Mike Walden

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?

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?

Dec 8, 2020

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?

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?