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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.

What is the role of stimulus checks in supporting the economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 29, 2020

Dr. Perryman discusses the uses and downsides to this form of financial support, and the potential for the amount of these checks to increase from $600 to $2000. 

How is Mexico's economy faring during the COVID‑19 pandemic?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 04, 2020

Mexico is suffering heavy economic losses this year. Dr. Perryman explains how this also affects Texas.

What does Dr. Perryman project for Texas this year?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 16, 2020

Dr. Perryman describes projections for Texas jobs, income growth, overall output, and metro area growth.

How have COVID deaths impacted the US economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 02, 2020

Dr. Perryman recaps some of the firm's findings about the lost productivity from those who have passed away due to COVID-19.