Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Sep 19, 2019

Economic Perspective: 100-Year Bonds

Traditionally, the length of time for bonds caps out at 30 years, but are there talks of extending some bonds to 100 years?

Sep 13, 2019

Economic Perspective: What Do Businesses Worry About?

What do businesses worry about, and how could those worries affect the direction of the economy?

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?

Sep 11, 2019

Gene Drives: Setting Limits

A new study shows that public support for gene drives in agriculture is tied to limits. Zack Brown of NC State's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is among the authors.

Sep 3, 2019

The Few and the Many

Buying by households accounts for 70 percent of all spending. Are there any major trends in consumer spending?

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 28, 2019

Economic Perspective: Economic Impacts of Delaying Marriage

Are there any economic impacts with the trend of young people delaying marriage?

Aug 6, 2019

Economic Perspective: The Decline in Infrastructure

Spending on infrastructure in the U.S. has been on the decline. When did this trend start, and why is investing in infrastructure important?

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?

Jul 31, 2019

Economic Perspective: Mid-Year Economic Update 2019

Now that we're halfway through 2019, NC State University economist Mike Walden provides a mid-year update on the economy.