St. Louis that supports social scientific research in the fields of public policy, economics, political science, and sociology. The Center funds faculty research, provides administrative support for research activities, and sponsors a wide range of public affairs programs. In doing so, the Center serves as a bridge between scholars, policymakers, and the general public. Through unbiased empirical research and events, the Center addresses many of the pressing public policy issues facing America and the world today. 

Read Weidenbaum Center Director Andrew Reeves' letter on the close of the Academic Year 2023-2024. 

Spring 2024 Events Flyer

The Weidenbaum Center is located on the Washington University Danforth Campus in Seigle Hall, Suite 170. Click here for campus map & closest parking garage

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Murray Weidenbaum - Founder

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.

No Tables for Anyone Under 30 at This St. Louis-Area Restaurant

No Tables for Anyone Under 30 at This St. Louis-Area Restaurant

It’s a summer of playing hooky: feeling pressured not to take their earned vacation, Americans are finding a loophole

It’s a summer of playing hooky: feeling pressured not to take their earned vacation, Americans are finding a loophole