You Decide

Aug 12, 2022

You Decide: Should We Use Incentives to Attract Firms?

Incentives are often used in attracting businesses to states. What is entailed in these packages, and how do they work?

Jul 29, 2022

You Decide: Should We Worry About Fewer Youth Working?

The percentage of young people entering the workforce has been steadily declining in recent decades. What's driving this trend and what is it driving towards?

Jul 15, 2022

You Decide: Are We Already in a Recession?

The word recession has been floating around public discourse recently. What does it mean, and what do the numbers show?

May 20, 2022

You Decide: How Will the Hospitality Industry Change?

The hospitality industry in North Carolina has had to adapt in recent years. How has it changed, and what could it look like in the future?

May 6, 2022

You Decide: Do We Live in the Most Uncertain of Times?

The year 2022 has already contained numerous events that directly impacted our society. What are they and what impacts are they having?

Apr 22, 2022

You Decide: How Well Has North Carolina Dealt With COVID-19?

The National Bureau of Economic Research recently published a study on how individual states have dealt with the challenges of the pandemic. How did North Carolina measure up to the others?

Mar 28, 2022

You Decide: Will Agribusiness Be a Dynamic Future Industry?

What industries are going to lead in the future? Mike Walden discusses agribusiness and how the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative can propel North Carolina into that future.

Mar 14, 2022

You Decide: Can We Cope With Higher Gas Prices?

Gas prices have been on the rise. What are some options our society has for dealing with the situation?

Feb 25, 2022

You Decide: Are There “Good” Answers to Your Inflation Questions?

According to the polls, inflation is the number one issue in the country. NC State economist Mike Walden tackles some pertinent questions on the issue.

Feb 11, 2022

You Decide: Should International Trade Be Re-Thought?

NC State economist Mike Walden shares an overview of international trade, including some of the possible disadvantages that have surfaced.