What is the role of immigration in the workforce?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 20, 2021

With the US population growing at the slowest rate in history, immigrant workers are needed to fill roles in the workforce.

How has the latest COVID‑19 surge affected the economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 15, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains how rising virus cases and the slowing of the economy are interrelated. 

How hard has the US tourism industry been hit?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 14, 2021

Dr. Perryman outlines the state of the tourism and travel industry -- and why the US has lost the most money of any country due to the industry's difficulties. 

How did Texas fare in terms of corporate relocations for 2020?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 13, 2021

Many factors contributed to Texas' business-friendly environment that led to many companies moving to the state, says Dr. Perryman. 

How will the state develop its new budget?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 12, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains some difficulties with the budget this session, mainly stemming from a revenue shortfall due to the pandemic. 

How did markets react to the January 6 events at the US Capitol?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 11, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains why the shocking events actually did not drive financial markets down.

Why are many retailers offering hourly wages of $15 or more?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 08, 2021

Dr. Perryman discusses factors such as the additional risk workers are taking on amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the incentive for companies to take better care of their employees.

Why has the stock market performed well while the economy overall is struggling?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 05, 2021

While this reality seems counterintuitive at first, Dr. Perryman explains the reasons behind the difference in market strength and economic strength. 

What is the fastest‑growing city in Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 04, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains the factors that have allowed Fulshear to experience a rapid population increase. 

What can we expect for the economy in 2021?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 31, 2020

Dr. Perryman provides a look ahead at the upcoming year from an economic standpoint.