Chris Berg had me on his show for an interview.
There are many moving pieces in the economy, but oil in North Dakota represents a clear economic and budget issue for the state right now. I provide a first pass here.
A look at the concentrations of old and young by county in North Dakota to understand the rationale for a school closure.
I think a great deal about economic vitality in the state and this is a first pass at a calculation.
I take a big picture view of the various pieces of information about labor markets in North Dakota and Grand Forks.