THE ECONOMIST: A perilous purge

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Since the expiration of COVID-19-related provisions requiring states to keep residents enrolled in Medicaid, an estimated 2.1 million Texans have lost their coverage. Texas...

THE ECONOMIST: Suburban surge

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New Census data confirms what many people around the state have observed – Texas metropolitan areas and the surrounding counties are seeing a notable...

THE ECONOMIST: The short-term outlook for the US economy

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The U.S. economy continues to defy the expectations of many, gaining jobs at a surprising pace given the challenges that seem to pop up...

THE ECONOMIST: Homebuying

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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently settled a major federal lawsuit. The primary issue was the compensation to buyers’ real estate agents required...

THE ECONOMIST: 4 years later

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Unlike most weeks in my frenetic schedule of projects, deadlines, speeches, and meetings, I remember that one well – Monday speech in Lubbock; flight...

THE ECONOMIST: Burned!

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Recent wildfires in the Texas panhandle have burned well over a million acres, causing tragic loss of life and devastating local communities. In addition,...

THE ECONOMIST: An even dozen

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For the 12th year in a row, Texas attracted the lion’s share of major corporate locations and expansions in the US, winning Site Selection...

THE ECONOMIST: Global growth

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I often tend to focus on the U.S. economy. Let’s explore some context by examining how other countries are faring. Rates of expansion around...

THE ECONOMIST: Workforce expansion

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Maintaining a dynamic economy requires a constant flow of talented and skilled workers. With US long-term demographic patterns working against us, it’s clear that...

THE ECONOMIST: Soaring shelter spending

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The substantial and rapid increase in the price of housing, whether rented or purchased, has significant implications for millions of households. Wages have been...