You Decide

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.

Jan 28, 2022

You Decide: Did the Chances of a Recession In 2022 Just Go Up?

Are there signs of a looming recession in 2022? What can organizations do to fend one off?

Jan 14, 2022

You Decide: How Deep is Our Economic Divide?

There will always be differing ideas of how the economy should be handled. How have economists viewed it in the past and what do they consider when looking forward?

Dec 20, 2021

You Decide: Is It Cheaper to Live In North Carolina?

The Bureau of Economic Analysis released cost-of-living numbers for the year 2019. How does North Carolina stack up to the country and neighboring states?

Dec 3, 2021

You Decide: How Has The Economic Pie and Its Slices Changed?

The economic pie is a device often used to give context to how the economy has grown over time. How have the slices in North Carolina been changing?