Chris Liotta

Oct 30, 2017

Economic Perspective: Tax Cuts And Economic Growth

With the current administration releasing it’s proposal for tax reform, Mike Walden looks at if the changes could spur economic and job growth.

Oct 27, 2017

You Decide: What Will North Carolina Be Like In 2050?

Dr. Mike Walden gives a preview into his new book, and predicts what the state of North Carolina will be in the year 2050.

Oct 13, 2017

You Decide: Should We Worry About Monopolies?

Monopolies are a constant concern for economists. How have they been dealt with in the past, and what can be done about any looming ones in modern times?

Oct 11, 2017

Economic Perspective: Economic Impacts of the Hurricanes

The nation received an unprecedented one-two punch from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. How will the damage be reflected in the national economy over the coming year?

Oct 2, 2017

Economic Perspective: Today’s Financial Challenges

Every generation faces its own financial issues. What are the challenges for this current generation as they start their careers?

Sep 29, 2017

You Decide: Should North Carolina Bid For Amazon?

Amazon wants to open a second U.S. headquarters that could be the economic prize of the century. What does North Carolina have to offer, and what would could it be worth?

Sep 27, 2017

Who Is Returning To The Workforce?

Recently the labor force participation rate has seen a rise, with a greater number of people either holding down a job or actively looking for one. Who is responsible for this improvement?

Sep 15, 2017

You Decide: What Are The Good And Bad In Today’s Economy?

There’s two sides to every story. What are the sides for the economy today? NC State University economist Mike Walden lays out some of the major points in today’s economy so you can decide.

Sep 11, 2017

Economic Perspective: Tax Deductions and Charitable Donations

The ability to deduct charitable donations on federal taxes may be affected by potential changes to the tax code. What are the possible outcomes and impacts?

Sep 1, 2017

You Decide: Are The Humanities Still Useful In A Tech World?

The question today is how relevant the humanities are to an increasingly technological world. STEM enrollment has seen significantly higher growth compared the humanities since 2000. In our tech-heavy society, will STEM majors flourish while humanities majors flounder?