Institute For Regional Forecasting
Houston’s Resource for Economic Developments,
Trends and Forecasting
Dr. Bill Gilmer has written an update on the economic outlook for Houston titled "Houston Outlook Grows Darker as the Oil Downturn Becomes Deeper and Longer."
Our latest symposium was held on May 12, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The subject of the symposium was "Good Times or Bad? Oil Still Makes a Difference for Houston." The bi-annual publication of "CD-Houston" is currently available for sale. This CD includes Dr. Gilmer's PowerPoint slides along with his text for each slide. If you would like to purchase this CD, please use the online publications page or call our office at 713-743-3869.
Just published by the Texas A&M University Real Estate Center: Texas' four largest metros (Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio) function as one large economic entity with each playing complementary roles. Together, they represent 68 percent of Texas jobs and 73 percent of the state's income.
Save the Date
We have finalized a date for our fall 2015 symposium to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1200 Louisiana, Houston, Texas in the Imperial Ballroom. The symposium topic will be announced at a later date along with registration information, but please make sure you save the date on your calendar:
- Thursday, November 12, 2015
- 2016 Symposium Dates - TBD
University of Houston
C. T. Bauer College Of Business
Institute for Regional Forecasting
334 Melcher Hall
Houston, TX 77204-6021