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Real Estate Center's Top Ten for AprilReal Estate Center's Top Ten for April2016-05-02T05:00:00Zreference
RE Center

​​​​​​​​​​​​Check out the top ten list of the Center's most viewed articles for the month of March. 

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Real Estate Center's First 45 YearsReal Estate Center's First 45 Years2016-04-27T05:00:00Zreference
RE Center

​​​​Anyone younger than 30 might have trouble imagining a time when people wrote letters by hand. Regularly. Not only that, they paid less than ten cents to mail them.

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Negative Interest Rates: Rewriting Economic TextbooksNegative Interest Rates: Rewriting Economic TextbooksLuis B. Torres2016-04-25T05:00:00Zresearch-article
U.S. Economy

After several central banks introduced negative policy rates, textbooks will need to explain the rationale for and implications of negative interest rates.



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Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyBy Ali Anari2016-04-21T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​How does the Texas economy compare with the national one? This report looks at all the angles with a particular focus on employment and unemployment. It includes rankings of various industries by employment.Digital and Print1862https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/articles/technical-report/monthly-review-of-the-texas-economy https://assets.recenter.tamu.edu/Documents/Articles/1862.pdf
Real Estate Center's 45-Year HistoryReal Estate Center's 45-Year History2016-04-19T05:00:00Zreference
RE Center

​​​​The Watergate scandal — an event that would help transform our perception of politicians (and politics in general) — was still a year away when we first opened our doors here at Texas A&M University.

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Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis Torres, Wayne Day2016-04-13T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
​​​​​​​​​This monthly report offers an overview of the various sectors of the Texas economy, including housing, manufacturing, energy, employment and trade. Digital and Print2046https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/articles/technical-report/outlook-for-the-texas-economy https://assets.recenter.tamu.edu/Documents/Articles/2046.pdf
Texas Housing InsightTexas Housing InsightJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres and Wayne Day2016-04-13T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​​​​​​​​The Texas economy grew at a slow pace in February thanks to a weakening global economy, lower energy prices, and a strong dollar. 

Digital and Print2120https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/articles/technical-report/Texas housing economy leading index construction https://assets.recenter.tamu.edu/Documents/Articles/2120.pdf
Is There Still a Message in the Inverted Yield Curve?Is There Still a Message in the Inverted Yield Curve?Luis B. Torres2016-04-04T05:00:00Zresearch-article
Economy

​​​Historically, before each of the last seven recessions, short-term interest rates rose above long-term rates, producing what economists call an inverted yield curve.

Digital and Print2128https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/articles/research-article/inverted yield curve interest rates https://assets.recenter.tamu.edu/Documents/Articles/2128.pdf
Oil Price Collapse: Is the Worst of Its Impact Over?Oil Price Collapse: Is the Worst of Its Impact Over?Ali Anari, James P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, and Harold D. Hunt2016-03-30T05:00:00Zresearch-article
Economy

​​A recent Real Estate Center press release included economic indicators suggesting that the worst of the oil price collapse's impact on the Texas economy may be over. That caught people's attention. Could the worst be over?

Digital and Print2127https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/articles/research-article/oil employment jobs economy https://assets.recenter.tamu.edu/Documents/Articles/2127.pdf
Nonresidential Construction and the Texas Business CycleNonresidential Construction and the Texas Business CycleLuis B. Torres and Harold D. Hunt2016-03-24T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Commercial

​​The nonresidential construction cycle is different from the Texas economy’s peaks and troughs. This research is the first step in defining the turning points in nonresidential construction.

Digital and Print2126https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/articles/tierra-grande/nonresidential construction peaks troughs https://assets.recenter.tamu.edu/Documents/Articles/2126.pdf