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Women's vote may be key to Texas governor's race

Women's vote may be key to Texas governor's race

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on the effect women voters will have on the Texas governor's race. Read the full article in the July 3, 2014, ...

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Change in direction leaves natural gas importing units idle

Change in direction leaves natural gas importing units idle

Kenneth Medlock III, the James A. Baker III and Susan Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics, comments on what LNG export companies will do with idle natural ...

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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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Oct. 16, 2014, 10 a.m.

25th Annual Health Economics Conference

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

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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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