• 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 ...
  • The Size and Distribution of Two Minority Population Groups in Texas 

    Holz, Robert K. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1994-10)
  • The Size, Distribution, and Growth of the Texas Population, 1980-1990 

    Holz, Robert K. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1992-08)
  • 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 ...
  • Some Perspectives on the Banking Environment: 1988-1992 

    Hadaway, Beverly L. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993-02)
  • 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 ...
  • The State at Work: The "Workforce Investment Act of 1998" and What it Means for Texas 

    King, Christopher T. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-10)
    The Workforce Investment Act (Public Law 105-220), signed into law August 7, 1998, represents the culmination of bipartisan efforts to reform the nation’s workforce development programs. On July 1, 1999, Texas began ...
  • A Statistical Analysis of the Relationship Between Credit History and Insurance Losses 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Brockett, Patrick; Shin, Seon-Hi; Li, Shihong (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-03)
    At the request of Lt. Governor Bill Ratliff in 2002, the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) examined the relationship between credit history and insurance losses in automobile insurance. With the assistance of the ...
  • Structural Gaiastu: International Finance and Political Change in Japan 

    Pempel, T.J. (IC² Institute, 1999-04-21)
    Argues that the principal contributor to changes in Japan’s political economy is the decline of Japanese governmental control over capital flows and foreign exchange rates brought about by structural “gaiatsu”, or direct ...
  • Survey of Texas Black-owned Businesses 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Butler, John Sibley (2014-06-19)
    Report on the state of black-owned businesses in Texas, based on 2010 Census data and a statewide survey of black business owners conducted in 2013. The demographic portion of the study found that the number of black-owned ...
  • Survey of Texas Hispanic-owned Businesses with Paid Employees 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Kellison, J. Bruce (2012-08-17)
    This report analyzes a survey of 2,811 Texas Hispanic-owned firms with paid employees conducted in 2011. The findings presented here build on results from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners (U.S. Census Bureau) and identify ...
  • Sustainable Energy Options for Austin Energy 

    Duncan, Roger; Eaton, David J.; Ferchill, Cary; Vice, Jeff; Wolfe, Chip (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009)
    During the 2008-2009 academic year the City of Austin, on behalf of Austin Energy (AE), and Solar Austin co-funded a policy research project to review options for AE to achieve sustainable energy generation and become ...
  • Sustaining The Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas 1988-2012 

    Gibson, David V.; Butler, John Sibley (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013-02)
    Update and elaboration of the 1988 Journal of Business Venturing article "Creating the Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas" which emphasized the role of key influencers, institutions and networks that ...
  • Synergy for the 21st Century: Between Unstructured Problems and Management Planning Controls 

    Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 1997-10-27)
    In the plenary address to the INFORMS Dallas Fall 2007 conference for Operations Research and Management Sciences (OR/MS), discusses the synergy between OR/MS and digital technology. Describes historically and prospectively ...
  • Talking About Texas: Texas Business Review and 75 Years of Change 

    Furgeson, Sally; Kellison, J. Bruce (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002-08)
    Among the projects listed in 1926 for the newly established Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Texas at Austin was the "issuance of a publication setting forth the economic health of the state." And so ...
  • Tapping into the Fountain: The Impact of the University of Texas System 

    Cline, Michael; Bridges, Gary; McKinley, Robert (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005-04)
    The State of Texas invests in higher education in order to develop the human capital of the state. These investments result in a large number of benefits, including increased productivity, earning gains, market entry of ...