Stories From 2018
NC Economic Index shows modest rise, but may indicate slower growth in 2019
Other components of the Index changed little, possibly signally the beginning of a transition to a slower growing state economy in 2019, said NCSU economist Mike Walden, PhD, who compiles the Index.
You Decide: Will the Economy Retreat in 2019?
What does NC State economist Mike Walden think the future holds for the country in 2019?
The N.C. Economy: A Look Ahead
How is North Carolina’s economy shaping up for 2019? NC State University economist Mike Walden predicts that while growth may slow, it won’t be bad overall.
Walden Adds Economic Insight to Financial Groups
Dr. Michael Walden has been hitting the road to share his analysis on current economics trends across the state and country.
CALS and EFM Alumni Nominated as Outstanding Young Farmers
Brandon Batten attended the 2017 Executive Farm Management Program and he and Jessica are both CALS alumni. They are excellent examples of "Think and Do."
Apple to build campus in Texas; NC not on expansion list
Mike Walden analyzes Apple's decision to add jobs in Texas rather than North Carolina.
NC Farm School Supports Sustainable Enterprises
NC Farm School helped Noah Miller create a business plan focusing on sustainable farming.
School Helped Plan Man’s Return to Farm
Sharpe: ‘You are never too old to go after your dreams.’
New Study Discusses “An Illiquid Market in the Desert”
In northern Chile’s Antofagasta Desert, perhaps the driest region in the world, water allocation is contentious. In a study that comes out this month, we examine how markets for water rights have been regulated via trade restrictions to protect environmental and cultural amenities.
Tax Schools Provide Clarity After Tax Law Changes
Tax School is back in session in preparation for the upcoming tax season.