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Six-month checkup on health law

Six-month checkup on health law

Analysis by health economics fellow Vivian Ho indicates the Affordable Care Act has helped insurance become more affordable. The Houston Chronicle covers her July 24, 2014, presentation at ...

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Media consortium plans more exit polling in Texas

Media consortium plans more exit polling in Texas

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on the decision to conduct more exit polling in Texas during fall elections. Read the full article in the July 23, ...

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Aug. 4, 2014, 11:30 a.m.

Shell Distinguished Lecture Series — Leading in a Climate of Change

Featured Speaker The Honorable Jeb BushFormer Governor of ...

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Sept. 24, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Exploring the Implications of Religion Among Scientists in the U.K. and India

Researchers at Rice University are examining how scientists ...

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Oct. 16, 2014, 9:15 a.m.

25th Annual Health Economics Conference

The Health Policy Forum at Rice University’s Baker ...

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About The Baker Institute »

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Founded in 1993, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country. The institute ranks 11th among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide, 20th among U.S. think tanks and fifth among energy and resource think tanks, according to a 2013 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.

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