Think tank

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Houston, TX, United States

Key research programs include energy, the Middle East, health, Mexico studies, and innovation and entrepreneurship. The institute collaborates with experts from academia, government, the media, business, and nongovernmental and private organizations. In conjunction with its more than 20 programs, the institute attracts many domestic and foreign leaders who provide their views and insights on major issues. Speakers have included U.S. presidents and Cabinet members, world leaders and heads of government, and numerous foreign dignitaries from around the globe. To educate and engage the next generation of leaders, many Baker Institute fellows and scholars teach public policy classes. The institute also offers Rice undergraduates a public policy course, as well as the opportunity to apply for competitive internships in Houston, Washington, D.C., and overseas. Graduate students frequently assist fellows and scholars with their research.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.bakerinstitute.org/

Address:
6100 Main Street Baker Hall MS-40, Suite 120 Houston, TX 77005

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1994
Age (years)
Baker Institute for Public Policy
 27
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: James A. Baker, III
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Edward P. Djerejian
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Edward P. Djerejian
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Edward P. Djerejian
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2017
Baker Institute for Public Policy
 85
United States average
 56
Global average
 161

Social

Likes (2019)
Baker Institute for Public Policy
 18,397
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Baker Institute for Public Policy
 18,152
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Baker Institute for Public Policy
 11,916
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Baker Institute for Public Policy
 11,293
Followers (2017)
Baker Institute for Public Policy
 7,980
Subscribers (2019)
Baker Institute for Public Policy
 5,690
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Baker Institute for Public Policy
 3,500
Followers (2019)
Baker Institute for Public Policy
 2,645
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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