Houston Economic Outlook (Virtual)

When:  Oct 19, 2021 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Houston Chapter

October 19, 2021 Virtual Chapter Meeting 6:30
8:00 PM


Topic: Houston Economic Outlook


Jesse Thompson, Senior Business Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch             


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Cost is free



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Link:  https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/3452456/556CAFC8C3A4381B89C3E90CD5070C23


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Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss COVID-19
  2. Discuss the current oil bust & the beginning of the energy transition
  3. Identify how the dynamics of COVID-19 and the oil bust/transition are impacting the Houston economy and its outlook

CPE Credits: 1.5

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Course Level: Basic

Field of Study: Other (Economics)

Course Delivery: Group Internet

About the Presenter


Jesse Thompson serves as senior business economist at the Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Thompson, who joined the Bank in 2010, performs research and analysis on issues affecting the Houston and Gulf Coast economy. In particular, he studies issues surrounding area hydrocarbon industries. He also collects information for the Dallas Fed’s Beige Book summary of current economic conditions. He is author of the monthly Energy Indicators, the Houston Economic Indicators, and contributes to the quarterly publication Southwest Economy.


Thompson earned an MA in economics, with emphasis on empirical microeconomics, and BA in philosophy and economics from the University of Houston.

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