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A Newcomer’s Guide to Houston’s Economy

When you think about the Houston economy, the first thing you probably think of is the oil and gas industry. And while that is still a very big driver of the Houston economy, the city is much more diverse than it was a few decades ago. News 88.7 business reporter Andrew Schneider gives us the […]

When you think about the Houston economy, the first thing you probably think of is the oil and gas industry. And while that is still a very big driver of the Houston economy, the city is much more diverse than it was a few decades ago.

News 88.7 business reporter Andrew Schneider gives us the lowdown on what makes our economy go and how much money you might expect to spend here compared to elsewhere.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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