Wow I missed blogging this last month! There were many of work and family commitments that had to take the bulk of my time. I was reading many graduate student papers during this time, which were really good, but it takes a great deal of mental energy to correct them.
Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, or your favorite other term here. I gave my outlook on these to the people at Focus Economics and you can find the post at this link, Blog Link.
The state of debate in the country regarding taxes being what it is I thought I would make a few posts on the topic over the next few days. There are many issues with the legislation being discussed (intentionally not using the word debated right now). The issues and implications for North Dakota will need to wait for another post, but it will be forthcoming.
A colleague and I are working on a predictive analytic model for hockey. Why? Because there is data available, and it seems a nice extension and a fun thing to do. And I really like working with numbers and analyzing data.
As most readers know, I think population is one of the most important variables when discussing the economic growth, development, and history of North Dakota. Well, of probably any region really. There are many different aspects to a discussion of population though. It can be a count of people, birth measures, mortality, migration, and so on. Today I focus on age. Why?