• Gaming: A Technology Forecast 

    Brazell, Jim Brodie; Kim, Nicholas; Starbuck, Honoria (Texas State Technical College, 2004)
    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, 2008-06)
    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, 1996-05-24)
    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, 2000-06)
    "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, 2006-04)
    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, 2009-06)
    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, 2010-04)
    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 ...
  • Grandfather's Last Days?: Voluntary Permits and Economically Sustainable Air Quality in Texas 

    Groberg, David (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000-02)
    Daunting air quality problems in Texas have brought state government under increasing public pressure to enact strict controls on air emissions. The Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission (TNRCC) launched a voluntary ...
  • "The Great Pension Reform": AFOREs and the Future of Privatized Retirement in Mexico 

    Sinha, Tapen (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998-10)
    In 1997, a new privatized, government-mandated retirement system came into existence in Mexico. Within this system, private companies called Administradoras de Fondos de Retiro (AFORE) manage pension funds for workers who ...
  • The Growth of Knowledge-Based Small Firms in Monterrey, Mexico 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Parada, Jaime (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008-02)
    "The Growth of Knowledge-Based Small Firms in Monterrey, Mexico" by Elsie Echeverri-Carroll: Monterrey, in the Mexican state of Nuevo León, long has been known for its large industrial enterprises and heavy industry. ...
  • A Guide to M.D.I. Statistics for Planning and Management Model Building 

    Phillips, Fred Y. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1981-07)
    This monograph is intended as a practical guide to business applications of the theory of discrimination information statistics as developed by Kullback (1959) and Charnes and Cooper (1975 et seq.). A guide to modeling and ...
  • Has Texas Become a Net Importer of Energy Resources? 

    Zarnikau, Jay (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1997-06)
    Examination of whether Texas has become a new importer of energy resources. The answer depends on the method of comparison, by heating value or economic value.
  • Health and Well-Being: Texas Statewide Sexual Assault Prevalence Study 

    Busch-Armendariz, Noël B.; Olaya-Rodriguez, Deidi; Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Wachter, Karin; Sulley, Caitlin; Anderson, Kathleen; Huslage, Melody (Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-08)
    Final report from a study conducted in 2015 on the prevalence of sexual assault in Texas. The study was based on a statewide telephone survey conducted in English and Spanish using a randomly selected, representative sample ...
  • The Hidden Costs of Payday Lending 

    Baylor, Don (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008-04)
    Payday lending, sometimes known as a cash advance, is a small, short-term, high interest loan that is intended to bridge the borrower's cash flow gap between pay periods. Payday loans are secured by access to the individual's ...
  • The Horse Before the Cart: Toward a More Rational Management of Economic Development Incentives 

    Oden, Michael D. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-06)
    The debate over the value of tax incentives as an economic development tool is primarily based on disagreement over the ability of state and local governments to act rationally and competently to improve the welfare of ...
  • How Do Entrepreneurs Hone Their Pitches?: Analyzing How Pitch Presentations Develop in a Technology Commercialization Competition 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Pogue, Gregory P.; Nelson, R. Scott; Thomson, Keela S.; Lorenzini, Francesca; French, Rosemary A.; Burback, Sidney D.; Momberger, Joel (ACM, 2015-07)
    Technology innovators must pitch their technology and its business value to potential buyers, partners, and distributors: to make claims that will create interest in the appropriate audiences and offer evidence that those ...
  • How Magnets Attract and Repel: Interessement in a Technology Commercialization Competition 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Nelson, Scott; Thomson, Keela S.; Lorenzini, Francesca; French, Rosemary A.; Pogue, Gregory P.; London, Noelle (SAGEWritten Communication, 2016-01)
    K6015, a South Korean firm seeking to commercialize its magnet technology in the US market, entered a technology commercialization training program structured as a competition. Through this program, K6015 (and others in ...
  • How Visual Images Help Run Japanese Factories 

    Miller, Dr. Steven (IC² Institute, 1997-01)
    Discusses management and technical staff’s extensive use of visual images in the control system of Japanese factories to structure information so that everyone may understand the plan, execute it, identify errors and solve ...
  • IC2 Global Fellows Meeting 2009 

    Various authors (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009-05)
    Presentation slides from the IC² Global Fellows Meeting held at the University of Texas at Austin on May 6-8, 2009. The conference was on the theme "Global Perspectives on Technology Transfer and Commercialization." ...
  • IC² Institute Fellows Directory 2015 

    IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin (2015-04-27)
    Biographical and contact information for the IC² Institute Fellows. Compiled on the occasion of the biannual IC² Institute Fellows Meeting in Austin, Texas, April 24-25, 2015.