economy

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 5, 2019

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?

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 26, 2019

Economic Perspective: Are Slow Home Sales a Signal of the Future?

The housing market has cooled a little in recent months. What could this be signaling?

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 21, 2019

You Decide: Recession — Yes or No?

Are there signs pointing towards a future recession for the United States?

Jun 18, 2019

Economic Perspective: The New Workplace

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

Jun 7, 2019

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?

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?