The Austin Index: Monitoring a City's Progress

The Austin Index: Monitoring a City's Progress
Authors/editors: Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Wright, Rita J.
Type: journal
Publisher: Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin
Series: Texas Business Review
Date: 2003-06
Full text: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/15181

Description

Developed in 2002 by the Bureau of Business Research (BBR), the Austin Index began as a pilot project to benchmark the economy of the Austin-San Marcos metropolitan statistical area (MSA). The Index uses twenty indicators (measurements) to illustrate Austin's performance today and compares it to that of other leading U.S. high-tech regions. This issue of Texas Business Review (TBR) introduces the Austin Index, providing a sampling of the kinds of analysis and information made available by this resource.

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