You Decide: A Milestone to Celebrate?
The oil industry in the U.S. has been surging back in recent years, hitting a new milestone. Are there pros and cons to this rebound?
You Decide: Should We Always Be Paid For What We Want to Do?
What determines the kinds of jobs available and what they pay?
You Decide: Are Cities Losing Their Luster?
Cities have seen a revival in the 21st century, but can the downtown boom last forever?
You Decide: Can We Talk Ourselves Into a Recession?
With the prevalence of information and media, is it possible for a society to talk itself into recession?
You Decide: Can We Predict Turning Points?
Turning points are when there's a break in the current economic trend. NC State economist Mike Walden discusses how to spot them, and if we are seeing one play out now.
You Decide: How Bad Will the Next Recession Be?
Economists are often asked to forecast when the next recession will occur. How bad could the next recession be?
You Decide: How is North Carolina’s Economy Doing?
NC State University economist Mike Walden provides a mid-year look at how North Carolina's economy is doing.
You Decide: What’s Behind the Three Top Economic Issues?
NC State University economist Dr. mike Walden addresses three prominent issues facing the economy today, and the factors that play into them.
You Decide: How Different Are Local Economies?
A recently released study broke down American cities into categories based around economic output and their potential future. How did they group North Carolina communities?
You Decide: What Can We Do About National Debt
The national debt is always a point of discussion in politics. What goes into calculating the debt, and how can it be dealt with?