Texas Labor Market Still Popping; COVID Rise Could Restrain Growth Unemployment Falls, Workforce Expands
In the latest numbers, Texas’s labor market continued its march towards recovery, adding 55,800 positions in June. However, the state's employment growth has slowed this year compared to 2020 and a surge in new COVID cases could hinder the near-term recovery.
Housing Markets Surge In Texas's Major Metros As Employment Recovery Continues Real Estate Described as 'Red Hot'
The pandemic’s increasingly diminished economic effects are the backdrop to strong housing market activity and ongoing job recovery in Texas’s two largest metropolitan regions. Historically low inventory is driving up single-family home prices and sales across both Dallas and Houston
California Exporters Continue To Rebound From COVID... Unevenly State Still Not Caught Up To Pre-Pandemic Trade Levels
The latest numbers from the U.S. Census indicate that California exports continue to recover from the pandemic recession although activity is still lagging pre-crisis levels... and other states. The lag, however, may be due more to supply chain issues than lack of demand.
Vaccine Ramp-Up Paving The Way For Exceptional Growth In 2021-22 Craving 'Normal Activity', Consumers Will Drive Expansion
The economic recovery from the historic COVID-19 pandemic that began last year regained steam at the start of 2021 and an even more accelerated upturn will play out across the rest of the year - driven largely by consumer demand.
LA2021 Future of Creative Talent Summit Series Post-Event Materials Now Available
On April 21, high-profile speakers from across film, television, and digital media laid out their insights and recommendations about the future of the battered creative economy.
Texas Secure In Its Spot As Nation's Top Exporting State 2020 Declines Less Severe Than In Other Major Export States
Texas exporters suffered in pandemic-plagued 2020 but did not experience some of the staggering declines other major exporting states have endured, performing better than New York, Florida, Michigan, Washington, and Ohio. Compared to 2019, exports from the Lone Star State fell 15.1%.
The University of California's Eye Popping Economic Impact UC An Essential Engine
In contributing $82 billion to California's annual output and supporting 1 in every 45 jobs in the state, the UC system is an extraordinary engine of economic growth. Our new analysis reveals UC's full impact, from serving students to launching start-ups.
Beacon's analysis of the 2019 LA Pride Parade and Festival reveals the event generated nearly $75 million in economic output for LA County. Well over half of that amount was spent directly within the County.
Beacon's analysis for Next 10 finds that California's housing goals are exacerbating the housing crisis and at the current level of development, some jurisdictions won't meet their low-income production targets for more than 1000 years.
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