• Beyond Beijing: The Course of Women’s Struggle for Equal Opportunity in Japan 

    Naff, Clayton (IC² Institute, 1997-02)
    Discusses the opportunity for change in Japan towards a more gender-equitable system. Describes the role of women in Japan’s industrialization and development of its peculiar management system. Discusses the legal, corporate ...
  • 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, 2009-08)
    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 ...
  • Fast Track to Hi Tech: Current Research on Targeted Workforce Development 

    Glover, Robert; King, Christopher; Hershey, Suzanne (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2007-08)
    Both the state of Texas and the city of Austin have pursued a cluster-based approach to economic development. Since 2004, the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce (GACC) has raised $14 million in private funds through its ...
  • Gaming: A Technology Forecast 

    Brazell, Jim Brodie; Kim, Nicholas; Starbuck, Honoria (Texas State Technical College, 2004)
    Forecast of trends in the digital game industry, including economic impact and workforce needs, with recommendations for Texas community and technical colleges.
  • M2M: The Wireless Revolution 

    Brazell, Jim Brodie; Donoho, Laurel; Dexheimer, John; Hanneman, Robert; Langdon, George (2005-01)
    Forecast of the economic impact and educational needs associated with M2M technologies in the state of Texas. M2M stands for "machine to machine" and refers to technologies which enable networking or remote access to devices ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Texas Workforce Investments: Returns for Participants, Taxpayers, and Society 

    King, Christopher T.; Tang, Ying; Smith, Tara Carter; Schroeder, Daniel G. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2010-06)
    The Texas workforce development system strives to ensure that employers, individuals, and communities have the opportunity to achieve and sustain economic prosperity. The demands on this system will increase as the state's ...
  • Wage Inequality in Austin: Different Industries, Different Stories 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Kshetramade, Mayuresh (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001-12)
    The Austin Equity Commission (AEC) was created in May 2000 and charged with building a consensus around a strategic vision for long-range economic prosperity and social equity. Using the Austin Index and the U.S. Census ...