What are some positive and negative impacts of many individuals leaving their jobs?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 07, 2021

Dr. Perryman responds to the high numbers from September and explains some underlying causes and what that will mean moving forward. 

Coming Back!!
Column Published in syndication December 01, 2021

In early 2020, COVID-19 plunged the economy into freefall, abruptly reversing a historic expansion. Although the sharp declines only persisted for about two months, almost 1.5 million jobs disappeared across Texas. The loss of income and financial security for millions of families and small businesses added to the immeasurable human costs and tragic loss of life associated with the pandemic and measures required to slow its spread.

Why does Congress frequently struggle to avoid government shutdowns?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 06, 2021

Dr. Perryman criticizes the current practices and why they create difficulties in governmental structure as well as the economy. 

Why is North Texas considered one of the best places to live?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 03, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains the factors that contribute to the area's desirability, and why this is a good thing for Texas as a whole. 

How should the US respond to the latest development with the Covid‑19 pandemic?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 02, 2021

Dr. Perryman describes the importance of the country effectively managing the Omicron variant to preserve economic strength and structure. 

The Long‑Term Outlook for the Texas Economy
Column Published in syndication November 24, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic led to significant economic disruption, but the Texas economy continues to recover. Recently released October data indicate that the seasonally adjusted Texas unemployment rate continues to fall and now stands at 5.4%. Texas added 56,600 jobs for the month and has almost recovered to pre-pandemic levels. While issues such as supply-chain challenges and inflation will likely linger over the coming months, the long-term outlook for the state remains favorable.

What will be the impact of a potential new Samsung chip‑making facility near Austin?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 29, 2021

Dr. Perryman talks through the reshoring move and how it could help various supply chain issues. 

How will this year's holiday shopping season compare to those from past years?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 26, 2021

Dr. Perryman analyzes early data to project the strength of the season from an economic standpoint. 

What is the significance of President Biden tapping the oil and gas reserves?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 24, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains why this move is helpful, but not a long-term solution to the global oil supply and demand issues. 

Why did President Biden keep Jerome Powell as the Fed chairman?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 23, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains why Powell is a strong fit for the position based on his performance thus far.