Mike Walden

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?

Sep 25, 2020

Economic Perspective: Is There A Looming Debt Crisis?

Is there a looming debt crisis like during the great depression?

Sep 23, 2020

Economic Perspective: Are Some Staples Still Hard to Find?

Household staples tend to go scarce in times of crisis, whether pandemic or weather related. In the past few months, has supply for certain items been met?

Sep 8, 2020

Economic Perspective: Vertical Farms

Vertical farms could have an impact on the future of agriculture. What do they look like, and what considerations come with implementing them?

Sep 1, 2020

You Decide: Will We Return to Farm Life?

With all the changes occurring in every day life during the current times, how likely are these changes to last into the future?

Aug 31, 2020

“Real Solutions: Common Sense Ideas For Solving Our Most Pressing Problems”

ARE Extension Economist Mike Walden has published his twelfth book, his pinnacle work on economic issues and current events in the United States.

Aug 27, 2020

Economic Perspective: Achieving Internet for All

What would it take to achieve high-speed internet for everyone?

Aug 14, 2020

You Decide: Did One-Third of the Economy Disappear?

NC State University economist Mike Walden helps analyze the data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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?