Houston Matters

How Did Harvey Affect The Job Market In Greater Houston?

We discuss the state of Houston’s job market post-Harvey with Patrick Jankowski of the Greater Houston Partnership and Mike Temple of Workforce Solutions.

An aerial view of the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, Aug. 31, 2017. Hurricane Harvey formed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in southeastern Texas, bringing record flooding and destruction to the region. U.S. military assets supported FEMA as well as state and local authorities in rescue and relief efforts.
An aerial view of the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, Aug. 31, 2017. Harvey formed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in southeastern Texas, bringing record flooding and destruction to the region.

Harvey displaced many people from their homes and even businesses due to flooding, so what effect has that had on employment in Greater Houston?

To discuss the state of Houston’s job market post-Harvey, we talk with Patrick Jankowski, chief economist for the Greater Houston Partnership, and Mike Temple, executive director of Workforce Solutions.

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