Case | HBS Case Collection | October 1998 (Revised June 2002)

Austin, Texas: Building a High-Tech Economy

by Bruce R. Scott and Srinivas Sunder

Abstract

Members of the community decide to try to diversify the economy of Austin, Texas, by welcoming high-technology firms and by augmenting the electrical engineering faculty at University of Texas--Austin.

Keywords: Development Economics; Diversification; Information Technology; Policy; Government and Politics; Engineering; Technological Innovation; Competitive Advantage; Higher Education; Texas;

Citation:

Scott, Bruce R., and Srinivas Sunder. "Austin, Texas: Building a High-Tech Economy." Harvard Business School Case 799-038, October 1998. (Revised June 2002.)