How China’s Water Challenges Could Lead to a Global Food and Supply Chain Crisis
Without urgent action, the impact of China’s water shortages will ripple across the globe and dramatically perturb global markets for food, energy and industrial goods, write fellow Gabriel Collins and co-author Gopal Reddy.
Gabriel Collins, Gopal Reddy November 14, 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
“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams & Recent Policy Developments: Part 1
Fellow Joyce Beebe explores the tax scams featured on the IRS' "Dirty Dozen" list in this two-part brief series.
Joyce Beebe October 13, 2022
Accelerating Small Business with Blockchain Technology
Blockchain technology is giving rise to a new global system that offers great promise for entrepreneurs and small businesses — but its potential will be stymied if government regulation hinders rather than embraces the transparency and democratization the technology offers, writes the author in this working paper.
Alexander Hernández Romanowski June 8, 2022
The Global Energy Transition's Looming Valley of Death
The authors take a realistic look at what's needed for the global energy transition to succeed and warn that moving away from fossil fuels too quickly could backfire — stranding climate progress in the so-called “valley of death.”
Gabriel Collins, Michelle Michot Foss January 27, 2022
Do Private Equity Firms Target Struggling Hospitals for Acquisition?
On what basis are a growing number of private equity firms acquiring hospitals? The authors of a study investigating the question discuss their findings.
Anaeze C. Offodile II, Vivian Ho September 3, 2021
U.S. Federal Scientific Research and Development: Budget Overview and Outlook
In this report, the authors outline the U.S. federal budget process for scientific R&D, discuss trends in federal R&D funding and provide an outlook for federal scientific R&D funding during the Biden administration.
Kenneth M. Evans, Kirstin R.W. Matthews, Gabriella Hazan, Spoorthi Kamepalli July 23, 2021
Corruption and Anti-corruption from the Left and Right in the Americas
This issue brief explores whether there are discernible left/right differences regarding definitions, approaches, views, policies and their outcomes on corruption and anti-corruption in the Americas.
Stephen Morris July 20, 2021
Women’s Rights, Human Rights and Refugees | Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East | Issue BriefStumbling Block: Inheritance and Women’s Rights in Tunisia
Marriage. Divorce. Custody. Tunisia is often considered a women's rights leader among Arab Spring countries. But women still can't equally share an inheritance. The authors explore the secular and Islamist debate.
Mounira M. Charrad, Maro Youssef June 29, 2021