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Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy (Weidenbaum Center) 2005f
Washington University, Campus Box 1027, One Brookings Drive St. Louis, MO 63130-4899, United States
tel:1-314 935 5630 fax:1-314 935 5688

Organizational Status: University-affiliated institute, founded in 1975.

General Description: The Weidenbaum Center supports scholarly research, public affairs programs, and other activities in the fields of economics, government, and public policy. The center works closely with the Department of Economics, the Department of Political Science, and other academic units of the Washington University and serves as a bridge between scholarship and policymakers. The Weidenbaum Center supports research conducted by university faculty, sponsors scholarly workshops, and maintains a website to support these activities. Public affairs programs sponsored by the Weidenbaum Center Forum are usually recorded and made available online.

Annual Budget: USD 1.6 million (2004)

Staff: 8 (5 research, 3 administrative/support), 4 intern, 4 research assistant

Executive Officers:
Dr. SMITH, Steven S. (Director)

(As of November, 2004)

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