A recent report from the institute's McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation warns that Houston risks being shut out of America’s future innovation economy if it can’t attract ...
March 21, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Roundtable Dialogue: Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East
At this informal, member-exclusive event, fellow A.Kadir Yildirim discusses religion and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, presenting new survey data for the first time.
March 26, 2018, 1 p.m.
The U.S. Role in Latin America: A Conversation with The Honorable Joaquin Castro
The Honorable Joaquin Castro, U.S. representative for 20th congressional district of Texas, visits the Baker Institute for an important discussion on the role of the United States in Latin America.
March 28, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Social Media, Changing Demographics and Implications of the 2016 Presidential Election
The Presidential Elections Program hosts its inaugural conference on the roles social media and changing demographics played in the 2016 election. The event will feature expert panels and a moderated discussion with David Axelrod and Karl Rove.
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 3rd among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide and 17th among U.S. think tanks, according to a 2017 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. The survey ranked the institute's Center for Energy Studies No. 1 among the world's energy- and resource-policy think tanks.