Jan 27, 2023
One of the most significant economic issues of our time has been widening income inequality. The COVID-19 pandemic and demographics have caused income inequality to narrow nationally, but what about North Carolina?
Jan 13, 2023
Economist Mike Walden shares the issues in today’s labor market and his outlook on the future of how we learn and work.
Dec 30, 2022
2023 will be a challenging year for the economy. Learn about some economist-approved financial strategies to use when confronted with fast-rising prices and reductions in income.
Dec 16, 2022
As 2022 ends and 2023 begins, we face two economic challenges: inflation and recession. Will inflation return to normal in 2023, and will it take a recession to do so?
Dec 2, 2022
The economics world is vast, yet a few topics tend to dominate the discussion. What are some other key aspects of economics, and how do they affect you in everyday life?
Nov 18, 2022
When money is tight, people look for areas to cut back on their expenses to help stretch their dollars. What are some tactics and principles consumers should consider when looking at their finances?
Nov 4, 2022
North Carolina used to host a booming manufacturing economy that waned with the growth of international trade. Are there signs of the tides shifting again?
Oct 21, 2022
Inflation weighs on everyone's minds right now. What do the recent fluctuations mean for now, and the coming years?
Oct 7, 2022
Will we have to endure the economic pain of a recession before we receive the economic gain of lower inflation? Economist Mike Walden shares his insight.
Sep 23, 2022
There are few public issues that create more debate than the social safety net. What is it and how does it affect North Carolina's economy?