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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) 2005f
1150 17th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036, United States
tel:1-202 862 5800 fax:1-202 862 7177

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1943.

General Description: AEI is dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of freedom-limited government, private enterprise, vital cultural and political institutions, and a strong foreign policy and national defense-through scholarly research, open debate, and a variety of publications. AEI research covers economics and trade; social welfare; government tax, spending, regulatory, and legal policies; US politics and international affairs; and US defense and foreign policies. The institute publishes a large number of books, articles, and reports each year as well as a policy magazine, The American Enterprise, which are widely distributed to government officials and legislators, business executives, journalists, and academics. AEI also hosts a number of conferences, seminars, and lectures which are regularly covered by national television.

Annual Budget: USD 18.2 million (2002)

Staff: 148 (55 research, 93 administrative/support), 10 visiting, 60 intern

Executive Officers:
Mr. DEMUTH, Christopher (President)
Mr. GERSON, David (Executive Vice President)

Public Relations:
Ms. RODMAN, Veronique (Director, Public Affairs)

(As of November, 2004)

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