The health of the labor market is a big issue right now for many callers and the listening audience in general. I provide a look at the JOLTS data for ND in this post.
As we talk about economic development and labor shortages there is a need to think about where we can turn, as a matter of policy, to fill these labor needs.
Will removing extra federal unemployment benefits impact ND labor markets? I am skeptical and here is why.
North Dakota is thinking about recovery and that is great. Here is where some parts of the economy are right now to help understand how far we need to recover.
I am doing some forecasting for initial claims and thought I would introduce the data set. I think claims will likely be important indicator for the state economy.