What impact has the pandemic had on Texas' large cities?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 13, 2020

Dr. Perryman explains the performance and growth of Texas metropolitan statistical areas as compared to the rest of the United States.

How do Texas jobless claim numbers compare to those of the United States?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 03, 2020

Dr. Perryman describes some potential warning signs for the Texas economy in particular. 

How did Texas earn the title of State of the Decade?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 29, 2020

Site Selection Magazine chose Texas as State of the Decade. Dr. Perryman describes the positive economic measures in the state that led to its selection. 

What impact will current factors have on the Texas economy long‑term?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on March 31, 2020

The Perryman Group's modeling shows the impact of the coronavirus and shake-ups in the oil market.

What does the International Monetary Fund's outlook indicate for the Texas economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 14, 2020

The International Monetary Fund has increased its growth projections for the year from 2.9% to 3.4%. This growth is energy-intensive; Dr. Perryman demonstrates how these expectations will impact Texas.

What is the significance of Texas' latest economic award, and what does it mean going forward?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 13, 2020

Texas has become the first state to win Business Facilities State of the Year four times with the latest win for 2019. Dr. Perryman discusses what that this means and how Texas can retain its economic status in the future.

What is the economic outlook for Texas for the next several years?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 11, 2019

Dr. Perryman is embarking on his 36th annual Outlook Conference, and he has a preview of what he will be sharing with audiences.

How do undocumented workers impact the Texas economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 08, 2016

The Pew Hispanic Center came out with a new immigration study, and Dr. Perryman says one section is devoted to whether undocumented workers are taking jobs away from Americans.

The Short‑Term Outlook for the Texas Economy
Column Published in syndication June 03, 2020

Measures taken to slow the spread of COVID-19, while necessary, have had substantial negative effects on the Texas economy. In addition to shutting down large segments of the economy, the pandemic has also contributed to a downturn in oil and natural gas. However, the state is well positioned to return to growth once social distancing requirements can be more fully relaxed. The Perryman Group's latest outlook calls for a significant drop in business activity this year, but a return to growth next year (and even later this year).

Falling Behind
Column Published in syndication February 26, 2020

By most measures, the Texas economy is performing very well, with strong hiring, more major corporate locations and expansions than anywhere else, and regular appearances at or near the top of rankings of places to do business, start a business, or get a job. However, a recent study by the Brookings Institution and the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) highlights an area where the state is falling behind.