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
North Dakota median age continues below the national median age. I highlight the differences by sex in this post.
Inflation has bee a hot topic the last few weeks and I expect it to continue. While inflation persists there was an observation of “record” sales tax collections. Let’s talk about this in some broader terms.
On the subject of gas prices there is a very direct action possible by government that is not getting any real attention: a temporary tax holiday.
So gas prices are a frequent question right now along with oil. I address some of the relations between the two with an eye to prices in the midwest.