• 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 ...
  • The Certified Capital Companies Economic Development Innovation: Missouri's Experience to Date 

    Jarrett, James E. (2000-02)
    This report evaluates the Certified Capital Companies Economic Development Program (CAPCO), an innovative state government program for financing emerging companies in the State of Missouri. Certified capital company programs ...
  • 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 ...
  • Economic Contributions of the University of Texas System 

    McDonald, Stephen L.; Holloway, Milton; Olson, Jerry; Mohammadioun, Mina (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1994-08)
    Study of the economic impact of the University of Texas System, using three approaches: assessment of the rates of return on investment in human and knowledge capital; estimation of the size of the System's total economic ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Impact Assessment of the State of Texas Advanced Research Program 

    Jarrett, James E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006-12)
    “Impact Assessment of the State of Texas Advanced Research Program” evaluated 1312 basic research projects funded at Texas universities since 1987. Economic impacts from principal investigators were compiled, and information ...
  • Impact Assessment of the State of Texas Advanced Technology Program 

    Jarrett, James E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005-03)
    “Impact Assessment of the State of Texas Advanced Technology Program” evaluated 1850 applied research projects funded at Texas universities since 1987. Economic impacts from principal investigators and private sector ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sexual Assault Needs Assessment in Texas: Documenting Existing Conditions and Striving Toward Preferred Outcomes 

    Busch-Armendariz, Noël B.; Vohra-Gupta, Shetal; Kellison, J. Bruce; Jarrett, James E.; Heffron, Laurie C.; Kalergis, Karen; Osiantynski, Shoshi; Jones, Amy; Terwilliger, Leeann (Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, The University of Texas at Austin, 2011-06)
    A comprehensive needs assessment of sexual assault services for adult victims in Texas, based on interviews and surveys of victims, the professionals that assist them, and statewide leaders. The report estimates that the ...
  • A Statistical Analysis of the Relationship Between Credit History and Insurance Losses 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Brockett, Patrick; Shin, Seon-Hi; Li, Shihong (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-03)
    At the request of Lt. Governor Bill Ratliff in 2002, the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) examined the relationship between credit history and insurance losses in automobile insurance. With the assistance of the ...
  • Survey of Texas Black-owned Businesses 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Butler, John Sibley (2014-06-19)
    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 ...
  • Survey of Texas Hispanic-owned Businesses with Paid Employees 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Kellison, J. Bruce (2012-08-17)
    This report analyzes a survey of 2,811 Texas Hispanic-owned firms with paid employees conducted in 2011. The findings presented here build on results from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners (U.S. Census Bureau) and identify ...
  • Texas Emergency Services Districts in High Growth Areas 

    Jarrett, James E.; Anchondo, J. Jorge (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2011-02)
    Assessment of financial and operational outlooks for Emergency Service Districts (ESDs) in rapidly growing areas of Texas. The study finds that a category of medium and large ESDs in high-growth areas face significant ...
  • Texas Moving Image Incentive Program: The Economic Benefits from Incentives 

    Jarrett, James E.; Kellison, J. Bruce (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2011-04)
    This study analyzes the economic and fiscal impacts of the $80 million Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program. The incentive program was created to encourage companies, producers, and small businesses to choose ...
  • 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 ...
  • Texas Public Libraries: Economic Benefits and Return on Investment 

    Jarrett, James E.; Kuipers, Rebecca (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-12)
    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 ...