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  • American computer scientist and former U.S. government official Anita Jones will discuss the balance between personal computer privacy and national security interests at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy April 23. This Baker Institute Civic Scientist Lecture Series event is open to the public.

    Cybersecurity and civil society topic at Rice’s Baker Institute April 23

    American computer scientist and former U.S. government official Anita Jones will discuss the balance between personal computer privacy and national security interests at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy April 23. This Baker Institute Civic Scientist Lecture Series event is open to the public.

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  • As companies file their annual proxy statements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) this spring, a new study by Rice University and Cornell University shows just how S&P 500 companies have tied CEO compensation to performance. The study found large variations in the choice of performance measures, and the researchers said that companies tend to choose measures that are informative of CEO actions.

    Rice U. study: Performance measures for CEOs vary greatly

    As companies file their annual proxy statements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) this spring, a new study by Rice University and Cornell University shows just how S&P 500 companies have tied CEO compensation to performance. The study found large variations in the choice of performance measures, and the researchers said that companies tend to choose measures that are informative of CEO actions.

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  • The percentage of uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 in Texas declined from 24.8 to 23.5 between September 2013 and March 2014, according to a report released April 16 by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation. The decrease in uninsured appears to be attributable to an increase in employer-sponsored health insurance.

    Survey: Percent of uninsured Texans has declined since September 2013

    The percentage of uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 in Texas declined from 24.8 to 23.5 between September 2013 and March 2014, according to a report released April 16 by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation. The decrease in uninsured appears to be attributable to an increase in employer-sponsored health insurance.

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