The Outlook for the US Economy | The Perryman Group

The Perryman Report & Texas Letter

The Outlook for the US Economy

Published on April 01, 2022 (Vol. 39, No. 01)

Perryman Report & Texas Letter offers concise coverage of important trends and events affecting the economy, including highlights from our short-term and long-term economic forecasts for the US, Texas, and cities and regions within Texas. It is published 10 times a year and available as an annual subscription (with access to back-issues) for $150.00.

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United States Economic Forecast

The outlook for the US economy remains positive as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes, though there are several risks to the pace of expansion. In this issue, key results from The Perryman Group's latest fiveyear forecast are summarized.

The Metroplex Region

The Metroplex Region includes 19 counties and the metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington and ShermanDenison. With about 8.22 million residents, the area represents 27.65% of the state's total population.

Economic Development News

Communities across the state continue to attract new economic development projects. For complete details on these recent developments, turn to this section on Page 5.

Focus On: Wage & Salary Employment

A breakdown of wage and salary employment by MSA provides a quick look at the forecast for 2021 to 2026. See page 7 to get a snapshot of the anticipated growth for the state as well as for a MSA near you.