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Texas to dispatch 1,000 Guardsmen to border

Texas to dispatch 1,000 Guardsmen to border

Tony Payan, fellow in Mexico studies, comments on Gov. Rick Perry's decision to send 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas' border. Read the full article in the July ...

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2014: A costly election year

2014: A costly election year

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on the race for Texas Senate District 10. Read the full story in the July 21, 2014, edition of the Fort ...

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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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