Chris Liotta

Aug 12, 2020

Economic Perspective: How Were the Stimulus Checks Used?

Recently released data provides some insight into how the stimulus checks delivered in the spring were used by recipients. NC State University economist Mike Walden breaks down how they were spent.

Jul 23, 2020

Economic Perspective: Recovery In Goods Versus Services

There's usually a common trend in recessions between spending on goods and services. Has that trend followed in this current recession?

Jul 6, 2020

Economic Perspective: Is Inflation Really Subdued?

Calculating inflation during the downturn can be tricky in the unusual circumstances. Do the numbers accurately reflect the current circumstances?

Jun 26, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Fed’s Forecasts

The Federal Reserve recently released their economic forecasts for the next few years. What do they look like?

Jun 5, 2020

You Decide: How Will the Job Market Change After the Crisis?

The coronavirus crisis already has had a massive impact on the job market. As jobs start to come back, will they be the same or different?

May 26, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Impact of Fear on the Recovery

As states start to open businesses back up, what other lingering impacts could there be?

May 22, 2020

You Decide: Can We Have Both Health and Wealth?

What considerations are there when it comes to the response to the current crisis?

May 21, 2020

DIY: Edible Car Derby at Home

Students in Andy Hale's Introduction to Biological Engineering course have the fun experience of constructing miniature cars out of food. Using items from your pantry or refrigerator, you can put on your own derby at home.

May 15, 2020

Economic Perspective: Printing Money

Printing money can be used during times of economic crisis to mitigate some of the effects of the crisis. What factors need to be looked out for in these circumstances?

May 8, 2020

You Decide: Will We Regret the Rescues from the Crisis?

What impact could the rescues of today have on the future?