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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Murray L. Weidenbaum papers
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1977
    Collection Number: 77052
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, pamphlets, and clippings, relating to American federal credit programs, business and inflation, government regulation of business, utility regulation, and military-industrial relations.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Weidenbaum, Murray L.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Murray L. Weidenbaum papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1927 Born, Bronx, New York
    1948 B.A.A., City College of New York
    1949 M.A., Columbia University
    1949-1957 Fiscal economist, United States Bureau of the Budget
    1958 Ph.D., Princeton University
    1958-1962 Corporate economist, Boeing Company
    1962-1963 Senior economist, Stanford Research Institute
    1964- Faculty member, Washington University in St. Louis
    1969 Author, The Modern Public Sector: New Ways of Doing the Government's Business
    1969-1971 Assistant secretary of the treasury for economic policy, Department of the Treasury, United States
    1974 Author, The Economics of Peacetime Defense
    1974-1995 Director, Center for the Study of American Business (later renamed the Weidenbaum Center), Washington University in St. Louis
    1975 Author, Government-Mandated Price Increases: A Neglected Aspect of Inflation
    1977 Author, Business, Government, and the Public
    1979 Author, The Future of Business Regulation: Private Action and Public Demand
    1981-1982 Chairman, Council of Economic Advisors
    1988 Author, Rendezvous with Reality: The American Economy After Reagan
    1992 Author, Small Wars, Big Defense: Paying for the Military After the Cold War
    1995-2000 Chairman, Center for the Study of American Business (later renamed the Weidenbaum Center), Washington University in St. Louis
    1996 Author, The Bamboo Network: How Expatriate Chinese Entrepreneurs are Creating a New Economic Superpower in Asia, with Samuel Hughes
    2001- Honorary chairman, Weidenbaum Center on the Economy
    2004 Author, Business and Government in the Global Marketplace
    2008 Author, The Competition of Ideas: The World of Washington Think Tanks
    2009 Author, The Competition of Ideas: The World of the Washington Think Tanks

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection documents the career of American economist Murry L. Weidenbaum through speeches and writings, pamphlets, and clippings related to American federal credit programs, business and inflation, government regulation of business, utility regulation, and military-industrial relations.
    The majority of the collection consists of Murry L. Weidenbaum's speeches and writings on economic topics such as military markets, defense spending, revenue sharing, subsidies, and government regulation. The writings include statements prepared for the United States Senate and House of Representatives.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994.
    United States. Dept. of the Treasury.
    Defense contracts--United States.
    Economists.
    Finance, Public--United States.
    Taxation--United States.
    United States--Economic policy.
    United States--Military policy.
    United States--Politics and government--1969-1974.