economy

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?

Nov 2, 2020

You Decide: Can We Agree On Some Tax Concepts?

Tax talk can be cumbersome and jargon filled. NC State economist Mike Walden tries to break down some of the concepts for a clearer understanding of what they're saying

Oct 26, 2020

Economic Perspective: Location, Location, Location

Since 2000, the extra price people will pay for being closer to amenities had gone up 20%. Extension economist Mike Walden looks into why location is so important when buying real estate.

Oct 1, 2020

Economic Perspective: Jobs In the Next Decade

What does the Bureau of Labor Statistics outlook on the job market for the next 10 years look like?

Sep 25, 2020

You Decide: Recession, Recovery Or Something Else?

Economic recovery from crises can take many forms. What shape to economists the current recovery will take?