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The link between energy security and foreign policy options

The link between energy security and foreign policy options

Shale gas and oil in the United States move the country toward energy security and highlight the importance of understanding how the geopolitics of energy will affect the ...

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Texas' rate of uninsured dips slightly

Texas' rate of uninsured dips slightly

Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics, comments on the decrease in the rate of uninsured Texans. Read the full April 16, 2014, ...

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Civic Scientist Lecture Series — Anita Jones on Cybersecurity and Civil Society

In this lecture, Anita Jones will share her ...

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Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East

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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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