Mike Walden

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?

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.