Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Jul 10, 2019

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?

Jul 3, 2019

Economic Perspective: What Revived Cities?

Cities were declining the 1960s and 1970s, but they've seen a turn around. What sparked this?

Jun 21, 2019

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?

Jun 18, 2019

Economic Perspective: The New Workplace

The modern workplace is changing from what the traditional sense. What's behind these changes?

Jun 5, 2019

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.

May 29, 2019

Economic Perspective: Can Casinos Revive a Local Economy?

What economic impact can casinos have when introduced to small towns?

May 24, 2019

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.

May 23, 2019

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.

May 15, 2019

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?

May 10, 2019

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?