Economic Perspective

Feb 18, 2019

Economic Perspective: Some Employers Helping With College Costs

Some employers are offering to help cover back-to-school costs for employees upfront. What are benefits for benefits for both in this arrangement?

Feb 11, 2019

Economic Perspective: What’s Behind the Death of Small Cars?

The market for smaller cars is shrinking in the auto industry. What forces could be driving the industry towards larger vehicles?

Feb 4, 2019

Economic Perspective: Economic Improvements in the World

Are there positive economic trends we can point to in the world?

Jan 28, 2019

Economic Perspective: Potential Elements of a China Trade Deal

With ongoing negotiations with China on trade, what could a potential agreement look like?

Jan 23, 2019

Economic Perspective: Energy Efficient Homes

What can the future look like for energy efficiency and homes?

Jan 14, 2019

Economic Perspective: The Divergence of Economic Growth

In the 21st century, big cities are getting bigger, and small towns are shrinking. Does this trend span nationwide, and are there small towns breaking the trend?

Jan 7, 2019

Economic Perspective: The Future of Social Security

Many retirees rely on Social Security for at least a portion of their income. What does the future look like for the Social Security program?

Jan 3, 2019

Economic Perspective: Is Hemp the Next Big Crop?

Currently, hemp is being grown in controlled pilot cases and some universities. What can the future look like for this crop if it becomes more prevalent?

Dec 17, 2018

Economic Perspective: Is the Global Economy Slowing?

In a global economy, one country's struggles can have far reaching impacts. What's been going on in the global economy recently?

Dec 12, 2018

Economic Perspective: Measuring the New Economy

How has technology changed the market since 2008? NC State University economist Mike Walden breaks down the numbers from the last decade.