An Assessment of the Adult Entertainment Industry in Texas

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 Texas’ sexually oriented business industry on the Texas economy, analyzes the impact on Texas’ economy of the Adult Entertainment Fee (AEF) imposed by the Legislature in House Bill 1751, and provides recommendations for further regulating the sexually oriented business industry in Texas. Two files are available for download: an executive summary and the full report.