Research & Analysis

The economic landscape is always changing. Understanding the short- and long-term trends that shape our economy is crucial for long-term success. Our experts track and analyze the most important trends and forces that shape the state and region and share their insights here.
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Macroeconomy - Q4-2022 Outlook Report
November 21, 2022

What’s Driving the Inflation Bus?

On November 3, 2022 the Federal Reserve announced another 75 basis point hike in the Federal Funds rate (the overnight interest rate on interbank loans), raising its target from 3.25% to 4.00%. The Fed is…

November 15, 2022

Dakota Outlook: Issue # 1

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Dakota Outlook, a quarterly publication from the Dakota Institute. Every quarter our experts provide professional and informative analysis on key sectors and trends of interest to business leaders…