We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of 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.


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 ...

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 ...

Income and Wealth Inequality in the ...

Feb. 03, 2015

Two renowned economists share their views on the underlying causes and consequences of rising inequality, evaluate the ...

Eurocrisis Minefield: Mapping the Way Out ...

Senior policymakers, academics and practitioners convene in Houston for a public discussion of Euro crisis.

Eurocrisis Minefield: Mapping the Way Out ...

Senior policymakers, academics and practitioners convene in Houston for a public discussion of Euro crisis.

Eurocrisis Minefield: Mapping the Way Out ...

Senior policymakers, academics and practitioners convene in Houston for a public discussion of Euro crisis.

DEFUSING THE DEBT BOMB: ECONOMIC AND ...

October 5, 2011

The Tax and Expenditure Policy Program explores the potential for spending and tax reform in resolving the ...

The Rise and Fall of American ...

Sept. 21, 2017

Economist Robert J. Gordon discusses his book “The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard ...

Hearing: Economic and Fiscal Benefits of ...

June 07, 2017

John W. Diamond, Ph.D., the Baker Institute's Edward A. and Hermena Hancock Kelly Fellow in Public Finance ...

The U.S. Budget and Economic Forum

Sept. 17, 2015

A discussion of the current national and regional economic trends affecting manufacturers.