• 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • A Review of the Economic Feasibility of a Privately Financed High Speed Passenger Rail System in Texas 

    Jarrett, James E.; Anchondo, J. Jorge; Huff, David L.; Rao, Ramesh K.S.; Zlatkovich, Charles (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1990-11)
    This report reviews the economic feasibility of a new, privately financed, intercity rail passenger service in Texas. It assesses the "Texas Triangle High Speed Rail" study (TTA study), and the two technical volumes ...
  • Rewired for Competition: The Restructuring of Electricity Markets in Texas 

    Zarnikau, Jay (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-08)
    Traditionally, the U.S. electric utility industry has been subject to a comprehensive system of government regulation. However, in the 1980s, policymakers and economists increasingly questioned the need for regulatory ...
  • Rewrapping the Package: Managerial Incentives and Corporate Governance 

    Parrino, Robert (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002-12)
    The modern corporation is an efficient means of organizing large-scale production because it encourages efficient contracting. The corporate form of organization also facilitates combining the capital from many dispersed ...
  • San Angelo 2002: Accelerating Technology-Based Economic Growth in the Concho Valley 

    Jarrett, James E.; Wiggins, Joel; Bettersworth, Michael; Holloway, Amy (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002-02)
    Report on a study of strengths and challenges for accelerating technology-based growth and entrepreneurship in San Angelo and the Concho Valley region of Texas, with particular emphasis on the feasibility of a business ...
  • Setting the Stage: Government-Industry Creation of the Japanese Fax Industry 

    Coopersmith, Jonathan (IC² Institute, 1997-03)
    Discusses the significance of the Japanese government’s role in the development of fax technology as a good model of how governments can influence the agents shaping technology. Describes how the Japanese government’s push ...
  • Sexual Assault Needs Assessment in Texas: Documenting Existing Conditions and Striving Toward Preferred Outcomes 

    Busch-Armendariz, Noël B.; Vohra-Gupta, Shetal; Kellison, J. Bruce; Jarrett, James E.; Heffron, Laurie C.; Kalergis, Karen; Osiantynski, Shoshi; Jones, Amy; Terwilliger, Leeann (Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, The University of Texas at Austin, 2011-06)
    A comprehensive needs assessment of sexual assault services for adult victims in Texas, based on interviews and surveys of victims, the professionals that assist them, and statewide leaders. The report estimates that the ...
  • Shaping Health Reform for the US-Mexico Border Region 

    Homedes, Núria; Ugalde, Antonio (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009-10)
    There is no area in the U.S. where improving health coverage and availability is more urgent than in the Texas-Mexico border, where population growth and disease rates rise, yet the number of physicians and dentists in the ...
  • Small Business in the Electronic Marketplace: A Blueprint for Survival 

    Ba, Sulin; Whinston, Andrew B.; Zhang, Han (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-12)
    The digital economy is made possible by the World Wide Web is growing at an astounding rate. Digital products can be assembled, customized, and packaged in almost an infinite number of ways to meet changing customer demands ...
  • Soft Landing: Indian IT Companies in Monterrey, Mexico 

    Laszlo, Kathia Castro; Laszlo, Alexander; De Fougères, Lorraine (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008-12)
    Monterrey, the capital of the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, has historically been considered an industrial city. In the last few years, a major shift has begun to propel the region beyond the confines of physical ...
  • Sparking Growth and Renewal Through New Products: The Impact of Information Technology 

    Krishnan, Vish (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001-04)
    All over the world, companies increasingly depend on new products and services to spark profit growth and renewal of their assets. One of the main challenges facing executives at these companies is how to apply information ...