The Q4 2018 job vacancy data for Minnesota is interesting. The data showed that there were ~136,000 vacancies statewide, which aside from Q2 2018 was the most vacancies since before 2001. There are a lot of compelling points to be made about this breakdown, but I want to first frame this data within the old... Continue Reading →
Where Is the Inflation?
If you're not interested in macro, go ahead and skip this one. I am by no means an expert in macroeconomic policy, but I do try and consume a wide variety of macro literature. Recently, we've seen the rise of MMT or "Modern Monetary Theory". At its core, MMT advances the idea that since the... Continue Reading →