What is an underrated data point to measure economic recovery?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 31, 2022

Dr. Perryman explains the role of capacity utilization plays in indicating the strength of the economy. 

What is the outlook for the Texas economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 22, 2022

Dr. Perryman compares the state to the national averages and explains the factors contibuting to Texas' success. 

The Long‑Term Outlook for the US Economy
Column Published in syndication November 09, 2022

Gazing out over the next few decades, I see at least three major challenges confronting the US economy. First, we have to overcome the consequences of the lingering effects of the pandemic, including getting inflation under control, dealing with the inevitable fallout that effort will involve, and working through ongoing supply chain disruptions. Second, we must confront the chronic worker shortages. Third, we need to fashion a realistic energy policy which both meets climate goals and provides for future essential resources (more on that another time).

On the Path
Column Published in syndication February 16, 2022

The US economy continues to recover from the pandemic. Even in the midst of challenges both domestically and internationally, our latest projections call for expansion over the next five years. Here's an overview of some key patterns influencing the outlook.