Sipping my coffee this morning and reading the paper about the proposed capital gains tax cut it struck me that this is a really big change with very unclear consequences.
I demonstrate the stability of fertility rates within age groups in North Dakota over the last 15years.
What happens in North Dakota when the yield curve inverts? The answer is not at all clear from a first look.
I take a look at how North Dakota fares during recent US recessions. The answer is: pretty well.
With all the concern about US policy and local impacts I took a look at some simple trends in GDP for both to see what we can see.