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Economist Mike Walden

Sep 22, 2023

You Decide: How Can Homeowners Cope With High Interest Rates?

Economist Mike Walden shares tips for navigating the current mortgage rates and economists’ mortgage predictions for the future. 

Economist Mike Walden

Sep 8, 2023

You Decide: Is Higher Education Facing a Reset?

Economist Mike Walden shares issues that higher education is facing and his prediction for the future of North Carolina’s universities. 

April Fogleman headshot outside

Aug 31, 2023

Nutrition Scientist Bolsters Breastfeeding Support for North Carolinians

Associate Professor April Fogleman nourishes North Carolina in more ways than one. She creates support groups for moms, trains health professionals about the basics of breastfeeding and teaches students about infant nutrition. 

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

Aug 25, 2023

You Decide: Is There a Winner in the Debate Over Taxes?

Economist Mike Walden shares why there are disagreements about taxes, including conversations related to fairness, income distribution and economic growth. 

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

Aug 11, 2023

You Decide: Is It a Bird, a Plane or the Crazy Economy?

Economist Mike Walden shares ideas about where the economy is headed and explains popular terms you may be hearing. 

Olivia Bondurant in Talley Student Union

Jul 31, 2023

CALS Student Learns About Ag Lending Through Internship

A summer internship with First Bank & Trust Company proves to be more than just shadowing for CALS senior Olivia Bondurant. 

Economist Mike Walden

Jul 28, 2023

You Decide: What’s Wrong With Worker Productivity?

Job productivity has declined over the last two years. Economist Mike Walden shares some potential causes, including loss of education, stress and remote work. 

Paige Seibert in a lab

Jul 20, 2023

CALS Student Explores Biofuel at National Laboratory

This summer, Paige Seibert is learning how to turn carbon dioxide into biofuel at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado. 

screenshot of Beans Gone Wild app

Jul 19, 2023

New Online Tool Maps ‘Beans Gone Wild’

NC State Extension released an online tracking tool called Beans Gone Wild to capture and share in-season soybean problems and recommendations across the state. 

Economist Mike Walden

Jul 14, 2023

You Decide: What’s the Real Poverty Rate?

Economist Mike Walden shares why calculating poverty rate is difficult, and if there has been any progress in reducing the poverty rate.