We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of Covid-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.
With international borders closed, governments around the world should allow unemployed migrants to remain in their countries and give them “the option to search for a new job ...
April 3, 2020, 3 p.m.
Webinar: Pandemic, Price War and the World Petroleum Market
Energy markets across the board are being profoundly impacted by a drop in oil prices and the global spread of the Covid-19 virus. A panel of experts discuss these key uncertainties facing the oil and gas industry.
April 8, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
Webinar: Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on United States-Mexico Trade
At this webinar, David A. Gantz, the Will Clayton Fellow for Trade and International Economics, and Tony Payan, director of the Center for the U.S. and Mexico, discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on U.S.-Mexico trade and economic relations.
April 16, 2020, 12:30 p.m.
Member Exclusive Webinar: Refugees, Host Countries and the Coronavirus Pandemic
Kelsey Norman, fellow for the Middle East and director of the Women's Rights, Human Rights and Refugees Program, examines refugee situations globally and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on individuals as well as host countries.
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 2nd among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide and 16th among U.S. think tanks, according to a 2019 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. The survey again ranked the institute's Center for Energy Studies No. 1 among the world's energy- and resource policy think tanks.