Economic Perspective: Why Are Interest Rates Continuing to be Low?
Interest rates have continued to be at a historic low recently. What factors could be playing into this? NC State University economist Mike Walden looks at the potential reasons.
Economic Perspective: Destination Downtown
Business headquarters used to be setting up shop in the suburbs. How does the rising millennial workforce effect the location of these headquarters? Hear NC State University economist Mike Walden's take on the issue.
Economic Perspective: Another Hit to Small Towns
Small towns have their own set of challenges to overcome with constantly changing world of technology. What kind of effect has the spike in e-commerce had on the small town?
Economic Perspective: Alternative Training
Recent data shows a large group of college graduates believe their degrees did not help them achieve their current jobs. What programs are being implemented to increase skills training for their fields? NC State University economist Mike Walden discusses the issue.
Economic Perspective: Why are Groceries Getting Cheaper?
Have you noticed your receipt being a little lighter on grocery runs recently? NC State University economist Mike Walden looks at the factors that could be causing those prices to drop.
Economic Perspective: Cisco Shakeup
Do the layoffs at Cisco Systems have larger implications on the technology sector as a whole, particularly in North Carolina? NC State University economist Mike Walden addresses the recent issue.
Economic Perspective: Competing Economic Plans
With the coming election, there are two different takes between the major candidates on how to handle the economy. Mike Walden addresses the differences between these two ways of thinking.
Economic Perspective: Has Trade Cost Jobs?
Over the last 40 years, there has been a steady decrease in manufacturing jobs nationwide. That decrease can be traced to two key factors. What are they? NC State University economist Mike Walden addresses the topic in this Economic Perspective.
Economic Perspective: CSx Comes to Eastern North Carolina
What impact could a new inland port have on North Carolina? NC State University economist Mike Walden lays out the potential.
Economic Perspective: The Future of Growth
What does the future of economic growth look like? NC State University economist Mike Walden shares some thoughts from his field.