• Across the Income Divide: High-Tech Industries in Texas Metropolitan Areas 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Kumazawa, Risa (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000-10)
    Policymakers in high-technology cities have become increasingly concerned that large segments of their populations are not reaping the benefits of the economic growth associated with these industries. Though it should be ...
  • The Austin Index: Monitoring a City's Progress 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Wright, Rita J. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-06)
    Developed in 2002 by the Bureau of Business Research (BBR), the Austin Index began as a pilot project to benchmark the economy of the Austin-San Marcos metropolitan statistical area (MSA). The Index uses twenty indicators ...
  • Can the Texas Manufacturing Institute Operate Without State Appropriations? 

    Jarrett, James E.; Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Shrout, Lois (1997-12)
    This project was undertaken to evaluate whether the Texas Manufacturing Institute (TMI) could operate without state appropriated funds. This feasibility study focused on alternative funding sources available to the TMI in ...
  • Does It Matter Where IT Workers are Located? 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Ayala, Sofia G.; Kshetramade, Mayuresh; Murthy, Priyanka (2007)
    The predominant view in the literature is that cities affect labor productivity because spatial proximity facilitates the transfer of ideas which make workers more productive. We also anticipate that information technology, ...
  • Economic Growth and Linkage with Silicon Valley: The Cases of Austin and Boston 

    Ayala, Sofía G.; Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2004-12)
    What creates growth in a local economy? Answers to this question have varied markedly over the last forty years. In the 1980s, the revolutionary concept that knowledge, rather than labor and physical capital, was the prime ...
  • Empresarias Decididas: Women Entrepreneurs in the Americas 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Brandazza, Daniela; Kellison, J. Bruce (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002-04)
  • 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. ...
  • The IC² Institute: A Think and Do Tank 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009-08)
    An introduction to the the IC² Institute's work in Latin America.
  • Japanese Style Networks and Innovations in High-Technology Firms in Texas 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (IC² Institute, 1997-11)
    Discusses U.S.-Japanese competitiveness and how it might affect policy and the high-technology industry. Describes Japanese knowledge and spatial networks with a focus on their contribution to innovations. Discusses ...
  • More Support for College Education Would Yield Large Dividends in Texas 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Ayala, Sofía G. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009-02)
    States and regions with large numbers of educated workers enjoy many social and economic benefits, including low crime rates, high-technology-based employment, high per-capita income, and high wages. It follows that state ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Texas Business Review, April 1994 

    Putnam, Karl B.; Zlatkovich, Charles; Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1994-04)
  • Texas Business Review, April 1995 

    Leos, Mauro; Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1995-04)
  • Texas Business Review, April 1997 

    McElreath, Brent; Stewart, Branner; Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Hansen, Niles; Hunnicutt, Lynn (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1997-04)
  • Texas Business Review, August 1998 

    Hansen, Niles M.; Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998-08)