We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of the COVID-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.


Building Pluralistic and Inclusive States Post ...

Sept. 13, 2018

This one-day conference showcases findings from a two-year Baker Institute study on the state of pluralism and ...

Building Pluralistic and Inclusive States Post ...

Sept. 13, 2018

This one-day conference showcases findings from a two-year Baker Institute study on the state of pluralism and ...

Building Pluralistic and Inclusive States Post ...

Sept. 13, 2018

This one-day conference showcases findings from a two-year Baker Institute study on the state of pluralism and ...

Houston a Year After Harvey: Ongoing ...

Aug. 30, 2018

Jim Blackburn, Baker Institute Rice faculty scholar and founder of the Bayou City Initiative, and a panel ...

Advice and Dissent: Why America Suffers ...

Aug. 29, 2018

Alan S. Blinder, a member of former President Bill Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers, discusses his new ...

Can Public Policy Control Rising Drug ...

June 08, 2018

Vivian Ho, director of the Baker Institute Center for Health and Biosciences, explores whether drug prices will ...

Identifying, Assessing and Mitigating the Social ...

June 07, 2018

A panel of experts examines the social, legal and institutional context in which Mexico's energy reform is ...

Identifying, Assessing and Mitigating the Social ...

June 07, 2018

A panel of experts examines the social, legal and institutional context in which Mexico's energy reform is ...

Drawing the Line: Ethical, Policy and ...

May 23, 2018

Scientists, policy scholars and ethicists present preliminary research on the 14-day limit on human embryo research from ...

Drawing the Line: Ethical, Policy and ...

May 23, 2018

Scientists, policy scholars and ethicists present preliminary research on the 14-day limit on human embryo research from ...

The Federal Reserve’s New Capital Rules ...

May 22, 2018

Thomas L. Hogan, Baker Institute fellow in the Center for Public Finance, joined a panel at the ...

A Conversation With The Honorable James ...

May 17, 2018

What makes a successful leader? Secretary James A. Baker, III, former U.S. secretary of state and the ...

Investing in Health Care Innovation Can ...

May 16, 2018

Lisa Suennen, senior managing director at GE Ventures, explores the economic benefits that investing in health care ...

Religion and US Foreign Policy in ...

May 14, 2018

Panelists discuss the results of a new survey that examines how religious actors in the region view ...

Edward P. Djerejian Speaks with Bloomberg ...

May 14, 2018

Edward Djerejian, director of Rice University's Baker Institute and former ambassador to Israel and to Syria, discusses ...