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Texas Trade and Professional Association Directory 2014

The 2014 Texas Trade and Professional Associations Directory is now available from the Bureau of Business Research at The University of Texas at Austin. The 2014 edition contains listings for more than 1000 organizations, including 600 that are new or …  More

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Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program: 2014 Update

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 $1.3 billion for the Texas economy from …  More

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ATI receives Department of Energy NIICE grant

The Austin Technology Incubator has won a DOE award to form a new clean energy incubator network serving rural and urban entrepreneurs across Texas and New Mexico.  More

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BBR issues report on Texas black-owned businesses

The number of black-owned businesses in Texas is growing but the firms remain small in comparison to other Texas businesses, and their owners perceive significant barriers to growth and profitability, according to a new report from the Bureau of Business Research.  More

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Survey of Texas Black-owned Businesses

Report on the state of black-owned businesses in Texas, based on demographic data and a statewide survey of black business owners.  More

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BBR to release study of Texas black-owned businesses

On Thursday, June 19, the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) will announce the results of its statewide Survey of Black-owned Businesses. The announcement will take place at 10 AM on the steps of the Capitol.  More

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The Cost of Water vs. the Cost of Energy

Writing in Texas CEO Magazine, Isaac Barchas, Mitch Jacobson, and Michael E. Webber offer their advice on where to bet and where to hedge in a world of changing price dynamics for water and energy in Texas.  More

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Overheard: Institute staff in the news

It’s been a busy week at the IC² Institute. Recently our experts have been consulted by the media on topics as diverse as energy export policy, oil and gas investment, and immigrant entrepreneurship.  More

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The Cost of Water vs. the Cost of Energy

The price dynamics of energy and water in Texas might be about to change. Historically, planners have assumed that the price of energy is volatile and trending up, while the price of water is stable and low. However, current trends …  More

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Texas Public Libraries ROI study

In 2011 Texas public libraries collectively were found to provide a return on investment of $4.42 for each dollar invested, according to a new study from the Bureau of Business Research.  More

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