Oklahoma Economist

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

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From Brain Drain to Brain Gain, Oklahoma’s Population on the Rise

This edition of Oklahoma Economist examines multiple sources of state migration data to quantify the drivers of the state’s...

Outsized Decline: Oklahoma’s Energy Employment since 2019

This edition of Oklahoma Economist examines the state’s energy production composition, drilling productivity, and employment...

Oklahoma’s Warehousing Boom: Spending Shocks and Their Implications for Workers

This edition of Oklahoma Economist examines changes in the warehousing industry considering these spending shocks, and the...

Affordability Worsens, but Oklahomans Still Pay Much Less for Housing

This edition of Oklahoma Economist examines recent housing price trends and finds that despite sizable increases in costs, ...

Oklahoma GDP Growth Has Lagged the Nation the Past Decade, But Not Everywhere

This edition of the Oklahoma Economist investigates GDP trends across the state during three distinct time frames: the oil...

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.

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