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The Economic Impact of the Texas Census Undercount
Brief Published on June 03, 2022

The US Census Bureau recently released the 2020 Census estimated undercount and overcount rates from its Post-Enumeration Survey. The results indicate that the Texas population was undercounted by 1.92%.

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The Importance of Russian Trade and Investment Activity to the Texas Economy
Brief Published on April 27, 2022

The recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia is generating questions regarding how important Russia is to the Texas economy, particularly as policies restricting trade and investment interactions are implemented or contemplated. While no area can escape the near-term disruptive effects related to the supply chain and inflation, the specific effects on business activity within the state are relatively minor. The Perryman Group recently analyzed patterns in Texas-Russia trade and investment to assess the extent of the linkages and related economic effects.

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The Economic Costs of the Recent Border Delays
Brief Published on April 20, 2022

Every day, thousands of trucks cross the Texas-Mexico border, bringing a variety of goods ranging from fruits and vegetables to electronic equipment. Cross-border supply chains are common, and manufacturing facilities on both sides of the border depend on the efficient flow of products across the border. The recent slowdowns due to additional inspections disrupted these patterns, resulting in not only spoilage of perishable items, but also production delays. Given the strained capacity at the border in normal times, it will be difficult and, in many instances, impossible to “catch up.”

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Blast Off!: Texas Surges Ahead in the New Space Race
Brief Published on February 17, 2022

As space travel became a realistic possibility, a “space race” developed, with the United States pitted against Russia to be the first to achieve milestones such as orbiting the earth and landing on the moon. Americans were glued to television screens in July 1969 as Neil Armstrong became the first human to step on the moon, and every previous and subsequent milestone has been the subject of intense interest among people in all walks of life. Texas was an integral part of this phenomenon and it left an indelible imprint on the culture and personality of the state.

What were the results of the Texas jobs report in April?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on June 02, 2022

Dr. Perryman lists the industries experiencing considerable job growth within the state. 

How much oil will the Permian Basin produce in June?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on June 01, 2022

Dr. Perryman describes the various factors driving up oil and natural gas production in the state of Texas. 

What is congress doing to encourage health research?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 25, 2022

Dr. Perryman explains a new committee, and how it might affect Texas. 

What Is the status of adult literacy in Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 24, 2022

Dr. Perryman explains why this is such a critical factor in managing workforce shortages.

How much renewable energy was produced in Texas through the first quarter?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 11, 2022

Dr. Perryman discusses the role of renewables and how Texas has increased production.

How is Texas playing a considerable role in tech innovation?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 04, 2022

Dr. Perryman explains how Texas cities are driving growth in the tech sector.