Texas economy strengthens as Omicron fades; costs and wages rise further
The Texas economy, paced by expansion within the service sector, grew strongly in February as the impact of the omicron variant of COVID-19 faded.
March 24, 2022
Pace of Texas economic growth slows as supply-chain, staffing woes persist
The Texas economy continued expanding in December and January, though the pace of growth decelerated relative to the overall fourth-quarter pace.
February 03, 2022
Texas economy grows strongly despite mounting supply-chain woes, worker shortages
Continued growth in the national economy, strong increases in Texas leading indicators and high oil futures prices suggest continued strong job growth for the remainder of the year and into 2022.
December 23, 2021
Texas Economy Grows Rapidly Despite Labor, Supply-Chain Constraints
Regional economic activity accelerated sharply in September and October following a summer and early-fall peak of a COVID-19 wave tied to the Delta variant.
November 09, 2021
Supply-chain woes, labor shortages and COVID-19 slow resilient Texas economy
Regional economic growth has slowed, though it remains robust by historical standards. While demand has improved from year-ago levels, supply-chain disruptions and labor shortages have limited output growth and pushed up wages and prices.
September 30, 2021
Texas economy strongly expands despite supply-chain disruptions, hiring challenges
There has been strong upward pressure on prices and wages, though there were some signs of abatement in July. The hot housing market continued to push up apartment rents, housing prices and construction.
August 05, 2021
Labor shortages, supply chain woes slow Texas recovery
The Texas economy is on the path to a solid recovery, although the pace of growth has eased since March, recent data suggest.
June 24, 2021
Texas economic activity springs ahead as growth strengthens
Economic activity in Texas accelerated sharply in March, according to recent data that also indicate a continuation of the strong momentum.
May 06, 2021
Texas economic conditions improve as price pressures build
Economic conditions in Texas have improved, with the Texas Business Outlook Surveys in February showing a pickup in growth after a deceleration in January.
March 25, 2021
Texas economy soft in January, but outlook optimistic for later in 2021
Regional economic conditions appeared to deteriorate in January after picking up at year-end, data show. Nonetheless, there is optimism regarding the outlook for growth later this year.
February 04, 2021