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Houston Could Gain From Normalization of U.S. Ties to Cuba

Houston Could Gain From Normalization of U.S. Ties to Cuba

Mark P. Jones, fellow in political science, comments that Houston could become the leading port for shipping U.S. farm products to Cuba, if Congress repeals the embargo. Listen ...

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Lower oil prices could pinch natural gas export plants

Lower oil prices could pinch natural gas export plants

Kenneth B. Medlock, senior director of the Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies, comments on how low oil prices could affect U.S. LNG exports. Read the full article in ...

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Co-responsibility and Reform: Foreign and Domestic Perspectives on Immigration

A select group of stakeholders will explore foreign and domestic immigration policies and ...

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Shale and the Promise of North American Energy Security

Kenneth B. Medlock III, senior director of the Baker Institute Center for Energy ...

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Income and Wealth Inequality in the United States: Evidence, Causes and Solutions

Three renowned economists will share their views on the underlying causes and consequences ...

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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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