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  • Globalization of Stem Cell Science: An Examination of Current and Past Collaborative Research Networks 

    Luo, Jingyuan; Matthews, Kirstin R. W. (2013-09-12)
    Science and engineering research has becoming an increasingly international phenomenon. Traditional bibliometric studies have not captured the evolution of collaborative partnerships between countries, particularly in ...
  • Hot Topic: Stem Cell Controversy: Are Human Skin Cells Really the Breakthrough? 

    Lane, Neal; Matthews, Kirstin (James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University http://www.bakerinstitute.org/Pubs/WWT_stemcell_100707-2.pdf, 2007-12-07)
  • The Influence of Complications on the Costs of Complex Cancer Surgery 

    Short, Marah N.; Aloia, Thomas A.; Ho, Vivian (2013)
    It is widely known that outcomes after cancer surgery vary widely, depending on interactions between patient, tumor, neoadjuvant therapy, and provider factors. Within this complex milieu, the influence of complications on ...
  • Innovation by Policy: A Study of the Electronic Passport 

    Bronk, Chris (Baker Institute, 2007-05)
    The author argues that the congressional mandate to create a biometrically enabled, electronic passport put political goals ahead of the technically feasible. Congress wrote into law a directive to create an advanced ...
  • The International Oil Companies 

    Soligo, Ronald; Jaffe, Amy Myers (James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University http://www.bakerinstitute.org/Pubs/NOC_IOCs_Jaffe-Soligo.pdf, 2007-11)
  • Is Chinese Foreign Policy Targeting Sub-Saharan Africa? 

    Stoll, Richard J. (2011-12-02)
    It is no secret that China's economy has been growing and developing at a rapid rate for many years. Energy is a critical element in this expansion and oil is an important source of energy. Many observers feel that to feed ...
  • Managing the U.S.-Mexico Border Problem 

    Bronk, Chris (James A. Baker, III Institute for Public Policy, 2007-08-17)
    Although legislation for migration reform and an international guest worker program has been effectively tabled for the remainder of the Bush administration, work continues on projects to more effectively monitor the ...
  • Nuclear Nonproliferation: Policy Implications 

    Lane, Neal; Abbey, George (James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University http://www.bakerinstitute.org/Pubs/WWT_nonprolif_110207.pdf, 2007-11-02)
  • Rehabilitiation of Radicals 

    Cook, David (2010-10)
    In the past 10 years, the rehabilitation of Muslim radicals has become a pressing issue. Great numbers of radicals have passed in and out of various incarcerating institutions and are returned to their societies where ...
  • Testimony Before the Texas Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security 

    Schaan, Joan Neuhaus (James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University, 2007-11)
  • Why Are Hospital Prices Rising? 

    Ho, Vivian; Dugan, Jerome; Ku-Goto, Meei-Hsiang (2013)
    The substantial rise in health care expenditures that has occurred in the U.S. has been accompanied by rapid increases in the prices that hospitals receive for treating privately insured patients. We use data on revenues ...
  • Wiretapping, Surveillance and the Internet 

    Bronk, Christopher (James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University http://www.bakerinstitute.org/Pubs/WWT_Surveillance_011807-1.pdf, 2008-01-18)