You Decide: Should We Always Be Paid For What We Want to Do?
What determines the kinds of jobs available and what they pay?
Economic Perspective: Who Pays the Tariffs?
Do we know who is paying for the tariffs in the trade war?
Economic Perspective: Is Inflation Dead?
Interest rates have been low in recent years. What factors need to be considered when thinking about the lower inflation rate?
You Decide: Are Cities Losing Their Luster?
Cities have seen a revival in the 21st century, but can the downtown boom last forever?
Economic Perspective: Where is Inflation Hot and Cold?
Inflation averages the price gains in all products and services, but are there key differences among the rates for specific buying categories?
You Decide: Can We Talk Ourselves Into a Recession?
With the prevalence of information and media, is it possible for a society to talk itself into a recession?
Economic Perspective: Why Do We Still Import Oil?
Why does the U.S. still import foreign oil if it is producing its own?
Rolling Out the 2019 Howling Cow State Fair Flavors
Have you seen the list of new foods at the N.C. State Fair this year? Well, thanks to NC State University Provost Warwick Arden and Dean Richard Linton, NC State Howling Cow Ice Cream has TWO special deliveries.
You Decide: Can We Predict Turning Points?
Turning points are when there's a break in the current economic trend. NC State economist Mike Walden discusses how to spot them, and if we are seeing one play out now.
Economic Perspective: Generations
Society groups people in generations based on the year they were born, but how meaningful of a concept are generations?