Economic Perspective

Nov 13, 2017

Economic Perspective: Choosing The Best College

High school students consider various factors when picking a college. From an economic viewpoint, what are the most important?

Nov 8, 2017

Economic Perspective: Potential Impact Of Meat Substitutes

For a long time, scientists have talked about the development of synthetic meat. What could the impact of a growing synthetic meat market mean?

Oct 30, 2017

Economic Perspective: Tax Cuts And Economic Growth

With the current administration releasing it's proposal for tax reform, Mike Walden looks at if the changes could spur economic and job growth.

Oct 18, 2017

Economic Perspective: Can A Slowing Auto Market Endanger The Economy?

After sizzling for several years there are worrisome signs in the auto buying market. Should we be concerned?

Oct 11, 2017

Economic Perspective: Economic Impacts of the Hurricanes

The nation received an unprecedented one-two punch from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. How will the damage be reflected in the national economy over the coming year?

Oct 2, 2017

Economic Perspective: Today’s Financial Challenges

Every generation faces its own financial issues. What are the challenges for this current generation as they start their careers?

Sep 27, 2017

Who Is Returning To The Workforce?

Recently the labor force participation rate has seen a rise, with a greater number of people either holding down a job or actively looking for one. Who is responsible for this improvement?

Sep 11, 2017

Economic Perspective: Tax Deductions and Charitable Donations

The ability to deduct charitable donations on federal taxes may be affected by potential changes to the tax code. What are the possible outcomes and impacts?

Aug 30, 2017

Economic Perspective: How Are We Doing?

Many households appear to feel stuck economically, and are not seeing their standard of living improving. Do the numbers support this?

Aug 21, 2017

Economic Perspective: E-Commerce and Retailing

A greater share of the sales market today takes place online. How has the shift from retail stores affected the employment opportunities?