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The Economic and Fiscal Benefits of the Dallas Zoo
Report Published on May 11, 2018

For 130 years, the Dallas Zoo has been providing entertainment and education to the people of Dallas, the surrounding area, and beyond. The Zoo's wide variety of specimens, acclaimed exhibits, and research facilities make it a popular destination both for local residents and visitors from outside the area.

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Bordernomics: Defining Economic Opportunities, Potential, and Challenges Confronting the US ‑ Mexico Border Region and Strategies for Enhanced Prosperity
Report Published on February 07, 2018

The Perryman Group's Bordernomics study analyzes the economy of the US-Mexico border region in order to improve understanding of regional dynamics and identify actions which could generate meaningful improvement. The full study provides background information and a summary of current economic conditions, addresses the importance of NAFTA, describes challenges and opportunities faced in the border region, and estimates the business activity and jobs which could be added with enhanced cooperation among the US-Mexico border states.

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Assessment of Excessive Tort Costs and Potential Economic Benefits of Reform
Infographic Published on December 18, 2018

Tort reform can lead to substantial economic benefits, and states which have implemented reforms have seen improved judicial efficiency and measurable advancement in economic performance.

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Economic Benefits Associated with Galveston National Laboratory Research Activity
Infographic Published on October 30, 2018

The Galveston National Laboratory (GNL) at the University of Texas Medical Branch is an anchor lab of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. As part of the Biodefense Laboratory Network, GNL is involved in crucial research to better understand, prevent, and treat dangerous pathogens.

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Potential Economic Benefits of the Alaska LNG Project
Infographic Published on October 10, 2018

Alaska LNG will revolutionize the Alaska economy, allowing domestic use of Alaska's natural gas resources while developing liquefied natural gas ("LNG") processing facilities so natural gas can be exported. People across the state will benefit, both directly and from multiplier effects through the economy.

Hurricane Michael to Cost the US Economy Almost $53 Billion
Press Release Released on October 12, 2018

Hurricane Michael made landfall at the Florida Panhandle on October 10 before moving towards Georgia, the Carolinas, and Virginia. In addition to the tragic loss of life, the storm caused substantial wind damage and devastating flooding. Recent preliminary damages estimates by the National Weather Service indicate property and short-term losses of over $30 billion.

Hurricane Florence to Cost US Economy Over $35 Billion
Press Release Released on September 19, 2018

Hurricane Florence made landfall at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina on September 14 before moving over eastern South Carolina. In addition to the tragic loss of life, the storm caused substantial wind damage and devastating flooding. Recent preliminary damages estimates by Moody's Analytics indicate property and short-term losses of $17-$22 billion.

Successful Trade Negotiations Between United States and European Union Could Yield Substantial Economic Benefits for the State of Texas
Press Release Released on August 07, 2018

President Trump's recent announcement that the United States and the European Union (EU) would begin trade negotiations and work toward reducing constraints that could yield short-term success and help set the stage for other progress in the near future. EU members are major US trading partners, and, not only would a strong trade deal with zero tariffs have the potential to further enhance economies on both sides of the Atlantic, but also provide substantial benefits for the state of Texas.

DACA: An Economic Imperative
Press Release Released on January 18, 2018

The clock is ticking on a two-million-job issue: finding a permanent solution to replace Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The DACA program allows individuals who entered the United States as children to remain here for school or work. Nearly 800,000 persons across the country are enrolled in the program, and approximately 124,300 of these individuals live in Texas. If no action is taken, these young people will be subject to deportation when work visas in place on March 5, 2018 expire (some are already expiring). The issue has become highly politicized, thus at times masking the critical underlying socioeconomics.

What issues are present between the US and China, and how should the countries move forward?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 11, 2018

The stakes continue to be high in the US-China trade standoff, but Dr. Perryman is encouraged that both sides still want to talk despite the arrest of a high-ranking Chinese telecom official.

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