Assessing Recession Risk in a Post-pandemic Economy
Is the U.S. headed for a recession? History tells us a near-term recession is unlikely — but emergent threats like unregulated crypto exchanges and U.S. debt servicing necessitate further measures to mitigate economic risk, writes public finance fellow Jorge Barro.
Jorge Barro January 26, 2023
Why Gas Stoves Matter to the Climate — and the Gas Industry: Keeping Them Means Homes Will Use Gas for Heating Too
Gas stoves are a leading source of hazardous indoor air pollution, but they emit only a tiny share of the greenhouse gases that warm the climate. Why, then, have they assumed such a heated role in climate politics?
Daniel Cohan January 18, 2023
Blockchain Not Bitcoin: Agriculture and Health Care Companies Thrive on New Technology
Cryptocurrencies may remain volatile investments, but the blockchain technology that underlies them is here to stay — and it’s transforming the health tech and agricultural tech sectors. Research analyst Alexandra Bello outlines the benefits.
Alexandra E. Bello December 19, 2022
Fifty Years of a National Program for the Treatment of Kidney Failure
By Kevin F. Erickson, Melandrea Worsley and Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer
Fifty years ago, on October 30, then-President…
Kevin Erickson December 19, 2022
Should Health Care Providers Ask Their Regular Patients About Their Sexual Health?
“Yes, and the electronic health record (EHR) can be configured to promote initial conversations,” say Drew Helmer, a…
Drew A. Helmer, Alexandra Caloudas December 1, 2022
How Mark Cuban's Prescription Drug Disruption Could Save Lives
Drug companies that bypass distributors and offer generics directly to patients, like the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company, could disrupt the pharmaceutical supply chain and ultimately save thousands of lives.
Hagop M. Kantarjian November 29, 2022
Biden’s National Security (Sort of) Strategy
After a delay, the Joe Biden administration has issued its National Security Strategy (NSS), a summary of the administration’s foreign policy approach. Fellow Joe Barnes discusses the usefulness and implications of the NSS in this commentary.
Joe Barnes October 26, 2022
The Texas 10 x 10 x 10: A Road Map for Achieving a Healthier Texas
Texas has long been an economic leader, but the state lags critically in a major area: health. A new report by M.D. candidate Kushal T. Kadakia and nonresident scholar Anaeze C. Offodile II offers a road map for improving Texas’ health rankings by 10 spots in 10 years.
Kushal T. Kadakia, Anaeze C. Offodile II October 17, 2022
Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East | Center for the U.S. and Mexico | Women’s Rights, Human Rights and Refugees | ReportHow Can We Protect “Climate Refugees”?
As climate change becomes an increasingly prominent driver of migration, this report investigates possible pathways to ensure that “climate refugees” receive adequate legal protection.
Ana Martín Gil, Pamela Lizette Cruz, Kelsey Norman, Ivonne Cruz October 13, 2022