Economic Outlook

Mar 7, 2019

Piggott Presents to House Ag Committee

Nick gave his presentation, "US and NC Agricultural Outlook," to the House Ag Committee.

Jan 23, 2019

Walden Delivers 2019 Economic Outlooks

Walden's outlooks address economic trends in North Carolina.

Jan 10, 2019

Walden Presents on NC Transportation

Walden updated attendees of the NC Transportation Summit on trends in NC transportation.

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.

Oct 16, 2018

Covering Wine Quality From ‘Grape to Glass’

Andrew Branan, Roderick ReJesus, and Guido van der Hoeven will conduct a Business Valuation and Transition Workshop on November 5th, 2018 during the Southeastern Wine Symposium.

Oct 9, 2018

“Amazon is going to start paying a $15 minimum wage. That’s good news in the Triangle.”

Walden: “The impact could affect many industries, including fast food. So short run, this is positive for workers and challenging for businesses, especially in a tight labor market.”

Oct 8, 2018

“Triad jobless rate trickles down to 4 percent in August. Whether the economy will impact the upcoming election remains unclear.”

Walden estimates that between 200,000 and 250,000 North Carolinians are in the category of individuals who are able-bodied and of working age who don’t have jobs and are not actively looking.