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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.

Dallas Fed Economics

Has U.S. Monetary Policy Gone Off Track?

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In Focus
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Dallas Fed Surveys

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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Dallas Fed Economics

Economic analysis and insights from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

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Trimmed Mean PCE Inflation Rate

The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate is an alternative measure of core inflation in the price index for personal consumption expenditures (PCE).

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Southwest Economy

A quarterly publication featuring in-depth articles and interviews about Texas and the surrounding region, as well as Mexico.

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Economic Data

Dallas Fed provides economic data in the region, nation and world

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Economic Indicators

Economic indicators offers a snapshot of the economy in various Texas metros.

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Working Papers

Working papers from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas are preliminary drafts circulated for professional comment.

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Research by Topic

Research organized by topic

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Highlights

Southwest Economy

Position as Top Exporting State Exposes Texas to Shifting Trade Policy

Texas enjoys a strong position in world trade, benefiting from its comparative advantage in energy-related manufacturing and intermediate goods exports. As the nation’s No. 1 exporting state, Texas faces challenges from shifting trade policies, which tend to erode the cost advantages that benefit the state’s leading sectors globally.

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Working Papers

Perspectives on Forecasting Inflation

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Regional Economy

Texas Employment Forecast

The Dallas Fed's Texas employment forecast projects job growth for the calendar year.

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Global Economy

International House Price Database

The international house price database comprises quarterly house price and personal disposable income (PDI) series for a number of countries.

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Other News
At the Heart of Texas

Special Report

At the Heart of Texas: Cities’ Industry Clusters Drive Growth

The second edition of this special report is a comprehensive look at the industry clusters, history and demographics shaping 12 of Texas' metropolitan areas, four of which are new to the report.

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Economic Letter

Labor Market Not Overly Tight, Demographically Adjusted Measure Shows

Elevated inflation traditionally accompanies prolonged low unemployment rates, such as those currently observed in the U.S. However, price pressures have remained comparatively restrained, prompting further examination.

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Economic Letter

Reserve Adequacy Explains Emerging-Market Sensitivity to U.S. Monetary Policy

Emerging economies that borrow in U.S. dollars are sensitive to U.S. monetary policy due to changing exchange rates.

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