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Areas of Oklahoma Will Struggle to Add Jobs in ’16

The collapse in energy prices (both crude oil and natural gas) will continue to weigh on much of the Oklahoma economy in 2016. Statewide, our projected job loss is -0.6% on a year-over-year basis. The weakness should be widespread but concentrated in a few regions. The map of job growth below (see a dynamic version here) illustrates the [...]

By | 2016-02-18T20:06:23+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Forecasting, Graphic, Maps, Pic of the Week, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Areas of Oklahoma Will Struggle to Add Jobs in ’16

2016 Oklahoma Regional Economic Yearbook is Available!

The 2016 Oklahoma Regional Economic Yearbook is here! The Yearbook is the most comprehensive and trusted source for historical and forecast information on the Oklahoma economy! More than 400 pages of historical and forecast data tables at your fingertips!  […]

By | 2016-02-17T12:20:15+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Forecasting, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2016 Oklahoma Regional Economic Yearbook is Available!

2014 Owasso Oklahoma Economic Outlook

See our 2014 Owasso Economic Outlook (pdf) for the Owasso, Oklahoma area. Also see the slides (pdf) for a presentation of the outlook. Outlook Summary: Owasso accelerates to near its pre-recession pace Retail trade activity surged in 2013 Census population estimates revised upward Housing market stabilized but faces constraints Local hiring forecast for 2014 raised [...]

By | 2014-05-27T16:35:34+00:00 May 27th, 2014|Forecasting, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2014 Owasso Oklahoma Economic Outlook

2014 Lawton Oklahoma Economic Outlook

See our 2014 Economic Outlook Commentary (pdf) for the Lawton, Oklahoma area. Also see the slides (pdf) for a presentation of the outlook. Forecast Summary: Lawton fared well in the recent recession but slumped severely in 2011 & 2012 under Federal spending cuts. Recovery began in early 2013, and further moderate growth is expected in [...]

By | 2014-05-27T15:59:10+00:00 May 27th, 2014|Forecasting, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2014 Lawton Oklahoma Economic Outlook