• Connecting the Dots: Expanding Economic Opportunity in Texas Through Public-Private Partnerships 

    Baylor, Don; Rosen, Laura; Helmcamp, Leslie (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-08)
    More than ever, innovative and hard-working Texans need efficient and effective systems that promote economic mobility and opportunity. Currently, Texas faces two major public policy challenges. The first is that many ...
  • Education and Work after High School: Recent Findings from the Central Texas Student Futures Project 

    Schexnayder, Deanna; Cumpton, Greg; King, Christopher T.; Stolp, Chandler (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-14)
    Any strong regional economy is built on the success of its educational system, both secondary and postsecondary. The Central Texas Student Futures project is providing a new comprehensive, longitudinal study of high school ...
  • Gaming: A Technology Forecast 

    Brazell, Jim Brodie; Kim, Nicholas; Starbuck, Honoria (Texas State Technical College, 2012-04-13)
    Forecast of trends in the digital game industry, including economic impact and workforce needs, with recommendations for Texas community and technical colleges.
  • Impact Assessment of the State of Texas Advanced Research Program 

    Jarrett, James E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-16)
    “Impact Assessment of the State of Texas Advanced Research Program” evaluated 1312 basic research projects funded at Texas universities since 1987. Economic impacts from principal investigators were compiled, and information ...
  • 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, 2012-02-14)
    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 ...
  • 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, 2012-02-22)
    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 ...