Tag: wages

August 8, 2014

Investment in education will keep Texas on top

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about concerns of the national employment market compared to Texas. The U.S. economy finally recovered all the jobs lost in the 2007-2009 recession in May of this year. To say it’s been an uneven recovery nationally would be an understatement, with over two-thirds of the nation’s states still short […]

March 28, 2014

Texas is the place to be

I came across a great article called “50 Reasons We’re Living Through the Greatest Period in World History”. The article in my estimation is worth reading and should make us appreciate where we are and when we are living. In reading it, I felt the challenge to state why Texas is presently one of the […]

March 14, 2014

Texas jobs: more than just energy

Texas has been creating jobs. A lot of jobs. Still, Texas’s enviable economic performance is not without its detractors. There are two common critiques of the Texas economy. The first is that Texas is creating primarily low-paying jobs. The second critique is that all the new jobs are energy related. Hopefully this newsletter and this […]