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Police corruption in Mexico raises questions for energy investors

Police corruption in Mexico raises questions for energy investors

Tony Payan, the Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for Mexico Studies, comments on how security issues in Mexico could impact energy investment in the country. Read the full ...

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Ebola turns into a political issue

Ebola turns into a political issue

Bob Stein, fellow in urban politics, comments on the politics of Ebola. Read the full article in the October 9, 2014, edition of NPR.

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Events »

Oct. 21, 2014, 7:45 a.m.

Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine and Policy Impediments to the New Future

Baker Institute nonresident scholar Deepak Srivastava will explore the current and future potential ...

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Oct. 30, 2014, 8:30 a.m.

The Shale Revolution: What Do We Know Now and Where Are We Going?

The Center for Energy Studies will host a conference to discuss the shale ...

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Nov. 2, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

The Miracle of Leipzig

A special retrospective of the 25th anniversary of the end of the Cold ...

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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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