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With redrawn district lines, parts of the Rio Grande Valley's traditionally Democratic Hidalgo County could shift right, said political science fellow Mark Jones. "We're likely to see a lot of …
Oct. 26, 2021, 11:30 a.m.
At this member-exclusive event, McNair Center scholar Alisha Small discusses planned research to assess the impact of 20 years of urban revitalization on entrepreneurs and small businesses in Houston’s Second and Third wards.
Oct. 28, 2021, 9 a.m.
Journalist Peniley Ramírez joins Center for the United States and Mexico experts Tony Payan and Rodrigo Montes de Oca to discuss the Pandora Papers and the implications for the named Mexicans as the country continues its struggle against corruption.
Nov. 4, 2021, 9 a.m.
At this virtual conference, experts discuss the challenges faced by the undocumented immigrant population in the U.S. and potential policy solutions.
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 No. 1 among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide and 15th among U.S. think tanks, according to a 2020 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. The Center for Energy Studies maintained its standing as the top energy and resource policy think tank and was recognized as a Center of Excellence for being ranked No. 1 for three consecutive years. Read more »