The big contributors to total taxables sales and purchases in the state are not a surprise. Which counties grew fast and who among the large counties performed well in the last year is a bit of a surprise.
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.
The changes in median age between 2010 and 2018 show one aspect of demographic change in the state and how the economic response was ongoing and needs to continue still.
I take a look at how North Dakota fares during recent US recessions. The answer is: pretty well.