As an interdisciplinary research unit of The University of Texas at Austin, the IC² Institute has advanced the Theory and Practice of Entrepreneurial Wealth Creation. The theories and hypotheses developed at IC² are tested in life-scale through several world-recognized programs: the Austin Technology Incubator, one of the world's most prominent business incubators, the Bureau of Business Research, to provide Texas leaders with research data to strengthen the state’s economy, and the Global Commercialization Group, to catalyze emerging knowledge-based economies throughout the world. Supporting these programs is a proactive staff, the alumni of ATI, as well as a network of about 160 active Global Fellows who extend the talent reach of the institute at home and abroad. Eighteen of these are Endowed Fellows: professors at The University of Texas at Austin whose research is supplemented by the IC² Institute in order to directly support the creation of new knowledge.

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Recent Submissions

  • Chance-Constrained Efficiency Analysis 

    Land, Kenneth C.; Lovell, C. A. Knox; Thore, Sten (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1990-01)
    Data envelopment analysis (DEA) is extended to the case of stochastic inputs and outputs through the use of chance-constrained programming. The chance-constrained envelope envelops a given set of observations "most of the ...
  • Data Envelopment Analysis and Commercial Bank Performance: A Primer with Applications to Missouri Banks 

    Yue, Piyu (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 1992-01)
    This paper describes a particular methodology called Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), that has been used previously to analyze the relative efficiencies of industrial firms, universities, hospitals, military operations, ...
  • Impacts of Deregulation on Performance and Management of the Largest American Transportation Companies 

    Ruefli, Timothy W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1986-01)
    The effects of the past quarter century of deregulation on the transportation industry in the United States are many and varied. Impacts have been felt at the level of the industry as a whole, at the level of mode-based ...
  • A Retrospective and Prospects of the Fifth Generation Computer Project 

    Ishikawa, Akira (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993-09)
    Report on the Fifth Generation Computer Systems (FGCS) project undertaken by the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) in the period 1982-1992. The Fifth Generation Computer was developed using a ...
  • Beware of Historians Bearing False Analogies 

    Rostow, Walter W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1988-03)
    A response to the book "The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers" by Paul Kennedy (1987).
  • Texas Military Department: Economic Impacts in 2015 

    Jarrett, James E.; Lewandowski, Brian (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2017-01)
    This study analyzes the economic and fiscal impacts of expenditures by the Texas Military Department for federal FY2015, October 1, 2014 through September 2015. These impacts are analyzed and reported for Texas statewide, ...
  • Greater Austin Software Industry Report 1993 

    Gibson, David V.; Long, Cherie L.; Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993-08)
    Report benchmarking the demographics, infrastructure, business and technology characteristics of Austin area software development firms in 1993. Includes a timeline of Austin's development as a technology center and a ...
  • The Knowledge Seekers: How to Turn Your Community into an Engine for Economic Success 

    Porter, W. Arthur (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001)
    The author argues that a new type of institution, a "Center for the Performing Sciences," is necessary to efficiently close the gap between research and the application of innovation. Such a center would operate as a ...
  • C²E Report, Fall 1995 

    IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1995-09)
    Fall 1995 newsletter of the IC² Center for Commercialization and Enterprise ("C²E") at The University of Texas at Austin. Reports on activities of the IC² Institute's economic development programs including the Austin ...
  • C²E Report, Fall 1994 

    IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1994-09)
    Fall 1994 newsletter of the IC² Center for Commercialization and Enterprise ("C²E") at The University of Texas at Austin. Reports on activities of the IC² Institute's economic development programs including the Austin ...

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