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America Gets A Dismal Jobs Report

America Gets A Dismal Jobs Report

The national unemployment rate ticked down slightly in March, but it’s not exactly attributable to jobs gains. Rather, it’s because the labor participation rate continues to be in the basement: “The unemployment rate dropped because of a further decline in the labor force participation rate, now at its lowest level since 1979,” writes economist James

Guest Post: North Dakota's Overbuilt Hotel Industry A Separate Conversation From Permanent Housing

Recently, I read an article on SayAnythingBlog.com that was full of consternation over whether North Dakota is inflating its own “housing bubble” via the Housing Incentive Fund (HIF). The article cited a story about the number of hotels in Minot and worried that supply for all types of housing would soon outstrip demand. North Dakota