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Cruz Still Texans' Choice, But Perry Gains Ground

Cruz Still Texans' Choice, But Perry Gains Ground

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz's need to appeal to non-Texans for the 2016 presidential election. Read the ...

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Why does Saudi Arabia seem comfortable with falling oil prices?

Why does Saudi Arabia seem comfortable with falling oil prices?

Jim Krane, Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies, is interviewed by NPR about Saudi Arabia's recent silence about plummeting oil prices. Read or listen to the full ...

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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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Nov. 10, 2014, 11:30 a.m.

Unbundling Mexico's Telecommunications Sector: Reform, Investment and Digital Democracy

A panel discussion featuring experts from academia and business will focus on the ...

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Nov. 12, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Is Texas Ready for Medical Marijuana?

A discussion of the therapeutic promise and legislative possibility for medical marijuana in ...

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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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