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Stem cell
Unproven Stem Cell Interventions: How Texas Can Promote Patient Safety and Education
The market for stem cell therapies is growing, but most of these treatments are still experimental — and patients who undergo them risk experiencing serious side effects. This quick take offers three recommendations to improve patient safety and education around stem cell interventions in Texas.
Kirstin R.W. Matthews, Akshaya Venkatesh April 27, 2023
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Baker Briefing: A US Diplomat’s Perspective on Russia
On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin launched his war against Ukraine, leaving in its wake 18,000 civilian casualties and eight million people who fled the country. Ambassador John F. Tefft, former Ambassador to Russia (2014-2017) and Ambassador David M. Satterfield, director of the Baker Institute, reflect on the events that have transpired in the past year and what the future might hold for the Russia-Ukraine war.
David M. Satterfield, The Honorable John F. Tefft April 25, 2023
Baker Briefing: Is Texas the Next Hydrogen Hub?
As greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise across the U.S., policymakers are looking to expand low carbon energy options — notably hydrogen. On this episode, Ken Medlock, director of the Center for Energy Studies, discusses the potential for Texas to become a hydrogen hub. 
David M. Satterfield, Kenneth B. Medlock III April 20, 2023
A Hispanic senior couple walks through a neighborhood.
Estimating the Mental Wealth of Nations: Valuing Social Production and Investment
There is a growing global movement among economic, public policy and academic communities questioning the appropriateness of gross domestic product (GDP), and specifically its growth, as an indicator of progress. Despite the broad range of indices and dashboards that have been developed to challenge it, GDP remains entrenched as the essential indicator of national prosperity, despite its purpose being to measure the size and performance of the economy.
Harris A. Eyre April 18, 2023