The A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business' Texas Center provides leadership and support to South Texas border communities in their economic development efforts, including activities in the areas of business development, education, health care, public administration, and the environment.


Specialized statistics and information about:
U.S.-Mexico Trade Activity through the U.S. south border Ports of Entry,
South Texas Regional Economic Indicators and International Bridge crossings information through South Texas Border, as well as several production statisticis of the Eagle Ford Shale area.


The Texas Center encourages and supports TAMIU faculty research activities that produce practical and timely information that can be used by local, regional, state an national decision makers, as well as, specialized tecnical reports on border economic issues to meet the social and economic needs of the South Texas border region.


The Texas Center's ongoing work with business and community organizations will result in a variety of collaborative publications and materials that focus on border-related economic statistics and information for the South Texas region.

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Featured Case Study

The Laredo-San Antonio Hyperloop

Presented by Dr. Federico Schaffler, Director of the TCBEED.
This paper presents a case for pursuing a Hyperloop between the cities of Laredo and San Antonio, TX


Vision Plan for Laredo, TX

Dr. Federico Schaffler, Director of the TCBEED,
discusses in an interview the long term vision plan for Laredo, TX.

This interview was conducted by Global Tooling Specialities, Inc., as part of their World Trade Wednesday discussion series, and published on December 20, 2017