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Houston grinds to a halt as oil industry declines


  • Jesse B. Thompson


Houston, the nation?s energy capital, is in the grips of a slowdown that may presage a local recession. Strength in health, leisure and hospitality, and retail services has helped offset weak oil industry performance.

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  • Jesse B. Thompson, 2016. "Houston grinds to a halt as oil industry declines," Southwest Economy, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, issue Q2, pages 16-19.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:feddse:00076

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