You Decide: Why Do We Take Risks?
Every day we take risks as we go about our lives. How does the tradeoff of risk and reward work in the economy and how do we manage those risks?
You Decide: What is the Path of Hurricane Recovery?
With the storm behind us, the recovery process is already in full effect. What does the path to recovery look like for the hard-hit areas of our state?
You Decide: What’s the New Outlook for Jobs?
The fear of automation replacing labor stretches through almost all job markets. With our tech advancing forward, how has that impacted the market?
You Decide: How is North Carolina’s Economy at Mid-Year?
Mid-year analysis for state economies is starting to come in. How has North Carolina looked so far for 2018?
You Decide: How Does North Carolina Compare on Incentives?
States often offer incentives to lure businesses to their states. How does North Carolina's use of incentives over the years compare to other states?
You Decide: Should the Fed Be Raising Interest Rates?
The Federal Reserve recently hiked the interest rate. They do so in accordance with what they see happening in the economy. What are the implications of the move, and how does it play into their mission?
You Decide: Is There a New Debate Over Capitalism Vs. Socialism?
The way a country shapes it's economy molds it's future. What are the pros and cons of different economies, and what impacts can they have?
You Decide: Is North Carolina Keeping Up With Other States?
Economic growth is a little bit like air travel. If growth is slow, it can be a bumpy ride with the threat of a recession always looming. But if growth is faster, the economy can feel like it is cruising, creating opportunities for more people and more places. How does North Carolina's growth stack up?
You Decide: What Should Be Done About Income Inequality?
The gap in income inequality has been steadily climbing over the years. What factors into this gap, and is there anything that can be done to lessen it?
You Decide: How Will the Workforce Change?
With the improvements in automation and artificial intelligence, the workforce faces new challenges. How will the workforce change and adapt with evolving technology?