Stories From Sep 2013

Sep 30, 2013

Reviewing regulations

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains a new state law concerning government regulations.

Sep 30, 2013

Hello Cherry Brick Road

Dean Richard Linton played host to hundreds of students and staff members who lined up to try the dean’s signature flavor of Howling Cow ice cream and hear the announcement of its name.

Sep 27, 2013

YOU DECIDE: How can we help low-wage workers?

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden looks at low-wage jobs and what can be done to aid low-wage workers.

Sep 27, 2013

Income migration

North Carolina did well over the last decade in terms of gaining income from the movement of households to the state. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.

Sep 26, 2013

Slowing medical cost inflation

Reports indicate that costs per patient in the Medicare Program continue to rise but at a much slower rate. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains what's going on.

Sep 25, 2013

Where the jobs are

We've seen job growth over the last three years, but we're still not back to pre-recessionary levels. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains where the jobs are.

Sep 24, 2013

Where is unemployment low?

Unemployment is lower in some parts of the country than in others. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why.

Sep 24, 2013

Good Agricultural Practices workshops coming in October, November

North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension are partnering with the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) to deliver workshops in October and November with the aim of providing farmers with the tools to reduce food safety risks and meet market requirements.

Sep 23, 2013

Evaluating film tax credits

North Carolina’s program to provide financial assistance to film makers in the state has sparked some controversy. There’s a debate about how much it really helps the state economy in creating income and jobs. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden gives the views of the competing sides.

Sep 20, 2013

Do we ever have enough?

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden considers the question: Is there ever a time when consumers say, "I have enough," and then curtail how much they buy?