An innovative project led by Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy is among 12 finalists named today in the first international Climate Challenge Cup competition. The winners will be announced at an innovation showcase and ceremony Nov. 10 at COP26, the United Nations 2021 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
Antonio Neri, president and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise — which recently relocated its global corporate headquarters to the Houston area — will discuss the role of funding in scientific innovation and the future of science and technology companies in an upcoming webinar from Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
People, papers and presentations for Oct. 18, 2021
The Baker Institute Board of Advisors added eight new members in 2021, with expertise ranging from business and health to energy, finance and technology. The new members are Jay Brown, Benjamin Cheng, Thomas Falk, Robert Ladd, Fred Lummis, Gerald Smith, Ann Stern and Guillermo “Memo” Trevino.
A new National Academies Gulf Research Program will expand the opportunities Rice students have to study and impact the most pressing environmental, health, energy and infrastructure challenges in the Gulf of Mexico region.
Former ambassadors Christopher Landau and Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández and law professor Guillermo J. Garcia Sanchez will discuss how the United States and Mexico maintain their relationship through political cycles — and how both formal and informal agreements help and hinder that relationship — in an Oct. 13 webinar.
Dr. Rola El-Serag will join Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy Oct. 18 as the L.E. and Virginia Simmons Senior Fellow in Health Policy and director of the institute’s Center for Health and Biosciences.
Ambassador Edward Djerejian, director of Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, this week announced his retirement effective at the conclusion of his 28th year, on June 30, 2022.
HOUSTON – (Sept. 15, 2021) – The 2021 Annual Energy Summit at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy will explore the critical issues affecting global energy markets, oil and gas, electricity, renewables and the environment in a virtual conference Sept. 29-30.
HOUSTON – (Sept. 13, 2021) – Cryptocurrency — an estimated $2 trillion market — has created an estimated $1 trillion tax gap and become too big to avoid regulatory oversight, according to a new blog post from an expert at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Cryptocurrency — an estimated $2 trillion market — has created an estimated $1 trillion tax gap and become too big to avoid regulatory oversight, according to a new blog post from Joyce Beebe, fellow in public finance at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
HOUSTON – (Sept. 8, 2021) – Global climate progress requires fundamentally altering the economic bottom line that’s the foundation of the Chinese Communist Party’s power– and it will come through competition, not cooperation, according to experts at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and the U.S. Naval War College.
HOUSTON – (Sept. 7, 2021) – Mexican officials are right to worry that the United States’ “rules of origin” interpretation in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement could reduce Mexican automobile production and investment, according to an expert from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.