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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
You Decide: What Can We Do About the National Debt?
The national debt is always a point of discussion in politics. What goes into calculating the debt, and how can it be dealt with?
You Decide: Should We Just Let the Economy Work It Out?
What are the ways a government can legislate and economy, and what could it look like when applied to a certain sector?
You Decide: Recession — Yes or No?
Are there signs pointing towards a future recession for the United States?
You Decide: Which Inflation Matter Should Win?
Inflation has been calculated the same way for a long time, but a new method is ready to be used. How does this new calculation work, and why was it introduced?