Jan 27, 2023
One of the most significant economic issues of our time has been widening income inequality. The COVID-19 pandemic and demographics have caused income inequality to narrow nationally, but what about North Carolina?
Jan 13, 2023
Economist Mike Walden shares the issues in today’s labor market and his outlook on the future of how we learn and work.
Dec 16, 2022
As 2022 ends and 2023 begins, we face two economic challenges: inflation and recession. Will inflation return to normal in 2023, and will it take a recession to do so?
Jul 22, 2021
The latest figures from NC State University Professor Emeritus Mike Walden show that agriculture and agribusiness generate one-sixth of the state’s income and jobs.
Jun 18, 2021
How is inflation calculated, and how do recent numbers in our economy look?
Mar 30, 2021
What trends will shape NC's farms and food? As NC State University economist Mike Walden retires, he shares a look back and ahead.
Mar 19, 2021
Mike Walden is ending his 43-year NC State career, but he's planning to continue to explain complex economics issues and trends in North Carolina and beyond.
Feb 5, 2021
A leader in the field of energy economics, NC State's Harrison Fell focuses on research with important implications for climate change.
Sep 11, 2019
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.
Dec 26, 2018
How is North Carolina’s economy shaping up for 2019? NC State University economist Mike Walden predicts that while growth may slow, it won’t be bad overall.