Karlyn Bowman
is a resident scholar at AEI and is also a senior editor of The American Enterprise magazine.  She is a frequent television and radio commentator and regularly writes a polling column for Roll Call.  Her most recent books include What's Wrong: A Survey of American Satisfaction and Complaint; Public Opinion about Economic Inequality (both with Everett Carll Ladd) and Public Opinion on Abortion; Twenty-Five Years After Roe v. Wade.  Ms. Bowman also writes regularly for Public Perspective and The Women's Quarterly.

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AEI Studies in Public Opinion
America After 9/11: Public Opinion on the War on Terrorism and the War With Iraq
(updated March 2005)
Attitudes About Social Security Reform
(updated March 2005) 

Attitudes About Homosexuality and
Gay Marriage
(updated January 2005)  

The Politics of Compassion
(released January 2005) 

The Nostalgia Impulse
(updated January 2005) 
Polls on the Environment
(updated January 2005) 

Attitudes About  Work, Chores, 
and Leisure in America
(updated July 2004) 
 Polls on Patriotism
(updated July 2004) 
Public Opinion on Taxes
(updated April 2004) 

The 2000 Election: What the Polls Said
(updated January 2004) 
Polls on NAFTA: A 10-Year Review
(released December 2003) 
Taking Stock of Business: Public Opinion After the Corporate Scandals
(released November 2003) 

Attitudes toward the Federal Government
(released August 2003)
Attitudes toward Divided Government
(released May 2003) 
Attitudes About National Service  
(updated May 2003) 

Attitudes Toward Welfare Reform
(updated March 2003) 
Attitudes Toward Business
(updated February 2003) 
Public Opinion and the Clinton Legacy
(updated February 2002) 
Public Opinion on Social Security
(April 1999) 
Public Opinion on Healthcare 
(May 1998)

Public Perspective
Mar./Apr. 2002 "Vote of Confidence" (pdf) 
9/04/01 "Take This Job and Love it"
Jul./Aug. 2001 "Proliferating Polls" (pdf) 
10/2000 "Heigh Ho" (pdf)

Roll Call: POLLitics (pdf)
1/10/05 "The Politics of the Flu..."
11/17/04 "Thinking about the Supreme Court"
11/2/04 "Counting Votes"
10/19/04 "Re-elect My Member"
9/29/04 "How Important Will the Debates Be?"
9/15/04  "Bush and the Economy"
9/1/04  "Are You Better Off?"
7/21/04 "The Voters' Verdict"  
7/7/04  Link Between Saddam and Al-Qaeda  
6/16/04 "Americans Eager about Transfer..."  
6/2/04  Prison Scandal 
5/12/04 June 30 Iraq Transfer 
4/28/04 Taxes and the Environment
4/7/04 Richard Clarke, 2004 Election

3/24/04  Iraq: One Year Later
3/10/04  Iraq, Economy, Nader, Death Penalty
2/25/04  Democrats, Do-Not-Call, Military Service
2/4/04  Conservatism, John Kerry, Media Bias
1/21/04  Iraq, Election 2000, Mad Cow
12/8/03  Saudi Arabia, Morals, Social Security
11/5/03  Third Parties, Bush, Iraq
10/22/03  Conservatism, Iraq, Dinner Time
10/1/03  Economy, Supreme Court, Gays
9/17/03  Democrats, Taxes, Europe 
9/3/03  Ashcroft, NASA, Congress 
7/23/03  WMD, Economy, Post Office 
7/9/03  Race Relations 

6/18/03  WMD, College Politics, Morality 
6/4/03  Homeland Security, Economy, Bush
5/14/03  Views on Tax Debate  
4/30/03  "Gallup Updates Question on Social. . . 
4/09/03  "Very Few Surprises in Taxation. . . 
3/26/03  "Majority of Americans Have Never" 
3/12/03  "War Polling: It's Not So Cut and Dry" 
2/26/03  "Warning System Hasn�t Caused. . ." 
2/12/03  "Most Agree: Bush's Tax-Cutting. . ." 
1/29/03  "Draft Reinstatement Proposal . . ." 
1/08/03  "Most Americans Want Econ . . ." 
12/19/02  "New Cabinet Dept.: Safer . . ." 
12/05/02  "Opinions on Wall Street . . ." 
11/14/02  "Most Confident Bush Will . . ." 
10/31/02  "'Throw the Bums Out' . . ." 
10/17/02  "Economy and Iraq Are Both . . ." 
10/04/02  "Nearly 90 percent would . . ." 
9/19/02   "Polls Split Over Economy. . ." 
9/05/02   "One Year Later, Polls Show. . ." 
8/08/02   "Like Bush, Congress Sees. . ." 
7/25/02   "Losing the War on Terrorism. . ." 
7/11/02   "Respondents Would Rather.  . . " 
6/27/02   "Pride and Patriotism: Sept.  . . " 
6/13/02   "Majority Back Bush Plan for  . . " 
5/30/02   "Questions About Sept. 11  . . " 
5/02/02   "As Bush Falls, So Do  . . " 
4/18/02   "Israel, Sharon Win Opinion  . . " 
4/04/02   "Hill Republicans Rated  . . " 
3/21/02   "72 Percent Believe  . . " 
3/07/02   "Campaign Finance: Public  . . " 
2/21/02   "Most Still Back Privatizing   . . " 
2/07/02   "Congress Watch: Approval  . . " 
1/24/02   "Enron Executives Faring  . . " 
1/10/02   "Public Divided on Need . . " 
12/13/01 "Quarter Polled Rank . . " 
11/29/01 "Public Perception of . . " 
11/15/01 "Bush vs. Gore: How Much . . " 
11/01/01 "Polls Since Sept. 11 Miss . . " 
10/18/01 "How Patient Will Americans . . " 
10/04/01 "Military Enjoys Higher . . " 
9/20/01   "American Resolve for War . . " 
9/06/01   "All Eyes on the Economy . . " 
8/09/01   "Post-election Numbers . ." 
7/26/01   "Parents Want the Best for . . " 
7/12/01   "Despite Ongoing Court . . " 
6/26/01   "Public Favors Patients' Bill . . " 
6/14/01   "L.A. Voters Optimistic About . . " 
5/31/01   "The Passionless Public? . . " 
5/17/01   "Two Decades After TMI . . " 
5/03/01   "Americans High on Missile . . " 
4/19/01   "China: A Public Opinion . . " 
4/05/01   "Economic Queries:  People . . " 
3/22/01   "Question of the Day: Who Is . . " 
3/08/01   "Taxing Work: Digging . . " 
2/22/01   "Valentine's Day Test: Fidelity . . " 
2/08/01   "Message to McCain: Delay . . " 
1/11/01   "Despite Close Election, Bush . . " 
12/07/00  "History Lesson: Moore's '95 . . "
11/27/00  "Media Come Up Short in . . " 
11/09/00 "Gore or Bush: Which . . " 
10/26/00 "Check the Numbers: Does . . "
10/12/00 "Latest Polls Show the Public . . " 
9/28/00   "The Kiss: People Split Over . . "

Books & Monographs
Public Opinion About Abortion
Attitudes Toward Economic Inequality
Attitudes Toward the Environment
The 1993-1994 Debate on Health Care: Did the Polls Mislead the Policy Makers?
Public Opinion in America and Japan
What's Wrong: A Survey of American Satisfaction and Complaint

Women's Quarterly
Fall 2002 "A Little Swing Music"
Fall 2002 "Poll Pourri"
Summer 2002 "Poll Pourri"
Spring 2002 "Poll Pourri"
Winter 2002 "Poll Pourri"
Fall 2001 "Poll Pourri"
Summer 2001 "Poll Pourri"
Spring 2001 "Poll Pourri"
Winter 2001 "Poll Pourri"
Fall 2000 "Poll Pourri"
Summer 2000 "Poll Pourri"
Spring 2000 "Poll Pourri"
Winter 2000 "Poll Pourri"
Summer 1999 "Poll Pourri"


Additional Articles
8/27/01 "Why American Politics is Now So Competitive" 
8/27/01 "This Labor Day . . ." (pdf) 

Election Watch
Election Watch
(March 2004) 

Election Watch
(February 2004) 

Election Watch
(January 2004) 

Election Watch
(December 2003) 

Election Watch
(November 2002)