Published in syndication January 20, 2020
Austin-Round Rock was the fastest growing large metropolitan area in the United States over the past decade. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics recently looked at the percent change in employment for metropolitan areas with a 2010 population of at least one million, and Austin-Round Rock topped the list with 43.1% expansion. Between December 2009 and November 2019, all 51 of the largest US metropolitan areas saw employment increases, but the rates of growth varied dramatically from the rapid pace in Austin-Round Rock down to just 5.7% in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut.
Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 15, 2020
In the wake of heightened tensions with Iran, Dr. Perryman says we need to be on guard for a possible cyber attack on our electric grid.
Published in syndication January 13, 2020
As 2020 begins, underlying economic trends have been positive and signs are also positive for continued growth. However, I have to say that this year may be more challenging than those of the recent past, with the single biggest threat to ongoing expansion being the level of uncertainty. Unfortunately, this consternation stems from multiple sources.
Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 08, 2020
The stock market wrapped up a tremendous decade, up 256%. Dr. Perryman says there was a lot that contributed to this gain.
Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 07, 2020
A recent Census survey suggests that Texas gained more people than anyone else over the past year. Dr. Perryman says the state should commit to confirming that number.
Published in syndication January 06, 2020
From an economic perspective, 2019 was a solid year, with continued expansion, job and wage gains, and progress on many (but not all) fronts. Let’s take a brief look back at 2019 and the past decade.
Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 06, 2020
Business Facilities Magazine once again naming Texas the winner of its State of the Year award. Dr. Perryman says Texas is the only four time winner.
Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 02, 2020
Some Democrats running for president want a worldwide ban on fracking. Dr. Perryman says that's a bad idea to even talk about.
Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 01, 2020
Dr. Perryman looks ahead to 2020.
Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 31, 2019
Dr. Perryman looks back at the last ten years, and describes one event in particular.
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