Max Steele is a third-year student at NMU. He intends to pursue graduate studies in economics.
Max Steele’s Analysis of Earned Income Tax Credit in the Upper Peninsula
In a new paper, NMU student and Rural Insights research contributor Max Steele looks at the unique factors of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that vary across counties, such as wealth, income, and population, and how those factors affect the applicability of the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Earned Income Tax Credit: Max Steele’s Analysis
Rural areas have several demographic components that lend themselves to having a great need for…
Taking a Look at Housing Rental Cost Dynamics in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
In this newly-published research paper, NMU’s Dr. Weronika Kusek and Max Steele take a look at the issue of rising rental costs across four counties in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Housing Rental Cost Dynamics in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Housing prices in the US have been increasing at an average rate of 7% over…
Childcare: An Overview of Costs and Solutions
Childcare is one of the most pressing issues to the modern working family. With costs…
Hidden Homelessness in the Upper Peninsula
Hidden homelessness is a scary reality–it can affect friends, family, and others in the community….
A Quantitative Analysis of GDP in the Upper Peninsula
The data listed here comes from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The BEA is…
Absentee Ballot Requests Show Increased Voter Participation for 2020 Election
Research by NMU student Max Steele on absentee ballot requests in six Upper Peninsula counties for the November 2020 election show that voter participation is higher than the previous two presidential elections.