Tag Archives: Darren Fishell

Just how low are wages in Maine? (w/ one update)

ON the back of Darren Fishell’s recent post on the BLS’s recently released wage data for 2013 for all counties in the U.S., below is a breakdown of average annual wages for all counties in New England.   As a state, Maine ranks 46th nationally, however, delving into the data reveals where Maine sits relative to its […]

Student Loan Debt and Business Start-ups

ON his blog, Darren Fishell has a very interesting preliminary study from Penn State and the Philly Fed regarding the negative correlation between student loan debt and small business start-ups.  He writes: The study found that in counties where student debt increased its share of the total consumer debt — mortgages, credit cards, car loans — the […]