Rebecca Davis, a doctoral student in economics who works at the Baker Center, is one of three graduate students in the US to win a National Bureau of Economic Research Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Energy Economics for the next academic year.
Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy News
What can the history of Coca-Cola teach us about building an environmentally sustainable economy? Historian Bart Elmore will answer that question in a lecture from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, February 11, at the Baker Center as part of the Energy and Environmental Forum.
UT students will have the opportunity to make an impact on real-world issues through the use of public policy, research and teamwork thanks to a program from the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
A new policy brief released this week from UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy addresses the international climate negotiations that took place in Paris in December 2015.
Tennessee spends less on a per capita basis than almost any other state on its highways and roads yet enjoys roadways that are better than those in most states. But according to a new paper produced by researchers at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, roadway quality is now at risk unless new funding is found.
A class discussion about an enslaved African prince in the 1600s has inspired a group of UT undergraduate students to help stop modern-day human trafficking. The inaugural Human Trafficking on Rocky Top event will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, in the Toyota Auditorium at the Baker Center. It is free and open to the public. Local experts will speak and an involvement fair will follow the presentation.
Faculty members are collecting proposals for US Department of State Diplomacy Lab projects through October 26.
A new study from the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy indicates that the gap between government fuel economy estimates and what consumers are reporting has increased for recent model year vehicles.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host several events throughout the day on Thursday, September 17, in celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has been selected as a partner in the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab program. The Diplomacy Lab helps the State Department broaden its research base and more effectively respond to a variety of global challenges.