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The Economic Outlook for Texas and the Odessa MSA: Projected Recession and Recovery from COVID‑19
Brief Published on April 22, 2020

Drastic, but necessary, measures to "flatten the curve" and prevent a major spike in COVID-19 infections have involved shutting down much of the economy. The inevitable result has been the loss of millions of jobs and a sudden and unprecedented downturn.

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The Economic Outlook for the US and Texas: Projected Recession and Recovery from COVID‑19
Brief Published on April 21, 2020

The Perryman Group's most recent economic projections for the US and Texas incorporate the potential effects of COVID-19. The forecast calls for significant losses this year, but a fairly rapid recovery is expected once the worst virus issues have passed.

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The Economic Outlook for Texas' Major Metro Areas: Projected Recession and Recovery from COVID‑19
Brief Published on April 21, 2020

The Perryman Group's most recent economic projections for Texas' largest metropolitan areas incorporate the potential effects of COVID-19 and the downturn in the energy sector. Like the US and Texas, these population centers will see significant losses this year, but a fairly rapid recovery once the worst virus issues have passed. The economic fallout will be significant for each, with the degree of decline and speed of recovery influenced by the differing concentrations of industries across population centers. The downturn, while sharp and painful, will likely be more of a pause than a fundamental change.

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COVID‑19 Pandemic Could Cost The Waco Area over 10,000 Job‑Years
Brief Published on April 03, 2020

Measures taken to "flatten the curve" of the coronavirus and prevent a major spike in infections have caused a strong shock to the economy. As noted in recent reports by The Perryman Group related to COVID-19's impact on the US economy and the 10 most populous states, many factors will determine the ultimate effects of the coronavirus on the economy, most of which are highly uncertain at present.

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COVID‑19 Pandemic Could Cost Tens of Thousands of Job‑Years in Texas' Largest Metropolitan Areas
Brief Published on March 27, 2020

Measures taken to "flatten the curve" of the coronavirus and prevent a major spike in infections have caused a strong shock to the economy. As noted in recent reports by The Perryman Group related to COVID-19's impact on the US economy and the 10 most populous states, many factors will determine the ultimate effects of the coronavirus on the economy, most of which are highly uncertain at present.

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COVID‑19 Pandemic Could Cost Most Populous US States Hundreds of Thousands of Job‑Years
Brief Published on March 27, 2020

The inevitable result of measures taken to "flatten the curve" and prevent a major spike in coronavirus infections has been a strong shock to the economy. As noted in a recent report by The Perryman Group related to COVID-19's impact on the US economy, many factors will determine the ultimate effects of the coronavirus on the economy, most of which are highly uncertain at present.

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COVID‑19 Pandemic Could Cost the US Economy $973 Billion
Brief Published on March 25, 2020

The disruptions caused by the coronavirus are wreaking havoc on individuals, families, the private sector, the public sector, the health care system, and the economy and society as a whole. In order to "flatten the curve" and prevent a major spike in infections, drastic measures have been taken. The inevitable result has been and likely will continue to be a strong shock to the economy.

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Future of Work Summit: The Economic Effects of COVID‑19
Video Delivered on July 30, 2020

Dr. Perryman discusses his latest projections for the Texas and Austin area economies, the potential for recovery from the fallout of COVID-19, and potential implications for workforce needs and education/training at Austin Community College's "Future of Work Summit."

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A Conversation with Terry Maness: Economic Impact of COVID‑19
Video Delivered on July 28, 2020

Dr. Perryman has a conversation with Baylor's Hankamer School of Business Dean Terry Maness about the US, state and local economies post COVID-19 and the road to recovery.

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Pandemic and Petroleum: An Economic Perspective on the Current and Potential Future Landscape
Video Delivered on March 30, 2020

Dr. Ray Perryman sat down with Collin Sewell for an hour to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and petroleum.