New data suggest that remote working is here to stay
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a new study which found that remote work is allowing people to move to cheaper, rural areas. This is behind the faster…
State and local taxes and spending
Duluth News Tribune: Minnesota film tax credit bills could bring movie, TV production boom to Northland
Winona Daily News: Our View: It’s time to end the border battle over taxes
Owatonna People’s Press: Surprised by DFL’s plan to raise fees and taxes
Detroit Lakes Online: Minnesota’s unemployment rate ticks down to 4.2% in March
Wadena Pioneer Journal: Help and hundreds of jobs are available to those looking
Rochester Post Bulletin: Our View: Chamber says small businesses hit hardest by COVID-19
Twin Cities Business: Does Unemployment Drive New Business?
Twin Cities Business: Job Creators or Job Takers?
John Phelan is an economist at the Center of the American Experiment.
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As downtown Minneapolis struggles with crime and an exodus of businesses, those who are left are pleading with Target, a major downtown employer, to get its workers back to the…
Earlier this week, in broad daylight, Shivanthi Sathanandan was violently attacked and carjacked by a group of armed young men in the driveway of her Minneapolis home. The attack left…
Last week I took the train from the Twin Cities to Chicago for a work trip. I enjoyed it, and it set me wondering whether we ought to expand rail…