Recent Submissions

  • Regional Patterns of Energy Consumption and Production in the United States: 1960, 1974 and 1978 

    Huff, David L.; Brown, Julia Nutter; Swift, Christopher M.
    This study analyses energy consumption and production for each state in the U.S. The data in the analysis were collected for three time periods - 1960, 1974 and 1978. The study determines the changes that have taken place ...
  • The Knowledge Seekers: Creating Centers for the Performing Sciences 

    Porter, W. Arthur
    The author argues that a new type of institution, a "Center for the Performing Sciences," is necessary to efficiently close the gap between research and the application of innovation. Such a center would operate as a ...
  • Austin Technology-Based Industry Report 

    Gibson, David V.; Smilor, Raymond W.; Kozmetsky, George
    Exploratory study to report on the current status of Austin's technology-based manufacturing industries, to identify emerging technologies that may be important to the Austin economy, and to provide a perspective on the ...
  • Technology Entrepreneurship in Indonesia and Kenya 

    Eaton, David J.; Leist, Alexander
    During 2014-2015, The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs (LBJ School) and the IC² Institute of The University of Texas at Austin, in cooperation with National Instruments unit Planet NI, based in Austin, Texas, ...
  • Title Insurance Regulation in Texas: Challenges and Opportunities 

    Eaton, David J. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-29)
    Report on title insurance practices in the U.S. and Canada prepared for the Texas Department of Insurance and the Texas Legislature. The report includes chapters evaluating title policy coverage, prices, and losses by ...
  • Extending Medicare to Mexico: Impact on Mexican-Born Beneficiaries 

    Warner, David C. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-29)
    This report presents the results of a policy research project conducted during the 2009-2010 academic year that examined the availability of health coverage in Mexico for Mexican-born persons who are or soon will be Medicare ...
  • 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, 2015-06-29)
    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 ...
  • What do Groundwater Users Want? Desired Future Conditions for Groundwater in the Texas Hill Country 

    Eaton, David J.; Schwartz, Suzanne; Sharp, Jack (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-29)
    This report examines the changing methodology of groundwater management in Texas by studying the manner in which one Groundwater Management Area (GMA 9 in the Texas Hill Country) complied with new legislative mandates ...
  • The Future of the South Saskatchewan River Basin: Stakeholder Perspectives 

    Eaton, David J. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-29)
    The purpose of this study is to report the opinions of 42 water users and stakeholders regarding the future of water quantity and quality in the South Saskatchewan River Basin (SSRB) in Alberta, Canada. The SSRB provides ...
  • Remote Sensing and Clandestine Tire Pile Identification 

    Eaton, David J. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-24)
    This report examines the waste tire problem along the Texas-Mexico border and explores the possibility of evaluating aerial imagery in GIS-based software in order to identify clandestine tire piles. Remote sensing technologies ...

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