PERC Staff Give Updated Presentation on the Coronavirus and the Economy

Jul 16, 2020
Summary: Dennis Jansen, PERC’s director, and Andrew Rettenmaier, PERC’s executive associate director presented updated information about the national, state and local economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic to local business and community leaders from College Station-Bryan on Thursday, July 16, 2020. The presentation includes information on:
  • Updated national unemployment insurance claims for Texas and the Nation for the week ending on July 4, 2020
  • College Station-Bryan unemployment insurance claims from March 14, 2020 to June 27, 2020
  • Unemployment rates and indexed employment in select Texas metro areas
  • Vehicle miles driven relative to the first week of March
  • Information on airline travel, including TSA traveler throughputs and Easterwood Airport enplanements
  • Local Covid-19 positive cases per 1,000 population
  • State budget scenarios, as well as individual tax collections for June
  • International Monetary Fund GDP projections
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