There is lots of interest in public banking given the recent passage of a public banking law in California. I start the discussion about the ND experience in this post.
I was thinking about the labor force increase during the Bakken oil boom and wondered how it stood up against streaks in other states. The answer surprised me.
Unemployment is not a useful policy metric in North Dakota, though it gets mentioned often. I look at the recent data, map it, and discuss.
I demonstrate the stability of fertility rates within age groups in North Dakota over the last 15years.
What happens in North Dakota when the yield curve inverts? The answer is not at all clear from a first look.