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Dec 6, 2019

You Decide: Do the Benefits and Costs of Technology Balance?

New technology tends to upset the status quo in many different industries. How do the pros and cons balance out?

Nov 22, 2019

You Decide: A Milestone to Celebrate?

The oil industry in the U.S. has been surging back in recent years, hitting a new milestone. Are there pros and cons to this rebound?

Nov 10, 2019

You Decide: Should We Always Be Paid For What We Want to Do?

What determines the kinds of jobs available and what they pay?

Oct 25, 2019

You Decide: Are Cities Losing Their Luster?

Cities have seen a revival in the 21st century, but can the downtown boom last forever?

Oct 11, 2019

You Decide: Can We Talk Ourselves Into a Recession?

With the prevalence of information and media, is it possible for a society to talk itself into a recession?

Oct 1, 2019

You Decide: Can We Predict Turning Points?

Turning points are when there's a break in the current economic trend. NC State economist Mike Walden discusses how to spot them, and if we are seeing one play out now.

Sep 13, 2019

You Decide: How Bad Will the Next Recession Be?

Economists are often asked to forecast when the next recession will occur. How bad could the next recession be?

Aug 30, 2019

You Decide: How is North Carolina’s Economy Doing?

NC State University economist Mike Walden provides a mid-year look at how North Carolina's economy is doing.

Aug 16, 2019

You Decide: What’s Behind the Three Top Economic Issues?

NC State University economist Dr. Mike Walden addresses three prominent issues facing the economy today, and the factors that play into them.

Aug 2, 2019

You Decide: How Different Are Local Economies?

A recently released study broke down American cities into categories based around economic output and their potential future. How did they group North Carolina communities?