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The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas established the Globalization Institute in 2007 for the purpose of better understanding how the process of deepening economic integration between the countries of the world, or globalization, alters the environment in which U.S. monetary policy decisions are made.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Securing Your Financial Future
Progress Along the Texas–Mexico Border
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The Economy in Action is a free exhibit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Through interactive exhibits and multimedia displays, learn about the Federal Reserve, money and the economy.
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Discover latest Dallas Fed Research on key issues affecting the economy and monetary policy. Find economic data on Eleventh District performance and selected topics.
Fed policymakers must assess the stance of monetary policy each time they decide whether the target federal funds rate should be changed.
The Dallas Fed conducts recurring surveys of over 900 business executives in manufacturing, services, energy, and ag lending across Texas and the broader Eleventh Federal Reserve District.
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Provides timely commentary on the important trends and policy issues shaping our rapidly globalizing, increasingly interconnected economy.
The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate is an alternative measure of core inflation in the price index for personal consumption expenditures (PCE).
A quarterly publication featuring in-depth articles and interviews about Texas and the surrounding region, as well as Mexico.
Dallas Fed economists provide updates on economic conditions in the region, nation and world
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Economic indicators offers a snapshot of the economy in various Texas metros.
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Working papers from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas are preliminary drafts circulated for professional comment.
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U.S.–Mexico Border & Maquiladora Industry
Mexico Economy Hangs Tough, with Solid but Slower Growth
New Year Brings Economic Promises and Challenges
Permian Basin Economic Indicators, February 2017
Small-Business Lending Languishes as Community Banking Weakens
Southern New Mexico Economic Indicators, Fourth Quarter 2016
Global Perspectives with Robert D. Hormats
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The Dallas Fed's Texas employment forecast projects job growth for the calendar year.
This paper provides estimates of the number of newly arriving unauthorized workers from Mexico, the principal source of unauthorized immigrants to the United States, and examines how the inflow is related to U.S. and Mexico economic conditions.
The international house price database comprises quarterly house price and personal disposable income (PDI) series for a number of countries.
While the ranks of involuntary part-timers have remained persistently high since the Great Recession the pattern has been less notable in Texas.
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Measurements of U.S. productivity growth have declined, particularly in the high-tech sector.
This special report is a comprehensive look at the industry clusters, history and demographics shaping eight of Texas' key metropolitan areas.