Publications | The Perryman Group
Workforce Expansion
Column Published in syndication February 21, 2024

Maintaining a dynamic economy requires a constant flow of talented and skilled workers. With US long-term demographic patterns working against us, it's clear that it will be crucial to attract workers from other areas. While one imperative component of this effort must involve immigration from other countries, a significant additional factor that helps to define regional performance is movement from state to state.

How has Texas performed in corporate relocations and jobs?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 21, 2024

Dr. Perryman discussses Texas' strong efforts in corporate relocations and jobs.

Soaring Shelter Spending
Column Published in syndication February 14, 2024

The substantial and rapid increase in the price of housing, whether rented or purchased, has significant implications for millions of households. Wages have been trending upward of late, but with increases in the cost of many items even as overall inflation moderates, many people continue to struggle. The spike in home and apartment prices, which represent the largest expenditure category for most families, is posing difficulties throughout the country. Let's take a brief look.

Many people in Gen Z are moving to Texas
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 16, 2024

Dr. Perryman discusses the reasons so many in Gen Z are moving to Texas.

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The Economic Benefits of Texas‑Mexico Trade
Brief Published on February 15, 2024

Trade between the United States and Mexico is crucial to both nations, and Texas has been the leading state for exports and imports between the two countries for decades. The Perryman Group estimates that trade between Texas and Mexico generates business activity across the United States of almost $1 trillion in gross domestic product annually and more than 8 million jobs (including multiplier effects and based on 2023 trade levels), with much of the activity concentrated in Texas.

How much economic impact will the 2026 World Cup matches played in Texas have on the economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 15, 2024

Dr. Perryman discusses the expected economic impact of the World Cup matches being played in Texas in 2026.

Mexican Trade
Column Published in syndication February 07, 2024

As the migrant crisis engulfs the border and the politics become increasingly complex and counterproductive, it is useful to remember the economic significance of our relationship with our southern neighbor. Let's briefly explore.

How big of a problem is housing affordability?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 09, 2024

Dr. Perryman discusses how much Americans are spending on rent and utilities.

How did the Texas oil and gas industry perform in 2023?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 08, 2024

Dr. Perryman discusses how the Texas oil and gas industry performed in 2023 and the outlook for the future.

An Unrefreshing Pause
Column Published in syndication January 31, 2024

A moratorium was recently issued on permits for new liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities. Although the reasons were purportedly related to climate change, the reality is that slowing the development of this market is actually deleterious for the environment, not to mention the global economy, human sustainability, and geopolitical stability.