Updated 5/28: A Presentation on the Coronavirus and The Economy

Authors: Dennis W. Jansen, Andrew J. Rettenmaier Date: May 2020

This presentation focuses on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on College Station-Bryan and the state of Texas. The attached presentation includes information on:
  • Updated Unemployment Insurance claims in the United States and Texas for the week ending May 23, and for College Station-Bryan for the week ending May 16, 2020
  • The top 25 Texas industries with the highest number of unemployment insurance claims
  • The unemployment rate for Texas, the U.S., and College Station-Bryan
  • The unemployment rate for men and women nationally and locally
  • TSA and Easterwood airport throughputs and enplanements
  • Actual versus predicted energy use by week for a selection of states, regions of the U.S., and Texas
  • Budget implications locally and for the state of Texas
  • Information on GDP and the dramatic increase in the national debt

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Keywords: Economy, coronavirus, Covid-19, pandemic