Economic Perspective

Jul 17, 2019

Economic Perspective: Money and Gold

The United States left the gold standard in the 1970s. What is the gold standard, and what are the advantages of being on or off of it?

Jul 10, 2019

Economic Perspective: Do We Need a National Rainy Day Fund?

Some states have implemented "rainy day" funds to help during recessions. Is this something that should be implemented on the national level?

Jul 3, 2019

Economic Perspective: What Revived Cities?

Cities were declining the 1960s and 1970s, but they've seen a turn around. What sparked this?

Jun 26, 2019

Economic Perspective: Are Slow Home Sales a Signal of the Future?

The housing market has cooled a little in recent months. What could this be signaling?

Jun 21, 2019

Economic Perspective: Is Moving to a City Always Successful?

Does moving to a big city in search of higher paying jobs and greater opportunities always pay off?

Jun 18, 2019

Economic Perspective: The New Workplace

The modern workplace is changing from what the traditional sense. What's behind these changes?

Jun 5, 2019

Economic Perspective: How to Get Rich

Is there a formula for getting rich? NC State University economist Mike Walden discusses some new research on the matter.

May 29, 2019

Economic Perspective: Can Casinos Revive a Local Economy?

What economic impact can casinos have when introduced to small towns?

May 22, 2019

Economic Perspective: Accounting for the Future

When considering money for the future, are there any tricks or methods to consider when weighing the value of future dollars?

May 15, 2019

Economic Perspective: The Decline In Young Drivers

Numbers have shown that there's been a decrease in teenage drivers over the years. What factors could be behind this?