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Texas Economy

Your source for information on the Texas economy and the Eleventh Federal Reserve District
Dallas Fed Surveys and Indexes
Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey

The Dallas Fed conducts the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey monthly to obtain a timely assessment of the state's factory activity.

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Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey

The Dallas Fed conducts the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey monthly to obtain a timely assessment of the state's service sector activity.

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Dallas Fed Energy Survey

Quarterly assessment of energy activity among oil and gas firms in the 11th District.

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Dallas Fed Indexes

Published monthly after the state and metro employment and unemployment data become publicly available.

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Learn about Texas Economy
August 2018

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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Your Texas Economy

Learn about the latest trends in the Texas economy.

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Texas Employment Forecast

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

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Featured Regional Publications
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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Eleventh District Beige Book

Summary of anecdotal information about recent economic conditions and trends in the Eleventh District.

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Economic Updates

Dallas Fed economists provide updates on economic conditions in the region, nation and world.

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Agricultural Survey

The Dallas Fed conducts the quarterly Agricultural Survey to obtain a timely assessment of agricultural credit conditions in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District.

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More about Texas Economy
Oil Change: Fueling Housing and Land Prices?

Even with the recent oil boom and bust, oil prices don’t explain everything happening with housing and land prices.

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At the Heart of Texas

This special report is a comprehensive look at the industry clusters, history and demographics shaping eight of Texas' key metropolitan areas.

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Conferences and Working Papers
Working Papers

Recent research working papers including Unauthorized Mexican Workers in the U.S. and Student Loan Relief Programs

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