• 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 ...
  • "Location, Location, Location" in Cyberspace: E-Commerce and the Domain Name System 

    Tiller, Emerson H. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    Computers route actual data packets according to Internet protocol addresses, but these numbers are difficult for people to remember. The domain name system was developed so that easily remembered names, rather than their ...
  • Looming Crisis of Indian Power Sector: A Report on Rural Electrification in India 

    Mishra, Rajiv K. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-08-28)
    Critical examination of governance and other socio-economic issues related to rural electrification in India. The report comprises an overview of the power sector in India, with particular attention to Bihar and Jharkhand; ...
  • M2M: The Wireless Revolution 

    Brazell, Jim Brodie; Donoho, Laurel; Dexheimer, John; Hanneman, Robert; Langdon, George (2013-01-02)
    Forecast of the economic impact and educational needs associated with M2M technologies in the state of Texas. M2M stands for "machine to machine" and refers to technologies which enable networking or remote access to devices ...
  • Making Sense of Health Information Technology Implementation: A Qualitative Study Protocol 

    Kitzmiller, Rebecca R.; Anderson, Ruth A.; McDaniel, Reuben R. Jr (Implementation Science, 2014-07-22)
    Background: Implementing new practices, such as health information technology (HIT), is often difficult due to the disruption of the highly coordinated, interdependent processes (e.g., information exchange, communication, ...
  • Making the Pitch: Examining Dialogue and Revisions in Entrepreneurs’ Pitch Decks 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Nelson, Scott; Thomson, Keela S.; Lorenzini, Francesca; French, Rosemary A.; Pogue, Gregory; Burback, Sidney D.; Momberger, Joel (IEEE, 2014-08-29)
    Examination of how Korean entrepreneurs in an entrepreneurship program revised their slide decks for their presentations ("pitches") in response to professional communication genres representing feedback from potential ...
  • Managing Used Oil Along the Mexico-U.S. Border 

    Eaton, David J. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-24)
    This report describes and assesses policies for management of used oil in both the U.S. and Mexico, with particular focus on the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez area. The report begins with an evaluation of Texas’s used oil management ...
  • Manifiesto: The Texas Sales Tax Rebate and Cross-Border Mexican Shoppers 

    Mogab, John W.; Pisani, Michael J.; Nicols, Kay McGlashan; Welkey, Sharon; Wuest, Beth E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-22)
    Shoppers around the world cross borders from one country in order to shop in another. In fact, shopping is increasingly recognized as a primary motive for international travel. Nowhere is this more evident than at the ...
  • Maquiladora Prospects in a Global Environment 

    Fullerton, Thomas M., Jr.; Barraza de Anda, Martha Patricia (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    The Mexican in-bond assembly, or maquiladora, manufacturing sector has taken its fair share of lumps in recent years. The industry has experienced a business cycle downturn in the U.S., intermittent border closures, higher ...
  • Market Opportunities for Recycling in Texas Manufacturing Industries 

    Dioun, Mina M. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    Report on a study of the opportunities for and challenges of incorporating recycled materials in the production processes of twelve important manufacturing industries in Texas, including, among others, the primary and ...
  • The Market Opportunity for Multiple Antenna Technology for Next Generation Broadband Wireless Systems 

    Airy, Manish; Defossé, Erin; Heath, Robert W. Jr.; Shakkottai, Sanjay (Hong Kong Mobility Roundtable, 2015-09-10)
    The rapid growth of the Internet user base and of bandwidth-hungry applications in recent years has created a need for broadband wireless (BW) access for residential and business consumers. The only predictable trend is ...
  • Market-based Government Activities in Texas: A Sampling from the Local and State Levels 

    Baker, John H.; Denby, Kimberly; Jarrett, James E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-22)
    As government seeks to hold the line on broad-based tax rates, some departments and agencies have implemented market-based activities as a means to maintain and expand public services. Two entrepreneurial success stories ...
  • Marketing’s War on Japanese Culture Memory 

    Lamont, Douglas (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Describes research showing how American brands come to dominate similar market segments in developed and emerging countries. Discusses recent evidence suggesting that product standardization and promotion adaptation, rather ...
  • Medicare in Mexico: Innovating for Fairness and Cost Savings 

    Warner, David C. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-24)
    This publication presents the results of a policy research project conducted during the 2006-2007 academic year that examined the availability of health coverage for U.S. retirees in Mexico. The project surveyed more than ...
  • A Model for Public-Private Sector Distribution Planning for the U.S. Coal Industry 

    Phillips, Fred Y. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-12-09)
    A multiperiod mixed integer linear programming model is proposed as a guide to the urgent expansion of the production and interregional distribution of American coal. The model, run under various scenarios of resource costs ...
  • More Support for College Education Would Yield Large Dividends in Texas 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Ayala, Sofía G. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-14)
    States and regions with large numbers of educated workers enjoy many social and economic benefits, including low crime rates, high-technology-based employment, high per-capita income, and high wages. It follows that state ...
  • NAFTA Revisited: The Impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Maquiladora Employment 

    Gruben, William C. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    The rapid employment growth of the Mexican in-bond plants, or maquiladoras, lists prominently among the most conspicuous industrial phenomena occurring the wake of the North American Free Trade Agreement. In the four years ...
  • A New Approach to Innovation & Growth in the Texas Technology Corridor 

    Sekora, Michael C.; Evans, Eliza (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-22)
    Texas faces the challenge of maintaining and growing its capacity to innovate at a time when global competitors are aggressively pursuing markets that have generated economic success for Texas companies in the recent past. ...
  • New Gas Market Fundamentals: The Prospects for Liquefied Natural Gas 

    Holloway, Milton L. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    An increasingly volatile market price for U.S. natural gas, the inadequacy of domestic natural gas reserves, and the continuing development of new natural gas-based electric generation capacity have created a heightened ...
  • Newer Concepts of Management, Profits, and Profitability: Summaries and New Directions 

    Kozmetsky, George; Ruefli, Timothy W. (IC² Institute, 2012-07-19)
    Forecast of the impact of new information technologies on management in the period 1971-1990. Summarizes and extends three studies commissioned by the Conference Board in 1970.