Williston Employment Patterns and the Price of Oil

by Christopher Chasteen, Ph.D., CCP 23. December 2014 12:19
Williston, North Dakota, has been the center of the oil boom associated with the Bakken Shale formation for a number of years. Tracking the change in employment of this town provides an interesting study in the timing and development of the boom and may give us some insight into near-term employment changes given the recent drop in oil prices. [More]

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Local OES Averages

by Christopher Chasteen, Ph.D., CCP 26. November 2012 09:49

ERI continually reviews Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) data, a survey collected via a headcount of individuals within an occupational family and then converted into salary estimates. Recently, local OES “All Occupations” averages appear overstated. 

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