Publications | The Perryman Group
Here We Go Again!
Column Published in syndication January 18, 2023

Congress should fix the debt ceiling once and for all--but it won't!

30,000,000 Texans
Column Published in syndication January 11, 2023

The Texas population now tops 30 million according to recent estimates from the US Census Bureau. In fact, the state added 470,708 people (measured from July 2021 to July 2022), the largest-gaining state in the nation. Growth in Texas last year was fueled by gains from all three components: net domestic migration (230,961), net international migration (118,614), and natural increase (118,159). That's a lot of new Texans (almost 1,300 every day)!

Why are so many people moving to Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 11, 2023

Dr. Perryman reacts to recent U-Haul numbers and talks through some of the reasons for people to move to the state.

How is Texas' gross product growth number so high?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 10, 2023

Dr. Perryman explains the state's strengths in the oil and gas industry contribute to high gross product growth.

2023
Column Published in syndication January 04, 2023

As we ease into a new year, uncertainty is high and there are challenges aplenty. Everywhere you look, somebody else is predicting a recession. Nonetheless, there are signals of improvement in key factors shaping potential economic growth. Let's look at a few to keep an eye on in 2023.

Why is there a worker shortage?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 09, 2023

Dr. Perryman speaks on the demographic factors creating such a tight job market and how to approach this problem.

What is the status of the Texas power grid?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 06, 2023

Dr. Perryman explains a key fault in the grid and the need to set up a capacity market in Texas.

Why is air traffic critical to the economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 05, 2023

Dr. Perryman highlights the importance of the air traffic industry and the complexity therein.

How strong were retail sales for the 2022 holiday season?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 04, 2023

Dr. Perryman describes how stores were able to experience a good sales season despite various economic headwinds.

Why did the stock market struggle in 2022?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 03, 2023

Dr. Perryman explains investors' reactions to market news and what that means for the stock market long-term.