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The Torch of Friendship sculpture in downtown San Antonio. San Antonio's tourism industry is one of those being hit hardest economically by the pandemic.

Panel discusses the economic impact of COVID-19 in San Antonio

Adrianne Kristianto, Social Media Coordinator May 6, 2020

Economic experts from UTSA discussed the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic in a virtual panel on April 22. The panelists included Tom Tunstall, senior director of research for the Institute for...

Study finds huge impact of higher education on Texas’ economy

March 24, 2015

The economic impact of Texas colleges and universities can be summed up in two words: multiplier effects. Colleges and universities, including UTSA, have a huge impact on the Texas economy, not only...

Texas’ economy to slow down as oil prices continue to fall

January 27, 2015

Marcus Connolly/ The Paisano The Bloomberg report showed crude oil prices at just below $50 per barrel (WTI & Brent). Consequently, United States’ gas prices have plummeted to...

Dismal future for the €uro

April 16, 2013

The Euro (€) is the official currency of 17 countries within the European Union. While some 27 countries are part of the European Union, only 17 use the Euro. These countries are referred to as the...

Japan: Facing economic uncertainty

April 16, 2013

Will Tallent / The Paisano Japan, the world’s third largest economy, is next on the list of countries on the verge of financial ruin.Since the early 2000s, Japan has accumulated vast...

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