Stories From Jun 2013

Jun 20, 2013

Tax techniques

Some American companies are paying taxes in foreign countries at a much lower rate than if the taxes had been paid in the U.S. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses this issue.

Jun 19, 2013

Where are the factories located?

Thinking about U.S. manufacturing being located in the Midwest or farming in the south and west may be out of date. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why.

Jun 18, 2013

Lonnie Poole Golf Course receives Audubon International certification

North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course has passed strict sustainability standards and become a certified Audubon International Signature Golf Sanctuary and member of the organization’s Signature Program.

Jun 18, 2013

Some good deficit news

The latest forecasts show some improvement in the federal deficit. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden talks about what's happening.

Jun 17, 2013

Is the Fed ready to pivot?

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the Federal Reserve and whether a major policy change may be in the offing.

Jun 14, 2013

What to expect in housing

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the housing market, which is finally turning around, with both sales and prices on the upswing.

Jun 13, 2013

Revising the numbers

The federal government’s statisticians are in the process of revising the main measurement of the economy. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses this change.

Jun 12, 2013

Pack Pullers take seventh place in International ¼-Scale Tractor Competition

The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering’s Pack Pullers team finished 7th overall out of 29 colleges and universities competing in the International ¼-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition, sponsored by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

Jun 12, 2013

China’s change

From an impoverished country with little impact on the world economy, China has dramatically increased its standard of living and is now a major player in international commerce. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses this dramatic change.

Jun 11, 2013

Shaking up the tax mix

Big news was made in North Carolina recently when a plan to overhaul the state’s taxes was revealed. N.C. State economist Mike Walden summarizes the plan and its possible impacts.