• Accelerating Technology-based Economic Development in the Canary Islands 

    Jarrett, James E.; Aguirre, José Manuel; Kaehler, Richard; Durden, Elizabeth (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-16)
    This report provides an analysis of technology-based entrepreneurship, R&D and university technology transfer, workforce training, financing, and industry clusters, and benchmarks the Canary Islands with other regions and ...
  • Banking Across Borders: The Future of the U.S.-Mexico Remittance Corridor 

    Taparia, Vivek (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-22)
    In 2004, Mexican immigrants in the United States sent a record of $16.6 billion dollars to their relatives in Mexico. Cross-border consolidation of banks has created the opportunity for migrants to send money home at no ...
  • Building the Venture Capital Industry in Mexico 

    Kappaz, Christina; McNeece, John B. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    In many developing countries, venture capital investing remains a nascent industry. However, investment in private equity has been picking up in Mexico and throughout Latin America over the past year as investors regain ...
  • "The Business of the Future": Banks, Latinos, and the Changing Financial Borders 

    Freeman, Gary P.; Leal, David L.; Plascencia, Luis F. B. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    A major change is underway in the relationship between mainstream financial institutions and the U.S. Latino population. From small independents like Second Federal Savings in Chicago to the nation's largest retail bank, ...
  • Connecting the Dots: Expanding Economic Opportunity in Texas Through Public-Private Partnerships 

    Baylor, Don; Rosen, Laura; Helmcamp, Leslie (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-08)
    More than ever, innovative and hard-working Texans need efficient and effective systems that promote economic mobility and opportunity. Currently, Texas faces two major public policy challenges. The first is that many ...
  • The Developing Economist, Volume 1 

    The University of Texas at Austin; Lee, Michael; Baker, R.D.; Ubl, Brett R.; Rohm, Colin; Mok, Alex; Thompson, Sam (The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-08-25)
  • The Developing Economist, Volume 2 

    The University of Texas at Austin; Kallis, Peter A.; Gowda, Sankalp; Roeder, Daniel; Zupanc, Frederick B.
  • A Financial History of Texas 

    Miller, Edmund Thornton (University of Texas at Austin, 2014-10-14)
  • Government Transparency: Trends in Texas 

    Kirkham, Lara; Chapman, Gary (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-14)
    In 2006, Texas initiated what would become a nationwide movement toward increased state government financial transparency by posting detailed records of the Governor's office expenses online. Since then, Texas has remained ...
  • The Hidden Costs of Payday Lending 

    Baylor, Don (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-14)
    Payday lending, sometimes known as a cash advance, is a small, short-term, high interest loan that is intended to bridge the borrower's cash flow gap between pay periods. Payday loans are secured by access to the individual's ...
  • Japanese Banking Reform: Will It Be In Time? 

    Sazanami, Yoko (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Discusses, as an interim report by an academic involved in the emergency policy package to stabilize the Japanese financial system, the objective of the capital injection to 21 banks in March 1998, the merger package and ...
  • Lessons from Mexico: The Role of Financial Institutions in Market Crises 

    James, Dilmus D.; Schauer, David A. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    The financial sector promotes a nation’s economic growth and performance. By facilitating the transfer of funds from surplus income units to deficit spending units, financial intermediaries foster expansion of the economic ...
  • Operating Guidelines for Effective Venture Capital Funds Management 

    Dorsey, Terry (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-12-09)
    Extending Liles' work in the development of an effective "enabling strategy," the author has formulated a set of 20 operating guidelines for effective venture capital funds management. The guidelines presented in this paper ...
  • A Statistical Analysis of the Relationship Between Credit History and Insurance Losses 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Brockett, Patrick; Shin, Seon-Hi; Li, Shihong (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-16)
    At the request of Lt. Governor Bill Ratliff in 2002, the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) examined the relationship between credit history and insurance losses in automobile insurance. With the assistance of the ...
  • Structural Gaiastu: International Finance and Political Change in Japan 

    Pempel, T.J. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Argues that the principal contributor to changes in Japan’s political economy is the decline of Japanese governmental control over capital flows and foreign exchange rates brought about by structural “gaiatsu”, or direct ...
  • Texas CAPCO and Economic Growth 

    Trybula, Walt; Mak, Simon; Casselberry, Craig (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-08)
    The CAPCO program can best be described as a strategic public/private partnership that leverages private capital to fund sustainable small business growth. The policy intent was to drive capital in ways that would overcome ...
  • Two Views of Venture Capital: The Entrepreneur 

    Gerhardt, David (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    Imagine you are an entrepreneur. You have started a rapidly-growing venture, or at least you have devised a realistic plan for one. after carefully assembling an operating plan, including a detailed budget, you determine ...
  • Two Views of Venture Capital: The Investor 

    Tims, Stan (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    The venture capital business is changing, again. Coincident with the rapid evolution of technology and industry, the venture capital business has in its short history, reinvented itself and its image. The number of services ...