• On the Role of the University in the Knowledge Economy 

    Conceição, Pedro; Heitor, Manuel V. (IC² Institute, 1998-02)
    Argues for changes in the traditional way of viewing economic growth and questions the role that contemporary institutions, specifically universities, play in this process. Shows, empirically, the increasing importance ...
  • On the Roof: A Review of Texas Real Estate Markets 

    Anari, Ali; Gaines, James; Gilliland, Charles (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2007-12)
    As housing prices slip in many parts of the country, Texas market conditions, in general seem relatively stable. This review of real estate markets around Texas reveals that Texas, especially in relation to other states ...
  • On-line Recycling: Waste/Material Exchange in the Electronic Information Age 

    Dioun, Mina M. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998-04)
    In recent years, public concern for environmental quality, high compliance and disposal costs, and reduction of landfill space has prompted many manufacturers and businesses to consider recycling or selling their wastes ...
  • Open Innovation Conference 2012 

    Various (2012-11-08)
    Presentation slides from the First Annual Open Innovation Conference held at the University of Texas at Austin on November 8-9, 2012. The conference was sponsored by the IC² Institute on the theme "The Journey from Ideation ...
  • Opening Address to The Second World Conference on Integrated Design & Process Technology of the Society for Design & Process Science (SDPS) 

    Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 1996-12-01)
    Discusses generational road maps and commercialization of science and technology. Describes the current lack of clear-cut generally acceptable road maps, formal or informal, and the changes facing all five basic dimensions ...
  • Operating Guidelines for Effective Venture Capital Funds Management 

    Dorsey, Terry (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1979)
    Extending Liles' work in the development of an effective "enabling strategy," the author has formulated a set of 20 operating guidelines for effective venture capital funds management. The guidelines presented in this paper ...
  • Opportunity on the Horizon: Photovoltaics in Texas 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Evans, Eliza; Houlihan, Katharine; Hoffman, Michael; Kuhn, Michael; Serface, Joel; Pham, Tuan (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2007-06)
    Report on the economic potential of the solar energy industry in Texas.
  • Overview of US Incubators and the Case of the Austin Technology Incubator 

    Wiggins, Joel; Gibson, David V. (Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, 2003)
    Business incubators have a 25-year history in the US. Today they number more than 800. Most are non-profit entities, many associated with universities. This article provides a general overview of business incubation ...
  • Personnel Predicament: The Coming Human Resource Crisis in Texas Government 

    Greenfield, Stuart (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-08)
    Approximately 5.6 million baby boomers live in Texas, comprising 26.9% of the state's population. As this group matures, so does the Texas workforce. This aging trend will significantly affect the state's general workforce ...
  • Perspectives on Business and Emerging Trends For the 21st Century 

    Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 1997-10-16)
    In a presentation at the Fall 1997 CBA Advisory Dinner, discusses three mega business trends: (1) the transformation of high technology business from U.S. dominance to a global commodity-based industry, (2) the need for ...
  • Photovoltaics in Texas Part One: New Market Opportunity 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Evans, Eliza; Houlihan, Katharine; Hoffman, Michael; Kuhn, Michael; Serface, Joel; Pham, Tuan (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2007-04)
    Why isn't Texas - with its natural solar endowment, semi-conductor expertise, energy business talent, and scientific leadership - a national and global leader in the solar industry? This two-part TBR article establishes ...
  • Photovoltaics in Texas Part Two: Strategies for Growth 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Evans, Eliza; Houlihan, Katharine; Hoffman, Michael; Kuhn, Michael; Serface, Joel; Pham, Tuan (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2007-06)
    As the world turns to clean energy sources, Texas has a strategic opportunity to expand its traditional energy leadership capacity into solar power. This article is the second in a two-part series examining the photovoltaics ...
  • Plugging into the Texas Electricity Market: Avoiding the Mistakes of California 

    Zarnikau, Jay (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001-10)
    If all goes as planned, by January 1, 2002, customer choice will have been introduced to most Texans currently served by investor-owned electric utilities. In some other states, like California, the transition to a competitive ...
  • The Politics of Sustainable Development in Japan 

    Park, Jacob (IC² Institute, 1999-01-28)
    Discusses three important questions and issues regarding Japan’s role in global environmental affairs: how the environmental movement has evolved in Japan; what the country’s major environmental policy challenges are on ...
  • Pollution Abatement Spending and Corporate Profitability: Texas Manufacturing 

    Fujii, Hidemichi; Kellison, J. Bruce; Gibson, David V. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2010-08)
    Manufacturing firms are generally on the front lines of environmental protection because most industrial pollution is a result of manufacturing activity. The problem is that firms do not have strong incentives for pollution ...
  • “Quicklook” Assessment of Greater Adelaide’s Assets and Challenges for Accelerated Technology-Based Growth 

    Gibson, David V.; Gurr, Graham (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001-11)
    Study of assets and challenges for accelerated technology-based growth in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Reducing Income Inequalities: The Case of Austin 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Kumazawa, Risa (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000-04)
    According to many economic development specialists, cities that support high-tech industries can expect to show higher and longer running rates of growth. Such has been the case in Austin. However, economic growth does not ...
  • Regaining Ground: Business Development and the SBIR Program in Texas 

    Patterson, Fred (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2004-04)
    The Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) is a $2 billion federal set-aside for small, technology-oriented business development. SBIR funding helps young firms bring their products to market. Texas, despite a ...
  • The Regional Economic Impact of New Airport Construction: The Case of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-06)
    In the late 1980, it became apparent that Austin’s Robert Mueller Municipal Airport would not be equal to the demands generated by the growth of the city surrounding it. Consequently, in September 1993, Austin voters ...
  • Regional Patterns of Energy Consumption and Production in the United States: 1960, 1974 and 1978 

    Huff, David L.; Brown, Julia Nutter; Swift, Christopher M. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1982-08)
    This study analyses energy consumption and production for each state in the U.S. The data in the analysis were collected for three time periods - 1960, 1974 and 1978. The study determines the changes that have taken place ...