Somebody asked me a question about one of my least favorite economic bloviators so I came up with a satirical look at the US outlook. All credit goes to Sesame Street.
The data are not really in yet but there are going to be ongoing issues in the retail sector for Grand Forks, and North Dakota
I am working on a project and the issue of regulation came up. I piped up about executive order v. legislative acts. I got told to go find data and I did.
I take a look at the local data and the issue of the level of benefits compared to local wages.
I offer up some other ways to look at the scale of the problem of unemployment claims in North Dakota in the hopes of helping policy discussions.