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
This Political Report presents public opinion on a variety of current topics, including the increased violence in Iraq, Iran, and Nixon's resignation, as its 40th anniversary approaches on August 8, 2014. This issue also gives a midterm election lay of the land as we head into November.
Four years after the passage of Dodd-Frank, the severity of the crash and ensuing downturn continue to shape beliefs about financial and other key institutions, government regulation, and the gap between the rich and poor.
"Poverty in America" is a compilation of AEI scholars’ thinking on why fighting for the poor is a moral imperative; what demands special attention in the debate; and which policy proposals could enable the labor market, social safety net, and broader society to provide low-income Americans a better shot at success.
Six pollsters ask people whether they have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of the Tea Party. All of the polls with recent askings show that unfavorable sentiment has risen, sometimes quite sharply, since the questions were first asked.