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Dallas-Fort Worth

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Texas A&M-Commerce economics professor Dr. Dale Funderburk reflects on a recent USA Today article that compares the economic status of each U.S. state with a particular country.  Texas' Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $1.6 trillion compares with Russia.  Dr.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce economics professor Dr. Dale Funderburk discusses the efforts by the state of Texas and cities within the state to attract the second headquarters of Amazon, referred to as Amazon HQ2.  Dallas-Fort Worth is considered a major contender.  Amazon HQ2 would bring 50,000 jobs to Texas, averaging salaries of $100,000 per year.