Dallas Fed Economics Archive
Analysis and insights to enhance your understanding of the economy
May 30, 2023
Dallas Fed economist Sewon Hur examines how sovereign debt crises can amplify banking problems.
May 16, 2023
Ana Pranger and Yichen Su
Professional services jobs have grown faster in Texas than in the U.S. since 2020, partly because of business relocations to the state. This expansion has been highly geographically clustered, with 10 of Texas’ 254 counties accounting for more than 92 percent of the statewide growth.
May 11, 2023
Laila Assanie and Prithvi Kalkunte
The Texas economy’s modest expansion appears to be slowing despite having some pockets of strength.
May 9, 2023
In the fifth stop on her 360° in 365 Listening Tour, Dallas Fed President Lorie K. Logan met with Midland–Odessa business and community leaders in mid-April to learn about the area’s strengths, challenges and outlook.
April 11, 2023
Nitzan Tzur-Ilan, Emily Perlmeter and Xiaohan Zhang
This analysis leverages new eviction and credit data from Dallas County, Texas, to explore the impact of the moratoriums and to examine trends that surfaced once the moratoriums ended.
April 4, 2023
W. Scott Frame and Matthew McCormick
The Federal Reserve aggressively tightened monetary policy in 2022, responding to high and persistent inflation. The resulting borrowing cost increase for households and firms was generally anticipated. However, fixed-rate mortgage interest rates were especially sensitive to the policy regime change.
March 30, 2023
Jesus Cañas and Aparna Jayashankar
Weakness in Texas’ manufacturing sector has been largely offset by modest service sector growth, producing a mixed overall economic picture.
March 28, 2023
A well-crafted message about the current and future state of the economy can influence the private sector’s expectations and guide behavior to ensure that the economy remains strong and prices stable even amid threatening supply-and-demand shocks.
March 9, 2023
Luis Torres, Emily Ryder Perlmeter and Pia Orrenius
In the fourth stop on her 360° in 365 Listening Tour, Dallas Fed President Lorie K. Logan met with Austin business and community leaders in January to learn about the area’s strengths, challenges and outlook.
March 7, 2023
J. Scott Davis and Andrei Zlate
Fluctuations in the global financial cycle, reflecting impacts from the COVID crisis, account for roughly one-third of the movement in emerging-market inflows during 2020–23.