Karlyn Bowman compiles and analyzes American public opinion using available polling data on a variety of subjects, including the economy, taxes, the state of workers in America, environment and global warming, attitudes about homosexuality and gay marriage, NAFTA and free trade, the war in Iraq, and women's attitudes. In addition, Ms. Bowman has studied and spoken about the evolution of American politics because of key demographic and geographic changes. She has often lectured on the role of think tanks in the United States and writes a weekly column for Forbes.com.
Columnist, Forbes.com, 2008-present
Contributor, "Datapoints," The American, 2007-present
Columnist, "POLLitics," Roll Call, 1995-2007
Editor, "Opinion Pulse," The American Enterprise, 1995-2006
Editor, The American Enterprise, 1990-95
Managing Editor, Public Opinion, 1979-90
Fellow, Institute of Politics, JFK School of Government, Harvard University, 1985
How can young people succeed in workplaces dominated by curmudgeons who are judging their every move? At this AEI book event, bestselling author and social scientist Charles Murray will offer indispensable advice for navigating the workplace, getting ahead, and living a fulfilling life.
How would you answer this simple question: “Do you consider the amount of federal income tax you pay as too high, about right, or too low?” Today, people divide their responses between the “too high” and “about right” answers. Hardly anyone ever says their federal taxes are “too low.”
The American Enterprise Institute commemorates the remarkable life and works of economist Murray Weidenbaum, who died on March 20. One of AEI’s most accomplished scholars, Weidenbaum championed free markets and limited government in public policy roles that included service to five U.S. presidents.
It’s hardly news that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unpopular. The President’s ratings are seriously underwater on handling the issue. But does the current state of popular opinion mean people will embrace a Republican alternative if GOP members can coalesce around a single approach?
This AEI Special Poll Report takes a look at long public opinion trends on health care and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which became law four years ago this month. Here are some conclusions from this new study of the polls:
• We examine the trends from nine major pollsters....
The March edition of AEI’s Political Report looks at the latest polls on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which President Obama signed into law four years ago this month. Is the law popular, and how do Americans feel Obama is handling the health care issue?
One year ago, on March 18, the Republican National Committee issued its post-mortem on the 2012 election. Its Growth and Opportunity Project report argued that the party was “marginalizing” itself, making it increasingly difficult for it to win future presidential elections.