The Perryman Report & Texas Letter
Our Greatest Opportunity‑ Our Greatest Challenge
Published on April 04, 2023 (Vol. 40, 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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IN THIS ISSUE
Perspective on Texas Education and Workforce Needs
Excellent public education is the single most important factor in securing our future prosperity. This issue highlights key patterns and trends affecting Texas education, as well as workforce needs in the decades to come.
The High Plains Region
The High Plains Region includes 41 counties and the Amarillo and Lubbock Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). With about 883,520 residents, the area represents 2.95% of the state's total population.
Economic Development News
Economic development activity across the state remains steady. Check out this section for more detail on new projects, expansions, and relocations in Texas cities.
Focus On: Wage & Salary Employment
A breakdown of wage and salary employment by MSA provides a quick look at the forecast for 2022 to 2027. See page 7 to get a snapshot of the anticipated growth.