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Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

economy


Translation:

It’s Simple. Kind of … Economy Explainers

Three Characteristics of Supply Chains

Supply chains are the bustling global networks between a company and its suppliers. Three key characteristics of these networks help reduce costs and waste in our modern economy: intermediate goods, just-in-time manufacturing and the “bullwhip effect.”


Understanding the Unemployment Rate

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the unemployment rate has realized gradual decreases since April 2021. For most of us, that might be all we hear about it. Until next month, that is, when — up or down — the unemployment rate again leads the headlines. Economists look to an array of metrics when analyzing the health of the labor market.


The Recovery After a Recession

The economy wasn’t immune to COVID-19. After a decade of economic growth, the pandemic resulted in a recession followed soon after by the beginning of a recovery. Except, even a year later, not all industries and people are recovering equally. For some, it has been a long recession.


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