• Beyond Beijing: The Course of Women’s Struggle for Equal Opportunity in Japan 

      Naff, Clayton (IC² Institute, 1997-02)
      Discusses the opportunity for change in Japan towards a more gender-equitable system. Describes the role of women in Japan’s industrialization and development of its peculiar management system. Discusses the legal, corporate ...
    • Beyond the Digital Economy: A Perspective on Innovation for the Learning Society 

      Conceição, Pedro; Gibson, David V.; Heitor, Manuel V.; Sirilli, Giorgio (2000)
      In view of the current socio-economic context, in which innovation is a key driving force for the sustainable development, which challenges are facing education and research to enhance and nurture innovation and better ...
    • The Boom in High-Tech Business Services: A New Impetus to Economic Development in Texas 

      Hansen, Niles M. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998-08)
      Business services, also called producer services, are intermediate activities that provide inputs for the production of goods or other services, rather than directly serving final consumers. They enhance efficiency and add ...
    • Building and Creating the Future of the South: Breakthrough Partnerships for the 21st Century 

      Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 1997-06-23)
      In a presentation to the Southern Growth Policy Board’s 1997 Conference on the Future of the South, argues that partnership, including Public Private Partnerships, for the 21st century needs to be about winning combinations. ...
    • Building Indigenous Companies: Private/Public Infrastructures for Economic Growth and Diversification 

      Kozmetsky, George; Smilor, Raymond W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1986-05)
      This monograph brings together selected articles and IC2 Institute research on the topic of regional economic development through the growth of locally founded (or "indigenous") companies, in contrast to development relying ...
    • Building the Venture Capital Industry in Mexico 

      Kappaz, Christina; McNeece, John B. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2004-02)
      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 ...
    • Burying the Axe & Fording the River: A Tale of Regional Economic Cooperation 

      Poole, Kenneth E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2007-02)
      Economic development in Oklahoma and Texas has often involved one state's efforts to snatch companies from the other. When competing against one another, the Oklahoma-Texas rivalry could sometimes become blood sport. ...
    • "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, 2003-04)
      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, ...
    • By-Product Synergy: A Strategy for Sustainable Development 

      Mangan, Andrew T. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1997-08)
      By-product synergy (also known as “green twinning,” “industrial symbiosis,” and “zero waste/zero emissions/100% product emissions”) emphasizes the cooperation among diverse industries, agriculture, and communities that ...
    • Cameron County/Matamoros at the Crossroads: Assets and Challenges for Accelerated Regional and Binational Development 

      Gibson, David V.; Rhi-Perez, Pablo; Cotrofeld, Margaret; De Los Reyes, Oralia; Gipson, Mark (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003)
      Study of assets and challenges for knowledge-based economic development in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Includes demographic, economic, and education data for the region, as well as results of a survey of government and ...
    • Can the Texas Manufacturing Institute Operate Without State Appropriations? 

      Jarrett, James E.; Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Shrout, Lois (1997-12)
      This project was undertaken to evaluate whether the Texas Manufacturing Institute (TMI) could operate without state appropriated funds. This feasibility study focused on alternative funding sources available to the TMI in ...
    • A Capital Idea: The New Texas CAPCO Program 

      Beasley, Byron L.; Ballard, Paul B. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006-02)
      As the Texas economy continues its expansion from the 2001 recession, the need for seed and growth capital for young companies is intense. A new funding program addresses this need, authorized by the Texas Legislature in ...
    • Carbon Pricing and the Transition from Voluntary to Mandatory Markets 

      Otto, Jeff; Brown, Sam; Ebrahim, Tabrez; Partridge, Ian; Stautberg, Ed (Austin Technology Incubator, 2008)
      The current national and global call for a coordinated and meaningful response to climate change concerns is certain to shift the United States from several regional and voluntary carbon markets today to a global compulsory ...
    • Catching the Next Wave in the Corridor: The Convergence of Biotechnology, Nanotechnology and Information Technology 

      Smithson, Robert; Adams, Lance; Stacey, Steven; Evans, Eliza (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-03-20)
      Report on strategies for economic development in the Austin-San Antonio corridor based on an anticipated convergence of biotechnology, nanotechnology, and information technology.
    • Cell Block Boom: The Impact of Texas Prison Expansion 

      Reynolds, Carl (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000-02)
      In recent years, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) has emerged as the largest state agency and, with approximately 40,000 jobs, probably the largest employer of any type in Texas. Most of its employees are ...
    • The Certified Capital Companies Economic Development Innovation: Missouri's Experience to Date 

      Jarrett, James E. (2000-02)
      This report evaluates the Certified Capital Companies Economic Development Program (CAPCO), an innovative state government program for financing emerging companies in the State of Missouri. Certified capital company programs ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Changing Dimensions of Japanese Security Issues 

      Piper, W. Stephen (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-08)
      Presentation on post-Cold War security issues and international relations in Japan. Delivered to the Japan Industry and Management of Technology Program (JIMT) at The University of Texas at Austin on August 11, 1999.
    • Characteristics of Technology Transfer in Business Ventures: The Case of Daejeon, Korea 

      Sung, Tae Kyung; Gibson, David V.; Kang, Byung-Su (, 2003)
      This article explores the characteristics of venture business and entrepreneurs in Korea to (1) identify technology transfer activities, (2) analyze the differences between technology transfer in linear and nonlinear venture ...
    • Chasing Entrepreneurial Firms 

      Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Feldman, Maryann (Industry Studies Association, 2017-05-17)
      The search for a reliable dataset of entrepreneurial firms is ongoing. We analyze and assess longitudinal data on startups from two data sources—the National Establishment Time-Series (NETS) database and the Secretary of ...