Mike Walden

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?

Mar 15, 2021

You Decide: Are There Costs to the New COVID Stimulus Bill?

With the passing of the new stimulus bill, what effects could we see unfold in the future?

Mar 1, 2021

You Decide: How Can We Address Climate Change?

Looking at the challenge of climate change, how is the case for addressing it being made in regards to the economy?

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 3, 2021

You Decide: Can We Begin to Close the Urban/Rural Divide in 2021?

In 2021, could we be on the verge of some major policy, technological and preference changes that would finally begin to close the prosperity gap between urban and rural locations?

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 16, 2020

Economic Perspective: A Permanent Loss in the Economy

What are the implications of the pandemic on where the economy could have been, and could be going in the coming years?