The Dallas Fed has improved the quality of the payroll employment estimates for Metropolitan Areas of Texas using early benchmarking and two-step seasonal adjustment. More information regarding the early benchmarking technique can be found at http://www.dallasfed.org/research/basics/benchmark.cfm. More information pertaining to two-step seasonal adjustment can be found at http://www.dallasfed.org/research/basics/twostep.cfm.
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Release: Texas Employment Data
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Construction, Mining and Natural Resources Payroll Employment for Brownsville-Harlingen, TX (MSA) [BRONRMCA158MFRBDAL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/BRONRMCA158MFRBDAL, February 13, 2016.