With policy discussions breaking down I thought it made sense to look at the benefits payouts in North Dakota as part of an ongoing look at labor markets here.
Last week a caller asked me an odd question about government policy forcing us into a cashless economy. Here are my thoughts, without the conspiracy angle.
How has employment changed over the last 18 months in North Dakota and certain counties? The answer shows the possibility of nascent recovery, but it is fragile.
I develop a rough estimate for oil industry revenue in North Dakota to show both the volatility, the progress, and the setbacks.
North Dakota is thinking about recovery and that is great. Here is where some parts of the economy are right now to help understand how far we need to recover.