Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Aug 7, 2020

You Decide: Is It Really 2030?

Business trends economists were predicting for the next 10 years are happening now. What are they, and how are they working in the current environment?

Aug 3, 2020

Economic Perspective: Recovery In Goods Versus Services

There's usually a common trend in recessions between spending on goods and services. Has that trend followed in this current recession?

Jul 22, 2020

Economic Perspective: Is Inflation Really Subdued?

Calculating inflation during a downturn can be tricky since the circumstances are so unusual. Do the numbers accurately reflect the current circumstances?

Jul 21, 2020

You Decide: Can Good Things Come From Bad Times?

Historically, how have businesses and economies changed when coming out of economic crises?

Jul 13, 2020

The State of North Carolina Agriculture

North Carolina’s agriculture and agribusiness industry remains a powerhouse, generating about one-sixth of the state’s income and jobs. In the latest episode of Farms, Food and You, hear more about a recently released industry snapshot and hear what farmers and others have to say about the state of the industry today.

Jul 13, 2020

The Economics of Indigenous Water Claim Settlements in the American West

Indigenous groups and their water rights is a global issue. What economic trends do we see in these populations when water becomes scarce?

Jul 8, 2020

Ag, Agribusiness Generate a Sixth of N.C. Income, Jobs

The latest figures from NC State University economist Mike Walden show the industry generates $92.7 billion in annual income to the state. However, the number for 2020 will likely fall due to COVID-19.

Jul 8, 2020

You Decide: How Long Will North Carolina’s Recovery Take

How long could it take North Carolina to recover from the economic downturn? NC State economist Mike Walden gives his take on the issue.

Jun 30, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Fed’s Forecasts

The Federal Reserve recently released their economic forecasts for the next few years. What do they look like?

Jun 24, 2020

You Decide: Are We In For a Strong Economic Recovery?

With new data in from national and state jobs reports, how does the economy look as we move through the summer?