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Dallas Fed Recent Additions

A comprehensive list of recently added postings on Dallasfed.org.

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  • Trimmed Mean PCE Inflation Rate

    Behind the Numbers: PCE Inflation Update, August 2022

    The headline, or all-items, PCE price index rose an annualized 3.5 percent in August after falling an annualized 1.4 percent in July.

    September 30, 2022

  • U.S. Economy

    Trimmed Mean PCE Inflation Rate

    The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate over the 12 months ending in August was 4.7 percent. According to the BEA, the overall PCE inflation rate was 6.2 percent on a 12-month basis, and the inflation rate for PCE excluding food and energy was 4.9 percent on a 12-month basis.

    September 30, 2022

  • U.S. Economy

    Weekly Economic Index

    The WEI is currently 2.68 percent, scaled to four-quarter GDP growth, for the week ended September 24 and 1.93 percent for September 17.

    September 29, 2022

  • Mounting Signs Point to a Texas Economic Slowdown

    The most recent jobs report showed state employment was flat in August. The unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.1 percent (from 4.0 percent in July), and labor force and wage growth also eased.

    September 29, 2022

  • Research Department Working Papers

    Nonlinear Budget Set Regressions for the Random Utility Model

    This paper is about the nonparametric regression of a choice variable on a nonlinear budget set when there is general heterogeneity, i.e., in the random utility model.

    September 28, 2022

  • Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators

    Dallas–Fort Worth’s rapid economic growth slowed in August. Payrolls contracted, unemployment was unchanged and growth in the business-cycle indexes slowed.

    September 28, 2022

  • Surveys

    Dallas Fed Energy Survey

    Activity in the oil and gas sector expanded at a strong pace in the third quarter, according to oil and gas executives responding to the Dallas Fed Energy Survey.

    September 28, 2022

  • Texas Economy

    Texas Service Sector Growth Weakens Further in September

    Activity in the Texas service sector increased at a slower pace in September, according to business executives responding to the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey.

    September 27, 2022

  • Biden Student Loan Relief Plan Allows Increased Borrowing, Less Repayment

    The Biden plan is expected to boost participation in the income-driven repayments that lower the payment burden. Imposing a cap on a borrower’s income to qualify for cancellation or increasing the cancellation amount for low-income borrowers could alleviate the regressive nature of broad loan cancellation.

    September 27, 2022

  • Texas Economy

    Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey

    Growth in Texas factory activity picked up in September, according to business executives responding to the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey.

    September 26, 2022