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Dallas Fed Recent Additions

A comprehensive list of all Recent Additions posted on Dallasfed.org.

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  • Texas Economy

    Texas Weekly Employment Estimate

    The Texas Weekly Employment Estimate (TWEE), drawing on high-frequency data, provides a timely indicator of job growth in the state of Texas.

    November 20, 2020

  • Texas Economy

    Texas Employment Forecast

    Texas employment grew 10.6 percent annualized in October after increasing a revised 4.7 percent in September. Incorporating early benchmark revisions to second-quarter data, jobs are down 6.5 percent since December 2019.

    November 20, 2020

  • Energy Indicators

    Choppy oil prices have averaged near $40 per barrel the past three months, and oilfield activity has risen from summer lows.

    November 20, 2020

  • U.S. Economy

    Real-Time Population Survey (RPS)

    The unemployment rate in the RPS was 10.0 percent for Nov. 8–14, a decrease relative to the estimate of 11.6 percent for Oct. 11–17.

    November 20, 2020

  • Interviews

    Bloomberg: Fed’s Kaplan on Negative Growth, Emergency Programs, Workforce

    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan discusses his economic concerns as the coronavirus pandemic surges across the United States and steps to help Americans get back into the workforce. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on “Balance of Power.”

    November 19, 2020

  • U.S. Economy

    Weekly Economic Index

    The WEI is currently -2.84 percent, scaled to four-quarter GDP growth, for the week ended November 14 and -2.96 percent for November 7.

    November 19, 2020

  • Research Department Working Papers

    How New Fed Corporate Bond Programs Dampened the Financial Accelerator in the COVID-19 Recession

    A careful splicing of different unemployment rate series enables us to assess the effectiveness of recent Fed interventions in some long-term debt markets over long sample periods, spanning the Great Depression, Great Recession and COVID Recession.

    November 18, 2020

  • U.S. Economy

    Mobility and Engagement Index

    The Dallas Fed Mobility and Engagement Index summarizes the information in seven different variables based on geolocation data collected from a large sample of mobile devices to gain insight into the economic impact of the pandemic.

    November 18, 2020

  • Research Department Working Papers

    The Contribution of Jump Activity and Sign to Forecasting Stock Price Volatility

    This paper proposes a novel approach to decompose realized jump measures by type of activity (finite/infinite) and by sign.

    November 17, 2020

  • Mexico Economic Update

    Economic Activity Improves; Mexico’s Outlook Revised Up

    The latest data available show industrial production, employment, exports and retail sales increased. The peso gained ground against the dollar in October, while inflation continued at a steady pace.

    November 17, 2020