MinnEcon Blog

Twin Cities home prices climbed 10 percent over the year ending in September, according to the widely followed S&P/Case-Shiller index.
Minnesota's jobless rate fell to 4.8 percent in October. That is the first time the state's unemployment rate has been under 5 percent since February of 2008, close to the onset of the Great Recession.
Eden Prairie-based Stratasys, which makes the world’s largest installed base of industrial 3D printers, plans to expand its product line to include printers that build objects out of metal, not just plastic. The company’s machines, used by GE, BMW and Medtronic, lay down thin layers of molten plastic, to slowly build three-dimensional objects. “We are…