PERC Staff Release Updated Presentation on the Coronavirus and the Economy

Apr 28, 2020
Summary: PERC's Director Dennis Jansen and Executive Associate Director Andrew Rettenmaier gave another presentation on April 23, 2020 to local business leaders and other interested parties on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on College Station-Bryan and the state of Texas. The attached presentation includes information on:

· Updated national Unemployment Insurance claims and the number of claims for Texas for the week ending April 18, 2020
· Texas industries with the highest number of unemployment insurance claims
· Nonfarm employment UI Claims mapped by Texas metro area
· Actual versus predicted energy use by week for a selection of states, regions of the U.S., and Texas
· Information on household net worth by wealth percentile over the past three decades
· How low oil prices factor into local wages, GDP, nonfarm employment and tax collections

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