Oklahoma Economist

The Oklahoma Economist is a quarterly publication that provides economic information and insights on the state's economy.

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High Natural Gas Prices: A Boost to Oklahoma Heating Bills and Drilling Activity

This edition of the Oklahoma Economist explores where Oklahoma stands in terms of natural gas consumption and production, and...

Oklahoma’s Changing Employment Mix Since COVID

This edition of the Oklahoma Economist looks at which Oklahoma industries have added and shed the most jobs over the past...

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Oklahoma Ag Economy Diverges from Surrounding States

This addition of the Oklahoma Economist looks at why the farm economy in Oklahoma has diverged negatively from surrounding states.

Oklahoma’s Population During COVID: Early Deaths, New Residents and an End of the Brain Drain

This edition explores data on Oklahoma deaths and migration during the pandemic.

Oklahoma’s Evolving Energy Landscape

This edition of the Oklahoma Economist investigates recent trends and the longer-term evolution of the state’s energy sector.

Where Are All the Workers?

This edition of The Oklahoma Economist seeks to identify the extent to which workers still are available in Oklahoma and show...

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