About the Weidenbaum Center
The Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy, directed by Professor Steven S. Smith, supports cutting-edge social science research and sponsors a wide variety of public policy programs. The Center is named in honor of Murray Weidenbaum, a Washington University economist who served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. Its website is located at http://wc.wustl.edu.
- February 24, 2017 - Steven S. Smith, A Quick Look at Americans' View of Healthcare Options, January 2017
- February 9, 2017 - Patrick D. Tucker, Jonathan Rapkin, Steven S. Smith, A Note on the Problems with the Presidential Election Polls in 2016
- November 14, 2016 - Michelle Torres, Steven S. Smith, Revisiting Bedrock Values: The Stability and Predictive Power of the Society Works Best Index
- March 2, 2016 - Jonathan Rapkin, Patrick D. Tucker, and Steven S. Smith, Partisanship and Economic Perceptions
- February 29, 2016 - Patrick D. Tucker and Steven S. Smith, Examining Conditioning in Panel Surveys, Part I
- February 15, 2016 - Patrick D. Tucker and Steven S. Smith, Perceptions of Liberals and Progressives
- February 12, 2016 - Michelle Torres and Steven S. Smith, Women and the 2016 Democratic Presidential Nomination
- February 9, 2016 - Patrick D. Tucker and Steven S. Smith, Use of the "Liberal" and "Progressive" Labels by Democrats
- Clarity of Responsibility, Accountability and Corruption by Leslie Schwindt-Bayer and Margit Tavits (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016 (Chapter 6)).
- James Gibson, "Legitimacy Is for Losers: The Interconnections of Instituitonal Legitimacy, Performance Evaluations, adn the Symbols of Judicial Authority," in Brian H. Bornstein and Alan J. Tomkins, eds., Motivating Cooperation and Compliance with Authority: The Role of Institutional Trust (New York: Springer, 2015): 81-116.
- Steven Smith, "Partisan Polarization and the Sentate Syndrome," in N. Persily, ed., Solutions to Political Polarization in America (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015): 218-229.
- The Senate Syndrome: The Evolution of Procedural Warfare in the Modern U.S. Senate, ebook, by Steven Smith (University of Oklahoma Press, March 2014 (Chapter 9)).
- January 2016 - Andrew Reeves and Jon Rogowski, Unilateral Powers, Public Opinion, and the Presidency, Journal of Politics 78(1):137-151
- October 2015 - Matthew Gabel, Attitudes of Research Participants and the General Public Regarding Disclosure of Alzheimer Disease Research Results, Jama Neural 72(12):1-7 DOI:10.1001/JAMANEUROL.2015.2875
- June 2015 - Christopher Claassen, Patrick Tucker, Steven S. Smith, Ideological Labels in America, Political Behavior 37(2):253–278 DOI 10.1007/s11109-014-9272-6
- December 2014 - Dawn Brancati, The Determinants of U.S. Public Opinion Towards Democracy Promotion, Political Behavior 36(4):705-730
- March 7, 2016 - Updating Supreme Court Legitimacy: Testing the "Rule, Learn, Update" Model of Political Communication, James L. Gibson, Miguel M. Pereira, and Jeffrey Ziegler
- 2016 - Reconsidering Positivity Theory: What Roles do Politicization, Ideological Disagreement, and Legal Realism Play in Shaping U.S. Supreme Court Legitimacy?, James L. Gibson and Michael J. Nelson, under review
- September 2015 - Static Stability and Evolving Constraint Preference Stability and Ideological Structure in the Mass Public, Melanie Freeze and Jacob M. Montgomery
- September 2015 - Moving the Unmoved Mover?: The Origins and Limitations of Systematic Individual-Level Change in Party Identification, Jacob M. Montgomery, Steven S. Smith, and Patrick D. Tucker
- September 2015 - Partisanship, Sophistication, and Public Attitudes about Majority Rule and Minority Rights in Congress, Steven S. Smith and H. M. Park
- August 2015 - Change and Stability in the U.S. Supreme Court's Legitimacy, Steven S. Smith and M. J. Nelson
- August 2015 - The Dynamic Relationship between Personality Stability and Political Attitudes, Joshua Boston, Jonathan Homola, Betsy Sinclair, Michelle Torres, Patrick Tucker
- August 2015 - A Constituent-Level Analysis of Home Style, Patrick D. Tucker
- August 2014 - How Far Does Social Group Influence Reach? Elites, Evangelicals, and Immigration Attitudes, Michele Margolis
- July 2014 - Open for Politics?: Economic Globalization and Political Survival, Nathan M. Jensen and Guillermo Rosas
- June 2014 - Harry Reid and the Study of Senate Party Leadership
- May 2014 - Public Attitudes about Supreme Court Decision-Making: Sources of Instability in Beliefs about Legal Realism
- April 2014 - Ideological Labels in America
- March 2014 - Change and Stability in Diffuse Support for the Supreme Court