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  • Strong peso, stubborn inflation cloud Mexico’s 2024 growth prospects

    Mexican economic performance is likely to slow in 2024, with stubborn inflation, rising labor costs and a strong peso posing downside risks. Conversely, nearshoring and a larger-than-expected fiscal impact could bolster the Mexican outlook.

  • Texas Employment Forecast

    The Texas Employment Forecast estimates jobs will increase 2.6 percent in 2024, with an 80 percent confidence band of 2.0 to 3.2 percent.

  • Job seekers with associate degrees likely to benefit from short-term credentials

    Proponents of short-term credentials hope these programs that are shorter (and often cheaper) than traditional college can boost economic mobility for students who would otherwise forgo a degree.

  • Texas Employment Forecast

    The Texas Employment Forecast indicates jobs will increase 2.3 percent (329,400 jobs) in 2024, with an 80 percent confidence band of 1.7 to 3.0 percent.

  • Texas Employment Forecast

    The Texas Employment Forecast indicates jobs will increase 2.5 percent (352,800 jobs) in 2024, with an 80 percent confidence band of 1.9 to 3.1 percent.

  • Texas Employment Forecast

    The Texas Employment Forecast indicates jobs will increase 2.2 percent (304,200 jobs added) in 2024, with an 80 percent confidence band of 1.5 to 2.9 percent.

  • Short-term credentials meet growing interest among students, employers

    Proponents of short-term credentials hope these programs that are shorter (and often cheaper) than traditional college can boost economic mobility for students who would otherwise forgo a degree.

  • Revisiting the odd behavior of the Beveridge curve as unemployment stays low

    At first glance, it seems unlikely that the unemployment rate would remain stable if the number of job vacancies decreased. However, such a scenario played out recently as the number of firms seeking to fill positions by poaching employees from other firms increased, while the ranks of the unemployed remained relatively stable.

  • Research Department Working Papers

    The Dual Beveridge Curve

    This paper proposes a novel dual vacancy model that segments the labor market into separate search processes for unemployed and employed workers and provides a better fit to the data than traditional models assuming a homogeneous market.

  • Texas Employment Forecast

    The Texas Employment Forecast indicates jobs will increase 2.0 percent (283,500 jobs added) in 2024, with an 80 percent confidence band of 1.2 to 2.8 percent.