Austin's powers: Laid-back Texas town seeks ways to cope with dizzy growth
- For Austin, chips mean job growth, not guacamole. Bryce, Robert // Christian Science Monitor;3/8/96, Vol. 88 Issue 71, p3
Reports that not only are software, and computer chip makers changing the economic face of Austin, Texas, they are also bringing social problems to the town. Job predictions for Austin; Names of chip makers, and why they decided to build companies in Austin; Comments from Jon Hockenyos, an...
- Austin: The rising star of Texas. Battle III, John D. // Aftermarket Business;Jun2000, Vol. 110 Issue 6, p58
Describes the city of Austin in Texas. Demography; Economic conditions; Automotive service chains in the city.
- The Austin Index. Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie; Wright, Rita // Texas Business Review;Jun2003, p1
Introduces the Austin Index, a pilot project developed by the Texas Bureau of Business Research to benchmark the economy of the Austin statistical area. Use of sample indicators to examine trends; Comparison of economic outcomes; Identification of challenges for the Austin economy.
- GOOD-BYE TO ALL THAT. Swartz, Mimi // Texas Monthly;Jun2001, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p104
Highlights the economic development in Austin, Texas as of June 2001. Effect of the NASDAQ stock crash on Austin; Values permeating in Austin that permit it to maintain economic development.
- A tale of two Austins. Holstein, William J. // U.S. News & World Report;02/21/2000, Vol. 128 Issue 7, p44
Discusses the increase of successful technology companies in Austin, Texas, and the impact this wealth has had on society there. The percentages of the population made up by the wealthy and the poor; The segregation occurring between technological and other workers; Problems with cost-of-living...
- Austin's Economic Growth: A Case Study in Futuristic Planning. Engelking, Susan // Economic Development Review;1999, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p21
Discusses the impact of futuristic planning on the economy of Austin, Texas. Elements of the plan; Critical factors that contributed to the plan's success; Reflection on Austin's long-range plan.
- Index gives area high marks for home values. THOMAS, G. SCOTT // Buffalo Law Journal;2/25/2013, Vol. 85 Issue 16, p13
The article discusses the February 2013 On Numbers Economic Index which reveals that Austin and Oklahoma City are still the nation's strongest economies, a status that has not changed since the index was launched in August 2012.
- Momentum began in Austin. Walker, Rob // Money;Oct2000, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p108
Describes the economic transformation of Austin, Texas, in the 1990s. Economic momentum which began when the personal computer maker Dell, founded by University of Texas graduate Michael Dell, went public in 1988; Role of technology and Internet companies in the transformation; Feeling of...
- EVENT HORIZON. GREEN, ANTHONY // Austin Monthly;Sep2015, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p36
The article offers information on the impact of several events, which include the BatFest, Zilker Kite, and Circuit of The Americas, in the economy of Austin, Texas.