Mike Walden

Jan 1, 2021

You Decide: Will These Seven Predictions Come True in 2021?

Read Mike Walden's predictions for the economy in 2021.

Feb 28, 2020

You Decide: Could a Virus Take Down the Economy?

With all the unknown that comes with viruses and outbreaks, what sort of impact could they have on our economy?

Sep 19, 2019

Gas prices rising in North Carolina after Saudi oil facility attacks

Walden expects the increased cost of gas to be temporary, however there is one exception that could affect this projection.

Aug 8, 2019

Recession more likely if trade, currency wars continue, warns NCSU economist

Check out Mike Walden's interview on the trade war and its potential implications on recession.

Jul 24, 2019

State jobless rate remains unchanged at 4.1% in June

Walden: The state continues to add jobs, but two headwinds are at play — sluggishness of economic activity in the hurricane-impacted areas, and slowdowns in manufacturing and farming — partly due to the tariff skirmishes.

Jul 5, 2019

What do we do about the economy? Here are 3 choices

Is there a way to manage the economy and make it less turbulent?

Jun 24, 2019

Mike Walden: Are ominous signs of a major economic downturn staring us in the face?

Some economists see indicators of an upcoming recession. Walden explains why this may, or may not, be the case.

Jun 24, 2019

Walden: Now is the Time to ask for a Raise

A long, slow growth of the economy is worrisome for those who wonder when it will end. Until then, NC State economist Mike Walden says, workers have the upper hand in a tight labor market.

Apr 2, 2019

Walden Appointed to State Transportation Committee

ARE Extension Economist Mike Walden will assist state officials in creating a transportation plan for North Carolina.

Jan 23, 2019

Walden Delivers 2019 Economic Outlooks

Walden's outlooks address economic trends in North Carolina.