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Accelerating Technology-based Economic Development in the Canary Islands
(IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000-02-28)
This report provides an analysis of technology-based entrepreneurship, R&D and university technology transfer, workforce training, financing, and industry clusters, and benchmarks the Canary Islands with other regions and ...
The Hidden Costs of Payday Lending
(Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008-04)
Payday lending, sometimes known as a cash advance, is a small, short-term, high interest loan that is intended to bridge the borrower's cash flow gap between pay periods. Payday loans are secured by access to the individual's ...
A Statistical Analysis of the Relationship Between Credit History and Insurance Losses
(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 ...
"The Business of the Future": Banks, Latinos, and the Changing Financial Borders
(Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-04)
A major change is underway in the relationship between mainstream financial institutions and the U.S. Latino population. From small independents like Second Federal Savings in Chicago to the nation's largest retail bank, ...
Building the Venture Capital Industry in Mexico
(Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2004-02)
In many developing countries, venture capital investing remains a nascent industry. However, investment in private equity has been picking up in Mexico and throughout Latin America over the past year as investors regain ...
Banking Across Borders: The Future of the U.S.-Mexico Remittance Corridor
(Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005-02)
In 2004, Mexican immigrants in the United States sent a record of $16.6 billion dollars to their relatives in Mexico. Cross-border consolidation of banks has created the opportunity for migrants to send money home at no ...