Bauer Business Focus

What Will The Trump Effect Be On Texas’ Economy?

After the president-elect has nominated most of his cabinet, do we have a better idea about how his policies could impact Houston and Texas?

Mark Jones
Rice University political scientist Mark Jones says the impact of President-elect Trump’s policies on the Texas economy will likely be mixed.

On Jan. 20, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the country's 45th president.

Much uncertainty still surrounds his administration, but do we have an idea about what impact it could have on the Texas economy?

Will Trump's business-friendliness outweigh his opposition to free trade and immigration?

To get some answers, we spoke with Rice University political scientist Mark Jones for this week's Bauer Business Focus.

You can listen to the interview by clicking the play button above.

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Florian Martin

Florian Martin

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Florian Martin is currently the News 88.7 business reporter. Florian’s stories can frequently be heard on other public radio stations throughout Texas and on NPR nationwide. Some of them have earned him awards from Texas AP Broadcasters, the Houston Press Club, National Association of Real Estate Editors, and Public Radio...

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