Rice's Baker Institute releases policy recommendations for the Trump administration

January 18, 2017

Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has released policy recommendations for President-elect Donald Trump's administration. Focusing on a range of important issues facing the country, these briefs are intended to provide decision-makers with relevant and effective ideas for addressing domestic and foreign policy priorities.

"The Trump administration faces numerous challenges requiring urgent attention," said Baker Institute Director Edward Djerejian. "It is our hope that these Baker Institute studies authored by our fellows and scholars will prove to be useful starting points for the new administration to develop comprehensive, forward-looking solutions."

The links to the 27 policy briefs - assembled under the banner "Recommendations for the New Administration" - are available here: http://www.bakerinstitute.org/research/recommendations-president/.

Economy and taxesEnergyHealth care and drugsImmigration, trade and North AmericaForeign policy - the Middle East and ChinaScience and technologySpace Eight years ago, the Baker Institute published a book of its policy recommendations for the first Obama administration. That report is available at http://bakerinstitute.org/news/policy-recommendations-for-the-next-administration.
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Founded in 1993, Rice University's Baker Institute ranks among the top five university-affiliated think tanks in the world. As a premier nonpartisan think tank, the institute conducts research on domestic and foreign policy issues with the goal of bridging the gap between the theory and practice of public policy. The institute's strong track record of achievement reflects the work of its endowed fellows, Rice University faculty scholars and staff, coupled with its outreach to the Rice student body through fellow-taught classes -- including a public policy course -- and student leadership and internship programs. Learn more about the institute at http://www.bakerinstitute.org or on the institute's blog, http://blogs.chron.com/bakerblog.

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