Recent Submissions

  • Northwest Arkansas EDGE Final Report 

    Pogue, Gregory; Jarret, James; Kellison, J. Bruce; and Gibson, David (Walton Family Foundation, 2019-11)
    The Economic Development: Generating Entrepreneurs (EDGE) Program, funded by the Walton Family Foundation, was initiated in Northwest Arkansas in Spring 2018. The program, managed by the IC2 Institute at The University of ...
  • Post-Earthquake Home Reconstruction in the Surrounding Hills of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, PRP 200 

    Eaton, David J.; Josh, Niraj Prakash (LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2018)
    In April of 2015, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the Kathmandu Valley at the center of Nepal. Within the following year, Kathmandu was struck by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake and multiple aftershocks. The initial earthquake ...
  • Commercializing Technology Resources for Competitive Advantage 

    Konecci, Eugene B.; Kozmetsky, George; Smilor, Raymond W.; Gill, Michael D. Jr (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1986-09)
    Monograph on various aspects of technology commercialization, including sections on technology commercialization and regional economic development; commercializing research and development from U.S. federal laboratories; ...
  • Building Indigenous Companies: Private/Public Infrastructures for Economic Growth and Diversification 

    Kozmetsky, George; Smilor, Raymond W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1986-05)
    This monograph brings together selected articles and IC2 Institute research on the topic of regional economic development through the growth of locally founded (or "indigenous") companies, in contrast to development relying ...
  • Strategic Plan for Software Preeminence (Summary) 

    Austin Software Council (Austin Software CouncilIC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993-12)
  • Workstations in Education and Training, Phase 1 

    Baughman, Martin L.; Hudspeth, Delayne; Kendrick, David; Thore, Sten; Gajulapalli, Ravindra (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1991-07)
    Report to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency on phase 1 of a study on workstations in education and training. The report considers the benefits of computer-assisted education and training; advances in the ...
  • Carbon Pricing and the Transition from Voluntary to Mandatory Markets 

    Otto, Jeff; Brown, Sam; Ebrahim, Tabrez; Partridge, Ian; Stautberg, Ed (Austin Technology Incubator, 2008)
    The current national and global call for a coordinated and meaningful response to climate change concerns is certain to shift the United States from several regional and voluntary carbon markets today to a global compulsory ...
  • CleanTX Analysis on Water: The Thirst for Power 

    King, Carey W.; Holman, Ashlynn S.; Webber, Michael E. (Austin Technology Incubator, 2008-05-14)
    Current technologies for power generation, with some exceptions such as wind turbines and photovoltaic solar cells, rely heavily on the availability of large amounts of water. Primarily this water is needed for cooling ...
  • CleanTX Analysis on the Smart Grid 

    Duran, Lindsay; Ebrahim, Tabrez; Faulhaber, Kurt; Serface, Joel; Sivaraman, Priya (Austin Technology Incubator, 2008)
    The utility industry in the United States has an opportunity to revolutionize its electric grid system by utilizing emerging software, hardware and wireless technologies and renewable energy sources. As electricity generation ...
  • The Role of Semiconductors in Clean Energy 

    Ballentine, Paul; Duran, Lindsay; Anderson, Emily (Austin Technology Incubator, 2008)
    Semiconductors play a key role in clean energy by enabling clean, renewable energy sources and improving energy efficiency. Semiconductor materials are the basis for solar electric energy systems. Semiconductor devices are ...
  • Belize: Decoding the Census 

    Munoz, Ilse; Gibson, David V. (2015-08)
    Report on demographic, social, and economic trends in Belize based on the 2010 Census. Written under the auspices of the Bridging Disciplines Programs at The University of Texas at Austin with mentor David V. Gibson of the ...
  • Belize: At the Crossroads 

    Castellanos, Osvaldo (2013-12)
    Report on assets and challenges for sustainable development in Belize. Written under the auspices of the Bridging Disciplines Programs at The University of Texas at Austin with mentor David V. Gibson of the IC² Institute.
  • Educating Belize: Challenges and Opportunities for the Future 

    Weigand, Madison; Gibson, David V. (2015-08)
    Report on the current state of the Belizean educational system and recommendations for reforms. Written under the auspices of the Bridging Disciplines Programs at The University of Texas at Austin with mentor David V. ...
  • Sustainable Wellbeing in Belize: The Challenge of Diabetes 

    Wright, Erinn (2016-12)
    The purpose of this paper is to explore the dimensions of diabetes in Belize and its impact on sustainable wellbeing. Diabetes is the leading cause of death in Belize, with many contributing factors. The author identifies ...
  • The "Science" of Prediction: A Battery of Blind Back-Dated Validation Tests of PredictionWorks' New Venture Assessment System 

    Butler, John Sibley; Cadenhead, Gary M. (McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at AustinIC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2016-11-01)
    This report examines the results of a research partnership between PredictionWorks, a private firm, and The University of Texas at Austin (McCombs School of Business and the IC² Institute). PredictionWorks' New Venture ...
  • Greater Austin Software Industry Report 1993 

    Gibson, David V.; Long, Cherie L.; Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993-08)
    Report benchmarking the demographics, infrastructure, business and technology characteristics of Austin area software development firms in 1993. Includes a timeline of Austin's development as a technology center and a ...
  • The Knowledge Seekers: How to Turn Your Community into an Engine for Economic Success 

    Porter, W. Arthur (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001)
    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 ...
  • Texas Capital Network Survey: Critical Factors in Venture Funding 

    Gibson, David V.; Gerhardt, David; Charrier, Edward W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1994-05)
    This report uses survey data on current and prospective members of the Texas Capital Network to discuss and contrast the characteristics of private and institutional investor respondents in terms of funding amounts and ...
  • Technology Transfer: A Report on Project Development 

    Williams, Frederick; Gibson, David V.; Sawhney, Harmeet S. (Center for Research on Communication Technology & Society, The University of Texas at Austin, 1988-11)
    The purpose of this document is to describe and to propose research into the process of technology transfer between universities and industry. When examined as a process, technology transfer refers to the effective exchange ...
  • Regional Patterns of Energy Consumption and Production in the United States: 1960, 1974 and 1978 

    Huff, David L.; Brown, Julia Nutter; Swift, Christopher M. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1982-08)
    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 ...

View more