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Health economics fellow Vivian Ho tells Politico that she suspects a drop-off in testing stemmed from frustration with how long it took to get an apppontment for test, or …
Aug. 18, 2020, 5:30 p.m.
Baker Institute Director Ambassador Edward Djerejian analyzes the dire situation in Lebanon and shares his insights into what the future might hold for this beleaguered nation.
Aug. 20, 2020, 2 p.m.
Rachel A. Meidl, fellow in energy and environment, sits down with David Biderman, president and CEO of the Solid Waste Association of North America, to discuss how prepared the waste management system is to face the challenges of sustainability.
Aug. 26, 2020, 3 p.m.
Huda Zoghbi, a professor at the Baylor College of Medicine and the director of the Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital, explains how new genetic approaches are helping to improve diagnoses of neurological disorders.
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.