How strong was the November jobs report for Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 20, 2021

Dr. Perryman walks through the latest report, specifcally in terms of Texas' economic recovery. 

How did the economy do in the 3rd quarter?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on October 30, 2020

Dr. Perryman breaks down the factors behind the 3rd quarter economic growth. 

What does The Perryman Group expect in terms of economic recovery in Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on October 27, 2020

Dr. Perryman breaks down the firm's latest analysis on the economic rebound in Texas. 

Why is it important that congress pass a stimulus deal?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on October 06, 2020

Dr. Perryman expresses the role of a significant stimulus package in keeping the economy poised for recovery after the pandemic. 

What can be expected for economic comeback for the rest of the year?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 01, 2020

Dr. Perryman reacts to the Federal Reserve's latest unemployment projections. 

What segments of the economy are starting to pick up?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 27, 2020

After the economic shutdown brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, some industries are starting to pick back up. 

What role have recent presidential administrations played in creating economic growth?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 21, 2020

Ten years after the Economic Recovery Act, Dr. Perryman discusses what recognition presidents deserve in driving the economy.

What record did the US economy set this month?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 09, 2019

The US economy this month hit yet another milestone: the longest economic recovery in history.

Coming Back!!
Column Published in syndication December 01, 2021

In early 2020, COVID-19 plunged the economy into freefall, abruptly reversing a historic expansion. Although the sharp declines only persisted for about two months, almost 1.5 million jobs disappeared across Texas. The loss of income and financial security for millions of families and small businesses added to the immeasurable human costs and tragic loss of life associated with the pandemic and measures required to slow its spread.

The Long‑Term Outlook for the Texas Economy
Column Published in syndication November 24, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic led to significant economic disruption, but the Texas economy continues to recover. Recently released October data indicate that the seasonally adjusted Texas unemployment rate continues to fall and now stands at 5.4%. Texas added 56,600 jobs for the month and has almost recovered to pre-pandemic levels. While issues such as supply-chain challenges and inflation will likely linger over the coming months, the long-term outlook for the state remains favorable.