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.
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.
A quick forecast of the North Dakota initial claims data. There is a bit of work to do for the next revision, but the claims data show a consistency that contributes to the discussion of overall ND labor market.
I give an updated look at the forecast for sales tax collections in Grand Forks. There are statistical issues with the forecast but corrections are in the works.