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Does Keystone even matter anymore?

Does Keystone even matter anymore?

The Senate voted against the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Despite the controversy, the stakes may have gotten lower over the past few years. Jim Krane, the Wallace S. ...

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Texas to settle textbook dispute on climate change and history

Texas to settle textbook dispute on climate change and history

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on the Texas Board of Education's curriculum dispute over how how climate change and history are taught. Read the full article ...

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Dec. 3, 2014, 7:30 a.m.

HPV Vaccination: A Public Health Opportunity, a Public Responsibility

A panel of leaders from academia, government and the media will discuss HPV, ...

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Dec. 8, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

Rethinking the Product: A Path to More Effective Competition in Health Care

William Sage, a nationally recognized health policy researcher, will explain how policymakers and ...

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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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