The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy signed a Commitment to Collaborate agreement on research, education, and programming with the International Labour Organization Office for the United States.
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Former senior officials from Secretary Robert Mosbacher’s Commerce Department will speak to the Bush School of Government and Public Service about the lessons they learned and how those lessons apply to today’s challenges. The event is an installment of the ConocoPhillips White House Lecture Series, which provides insights into the workings of the executive branch, governmental processes, and the particular functions and challenges of each office.
Attempts to improve working conditions for workers in developing countries have had limited success. Recent Mosbacher Institute research shows that transparency could lead to better outcomes.
On November 18, 2020, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at Texas A&M University hosted a Conversation in Public Policy talk with Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin on the economic outlook for 2021. Holtz-Eakin has a distinguished record as an academic, policy adviser, and strategist. He was formerly the 6th Director of the nonpartisan […]
Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, the 6th Director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the President of the American Action Forum, will speak to the Bush School of Government and Public Service about the economic outlook for 2021. The event is an installment of the Conversations in Public Policy series hosted by the Mosbacher Institute.
Evaluating the effects of federal versus state and private policies is challenging because the land that remains in federal ownership tends to be more remote, rugged, and arid—making drilling more costly.
On October 1, 2020, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy hosted a talk with Daniel Lederman, Deputy Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank. Lederman gave an insightful presentation on the dual shock of COVID-19 and the oil price collapse in the Middle East and North […]
Texas has more than twice the national average rate of uninsured residents but has chosen not to expand Medicaid. Bush School faculty member Laura Dague estimated the impact Medicaid expansion could have in Texas. At current funding rates, Medicaid expansion could bring in $5.4 billion in new federal dollars to Texas and provide health insurance […]
The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant disruptions in the global value chains on which many industries depend. In a recent issue of The Takeaway, faculty member Anupam Agrawal urges steps be taken to add resilience to manufacturing capabilities in areas critical to national interest. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing both increased demand for essential health supplies […]
On September 15, 2020, Laura Chapman Rubbo, Director of Responsible Governance and Supply Chains for The Walt Disney Company, was awarded the McLane Leadership in Business Award by the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy. The award recognizes outstanding contributions in the areas of business and public service. Rubbo started the evening describing […]