The Ginn Economic Brief: Texas Economic Situation – March 2024

Overview The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provides Texas’ labor market data to examine how people are doing across the state.  Figure 1. Texas Labor Market by Industry Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Figure 2: Real Gross Domestic Product…


The Ginn Economic Brief: U.S. Economic Situation—February 2024

Highlights Figure 1: Real Average Weekly Earnings Remain Down 4.4% Since January 2021 Source: Fed FRED Labor Market The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its U.S. jobs report for January 2024, which was another mixed report with some strengths…


August Jobs Report: Rising Unemployment and Dissatisfaction

The US economy under President Biden continued its mellow pace in August, as Americans continued to strain under the burdens of record inflation, rising interest rates, and economic uncertainty.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its raw jobs report…