Stories From 2018

Dec 31, 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.

Dec 27, 2018

You Decide: Will the Economy Retreat in 2019?

What does NC State economist Mike Walden think the future holds for the country in 2019?

Dec 27, 2018

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.

Dec 18, 2018

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.

Dec 18, 2018

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."

Dec 14, 2018

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.

Dec 11, 2018

NC Farm School Supports Sustainable Enterprises

NC Farm School helped Noah Miller create a business plan focusing on sustainable farming.

Dec 10, 2018

School Helped Plan Man’s Return to Farm

Sharpe: ‘You are never too old to go after your dreams.’

Dec 4, 2018

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.

Dec 4, 2018

Tax Schools Provide Clarity After Tax Law Changes

Tax School is back in session in preparation for the upcoming tax season.