What were the results of the Texas jobs report in April?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on June 02, 2022

Dr. Perryman lists the industries experiencing considerable job growth within the state. 

How much oil will the Permian Basin produce in June?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on June 01, 2022

Dr. Perryman describes the various factors driving up oil and natural gas production in the state of Texas. 

What is an underrated data point to measure economic recovery?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 31, 2022

Dr. Perryman explains the role of capacity utilization plays in indicating the strength of the economy. 

Undercount!
Column Published in syndication May 25, 2022

The US Census Bureau recently released the 2020 Census estimated undercount and overcount rates from its Post-Enumeration Survey. While we feared an undercount for Texas, it was even worse than expected.

What is congress doing to encourage health research?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 25, 2022

Dr. Perryman explains a new committee, and how it might affect Texas. 

What Is the status of adult literacy in Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 24, 2022

Dr. Perryman explains why this is such a critical factor in managing workforce shortages.

Shot in the Arm
Column Published in syndication May 18, 2022

The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health ("ARPA-H") was recently established as a new federal agency with the mission of transforming health research and innovation. The concept is similar to that of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which has fostered countless breakthrough discoveries (and is about the coolest place on earth). ARPA-H is charged with finding solutions to society's most challenging health crises, including cancer, Alzheimer's, and AIDS. Moreover, treatments are to be broadly accessible to improve outcomes across the globe while simultaneously containing medical costs.

How did retail sales fare in April?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 23, 2022

Dr. Perryman walks through some positive signs for the economy, including retail sales numbers. 

How can immigration help the US workforce shortages?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 20, 2022

Dr. Perryman describes the importance of legal immigration for sustaining and growing the economy. 

Who will be the new president of the Dallas Fed?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 17, 2022

Dr. Perryman discusses the Fed's selection and how the region will be affected.