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2017 Economic Outlook: Is The Optimism Real?

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Are happy days here again for the the national economy? That’s the focus of the January 2017 issue of the NC State Economist. To help answer this question, economist Mike Walden shares insights after researching the performance of key national economic measures, national forecasts and attitudes, as well as key North Carolina economic indicators.

Topics include:

  • A look back at 2016
  • Shift in attitudes
  • Potential impact of policy changes
  • Key national and statewide economic performance metrics

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