• Accelerating Technology-based Economic Development in the Canary Islands 

    Jarrett, James E.; Aguirre, José Manuel; Kaehler, Richard; Durden, Elizabeth (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000-02-28)
    This report provides an analysis of technology-based entrepreneurship, R&D and university technology transfer, workforce training, financing, and industry clusters, and benchmarks the Canary Islands with other regions and ...
  • An Assessment of the Adult Entertainment Industry in Texas 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Busch-Armendariz, Noël; Jarrett, James E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009-03)
    This project, a collaboration between the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) and the Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (IDVSA) at The University of Texas at Austin, assesses the socio-economic impact of ...
  • Benchmarking Technology-Based Entrepreneurship in the Charleston Region 

    Gibson, David V.; Jarrett, James E.; Chesser, Michele; Graham, Mary; Warren, Jacquelyn; Hefner, Frank L.; Brown, Lloyd (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1996-08)
    A study of resources and opportunities for technology-based economic development in Charleston, South Carolina. The study draws on interviews and a survey of managers of technology-intensive enterprises and public-sector ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Entrepreneurial Assessment and Feasibility of a Cedar Park Incubator 

    Jarrett, James E.; Smithson, Rob (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-08)
    This report includes a feasibility analysis for establishing an incubator in Cedar Park, Texas, development of a strategy for increasing the number of entrepreneurs, and identification of approaches for cooperation between ...
  • A Giant Awakens: The Promises and Challenges of MERCOSUR 

    Stolp, Chandler; Jarrett, James E. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000-06)
    "A Giant Awakens: The Promises and Challenges of MERCOSUR" by Chandler Stolp: Mercosur (Mercado Comun del Sur, or the Common Market of the South) is the largest trade and investment bloc in the world after the European ...
  • 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 ...
  • ISTC 2012: Toward Sustainable Global Security 

    Gibson, David V.; Jarrett, James E. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-06-23)
    Review of the programs and activities of the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) in Moscow, Russia, with recommendations. ISTC is an organization that facilitates commercial occupations for Russian scientists ...
  • The Lab-to-Market Road: Assessing the Texas Advanced Technology Program 

    Jarrett, James E.; Meyer, Robert (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005-12)
    In 1987, the state legislature appropriated funds for applied research to diversify the state’s economy through the Texas Advanced Technology Program (ATP). These funds targeted projects to educate the state’s scientists ...
  • 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, 2005-08)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • San Angelo 2002: Accelerating Technology-Based Economic Growth in the Concho Valley 

    Jarrett, James E.; Wiggins, Joel; Bettersworth, Michael; Holloway, Amy (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002-02)
    Report on a study of strengths and challenges for accelerating technology-based growth and entrepreneurship in San Angelo and the Concho Valley region of Texas, with particular emphasis on the feasibility of a business ...
  • 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 ...
  • Texas Business Review, June 1996 

    Graham-Moore, Brian; Jarrett, James E.; Huff, David L. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1996-06)
  • 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 ...