Economic Perspective: Costs of the Trade War
With all the talk of a trade war with China, what are the impacts for consumers in the U.S.?
Economic Perspective: Advanced Manufacturing Industries
Manufacturing continues to expand incorporating new fields. What could the future look like?
Economic Perspective: The Fed’s Interest Rate Hike
How does the recent hike in the interest rate play into the mission of the Federal Reserve, and what potential outcomes from the move exist?
Economic Perspective: Will Kids Earn More Than Their Parents?
A staple of the American dream was that the next generation would earn more than their parents, but does that adage still ring true?
Economic Perspective: Supermarket Wars
The supermarket chain Kroger recently closed all of it's stores in the Triangle region. Does this reflect anything about the region?
Economic Perspective: Non-Compete Contracts
How pervasive are non-compete contracts in our society, and what impact do they have on workers?
Economic Perspective: The Next Recession
After a recent survey, when do members of the National Association of Business Economists think the next recession could be?
Economic Perspective: Alternative Unemployment Rates
The unemployment rate is often cited as a measure of economic health, but did you know there are multiple ways of measuring a society's unemployment?
Economic Perspective: Is There Hope for Controlling Health Care Costs?
With rising health care costs ever present, is there work being done in other fields that could mitigate some of the rising prices?
Economic Perspective: A Widening Trade Deficit
The country's trade deficit has been widening it recent years. What's factors are behind this?