Somebody asked me a question about one of my least favorite economic bloviators so I came up with a satirical look at the US outlook. All credit goes to Sesame Street.
Back to forecasting and blogging and the forecast numbers are coming in low and highly volatile.
I made my class predict the next monthly unemployment observation. The result is in.
For the first post of the year I thought I would just give a quick post about some good and bad things I see in the future for Grand Forks, North Dakota, and the US.
I am teaching forecasting this semester and trying to show the students that forecasting is also a thought process and a state mind. So I thought some predictions about sectors impacted by the State of the Union speech would be a good exercise. I pick three sectors likely to be impacted: agriculture, energy, and construction. Why these three?Continue reading Predicting the State of the Union Impacts