Economic Perspective

Aug 15, 2018

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.?

Jul 30, 2018

Economic Perspective: Advanced Manufacturing Industries

Manufacturing continues to expand incorporating new fields. What could the future look like?

Jul 23, 2018

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?

Jul 16, 2018

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?

Jul 11, 2018

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?

Jun 27, 2018

Economic Perspective: Non-Compete Contracts

How pervasive are non-compete contracts in our society, and what impact do they have on workers?

Jun 20, 2018

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?

Jun 13, 2018

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?

Jun 6, 2018

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?

May 30, 2018

Economic Perspective: A Widening Trade Deficit

The country's trade deficit has been widening it recent years. What's factors are behind this?