Aug 17, 2018

Tax Incentives Study: NC ‘Doesn’t Play the Game as Much as Most Other States’

Mike Walden's editorial explains tax incentives and their influence on companies like Amazon and Apple.

Aug 17, 2018

Brown Appointed to WH Council of Economic Advisors

Dr. A. Blake Brown joined the Council of Economic Advisors at the White House on August 1st.

Aug 13, 2018

Amazon to Open New Distribution Center in Garner

Walden said he doesn’t see a correlation between the potential distribution center and the potential for Amazon’s HQ2 to come to the Triangle.

Aug 10, 2018

The Fate of Industrial Hemp in the 2018 Farm Bill

Industrial hemp in NC is a hot topic! Read Dr. Marne Coit's analysis of the laws on production.

Aug 6, 2018

2019 Executive Farm Management Program Registration is Now Open

Do you want to grow your business? Don't delay, register today for our 2019 program.

Jul 10, 2018

Walden: How Would Ending NAFTA Impact the North Carolina Economy?

If efforts to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) fail, there is a possibility the trade pact will be ended. If NAFTA is terminated, what would be the likely impacts on economic production and employment in North Carolina?

Jul 9, 2018

Walden on Charlotte’s Banking Industry and Economy

"Banktown" doing well despite only having one bank HQ.

Jun 13, 2018

Walden: 6 Ways North Carolina Will Be Different in 2050

The year 2050 seems distant, but it really isn’t. We’ll be there in only 32 years. But our state will be different.