• The Efficient Government: Technology Trends and Marketing Strategies in E-government 

    Walker, Bianca (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    As defined by the World Bank, "e-government" refers to the use by government agencies of information technologies (such as Wide Area Networks, the Internet, and mobile computing) that can transform their relations with ...
  • Government Transparency: Trends in Texas 

    Kirkham, Lara; Chapman, Gary (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-14)
    In 2006, Texas initiated what would become a nationwide movement toward increased state government financial transparency by posting detailed records of the Governor's office expenses online. Since then, Texas has remained ...
  • Market-based Government Activities in Texas: A Sampling from the Local and State Levels 

    Baker, John H.; Denby, Kimberly; Jarrett, James E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-22)
    As government seeks to hold the line on broad-based tax rates, some departments and agencies have implemented market-based activities as a means to maintain and expand public services. Two entrepreneurial success stories ...
  • Rethinking High Tech in Texas: Policy Challenges 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    Defining “high technology” is not easy. However, one component of defining it has been widely accepted: a high percentage of both R&D expenditures and engineers and scientists. The assumption here is that high-tech industries, ...
  • Texas: The State of Manufacturing: A Secretary of Manufacturing for Texas 

    Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-22)
    In 1907, the Texas Legislature responded to the needs of Texas farmers by establishing the Department of Agriculture to better coordinate agricultural policy and services. Now, 100 years later, it is time for a similar ...