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Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Nov 19, 2021

You Decide: Can A Wage-Price Spiral Be Avoided?

Our economy is constantly changing due to inflation and cost-of-living adjustments. What are some factors to look out for? 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Nov 5, 2021

You Decide: Will There Be a Permanent Labor Shortage?

Labor shortages can have a large impact on the economy and its outcomes. How can our society adapt to changing normals? 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Oct 22, 2021

You Decide: Is a Wealth Tax in Our Future?

How would a wealth tax play out if implemented and what are some possible outcomes? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Oct 8, 2021

You Decide: What Will the Fed Do?

The Federal Reserve can take a lot of actions in regards to the economy. What considerations do they have and how can they affect it? 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Sep 24, 2021

You Decide: Should Economic Growth Be A Goal?

What considerations should there be when looking towards economic growth? 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Sep 10, 2021

You Decide: What Made Today’s North Carolina Economy?

The economy is always changing and adapting to outside forces. How did we get to the state economy we know now, and where could we be going? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Aug 27, 2021

You Decide: Is Round Two of the COVID Recession on the Way?

Is there worry of a potential second recession coming? 

Aerial view of Belltower and downtown Raleigh to the east of campus.

Aug 13, 2021

You Decide: Could the Post-Pandemic Economy Be Better?

What are some areas that could be impacted in the economy by the pandemic stretching into the future? 

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Jul 30, 2021

You Decide: Should Price and Wage Controls Be Brought Back?

In the 1970s, the federal government implemented price and wage controls to battle inflation. What were the takeaways from that time, and how could they potentially apply today? 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Jul 16, 2021

You Decide: Which Economic Scenario – Good Or Bad – Will Emerge?

What are the forecasts for the economy as we continue moving through the pandemic?