Texas has been one of the strongest performing states in the US for a number of years, attracting more major corporate locations and expansions than any other and regularly topping lists of the best places to do business. As examples, the state has won the "Governor's Cup" for the most major projects for the past eight consecutive years and was recently named the "State of the Decade" by Site Selection magazine.
Dr. Perryman analyzes the growth in this industry and what this trend means for the state's broader economy.
Manufacturing in the state is taking losses during this time of economic turmoil.
The manufacturing statistics for Texas in March were driven down by various factors associated with COVID-19 and the oil and gas industry. Dr. Perryman explains the effects.
The latest Purchasing Manager's Index covering August manufacturing is out, and Dr. Perryman says it tells a disturbing story.
We are seeing evidence that trade war and overall instability and uncertainty regarding trade policies is beginning to impact our manufacturing sector.
The latest monthly report from the Institute for Supply Management shows manufacturing in the US growing at its fastest clip in 3 years.
Dr. Perryman goes in the weeds to illustrate the boom in US manufacturing as described in a new report.