Texas Weekly Employment Estimate
The Texas Weekly Employment Estimate (TWEE) provides a timely indication of job growth. It is based on high-frequency data on initial claims for unemployment insurance, Homebase data on hours worked at small firms, the Texas Mobility and Engagement Index, debit/credit card spending, restaurant reservations and the number of drilling rigs. TWEE data are updated every Friday and reflect employment changes during the prior week.
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The TWEE was developed by Jesus Cañas, senior business economist; Carlee Crocker, research analyst; and Keith Phillips, assistant vice president and senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.