Economic Perspective: Do We Need a National Rainy Day Fund?
Some states have implemented "rainy day" funds to help during recessions. Is this something that should be implemented on the national level?
Economic Perspective: What Revived Cities?
Cities were declining the 1960s and 1970s, but they've seen a turn around. What sparked this?
Economic Perspective: Is Moving to a City Always Successful?
Does moving to a big city in search of higher paying jobs and greater opportunities always pay off?
Economic Perspective: The New Workplace
The modern workplace is changing from what the traditional sense. What's behind these changes?
Economic Perspective: How to Get Rich
Is there a formula for getting rich? NC State University economist Mike Walden discusses some new research on the matter.
Economic Perspective: Can Casinos Revive a Local Economy?
What economic impact can casinos have when introduced to small towns?
You Decide: Is ‘NCFIRST’ Up to the Task?
A new commission has formed to look into the future of transportation, and how the state should build around that envisioned future. NC State University economist Mike Walden is a part of the commission, and shares some of his considerations as the process begins.
A Day In The Life: Graduate with Harrison Walker
Harrison Walker (and his buddy Nick) take you along for their graduation: the sea of red caps, the pre-ceremony dance party – and a surprise cameo from Chancellor Randy Woodson.
Economic Perspective: The Decline In Young Drivers
Numbers have shown that there's been a decrease in teenage drivers over the years. What factors could be behind this?
You Decide: Has a Key Economic Rule Been Broken?
One of the key rules for economics has been the inverse relationship between the unemployment and inflation rates. With the growth of automation and global trade, has that rule been broken?