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The Economic and Fiscal Benefits of The University of Texas Permian Basin
Report Published on October 05, 2020

The educational opportunities offered by The University of Texas Permian Basin enhance employment prospects for students and improve the regional workforce and economic development potential. In fulfilling its primary role, UT Permian Basin generates a significant economic stimulus as well as incremental tax receipts. The University provides direct well-paying jobs, engages in major projects, and supports important research. Graduates are essential to the current and future business complex and enhance the competitiveness of the area. These activities contribute to the economy of the local area, region, state, and nation.

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Priority Midland by the Numbers: An overview presentation
Report Published on August 08, 2019

Midland stands at the epicenter of an economic phenomenon of global importance which has created an enormous opportunity for the area. With proactive efforts, Midland can prepare for the challenges ahead and ensure the opportunities associated with oil and gas and related activity benefit the full community.

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The Origins of Ongoing Opportunity: The Economic Benefits of Higher Education Institutions in the Dallas‑Fort Worth Area
Report Published on January 04, 2019

A trained workforce is essential to growth in any economy. In the current environment of growing complexity in business operations of virtually all types, quality education is increasingly important from both the individual's and the employer's perspectives.

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Priority Midland by the Numbers: Executive Summary
Brief Published on August 15, 2019

Midland stands at the epicenter of an economic phenomenon of global importance which has created an enormous opportunity for the area. With proactive efforts, Midland can prepare for the challenges ahead and ensure the opportunities associated with oil and gas and related activity benefit the full community.

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Priority Midland by the Numbers: Education
Infographic Published on August 15, 2019

Recent advances in the petroleum sector have led major analysts and energy companies to broadly anticipate expansive increases in Permian Basin production over the next few years. Much of this activity will be centered in the Midland area and the resulting growth will bring enormous potential benefits with profound implications for population growth and education. Proactive efforts to deal with issues and prepare for the coming growth can position the area to emerge stronger and more prosperous in the future.

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Priority Midland by the Numbers: Quality of Place
Infographic Published on August 15, 2019

Recent advances in the petroleum sector have led major analysts and energy companies to broadly anticipate expansive increases in Permian Basin production over the next few years. Much of this activity will be centered in the Midland area and the resulting growth will bring enormous potential benefits with profound implications for increasing the area's "quality of place." Proactive efforts to deal with issues and prepare for the coming growth can position the area to emerge stronger and more prosperous in the future.

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The Economic Return on Investment for Public Education
Infographic Published on June 17, 2016

Investing in public education has tremendous economic effects, in addition to promoting civic participation and volunteerism. This infographic summarizes updated results from The Cost and Benefits of an Excellent Education for all America's Children by Levin et al. and incorporates full effects including spinoff and productivity gains as calculated by The Perryman Group.

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Educational Attainment and Household Wealth in Texas
Infographic Published on June 14, 2016

65.9% of the current school-age population in Texas belongs to Hispanic, Black, or Asian/other households which, when combined, only account for 11% of the state's household wealth. If we don't provide the needed resources, educational attainment in the state will trend downward and overall economic performance, opportunity, and standards of living will be eroded over time.

How high was online schooling engagement and what does it mean for the economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 16, 2020

Dr. Perryman describes findings from recent TEA data.

What impact do international students have on the US?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 09, 2020

Dr. Perryman describes issues with the ICE plan to bar international students from attending institutions moving fully online this fall.