So this is a bit longer, wordy post about an issue I confronted before on the radio and in other discussions. I do not think the term fiscal conservative means what people think it means.
Wow. If you thought the sacking of the Chancellor of the Excheguer after 38 days was amazing (it was) it was totally outdone by the ineptitude of the PM’s press conference.
Oil is still a key industry in North Dakota but recent output and price movements are not necessarily moving in ways we might expect. The recent global changes from OPEC still might not impact the industry going forward.
The legislative session will discuss many policy changes. Governor Burgum suggested a change in the ND individual income tax. I provide a look at data from about the last 20 years in this post.
After a long, and much longer than anticipated, health hiatus it is time to talk the economy again. That means local, state, and national issues and policies will all be considered. The current trajectory of the national economy, the current debate around policy each necessitate serious consideration for how they will impact important variables in the state and the various local areas within the state. This will be the focus, along with anything else I find interesting and my current research topics.Continue reading Back to talking ND and US economy