Recent Submissions

  • Texas Public Libraries: Economic Benefits and Return on Investment, 2017 

    Jarrett, James E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2017-01)
    Public libraries in the State of Texas provide significant economic benefits for their communities. Collectively, in FY2015, Texas public libraries were found to provide $2.628 billion in benefits while costing $566 million, ...
  • Human Trafficking by the Numbers: The Initial Benchmark of Prevalence and Economic Impact for Texas 

    Busch-Armendariz, Noël; Nale, Nicole L.; Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Kellison, J. Bruce; Torres, Melissa I.M.; Cook-Heffron, Laurie; Nehme, John (Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (IDVSA), The University of Texas at Austin, 2016-12)
    Report from the Statewide Human Trafficking Mapping Project of Texas, a collaboration among the Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (IDVSA) and the Bureau of Business Research at The University of Texas at ...
  • Comparative High-Technology Industrial Growth: Texas, California, Massachusetts, and North Carolina 

    Campbell, John P. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1986)
    To better understand the development of high technology industry in Texas, this monograph compares the high-technology industrial composition of Texas with that of California, Massachusetts, and North Carolina. Chapters ...
  • Health and Well-Being: Texas Statewide Sexual Assault Prevalence Study 

    Busch-Armendariz, Noël B.; Olaya-Rodriguez, Deidi; Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Wachter, Karin; Sulley, Caitlin; Anderson, Kathleen; Huslage, Melody (Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-08)
    Final report from a study conducted in 2015 on the prevalence of sexual assault in Texas. The study was based on a statewide telephone survey conducted in English and Spanish using a randomly selected, representative sample ...
  • 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, 1990-11)
    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, 1992-09)
    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, 2014-01)
    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, 1971-12)
    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 (1997-12)
    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)
    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 ...

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