YOU DECIDE: What’s behind China’s economic boom?
Some economists argue that the overhaul of the Chinese economy in the last three decades has never been matched in human history. Mike Walden explains how the Chinese economy changed and the issues, both internal and international, those changes have raised.
Many people are working part-time because they can’t find full-time work. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why this may be a problem.
Save the Date for CALS Tailgate 2013!
There’s going to be an End of Summer Party on August 31 at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Tailgate 2013 in Dorton Arena.
Bittersweet: Bait-averse cockroaches shudder at sugar
Sugar isn’t always sweet to German cockroaches, especially to the ones that avoid roach baits. In a study published May 24 in the journal Science, North Carolina State University entomologists show the neural mechanism behind the aversion to glucose, the simple sugar that is a popular ingredient in roach-bait poison.
Is the U.S. an emerging market?
One would think the U.S. would be classified as a developed country. But one prominent investment analyst said the U.S. today is more like an emerging country. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.
Inflation and the dollar’s value
Many people worry about all the new money the Federal Reserve has been creating in recent years and the impact on the dollar’s value. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains the possible impact of the Fed's actions..
Is the national debt a problem today?
The national debt has risen in recent years, but some people don't see that as a problem. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why.
Postdoctoral program aims for greater faculty diversity
When Dr. Terrence Gardner was hired, he became the first African-American postdoctoral researcher in the College in nearly a decade, which is why the Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship was created. The fellowship provides outstanding scholars from underrepresented groups with an opportunity that might not otherwise be available.
Impacts of energy exploration in North Carolina
What are the costs and benefits of energy exploration in North Carolina? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses a study he did to answer that question.
Taxing Internet sales
N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses a proposal in Congress to allow states to tax purchases made on the Internet.