The Texas Economy: 21st Century Economic Challenges

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Midwestern State University Press, Sep 1, 1996 - Business & Economics - 267 pages
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The Texas economy has gone through considerable changes during the past decade. Many of these developments resulted from the changing role of the oil industry in the state. The Texas Economy: 21st Century Economic Challenges covers economic developments in the Texas economy. Louis J. Rodriguez and Yoshi Fukasawa have edited a collection addressing agriculture, natural resources, human resources, education, technology, manufacturing, tourism, health and medical services, finances, and trade. The Texas Economy will interest educators, students, business leaders, and policymakers involved in the Texas economy. Contents: Introduction, Louis J. Rodriquez; Texas Agriculture, Kary Mathis; Texas Natural Resources and the Environment, Dudley Burton and Radhika Balasubrahmanya; Population Change and the Human Resource Base of the Texas Economy, Steve H. Murdock and MD. Nazrul Hoque; The Role of Education in the 21st Century Texas Economy; O. Emerson Capps and John F. Dowd; Higher Education in Texas, Don W. Brown; Manufacturing Change in Texas, 1970-90; Boom, Bust, and Restructuring, Bernard L. Weinstein and Harold T. Gross; Health and Medical Services in the 21st Century Texas Economy, Antonio Furino; Tourism by Jerome A. Olson; Financial Sector, Robert Clair, Kelly Klemme, and Susan P. Teltey; The Current and Future Condition of Texas State Finance, Mike Reissig; NAFTA and the Texas Economy, Yoshi Fukasawa and Mary Jo Johnson; Conclusions, Louis Rodriguez.

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Contents

TexasNatural Resources and the Environment
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Population Change and the Human Resource Base of the Texas Economy
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The Role of Education in the 21st Century Texas Economy
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Louis J. Rodriquez is President and Professor of Economics at Midwestern State University. Yoshi Fukasawa is Director of the Division of Business Administration and Professor of Economics at the same university.

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