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"The optics of holding a 5,000- or 6,000-person convention in a city with an escalating Covid-19 infection rate were bad for Republicans as we move toward November," political science …
July 14, 2020, 2 p.m.
Legendary Houston hip-hop artist and activist Bernard “Bun B” Freeman has been an important voice in addressing the challenges of the current social climate. In this special Baker Institute webinar, Bun B examines race and racism in America.
July 15, 2020, 3 p.m.
At a special webinar based on the research of Center for Energy Studies graduate fellow Kelly Neill, our experts examine the effects of LNG trade on domestic gas markets in Australia.
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.