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Spotlight: firms expect health act to raise labor costs

Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 15

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Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey: Survey Methodology and Performance

The Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS) and Texas Retail Outlook Survey (TROS) are monthly surveys of service sector and retail firms in Texas conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. TSSOS and TROS track the Texas private services sector, including general service businesses, retailers and wholesalers. The surveys provide invaluable information on regional economic conditions?information that Dallas Fed economists and the Bank president use in the formulation of monetary policy. This paper describes the survey?s methodology and analyzes the explanatory and predictive power of ...
Working Papers , Paper 1807

Journal Article
Getting prices right: addressing Mexico’s history of fuel subsidies

In recent years, Mexico?s retail gasoline and diesel prices lagged behind skyrocketing crude oil prices, creating a de facto government subsidy.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 10-13

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Noteworthy: water, immigration, trade

Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 14

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Spotlight: Rising Education Helps Explain Hispanic Household Income Growth in Texas

Hispanic household income has grown considerably in real (inflation-adjusted) terms in Texas and the U.S. during recent years.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q4 , Pages 18-18

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Texas Retail in the Doldrums; Brick-and-Mortar Stores Take the Brunt

Texas retailers have confronted a pair of challenges. First, the 2015?16 oil bust depressed personal income, while a stronger dollar weakened demand for goods along the border. Second, amid the Texas economy?s recovery, brick-and-mortar retailers have been losing business to internet sales.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 10-13

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Once-robust wage growth stops as Texas economy slows

Average weekly wages in Texas have dropped below the national average for the first time in four years, part of a broader trend in energy states, where wages are flat to declining.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q2 , Pages 10-13

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Snapshot: Texas growth conference series

Southwest Economy , Issue Q2 , Pages 16-16




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