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Analyzing the Business Economic Outlook in the United States
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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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Dallas Fed Community Development promotes financial stability and growth for low- and moderate-income households. Learn more, read our publications and check out our events. »
Areas of Focus:
Economic Development and Human Capital
Financial Access and Capability
Housing and Neighborhood Stabilization
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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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The Dallas Fed conducts the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey monthly to obtain a timely assessment of the state's factory activity.
The Dallas Fed conducts the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey monthly to obtain a timely assessment of the state's service sector activity.
Quarterly assessment of energy activity among oil and gas firms in the 11th District.
Published monthly after the state and metro employment and unemployment data become publicly available.
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Texas Leading Index
Texas Business-Cycle Index
Metro Business-Cycle Indexes
Dallas Fed Senior Business Economist Laila Assanie explains why the "red-hot" Texas economy may cool slightly in the second half of the year.
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Learn about the latest trends in the Texas economy.
A quarterly publication featuring in-depth articles and interviews about Texas and the surrounding region, as well as Mexico.
Summary of anecdotal information about recent economic conditions and trends in the Eleventh District.
Dallas Fed economists provide updates on economic conditions in the region, nation and world.
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Texas Economic Update
U.S. Economic Update
International Economic Update
Mexico Economic Update
Texas Video Update
The Dallas Fed conducts the quarterly Agricultural Survey to obtain a timely assessment of agricultural credit conditions in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District.
Even with the recent oil boom and bust, oil prices don’t explain everything happening with housing and land prices.
This special report is a comprehensive look at the industry clusters, history and demographics shaping eight of Texas' key metropolitan areas.
Presentations from recent research conferences, including "Vistas from Texas: An Economic Outlook"; "Binational Economic Forum"; and "U.S.–Mexico Ties in the 21st Century: Trade and Immigration in a New Era".
Recent research working papers including Unauthorized Mexican Workers in the U.S. and Student Loan Relief Programs