With population gains in the last year I take a look at net migration for North Dakota and look at how that was distributed across counties in the state.
The Census Bureau released the 2018 population estimates. Here is my first take on the county level estimates for North Dakota.
I take a few different looks at the monthly additions into the Legacy Fund and see some interesting monthly breakouts.
Frequent calls and newspaper editorials make it seem like it is time to take a deeper dive on the Legacy Fund. I am not a fan of such approaches but it is here and the best thing to do is talk about how to move forward.
So I am following up my own post. A paper I am soon to present looks at fertility rates in North Dakota and how they were impacted by oil activity. My earlier post, Oil boom but no baby boom in ND, showed a lack of change in the age specific fertility rates for North Dakota over time related to the oil boom. That does not tell the whole story though. There are changes though that are important to highlight. Part of my research is an attempt to break out effects from price and quantity changes on the fertility rate in certain areas.Continue reading Oil & Fertility in North Dakota