• Paths to Success: The Employer's Perspective 

    The University of Texas at Austin (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1996-10)
  • 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 ...
  • Regulation and American Business 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Ayala, Sofía G. (Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 2009-06)
    This article examines the cost of federal regulations for U.S. businesses and U.S. international competitiveness, as well as one proposal to address the issue, the Competitiveness Impact Statement (CIS). A review of the ...
  • Regulation and Competitiveness of U.S. Businesses: Is It Time for a Competitive Impact Statement? 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Ayala, Sofía G. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008)
    This report addresses the question of whether there is a need for a Competitiveness Impact Statement (CIS) attached to proposed legislation in the U.S. A review of the literature on the cost of complying with federal ...
  • Regulatory Reform, Texas-Style: The Electric and Telecommunications Industries 

    Adib, Parviz M.; Clark, Candice (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1996-08)
  • Remaking the Pitch: Reuse Strategies in Entrepreneurs' Pitch Decks 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Nelson, Scott; Thomson, Keela S.; Lorenzini, Francesca; French, Rosemary A.; Pogue, Gregory; Burback, Sidney D.; Momberger, Joel (IEEE, 2015-03)
    Examination of how Korean entrepreneurs in an entrepreneurship program revised their English-language slide decks for their competitive presentations (“pitches”) by reusing content from professional communication genres, ...
  • Remote Sensing and Clandestine Tire Pile Identification 

    Eaton, David J. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2007)
    This report examines the waste tire problem along the Texas-Mexico border and explores the possibility of evaluating aerial imagery in GIS-based software in order to identify clandestine tire piles. Remote sensing technologies ...
  • Renewable Energy in Texas 

    Hoffner, John (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1997-06)
    Examination of the production potential and demand in Texas for renewable energy from three sources: solar photovoltaic cells, wind and bioenergy.
  • Rethinking High Tech in Texas: Policy Challenges 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998-08)
    Defining “high technology” is not easy. However, one component of defining it has been widely accepted: a high percentage of both R&D expenditures and engineers and scientists. The assumption here is that high-tech industries, ...