Dec 2, 2022
The economics world is vast, yet a few topics tend to dominate the discussion. What are some other key aspects of economics, and how do they affect you in everyday life?
Nov 18, 2022
When money is tight, people look for areas to cut back on their expenses to help stretch their dollars. What are some tactics and principles consumers should consider when looking at their finances?
Nov 4, 2022
North Carolina used to host a booming manufacturing economy that waned with the growth of international trade. Are there signs of the tides shifting again?
Oct 7, 2022
Will we have to endure the economic pain of a recession before we receive the economic gain of lower inflation? Economist Mike Walden shares his insight.
Sep 23, 2022
There are few public issues that create more debate than the social safety net. What is it and how does it affect North Carolina's economy?
Sep 9, 2022
The Federal Reserve keeps a close eye on the inflation rate and has some tools in its kit to deal address arising issues. How have those tools been used in the past, and what are they doing now?
Aug 26, 2022
Recessions have multiple factors that go into defining them, but what happens when some traditional metrics don't measure up? Economist Mike Walden looks at the current numbers and what they mean for us.
Aug 12, 2022
Incentives are often used in attracting businesses to states. What is entailed in these packages, and how do they work?
Jul 29, 2022
The percentage of young people entering the workforce has been steadily declining in recent decades. What's driving this trend and what is it driving towards?
Jul 15, 2022
The word recession has been floating around public discourse recently. What does it mean, and what do the numbers show?