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Economics From the Bottom Up
A profile of Accion Texas, CDC, and other microlenders
"...has pushed its way to the top of the civic agenda. UT business professor Steven Tomlinson says local companies..."

Aug. 10, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Austin Unchained
Think globally, shop locally, and we'll all be better for it
"...A more recent 2008 study by Civic Eco­nom­ics (the same local firm that did the Austin..."

Nov. 21, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Austin's chain store vs. local business battle is economic and political.
" do so. I think that qualifies as a civic consensus...."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Borders Backs Out
A setback for Sixth + Lamar, a victory for keeping Austin weird
"...In a study commissioned by Liveable City, local analysts Civic Economics claimed Borders would siphon off at least $11..."

April 25, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Public Notice: Where Does Money Come From?
Council's approach to money matters needs more work
"...if you believe in the Free Money Theory of Economics. Unfortunately, of course, that money also has to come..."

April 3, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...much-publicized debut this summer, the all-star Liveable City nonprofit civic coalition released a study this week showing that current..."

Dec. 13, 2002 News Feature

Put That in Your Big Box and ...
Activist groups beg to differ with the city's big-box report
"...1624, commissioned an "independent review" of the study by Civic Economics' Dan Houston, UT planning professor Michael Oden, and..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin Unchained
"...Local consulting firm Civic Economics -- working with Liveable City, the AIBA, and..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Column

Saturday Night Live
Mayor Kirk Watson takes his downtown vision to the streets
"...Let me ask you this question: Why does [the civic center] have to be $26 million? They were going..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Creative Capital?
In the City of Ideas, the people with ideas are dancing with day jobs.
"...making sense of today's Austin economy and exploring the civic commitment to building tomorrow's economy on creativity...."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Michael Erard

Who Wants to Be a Theatre Geek?
A quiz to find out who knows what about theatre in Austin.
"...Tomlinson is ...? a. A social worker b. An economics lecturer c. A firefighter d. A Unitarian minister..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Letters at 3AM: That Word 'Oligarchy'
Oligarchy is upon us, claw and beak, and has been for some time
" don't know the difference between social rights and civic rights – so let gays marry and soldier, but..."

July 11, 2014 Column by Michael Ventura

Chris Riley for Council
Downtown advocate announces run in '09
"...Austin, Texas – Austin lawyer and civic activist Chris Riley announced today that he has filed..."

Dec. 17, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Finding the Sweet Spot
For Austin's 'density bonus' development program – what's on our wish list?
"...density. To achieve it, Austin needs developers – responsible, civic-minded developers – to infill desired areas with taller, denser..."

Oct. 26, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Page Two
A series of shifts: Mike Clark-Madison departs, our redesign winds up, and 'Page Two' tries to find joy while democracy crumbles
"...and understanding of and institutional memory about Austin politics, economics, development, history, and neighborhood groups are unparalleled. The amount..."

Dec. 17, 2004 Column by Louis Black

Helping Herb
"...people. He has a long history of community and civic service. He is a trained mediator and one of..."

March 6, 1998 Column

All Politics Is Local at Texas Tribune Festival
Evan Smith leads the fest’s move Downtown and brings national newsmakers to Austin
" raise money, but to raise the level of civic engagement." [inset-1-right]..."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Steve Adler: 'New Way Forward'
" I've spent over 20 years leading many Austin civic and nonprofit organizations all around town. We can't look..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, June 2-8
"...GEOGRAPHY, ECONOMICS, & LIVE MUSIC Urban geographer Eliot Tretter continues his..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature

Peace Through Pie
A sweet honoring of Martin Luther King
"...risk factor, enrich academic achievement, and inspire personal and civic responsibility...."

Jan. 15, 2010 Food Feature by Toni Tipton-Martin

CreateAustin: Mapping our future, artswise
Help determine what Austin's cultural scene will look like in the future by getting involved with CreateAustin
"...meetings of two community-based groups – one consisting of civic leaders and another consisting primarily of working artists –..."

Jan. 19, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

My Migas, My City
As Downtown development explodes, Las Manitas Avenue Cafe and its neighbors face an uncertain future
"...who is putting to use his experience crafting collaborative civic compromises over the past 11 years as a neighborhood..."

July 21, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Our readers talk back.
"...Barton Springs and to do what science and sustainable economics tells us we must do...."

April 21, 2006 Column

Austin @ Large: Highway Ho-Ho-Ho!
As concrete Christmas arrives, who's got the last laugh now?
"...of concrete somewhere else should smell like a victory.Pipe-Dream Economics Now, some of you are probably grumbling that, really,..."

Dec. 24, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Making Cents of Tuition Plan
Few students, but strong opinions about UT's rising prices
"...University of Texas students displayed their typical level of civic engagement at a second forum on a proposed flat-rate..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Our readers talk back.
"...Demonstrating a far greater sense of civic duty and proactivity than a lone individual holding an..."

Nov. 19, 2004 Column

Naked City
Richard Florida "answers his critics" – but misunderstands the question
"...providing ammunition to the "squelchers," whom he defines as civic types who are afraid of new ideas. He seems..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Michael Erard

Our readers talk back.
"...Face it people, George W. doesn't know anything about economics and neither do the Republicans running for office in..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Column

Citizen Mary
A Profile of Mary Arnold, Advocate for Austin
"...campaign, so the timing of his lawsuit against three civic-minded ladies could not have been worse. His mayoral opponent,..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
News shorts
"...that would also amend their own existing Hyde Park Civic NCCD. The hearing takes place in the LCRA Board..."

Aug. 24, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

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