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Noteworthy: demographics, auto industry, Texas jobs

Southwest Economy , Issue Jul , Pages 14

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Rising protectionist threat creates risks for Texas

Expanding trade has brought jobs and business to Texas, but has left the state particularly vulnerable to antitrade actions. Texas would suffer greatly if the U.S. and other countries implement protectionist measures.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 10-14

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Noteworthy: Texas trade: air shipments up for imports, exports

Southwest Economy , Issue May , Pages 14

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Noteworthy: Population: Texas grows despite recessionary doldrums

Texas' population grew robustly in the two years ended July 2009 despite the recession's impact on labor markets. The state added more people than any other--almost 1 million--and expanded at a faster pace than all but Utah and Wyoming.>
Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 14

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Noteworthy: health care: hospital building boom under way in Texas

Southwest Economy , Issue Mar , Pages 14

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Regional labor force growth: mix of native, immigrant workers varies

Southwest Economy , Issue Jul , Pages 10

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Noteworthy: housing: tax credit boosting sales, building -- for now

In both Texas and the U.S., existing-home sales have been rising since March 2009--due in part to a tax credit of up to $8,000 for first-time homebuyers. The tax credit has also helped stimulate construction.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q1 , Pages 15

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Regional update : Texas economy still slowing; energy, exports are bright spots

Southwest Economy , Issue May , Pages 15

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Regional update : outside forces still sapping Texas economy's vitality

A sluggish national economy, the global credit crunch and Hurricane Ike have taken some steam out of Texas' growth.
Southwest Economy , Issue Sep , Pages 15

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Noteworthy: Fortune 500: Texas ties California for national lead

According to the 2010 Fortune 500, released in April, Texas hosts the headquarters of 57 of the nation's 500 largest companies, ranked by gross revenues. Texas secured its place as a Fortune 500 leader through its position as focal point of the domestic energy industry, its relatively strong economic growth over the past decade, and its relatively low tax rates and living costs.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q2 , Pages 15