You Decide: Which Economic Plan Will Boost the Economy?
Economic plans have been a key topic in this Presidential campaign. In the area of tax policy, the two candidates bring dramatically different proposals based on very different philosophies. Indeed, their proposals have revived the economic debate between “supply-side” solutions and “demand-side” answers. How would each plan play out in the real world?
Economic Perspective: The Future of Growth
What does the future of economic growth look like? NC State University economist Mike Walden shares some thoughts from his field.
Student Spotlight: Olympic Bronze Medalist Dives Into Physiology at CALS
Diver Nick McCrory nabbed a bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics. Now, he's in the Physiology Program at CALS with his sights on a new goal: medical school.
From Pest to Love Bug: NC State Helps Kids Learn More About Insects
As a young girl turns a glass vial over in her hand, the caterpillar inside wriggles. The girl squeals. And with just three words – “I love caterpillars!” – it’s clear that the day’s lesson hasn’t been lost on her.
Economic Perspective: Is Retirement New?
What caused the modern idea of retirement to come about? NC State University economist Mike Walden has a few thoughts on the matter.
Back in the Saddle
Franklin County kicked off its 21st annual Horse Tour, where owners can gather, share and gain knowledge of the equine industry.
Economic Perspective: What’s the High Tech Sector?
Have you ever wondered what makes up the defined high tech sector? NC State University economist Mike Walden helps lay out some parameters.
Engineering a New Mosquito
The field of genetic engineering offers an array of approaches to eliminating human diseases spread by mosquitoes. NC State Univeristy Ph.D. student Sophia Webster is conducting research on one viable solution to the problem.
Aikido, Ag and Environmental Law
Extension Professor Ted Feitshans is equally comfortable in the classroom, in the field or on the martial arts mat. And you might be surprised by how much they overlap.
Economic Perspective: Skipping the Starter Home
The starter home purchase used to be a landmark event in a young couple's life. So why are modern couples bypassing this step? NC State University economist Mike Walden posits a few ideas on the topic.