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Manning the gates: migration policy in the Great Recession

During the downturn, advanced economies as well as developing countries adopted policies ranging from keeping new migrants out to encouraging resident migrants to leave.
Economic Letter , Volume 5

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Noteworthy: demographics, auto industry, Texas jobs

Southwest Economy , Issue Jul , 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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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

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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: Hurricane Ike: six months later, still assessing the damage

On Sept. 13, Hurricane Ike made landfall at Galveston. Six months later, many Texas Gulf Coast communities continue to struggle with debris and damage. Rebuilding is under way, but full recovery is likely to take years.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q1 , Pages 15

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

Southwest Economy , Issue May , Pages 15

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Noteworthy: Texas agriculture: drought damages mount for farmers, ranchers

A drought that has persisted for two years shows no signs of relenting, taking an increasing toll on Texas agriculture.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , 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