|UND's BBER examines importance of farm income to North Dakota economy|
The Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) at the University of North Dakota released the Winter 2008 quarterly forecast report. The QFR provides growth projections for numerous U.S. macroeconomic variables as well as regional income variables. New to this edition of the QFR is a recession probability calculation for the state of North Dakota. There are also forecasts of unemployment for North Dakota and the three largest urban areas, Bismarck, Fargo and Grand Forks.
A copy of the Research Bulletin is available at http://business.und.edu/bber/publications/qfr/qfr-winter2008.pdf .
The Bureau of Business and Economic Research studies issues of importance to the businesses and economy of North Dakota and the region. The Bureau is located in the Department of Economics, College of Business and Public Administration.