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  • Health and Well-Being: Texas Statewide Sexual Assault Prevalence 

    Busch-Armendariz, Noël B.; Olaya, Deidi; Kerwick, Matt; Wachter, Karin; Sulley, Caitlin (Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-08-11)
    Report in infographic form on a study conducted in 2015 on the prevalence of sexual assault in Texas. The study drew on a representative sample of 1,203 adult Texans. It found a lifetime victimization rate of 43.8% for ...
  • A Review of the Economic Feasibility of a Privately Financed High Speed Passenger Rail System in Texas 

    Jarrett, James E.; Anchondo, J. Jorge; Huff, David L.; Rao, Ramesh K.S.; Zlatkovich, Charles (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-23)
    This report reviews the economic feasibility of a new, privately financed, intercity rail passenger service in Texas. It assesses the "Texas Triangle High Speed Rail" study (TTA study), and the two technical volumes ...
  • Economic Impact Study: Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan 

    Gau, George W.; Jarrett, James E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-03-11)
    Report prepared in 1992 for Travis County and City of Austin officials considering the Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan, a habitat conservation plan for the black-capped vireo, golden-cheeked warbler, six karst ...
  • The Economic Impact of Austin Technology Incubator Alumni Companies on Travis County, 2003–2012 

    Jarrett, James E.; Field, Ryan R. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-12-11)
    The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) is the business incubator of the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin. ATI works with seed- and pre-seed-stage technology startups, helping to prepare these businesses ...
  • Activities and Resources of the Galveston Bay 

    Holstrum, Gary L.; Williams, W. Reed (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-10-29)
    Report on the benefits associated with activities and resources of Galveston Bay. Aggregates data from a variety of sources on the economic value of the Galveston Bay waters in three sectors: (1) recreation, (2) natural ...
  • Can the Texas Manufacturing Institute Operate Without State Appropriations? 

    Jarrett, James E.; Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Shrout, Lois (2014-10-24)
    This project was undertaken to evaluate whether the Texas Manufacturing Institute (TMI) could operate without state appropriated funds. This feasibility study focused on alternative funding sources available to the TMI in ...
  • Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program: 2014 Update 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Jarrett, James E. (2014-09-29)
    This study updates the 2011 "Texas Moving Image Incentive Program: The Economic Benefits from Incentives" study from the Bureau of Business Research. It finds that there are economic benefits (direct and indirect) totaling ...
  • The Commercialization of New Technologies: the Case of DTM Corp. 

    Gibson, David V.; McClure, Paul F. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-07-02)
    Case study of the successful commercialization of a new rapid prototyping process, Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), developed at The University of Texas at Austin and licensed in 1987-88 to the startup DTM Corp.
  • Survey of Texas Black-owned Businesses 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Kerwick, Matt; Butler, John Sibley (2014-06-18)
    Report on the state of black-owned businesses in Texas, based on 2010 Census data and a statewide survey of black business owners conducted in 2013. The demographic portion of the study found that the number of black-owned ...
  • Texas Public Libraries: Economic Benefits and Return on Investment 

    Jarrett, James E.; Kuipers, Rebecca (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013-01-11)
    Report examining the economic benefits of Texas public libraries. Includes 40 case profiles of specific libraries’ activities which benefit businesses, business organizations, self-employed individuals, employees, and job ...

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