Disparity Study - 2020

The City of Austin is currently in the process of conducting a Disparity Study. 

Disparity Study 2020 - click here


In 2014, the City of Austin commissioned NERA to conduct a Minority-Owned, Women-Owned and Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise Disparity Study. 

Disparity Study - 2016

Disparity Study Draft Ordinances - December 15, 2016

Business Disparity in the Austin, Texas Market Area (FINAL) - November 30, 2016

Disparity Study Data & Methods, Findings & Conclusions - Prepared for the City of Austin's Economic Opportunity Committee - January 11, 2016


Disparity Study - 2008

Disparity Study - Race, Sex, and Business Enterprise: Evidence from the City of Austin - May 5, 2008