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?
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?
You Decide: Can A Wage-Price Spiral Be Avoided?
Our economy is constantly changing due to inflation and cost of living adjustments. What are we seeing happen now and how can it be managed?
You Decide: Is a Wealth Tax in Our Future?
What are the possible outcomes of a wealth tax if implemented?
You Decide: What Will the Fed Do?
The Federal Reserve can take a lot of actions in regards to the economy. What considerations do they have and how can they affect it?
You Decide: Should Economic Growth Be A Goal?
What considerations should there be when looking towards economic growth?
You Decide: What Made Today’s North Carolina Economy?
The economy is always changing and adapting to outside forces. How did we get to the state economy we know now, and where could we be going?
You Decide: Is Round Two of the COVID Recession on the Way?
Is there worry of a potential second recession coming?
You Decide: Could the Post-Pandemic Economy Be Better?
What are some areas that could be impacted in the economy by the pandemic stretching into the future?
You Decide: Should Price and Wage Controls Be Brought Back?
In the 1970s, the federal government implemented price and wage controls to battle inflation. What were the takeaways from that time, and how could they potentially apply today?