• Defining Tech Transfer 

    Association of University Technology Managers (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    Technology transfer describes a formal transferring of new discoveries and innovations resulting from scientific research conducted at universities to the commercial sector. This article explores the reason why there has ...
  • Does It Matter Where IT Workers are Located? 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Ayala, Sofia G.; Kshetramade, Mayuresh; Murthy, Priyanka (2012-02-23)
    The predominant view in the literature is that cities affect labor productivity because spatial proximity facilitates the transfer of ideas which make workers more productive. We also anticipate that information technology, ...
  • Doing Business with a High-Tech Focus in Japan, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan 

    Cong, Dachang (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Introduces the economic conditions and high-tech research and development scenarios in post-crisis Asia. Explores challenges and opportunities for American high tech industries. Discusses issues related to doing business ...
  • Eco-economics in Texas: Competitive Adaptation for the Next Industry Revolution 

    Motloch, John; Armistead, J. David; Lebkowsky, Jon (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-14)
    The global economy within which Texas' businesses operate is shifting rapidly from a context of resource abundance to a context of resource constrain, leading to growth that is sought through continuous and accelerating ...
  • The Economic and Workforce Impacts of Hurricane Katrina, Demographic and Related Changes on NASA's Space Shuttle Program 

    King, Christopher T.; Kellison, J. Bruce; Smith, Tara; Evans, Eliza; Anderson, MaryAnn; Merjanian, Ara; Hadley, Bryan; Stackhouse, Andrew (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-02)
    Two reports on the economic and workforce effects of Hurricane Katrina, aging workforce and related factors on NASA's Space Shuttle Program efforts along the Gulf Coast. The research was conducted by a joint team from the ...
  • Economic Contributions of the University of Texas System 

    McDonald, Stephen L.; Holloway, Milton; Olson, Jerry; Mohammadioun, Mina (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-12-10)
    Study of the economic impact of the University of Texas System, using three approaches: assessment of the rates of return on investment in human and knowledge capital; estimation of the size of the System's total economic ...
  • Economic Growth and Linkage with Silicon Valley: The Cases of Austin and Boston 

    Ayala, Sofía G.; Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-22)
    What creates growth in a local economy? Answers to this question have varied markedly over the last forty years. In the 1980s, the revolutionary concept that knowledge, rather than labor and physical capital, was the prime ...
  • The Economic Impact of Austin Technology Incubator Alumni Companies on Travis County, 2003–2012 

    Jarrett, James E.; Field, Ryan R. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-12-11)
    The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) is the business incubator of the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin. ATI works with seed- and pre-seed-stage technology startups, helping to prepare these businesses ...
  • Economic Impact of the Cleantech Sector in the Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos MSA 

    Baireuther, Kathleen; Field, Ryan R.; Kelsey, Brian; Jacobson, Mitch; King, John; Brauner, Helen (CleanTX, 2015-05-27)
    Economic impact report for the clean technology sector in central Texas, commissioned by CleanTX and supported by the Austin Technology Incubator and Civic Analytics. The study finds that the cleantech sector in the Austin ...
  • Economic Impact Study: Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan 

    Gau, George W.; Jarrett, James E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-03-11)
    Report prepared in 1992 for Travis County and City of Austin officials considering the Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan, a habitat conservation plan for the black-capped vireo, golden-cheeked warbler, six karst ...
  • Education and Work after High School: Recent Findings from the Central Texas Student Futures Project 

    Schexnayder, Deanna; Cumpton, Greg; King, Christopher T.; Stolp, Chandler (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-14)
    Any strong regional economy is built on the success of its educational system, both secondary and postsecondary. The Central Texas Student Futures project is providing a new comprehensive, longitudinal study of high school ...
  • The Efficient Government: Technology Trends and Marketing Strategies in E-government 

    Walker, Bianca (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    As defined by the World Bank, "e-government" refers to the use by government agencies of information technologies (such as Wide Area Networks, the Internet, and mobile computing) that can transform their relations with ...
  • Emergent Entrepreneurs: Latina-Owned Businesses in the Borderlands 

    Robles, Bárbara J.; Zarnikau, Jay (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-26)
    During the 1990s, the number of Latina small businesses grew by an extraordinary 209 percent. These privately-held, majority-owned businesses accounted for $29.4 billion in receipts and employed nearly 198,000 workers. ...
  • Empresarias Decididas: Women Entrepreneurs in the Americas 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Brandazza, Daniela; Kellison, J. Bruce (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-26)
  • The Energy-Water Nexus: An Analysis and Comparison of Various Conjurations Integrating Desalination with Renewable Power 

    Gold, Gary M.; Webber, Michael E. (MDPI, 2015-09-15)
    This investigation studies desalination powered by wind and solar energy, including a study of a configuration using PVT solar panels. First, a water treatment was developed to estimate the power requirement for brackish ...
  • Enriching Economy and Environment: Making Central Texas the Center for Clean Energy 

    IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013-01-03)
    Overview of clean energy technologies, their economic potential, and the resources making up an emerging clean energy cluster in Central Texas.
  • Entrepreneurial Assessment and Feasibility of a Cedar Park Incubator 

    Jarrett, James E.; Smithson, Rob (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-16)
    This report includes a feasibility analysis for establishing an incubator in Cedar Park, Texas, development of a strategy for increasing the number of entrepreneurs, and identification of approaches for cooperation between ...
  • Estimation of the Time Path of the Supply Price of an Exhaustible Resource: The Case of Oil and Natural Gas 

    Thore, Sten; Sinha, Kingshuk K. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Explores the interplay of geopolitical, economic, geological and operational factors that may disrupt the gradual upwards shift of the supply price of non-replenishable resources, specifically oil and natural gas. Describes ...
  • 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 ...