Publications | The Perryman Group
Texas leads the nation in exports by a large margin.
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 22, 2024

Dr. Perryman discusses Texas exports and how Texas is the top exporting state by a large margin.

How many new jobs did Texas add in April?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 21, 2024

Dr. Perryman discusses the number of jobs Texas added in April and in the last 12 months.

Spreading It Around
Column Published in syndication May 15, 2024

Exports are crucial to economic prosperity, opening global markets to US products; a substantial portion of domestic business activity involves production of goods destined for foreign markets. Simultaneously, purchases lead to an inflow of funds, thus supporting domestic prosperity.

What does the latest inflation data show?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 16, 2024

Dr. Perryman discusses the latest inflation numbers.

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The Five‑Year Outlook for the Texas Economy
Newsletter Published on May 15, 2024 (Vol. 41, No. 02)

The Texas economy has been setting the pace for economic performance. Although there are challenges on the horizon, The Perryman Group's latest forecasts call for expansion over the next five years. Highlights of key drivers affecting the outlook are summarized in this issue.

More and More
Column Published in syndication May 08, 2024

Even as oil and natural gas production in Texas and the United States have been increasing rapidly, new data from the US Energy Information Administration indicates that proved reserves are also hitting record highs. Basically, we're finding new reserves faster than we can extract them from the ground.

What do the latest numbers on consumer sentiment show?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 13, 2024

Dr. Perryman discusses the decrease in consumer sentiment and the implications.

How will Texas meet its electricity needs in the future?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 08, 2024

Dr. Perryman discusses ERCOT's forecast of Texas' electricity needs and what we need to do to meet those needs.

All of the Above
Column Published in syndication May 01, 2024

The dynamic Texas economy and its growing population (and hot summers) require increases in electric generation and transmission capacity well beyond what was expected even a few years ago. Basic patterns of business expansion have been in place for decades. However, there are profound and unanticipated changes underway which are shifting power demand growth into an entirely new gear.

What does the future look like for fossil fuels?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 02, 2024

Dr. Perryman discusses the importance of fossil fuels and why they will be needed for decades to come even while also considering the climate.