economy

Mar 26, 2021

You Decide: Are We Looking at a Test of MMT?

Modern monetary theory looks to have a big test ahead of it. What questions is it looking to answer?

Feb 15, 2021

You Decide: How Will A Higher Minimum Wage Affect Workers?

Raising the federal minimum wage could have effects on workers beyond just a larger paycheck.

Jan 29, 2021

You Decide: What’s the Real Unemployment Rate?

When calculating the real unemployment rate what exactly are people looking at?

Jan 19, 2021

You Decide: What’s the Future of Retailing?

Seeing the growth of e-commerce this past decade, what could the industry look like in the coming one?

Jan 11, 2021

The Economic Outlook for Businesses

What is the economic outlook for businesses in 2021?

Jan 1, 2021

You Decide: Where Will the Jobs Be?

As we move into the new year, where do economists see the greatest areas of growth in the job sector?

Dec 10, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Transformation of Inventions

What sort of impact has the shift in the types of inventions over the centuries had on society?

Nov 23, 2020

You Decide: Are There Answers for Our Worrying Questions?

NC State University extension economist Mike Walden addresses some of the big questions surrounding economic recovery from the pandemic.

Nov 23, 2020

Economic Perspective: Shifting Time

How have people been using time that would have been spent commuting to work?

Nov 5, 2020

Economic Perspective: Moving to the ‘Burbs?

During current times, are there any trends for people considering living in cities or the suburbs?