• Banking Across Borders: The Future of the U.S.-Mexico Remittance Corridor 

    Taparia, Vivek (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005-02)
    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 ...
  • Benchmarking Technology-Based Entrepreneurship in the Charleston Region 

    Gibson, David V.; Jarrett, James E.; Chesser, Michele; Graham, Mary; Warren, Jacquelyn; Hefner, Frank L.; Brown, Lloyd (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1996-08)
    A study of resources and opportunities for technology-based economic development in Charleston, South Carolina. The study draws on interviews and a survey of managers of technology-intensive enterprises and public-sector ...
  • 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).
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Check the Score: Credit Scoring and Insurance Losses: Is There a Connection? 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Brockett, Patrick (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-02)
    Over the past decade, the insurance industry has begun using credit histories to create credit scores for individuals who apply for or, sometimes, renew automobile and other insurance policies. Insurers use these scores ...