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On the record: Greece's fiscal woes among issues hobbling euro zone rebound

While the U.S. has emerged from the global economic downturn, the path for the euro zone has proven bumpier. Senior economist Mark A. Wynne, vice president and director of the Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, explores the reasons and outlook.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 8-9

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Texas finds cover from U.S. economic storm

The 2007 Texas expansion was persistently underrated. While a national economic slowdown attracted headlines, the state's economy quietly grew at a rate that was Texas proud. ; State job growth of 3.1 percent last year was triple the nation's 1 percent - and exceeded the state's long-run average of 2.8 percent for the third year in a row. While declines in homebuilding were sizable, overall construction remained at high levels in Texas. Oil and gas drilling returned to heights not seen since the early 1980s energy boom.
Southwest Economy , Issue Jan , Pages 3-7

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Regional update

Southwest Economy , Issue Mar , Pages 15

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Noteworthy: Personal income, record drought, defense spending

Many economic indicators in Texas and the U.S. continued to decline in 2010 even though the recession ended in 2009. While Texas still lags behind in certain key measures of citizens? well-being, some of the gaps appear to be narrowing.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q4 , Pages 14

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Texas leads nation in creation of jobs at all pay levels

Even while the state is adding a disproportionate share of jobs, its record of robust employment growth has been clouded by questions concerning the quality of the new positions.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q1 , Pages 10-13

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Booming shale gas production drives Texas petrochemical surge

A highly profitable petrochemical industry has reemerged in Texas from the boom in U.S. shale oil-and-gas exploration, creating an internationally competitive sector that can produce a variety of products including plastics at a lower cost.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q4 , Pages 16-19

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Candace, Ryan and free trade

Southwest Economy , Issue Nov , Pages 1-2

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Trade conference explores U.S.–Mexico 'common bonds'

The El Paso Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas held a daylong conference, ?U.S.?Mexico Manufacturing: Common Bonds,? in November 2010 to assess the future of U.S.?Mexico trade in manufactured goods following the global recession. Speakers reviewed the prospects for bilateral trade and Mexico?s maquiladora plants, which typically take inputs from the U.S. and assemble them into products for export back to the U.S.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q1 , Pages 16-19

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Regional update

Southwest Economy , Issue Jul , Pages 15

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Private equity industry: Southwest firms draw on regional expertise

Neiman Marcus, Harrah?s, Petco, J. Crew?these well-known names are among the holdings of companies owned or co-owned by private equity (PE) firms in the Federal Reserve?s Eleventh District. The region is home to more than 175 PE firms, including the world?s third-largest, Fort Worth-based TPG Capital.[1] Together, these entities have raised more than $109 billion over the past 10 years and sit on $31 billion pending investment. ; While the PE business model goes back to the times of early seafaring enterprises funded by limited private partners, its modern U.S. iteration dates back to the ...
Southwest Economy , Issue Q4 , Pages 10-13




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