How strong was job growth in Texas this July?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 26, 2022

Dr. Perryman analyzes the various sectors adding jobs this month. 

How did the job numbers look in May?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on June 07, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains what the latest jobs numbers mean for the economy as it recovers from the pandemic.

How strong were the new jobs numbers for April?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 10, 2021

Dr. Perryman takes a look at why the number of jobs added was lower than some had hoped, and what this means for economic recovery.

What were the March jobs numbers?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on April 19, 2021

Dr. Perryman responds to the latest data and what it means for Texas' future growth. 

What can Texas do to increase job growth in the tech sector?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 27, 2020

Dr. Perryman describes what the state can do to get a larger share of national technology development.

What will affect job growth in Texas in the future?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 20, 2020

As the national labor market tightens, fewer people need to move to Texas for better job opportunities. This shift, along with other factors, will alter trends in job development in the future.

Which industries showed positive job growth in the Texas October jobs report?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 21, 2016

The October jobs report from the Texas Workforce Commission shows positive job growth in 18 of the past 19 months.

Working
Column Published in syndication June 22, 2022

May was another solid month for the Texas job market, with the state posting by far the largest gain across the nation (+74,200), well above California (+42,900) and New York (+26,800). Texas was also near the top in percentage increase, an unusual feat for such a large state.

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.