• Exporting Tech from Texas 

    Walker, Bianca; Luft, David (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    From the days when the oil and cattle industries reigned in Texas to the current dominance of the information technology and manufacturing sectors, the state export environment has been historically rich. The second largest ...
  • Extending Medicare to Mexico: Impact on Mexican-Born Beneficiaries 

    Warner, David C. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-29)
    This report presents the results of a policy research project conducted during the 2009-2010 academic year that examined the availability of health coverage in Mexico for Mexican-born persons who are or soon will be Medicare ...
  • Facility Feasibility Study for Wet-Laboratory Incubator in Austin, TX 

    WalkerPeach, Cindy R. (Austin Technology IncubatorIC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-12-10)
    Feasibility study for the development of a wet-laboratory incubator in Austin, Texas, conducted by the Austin Technology Incubator. Constitutes the final report for Economic Development Administration Grant F08-06-04600. ...
  • The Fallacy of Micro Foundation and Micro Fluctuations 

    Chen, Ping (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Argues that there is no micro foundation for microeconomic fluctuations, or business cycles, based on the law of large numbers in probability theory and statistical mechanics. Discusses the Lucas model of rational expectations ...
  • Fast Track to Hi Tech: Current Research on Targeted Workforce Development 

    Glover, Robert; King, Christopher; Hershey, Suzanne (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-15)
    Both the state of Texas and the city of Austin have pursued a cluster-based approach to economic development. Since 2004, the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce (GACC) has raised $14 million in private funds through its ...
  • Foreign Investment in Texas: Why Here? 

    Weatherford, Clay; Cooke, Alex; Beard, Karen (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    Understanding the factors that drive corporate site location decisions is critical to the public officials, economic development professionals, and local leaders responsible for attracting new business locations and ...
  • Future Business in Japan: Opportunities or Threats? 

    Krueger, Stanley P. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Describes the current state of Japan with an eye on the signs that show where the country is going, and how it may affect foreign businesses. Examines one established industry, aerospace, and one new industry, environmental, ...
  • The Future of the South Saskatchewan River Basin: Stakeholder Perspectives 

    Eaton, David J. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-29)
    The purpose of this study is to report the opinions of 42 water users and stakeholders regarding the future of water quantity and quality in the South Saskatchewan River Basin (SSRB) in Alberta, Canada. The SSRB provides ...
  • Future View: Projected Demographic Shifts for Texas: Population to Grow, Diversify & Age 

    Murdock, Steve H.; Hoque, Md. Nazrul; Pecotte, Beverly; Jordan, Jeff (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-22)
    The Texas Population Projections and Estimates Program in the Texas State Data Center and The Office of the State Demographer in the Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research at The University of Texas at San ...
  • futureplaces Doctoral Symposium 2011 

    Alvelos, Heitor; Gustafson, Karen (UT Austin|Portugal CoLab, 2013-04-12)
    Slides and posters by Portuguese PhD students in the Digital Media doctoral programs associated with the UT Austin|Portugal Program (CoLab). Presented at the futureplaces Digital Media Festival in Porto, Portugal, on October ...
  • futureplaces Doctoral Symposium 2012 

    Alvelos, Heitor; Gustafson, Karen (UT Austin|Portugal CoLab, 2013-04-12)
    Slides and posters by Portuguese PhD students in the Digital Media doctoral programs associated with the UT Austin|Portugal Program (CoLab). Presented at the futureplaces Digital Media Festival in Porto, Portugal, on October ...
  • futureplaces Festival Proceedings 2008 

    Alvelos, Heitor; Gustafson, Karen (UT Austin|Portugal CoLab, 2013-04-12)
    Proceedings of the futureplaces Digital Media Festival in Porto, Portugal in October, 2008. The futureplaces festival was a project of the UT Austin|Portugal Program (CoLab) focused on the theme of digital media and local ...
  • futureplaces Festival Proceedings 2009 

    Alvelos, Heitor; Gustafson, Karen (UT Austin|Portugal CoLab, 2013-04-12)
    Proceedings of the futureplaces Digital Media Festival held in Porto, Portugal, in October 2009. The futureplaces festival was a project of the UT Austin|Portugal Program (CoLab) focused on the theme of digital media and ...
  • Gaming: A Technology Forecast 

    Brazell, Jim Brodie; Kim, Nicholas; Starbuck, Honoria (Texas State Technical College, 2012-04-13)
    Forecast of trends in the digital game industry, including economic impact and workforce needs, with recommendations for Texas community and technical colleges.
  • Generating Momentum Toward a Sustainable Economy: The Case of Austin Incentives 

    Oden, Michael D. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-14)
    In June 2008, Livable City released the report "Building a More Sustainable Economy: Economic Development Strategy and Public Incentives in Austin," to suggest a path that will help the City of Austin better balance economic ...
  • Generational Road Maps: Political, Economic, Scientific? 

    Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    In a commencement address to the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, describes the current lack of clear-cut generally acceptable road maps, formal or ...
  • A Giant Awakens: The Promises and Challenges of MERCOSUR 

    Stolp, Chandler; Jarrett, James E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-26)
    "A Giant Awakens: The Promises and Challenges of MERCOSUR" by Chandler Stolp: Mercosur (Mercado Comun del Sur, or the Common Market of the South) is the largest trade and investment bloc in the world after the European ...
  • Global Trends & Market Shifts: Texas, China, and Mexico 

    Boske, Leigh B. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-22)
    At the state level, the majority of Texas’ trade historically has been, and continues to be, with Mexico. Texas and Mexico have leveraged their common border to establish a relationship that shapes local economies and ...
  • Globalizing Texas: Exports and High-Tech Jobs 

    Kumar, Anil (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-14)
    Among the U.S. states, Texas has been at the forefront of globalization, which is characterized by the international flow not only of goods and services but also human and financial capital. A key factor in these high marks ...
  • 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 ...