FCS inducts 25 into McKimmon Hall of Fame
During the centennial celebration events for Family & Consumer Sciences, which took place May 25 at the Jane S. McKimmon Center on the N.C. State campus, 25 inaugural members into the Jane S. McKimmon Hall of Fame.
Investment bubbles like the ones in technology and residential real estate can burst and lead to a recession. But some economists think there are good aspects to investment bubbles. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.
Home prices and inflation
In today’s Economic Perspective, N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains how home prices figure into the calculation of inflation.
Grad student designs landscapes with both human and environmental health in mind
Brantley Snipes designed a suburban retrofit to promote walkability and other outdoor activities that provide mental and physical health attributes to the community.
Glen explores impacts of Extension’s ‘gardens of learning’
Research on Extension gardens culminates in a project presented at N.C. State’s Graduate Student Research Symposium.
YOU DECIDE: Which 'ism' should guide economic policies?
Which economic philosophy should we follow to improve the economy? Mike Walden discusses the pros and cons of three approaches.
Who’s buying oil?
We hear much about foreign countries driving up the price of oil due to their increased purchases. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden gives some statistics on this trend. “Well … four of the fastest-growing countries in the world are […]
Library exhibit tells the story of 4-H
As North Carolina 4-H winds down its centennial celebration, an exhibit at N.C. State’s D.H. Hill Library teaches visitors about the links between N.C. State and 4-H, while showing how today’s 4-H continues the traditions of service through head, heart, hands and health.
Using more cash
There are a number of ways we can pay for things -- from credit cards, to debit cards, to checks, to cash. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden outlines how these payment methods have shifted in recent years, especially during the recession.
Housing isn't helping
Although the economy -- especially the job market -- has been improving, it’s not been gaining fast enough to satisfy most people. Have economists figured out why the sluggish growth is occurring? N.C. State University’s Mike Walden weighs in.