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.

Economic Forecast Update
Column Published in syndication November 04, 2020

Our latest forecast update indicates significant declines in economic activity through 2020, despite a notable comeback from the dark days of spring, but a return to growth next year. In addition to the staggering and tragic human costs, the pandemic continues to curtail business activity. Even so, the economy, which was healthy going into the COVID-19 crisis, is signaling resilience and recovery potential.

Texas Job Growth
Column Published in syndication October 21, 2020

The most recent employment data indicates that the pace of hiring in Texas has slowed. In September, 40,700 net new jobs were added, compared to 111,900 in August. Moreover, the unemployment rate rose and is now higher than the national level. Not great news, but not unexpected.

K‑Shaped Recovery
Column Published in syndication October 07, 2020

The US economy continues to generate new jobs, with the latest (September) report showing a modest gain of 661,000. The unemployment rate has decreased from 14.7% in April to 7.9% last month. Though the situation is improving, the total increase over the past few months is well below the 22.2 million lost during March and April. Additionally, the recovery has been decidedly uneven. The "rising tide" that was improving the lot of people from all socioeconomic groups prior to the pandemic has unfortunately turned.