A rotating carousel of recently featured research items, news stories, or blogs.
Nov. 2, 2020, 3 p.m.
Steven Lewis, the C.V. Starr Transnational China Fellow, and Aynne Kokas, a nonresident scholar with the Baker Institute China Studies Program, examine the current state of diplomacy and soft power in the U.S. and China.
Nov. 4, 2020, 11 a.m.
Panelists discuss the recently published “Binational Commons: Institutional Development and Governance on the U.S.-Mexico Border” and assess the institutions that govern specific issues along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Nov. 5, 2020, 11 a.m.
David Rundell — one of America’s foremost experts on Saudi Arabia — analyzes the complex history, politics and culture of Saudi Arabia and discusses his recent book, “Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads.”
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.