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Students from the D.C. Interns program (2022 cohort) pose with the U.S. capitol in the background
Rice Students Tackle Today’s Public Policy Challenges
From urban revitalization in Houston’s Third Ward to displacement due to climate change in East Africa, students are engaging with a broad range of policy topics at the Baker Institute this fall through internships and the Baker Institute Student Forum.
September 28, 2022
Health insurance
Estimating the Potential Profit Gains from Lowering Employee Health Care Costs for America’s Largest Companies
This report finds that America's largest companies could be increasing their profits by identifying opportunities to reign in the costs of health insurance coverage — while still maintaining or improving the quality of benefits for their employees.
Alan Beltran Lara, Cindy Nguyen, Marah Short, Vivian Ho September 19, 2022
AMLO
Challenging 'the Colossus of the North': Mexico, Celac, and the Implications of Replacing the Organization of American States with a New Regional Security Organization
With Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pushing for the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to replace the Organization of American States (OAS), which the U.S. currently dominates, the future of security relations in the Western Hemisphere is in question. This paper assesses four possible future scenarios and offers policy recommendations for a reimagined OAS.
Richard J. Kilroy, Jr. May 31, 2022