Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Woodson2019-07-16T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
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Blockchain and Real EstateBlockchain and Real EstateLuis B. Torres and Kyle Brann2019-07-08T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
RE Issues

​​​​​The emergence of blockchain technology has opened the door for a new way of completing transactions, while reducing costs, and increasing transparency.

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Texas Housing InsightTexas Housing InsightJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Silva2019-07-02T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​Texas housing sales inched down monthly after a record-breaking April but continued a general trend upward. The average days on market remained stable, while lower mortgage rates and home-price appreciation eased the decline of housing affordability.

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Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyAli Anari2019-06-25T05:00:00Ztechnical-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.

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Texas Border EconomyTexas Border EconomyJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Silva2019-06-19T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The economy along the Texas border differs from that in the rest of the state. Trade closely links the cities on both sides of the Rio Grande. This report discusses four major Texas metropolitan areas and their economic ties to Mexico.

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Lingering Effects of Subprime LendingLingering Effects of Subprime LendingLuis B. Torres, Carter Neill, and Clare Losey2019-06-12T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​​​​To say subprime mortgages single-handedly caused the Great Recession of 2006-07 would be over-simplifying things, but certainly they were a key culprit.

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Leaving a LegacyLeaving a LegacyLimited Partnerships, LLCs, and CorporationsErin M. Kiella2019-06-12T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Legal Issues

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rural land management isn’t just big business—it’s family business. At least it can be for Texans hoping to teach heirs how to manage substantial real estate holdings. In such cases, business structures can be a practical option.

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Ahead of the StormAhead of the StormNew Ideas in Flood ProtectionHarold D. Hunt2019-06-06T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​​​​​Talk about necessity being the mother of invention. Homeowners in some parts of Texas have been hit  by floods each of the past few years, prompting builders and engineers to find innovative ways to help.

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Texas Quarterly Commercial ReportTexas Quarterly Commercial ReportJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Harold D. Hunt, Clare Losey, Carter Neill, and Trenton Forbes2019-06-04T05:00:00Ztechnical-report

​​​​​This quarterly report summarizes key economic indicators that help discern commercial real estate trends in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio.

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Robot RevolutionRobot RevolutionAutomation and the Changing Job LandscapeLuis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paden Van2019-06-03T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

According to sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov’s laws of robotics, a robot can neither harm a human nor disobey a human’s orders. They can, however, perform more and more jobs once handled by people. Welcome to the 21st century.

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