A Shining Lone Star, in Spite of It All
- Experts give advice on Texas' problems. // Texas Monthly;Dec86, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p144
Texas' economic problems and solutions are discussed by John Kenneth Galbraith, Arthur Laffer, Felix Rohatyn and William Simon. Economics authorities give advice on Texan industries, investments and taxes.
- Cashing in on the downturn. // Texas Monthly;Dec86, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p138
In the wake of the Texas downturn, some optimists are getting in on the ground floor of the oil drilling, building, banking and farming industries to get large corners of the markets. Interviews with risk-takers.
- The fall of the Texas high roller. // Newsweek;9/29/1986, Vol. 108 Issue 13, p28
The self-made millionaires of Texas are crumbling under the weight of their debts, among them John Connally. As their mystique evaporates, it seems the fall is their price to pay for their arrogance. Some hope a massive jolt in the world economy may restore them, while others look toward a new...
- Office markets holding steady. Master, Rachel S. // Business Press;5/5/95 Supplement, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p4
Reports that for the first quarter in Tarrant County the office market has started slowly but has improved steadily. Comments from M/PF Research Incorporated of Dallas spokesman Sean Hockens; Office rent rates; Office numbers skewed; Reasons why numbers were skewed.
- Good news and bad news about the Texas economy. Green, Steve L. // Business Press;9/22/95, Vol. 8 Issue 21, p8
Reports on the findings that if Texas is a sovereign nation, its economy would be the 11th largest in the world. Significance of the findings; Countries ahead of Texas in the ranking; Decline in the relative importance of Texas in the United States economy; Factors for the decline; Decrease in...
- Camino Real initiative. // New Mexico Business Journal;Jul93, Vol. 17 Issue 7, The Corridor. p16
Reports on efforts of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce to integrate economies of the region through the Camino Real Initiative. Ten-year economic plan by Stanford Research Institute and DRI/McGraw Hill; Statistics on market values, consumer base and exports; Primary cities along the...
- Texas Cities Tighten Belts in Face of Falling Sales Tax Revenues. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;12/27/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31292, p3
Reports on economic crisis faced by several cities in Texas, despite industrial diversification. Possible approval of revenue bonds for usage of sales tax in promoting economic development projects; Projected average annual growth of sales tax for five years.
- Circumstances Changed; Our Economic Foundation Hasn't. Combs, Susan // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);6/17/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p8
The author reflects on the unchanged economic condition of Texas.
- Boom and bust. // Texas Monthly;Mar90, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p86
Interviews several Texans who discuss how they survived the Texas boom and bust, including Midland entrepreneur Hank Avery and Dallas sales representative Ron Burton.
- Employment and unemployment by metropolitan area. // Texas Business Review;Feb94, p4
Presents a statistical chart and graphs detailing total nonagricultural employment, total employment and the employment rate in selected cities of Texas, culled from data supplied by the Texas Employment Commission and the United States' Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.