Tag Archives: Texas

Texas and New York in a Global Context

Which countries have larger economies than the “Lone Star” and “Empire” states?

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Global Texas: More Than Dumb Luck

In the age of globalization, Texas found itself at the right spot at the right time.

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Global Texas: Homage to Austin

Will Austin’s growth sustain or demolish its fabled culture?

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5 Facts: Texas Explains the U.S. Job Recovery

U.S. job market may be marching back to pre-recession numbers, but these gains are unevenly distributed.

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Texas & Germany: Energy Twins?

Texas and Germany may hold the key to the future of the world’s energy markets.

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Why It’s Impossible To Unionize Walmart

Walmart is the largest private employer in the United States. Why are none of its employees in a union?

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A Future City of Knowledge or a Killing Field?

How has the Mexican city of Monterrey been affected by the drug violence?

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The Rise of the Sultan of the North

How did Monterrey become one of the most prominent — and Americanized — cities in Mexico?

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The Southernmost City in Texas: Monterrey, Nuevo León

Why has Monterrey's prosperity long been intimately tied to the economic well-being of the United States?

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Is the U.S. Dollar from Texas — or New York?

Why does it matter for the dollar where the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury comes from?

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