Since the depths of 2008-09 I've thought of Prof. Perry as "The Happy Economist".
From Carpe Diem:
Metro Area Average Annual
Williston, ND $70,000 San Francisco $64,820 Washington, D.C. $62,890 Boston $60,390 New York City $58,500 Seattle $56,290 Los Angeles $51,600 Chicago $49,030
From today's Williston (ND) Herald:"Williston Economic Development’s deputy director has the daunting task of tracking job creation in the Williston area. Shawn Wenko says he likes to see how Williston compares to other cities in the state. And, it’s probably no big shock that Williston leads the state in job growth. Wenko says Williams County created over 12,000 jobs from January 2010 to September 2011.“That number doesn’t surprise me. If we could have brought housing online faster it would probably be even more....MORE