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Bordernomics: Defining Economic Opportunities, Potential, and Challenges Confronting the US ‑ Mexico Border Region and Strategies for Enhanced Prosperity
Report Published on February 07, 2018

The Perryman Group's Bordernomics study analyzes the economy of the US-Mexico border region in order to improve understanding of regional dynamics and identify actions which could generate meaningful improvement. The full study provides background information and a summary of current economic conditions, addresses the importance of NAFTA, describes challenges and opportunities faced in the border region, and estimates the business activity and jobs which could be added with enhanced cooperation among the US-Mexico border states.

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The Economic Benefits of Texas‑Mexico Trade
Brief Published on February 15, 2024

Trade between the United States and Mexico is crucial to both nations, and Texas has been the leading state for exports and imports between the two countries for decades. The Perryman Group estimates that trade between Texas and Mexico generates business activity across the United States of almost $1 trillion in gross domestic product annually and more than 8 million jobs (including multiplier effects and based on 2023 trade levels), with much of the activity concentrated in Texas.

Why is Mexico reducing its exports of oil?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on April 12, 2024

Dr. Perryman discusses why Mexico is reducing is exports of crude oil.

Whis US port has the largest dollar trade volume ?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on October 17, 2023

Dr. Perryman discusses the importance of US trade with Mexico and that Laredo is the largest port in terms of trade volume in the US.

Mexican Trade
Column Published in syndication February 07, 2024

As the migrant crisis engulfs the border and the politics become increasingly complex and counterproductive, it is useful to remember the economic significance of our relationship with our southern neighbor. Let's briefly explore.