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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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Harris Health considers charity care policy change

Harris Health considers charity care policy change

Elena Marks, scholar in health policy, comments on the affordability of health insurance marketplace plans. Read the full article in the July 18, 2014, edition of the Houston ...

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July 23, 2014, noon

The Affordable Care Act: Is Health Care Becoming More Affordable?

New health insurance marketplaces are now open in ...

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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.

Religion and Science: Exploring the Implications of Religion among Scientists in the U.K. and India

Remarks by Elaine Howard Ecklund, Autrey Professor of ...

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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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