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The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
4220 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4220


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(979) 845-1532
bushschoolmosbacher@tamu.edu

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
4220 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4220

Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy


President George H.W. Bush and Robert A. Mosbacher talking in Oval Office

President George H.W. Bush and Robert A. Mosbacher


WE LIVE IN A NEW WORLD OF GLOBAL MARKETS AND INCREASINGLY DIFFUSE POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC POWER. WE MUST RETHINK THE DOMESTIC IMPLICATIONS OF THESE CHANGES AND CHART THE WAY FORWARD.

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy was founded in October 2009 upon the request of President George H.W. Bush to honor Robert A. Mosbacher, Sr., who served as secretary of commerce from 1989 to 1992. Our primary stakeholders are the Bush School, its faculty and students, Texas A&M University, the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library, and our donors.



News & Events

Carla Hills
Nov
15

Please join us to hear Ambassador Carla Hills, US Negotiator of the North American Free Trade Agreement, reflect on the agreement and the importance of trade for the US Economy. Following her remarks, Ambassador Hills will join a panel discussion featuring Michael Young, President of Texas A&M University, and others.

Cover of the Mosbacher Takeaway, Are There Benefits to a Higher Standard?: The Effects of Raising the Standard Tax Deduction

With all its complications, the US personal income tax code is an attractive target for reformers. Proposals that include an increase to the standard deduction would simplify the code and benefit most taxpayers, but would have other consequences as well. A new issue of The Takeaway explores those effects.

Rachel Paige Casey, MIA Class of 2018 Rebecca Skaff, MIA Class of 2018

The Robert A. Mosbacher, Sr. Internships in International Trade program offers Bush School students a professional development opportunity to form unique skills that will make them internationally competitive for future careers in trade policy. This year's interns share their experiences and how their internships have given them

John L. Nau III
Nov
6

Please join us to hear John L. Nau III, a successful businessman with an avid interest and dedication to the study of American history, share comments on the lessons of history that can shape and impact leadership. A community leader with a strong commitment to civic and philanthropic service, he is the chairman and CEO of Silver Eagle Distributors, the nation’s largest distributor of Anheuser-Busch products.

John L. Nau III

The United States Unemployment Insurance Program is a very complex system where mistakes are inevitable, but information technology and communication innovations at the Department of Labor (DOL) have been successful at reducing the rate of improper payments. A new issue of The Takeaway outlines how learning from the DOL’s strategies has the potential to save taxpayers money.

Tom Ridge
Oct
10

The George H.W. Bush Foundation Distinguished Lecture Series by Wells Fargo presents What's Next for National Security?

Lauren Bush Lauren
Apr
24

Join us to hear from Lauren Bush Lauren, Founder and CEO of FEED, whose mission is to “create good products that help FEED the world.

Visit the event page to view a video from the program, along with pictures and more information from the evening.



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The Mosbacher Takeaway

The Takeaway offers its readers concrete ideas to take away and integrate into their thinking about a policy problem or current event. It features concise, non-technical analysis, thoughtful policy discussion, and practical recommendations on the key issues facing decision makers.


Contact

(979) 845-1532
bushschoolmosbacher@tamu.edu

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
4220 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4220


Contact

(979) 845-1532
bushschoolmosbacher@tamu.edu

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
4220 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4220

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