Are Stem Cells Really a Cure-all?
As false or inaccurate information about stem cell interventions continues to circulate widely, the authors write that immediate action is needed to improve patient education and safety — and to combat misinformation more broadly.
Akshaya Venkatesh, Kirstin R.W. Matthews September 19, 2022
Meet the New Industrial Policy, Same as the Old Industrial Policy?
With the recent enactment of the CHIPS and Science Act, the conversation about industrial policy has started up again. Are state-directed economic policies back, and will such initiatives work?
Simon Lester August 24, 2022
Oil is the Outlier in the World’s Post-COVID Energy Recovery
The 2022 edition of the bp Statistical Review of World Energy was recently published (the 71st annual edition), which means…
Mark Finley August 23, 2022
Cryptocurrency Tax Implications in the Recent Senate Proposal
A new Senate bill "declares a position on most of the unclear yet critical issues" in regulating cryptocurrency, the author writes, on which industry participants have been requesting guidance for years. What are the key provisions in this bipartisan proposal? Read the post on the Baker Institute Blog.
Joyce Beebe June 14, 2022
The Art of the Deal … in Arabic
Though the OPEC+ group has agreed to accelerate planned oil production increases, the move will likely do little to reduce prices at the pump, despite a major U.S. concession, writes author Mark Finley — and Russia appears to support the plan. Read more on the Baker Institute Blog. This article originally appeared in the Forbes blog on June 6, 2022.
Mark Finley June 6, 2022
How Power Contract Transparency Can Help Fight Poverty and Climate Change
"Creating a global norm for PPA transparency is a zero-cost step to help provide energy for everyone and deliver on the low carbon future we all need," write the authors. Read their post about power purchase agreements on the Baker Institute Blog. This article originally appeared in the Forbes blog on June 1, 2022.
Rushaiya Ibrahim-Tanko, Todd Moss June 1, 2022
Organized Retail Crime: Economic Impact and Policy Responses
The author reviews recent developments in organized retail crime, as well as federal and state policy responses. Read the post on the Baker Institute Blog.
Joyce Beebe May 10, 2022