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What not to forget as entrepreneurial opportunity knocks for Millennials and Baby Boomers

Commentary by Matthew Kammer-Kerwick and Robert A. Peterson.  More

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Texas Workforce Investments: Returns for Participants, Taxpayers, and Society

The Texas workforce development system strives to ensure that employers, individuals, and communities have the opportunity to achieve and sustain economic prosperity. The demands on this system will increase as the state's workforce, currently over 11 million, continues to diversify …  More

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Education and Work after High School: Recent Findings from the Central Texas Student Futures Project

Any strong regional economy is built on the success of its educational system, both secondary and postsecondary. The Central Texas Student Futures project is providing a new comprehensive, longitudinal study of high school graduates. This project combines surveys of high …  More

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Challenges of the Muslim World: Present, Future and Past

This book provides a data-based approach to present and future developments in the Muslim world. This is an unusual approach to this topic that highlights important underlying forces in current and projected future economic and social behaviour that range from …  More

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Future View: Projected Demographic Shifts for Texas: Population to Grow, Diversify & Age

The Texas Population Projections and Estimates Program in the Texas State Data Center and The Office of the State Demographer in the Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio recently released revised post-2000 …  More

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In a State of Change: The Rapidly Growing and Increasingly Diverse Population of Texas

Rich natural resources, abundant land, a central location within the United States, and a business-friendly environment have long attracted both immigrants and U.S. natives to Texas. As a result, the state has grown faster, with a younger and more diverse …  More

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Personnel Predicament: The Coming Human Resource Crisis in Texas Government

Approximately 5.6 million baby boomers live in Texas, comprising 26.9% of the state's population. As this group matures, so does the Texas workforce. This aging trend will significantly affect the state's general workforce and have an even more pronounced impact …  More

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