So far my students voted 14 that the May deal will go down and nobody voting in favor. Only a few say they have not been following it at all while many cite reporting and specific issues that lead them to their vote. It is really interesting to hear the news reports though. All very exciting.Continue reading Student Brexit Poll
There are probably few events of as much importance this week than the Brexit vote in Parliament. I have a few thoughts about that and what got them to this point.
So after the post yesterday and some of the discussion today I realized I could smooth out the picture a bit more. I kind of kicked myself for breaking one of the main bits of guidance I give to my forecasting students. So I take a look at the quarterly data from last time, but this time we look at the percentage change from a year ago levels, thereby controlling for seasonal factors.Continue reading Another Look at ND Wage data
For a first comparison of Grand Forks I look at county wages for five counties in North Dakota while we try to figure out what type of city Grand Forks really is.
The upcoming vote is just an amazing economic history event happening as we watch it.