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Houston Mayor John Whitmire
Baker Briefing: Mayor Whitmire’s Plan for Houston
Houston Mayor John Whitmire just marked 100 days in office. Our latest episode of Baker Briefing features a conversation between Whitmire and fellow Edward M. Emmett on the city’s past and future, hosted in front of a live audience at Baker Hall on April 3, 2024.
John Whitmire, Edward M. Emmett April 15, 2024
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Generation Screen: Navigating the Digital Age for Children
From an early age, children spend many hours interacting with screens: phones, tablets, and laptops. A new policy brief from the Child Health Policy Program explains the importance of unstructured free play for healthy child development and recommends four policy approaches to reduce screen time and ensure children’s well-being in the digital age.
Ann Lê, Katarina Reyes, Ethan T. Hunt, Christopher F. Kulesza, Zoabe Hafeez April 5, 2024
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Economic Ramifications of Energy Transition Investments in the Arab Gulf States
The energy transition process depends on investments in clean technologies to cut down carbon emissions in various sectors of the economy. In a new working paper, visiting research fellow Osamah Alsayegh focuses on Arab Gulf states as a case study and proposes policies to mitigate the potential negative impacts of the transition process on affected sectors.
Osamah Alsayegh April 5, 2024