You Decide: Is the Fed Done Raising Interest Rates?
Economist Mike Walden reflects on the Federal Reserve’s handling of interest rates and what goes into the decision to raise or lower rates.
You Decide: What Do Interest Rates Tell Us?
Economist Mike Walden shares information about interest rates and what interest rate changes mean for the economy.
Adapting to Saltwater Intrusion: Profitability of Salt-Tolerant Soybeans in Eastern North Carolina
In this edition of the NC State Economist, Greg Ferraro, Roderick M. Rejesus, Luke Gatiboni and Andrea Gibbs explore the issue of saltwater intrusion and sea level rise in Eastern North Carolina agriculture.
You Decide: Which Dominates, Bad or Good Economic News?
Economist Mike Walden discusses both the bad news and the good news surrounding the economy and whether the signs for the future are a net plus or a net minus.
You Decide: Is the Outlook Bright for Manufacturing?
Economist Mike Walden reflects on the past, present and future of manufacturing in North Carolina and beyond.
You Decide: How Can Homeowners Cope With High Interest Rates?
Economist Mike Walden shares tips for navigating the current mortgage rates and economists’ mortgage predictions for the future.
You Decide: Is There a Winner in the Debate Over Taxes?
Economist Mike Walden shares why there are disagreements about taxes, including conversations related to fairness, income distribution and economic growth.
You Decide: Is It a Bird, a Plane or the Crazy Economy?
Economist Mike Walden shares ideas about where the economy is headed and explains popular terms you may be hearing.
Triple Digits: North Carolina Agricultural Impact Tops $100 Billion
North Carolina agriculture rebounds from pandemic challenges and sets a new record for economic impact.
Economic Impact of North Carolina Agriculture and Agribusiness Reaches Record $103.2 Billion
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced that the economic impact of North Carolina’s agriculture and agribusiness industry has topped $100 billion, reaching a new record of $103.2 billion.