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Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

May 7, 2021

You Decide: Will the Roaring 20s Come Back?

What can we glean looking to the economy of the Roaring 20s, and how does it compare to a potential oncoming economy? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Apr 23, 2021

You Decide: Should We Revive the Idea of a Negative Income Tax?

The idea of a negative income tax has been around for almost 50 years. What is it and how would it work? 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Apr 9, 2021

You Decide: Was Popping the Mileage Fee Balloon a Good Idea?

The idea of a mileage fee for vehicles was recently floated before being left off the proposed infrastructure plan. What did the fee include, and what was it looking to address? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Mar 26, 2021

You Decide: Are We Looking at a Test of MMT?

Modern monetary theory looks to have a big test ahead of it. What questions is it looking to answer? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Mar 12, 2021

You Decide: Are There Costs to the New COVID Stimulus Bill?

With the passing of the new stimulus bill, what effects could we see unfold in the future? 

Piece of research equipment with a gloved hand

Mar 8, 2021

N.C. Plant Sciences Progress Update

Momentum for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative (N.C. PSI) is building, and we want to share our progress and also address any questions that you may have. Please make plans to join me and other NC State University and CALS leaders on March 19, for a comprehensive update on all things N.C. PSI. 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Feb 26, 2021

You Decide: How Can We Address Climate Change?

Looking at the challenge of climate change, how is the case for addressing it being made in regards to the economy? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Feb 12, 2021

You Decide: How Will A Higher Minimum Wage Affect Workers?

With talk of raising the minimum wage going around, what are some of the potential outcomes of that raise? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Jan 29, 2021

You Decide: What’s the Real Unemployment Rate?

When calculating the unemployment rate what exactly are people looking at? 

Student and professor holding a beverage product they developed in a grocery store.

Jan 28, 2021

Big Idea Ventures Taps NC State Food and Agricultural Innovation

North Carolina State University's strengths in food and agricultural innovation are center stage in a new venture aimed at fueling economic growth in rural areas.