Economy reporter @dallasnews. @Cal alum and California expat most recently @tennessean. Could probably go for a sandwich right now.

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Biography

I write about the economy and demographics for the Dallas Morning News.

That includes tracking the ways major employers -- including Toyota -- impact life in the region, understanding the trade relationships that have shaped Texas and analyzing population trends to find human stories.

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What's keeping $30 million in private money from making southern Dallas better? | Economy | Dalla...

What's keeping $30 million in private money from making southern Dallas better? | Economy | Dalla...

Will North Texas ever get another Toyota? How Plano landed a historic corporate catch | Toyota | ...

Will North Texas ever get another Toyota? How Plano landed a historic corporate catch | Toyota | ...

It'll be 'Brexit times 100,' disaster for Texas, if Trump makes good on trade promises | Economy ...

It'll be 'Brexit times 100,' disaster for Texas, if Trump makes good on trade promises | Economy ...

Texas' rural roots and urban future are on a high-speed collision course over a bullet train | Bu...

Texas' rural roots and urban future are on a high-speed collision course over a bullet train | Bu...

Big splash: How Topo Chico went from a taste of Mexico to a Texas cult favorite | Business | Dall...

Big splash: How Topo Chico went from a taste of Mexico to a Texas cult favorite | Business | Dall...