Dakota Outlook

A quarterly report providing timely analysis and insight into the key trends along with forecasts for where the state and regional economies might be heading.
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April 16, 2024

2024 Q1 Dakota Outlook

South Dakota is off to a great start in 2024. Employment growth is strong, incomes are rising, and the state’s strong economy is attracting new workers and residents from across…

September 6, 2023

2023 Q2 Dakota Outlook

The economic roller coaster of 2023 continues. There haven’t been too many ups and downs so far in 2023. In fact, we seem to be going up and up and…

April 3, 2023

2023 Q1 Dakota Outlook

As the first quarter of 2023 wraps up, we can look back at 2022 to see how the year ended and look forward to 2023. In some ways, 2022 ended…

November 21, 2022

2022 Q4 Dakota Outlook

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Dakota Outlook. The Dakota Outlook is a quarterly publication produced by the Dakota Institute that explores the key trends shaping the South Dakota…