economy

Sep 25, 2020

You Decide: Recession, Recovery Or Something Else?

Economic recoveries from crises can take many forms. What shape do economists think the current recovery will look like?

Sep 24, 2020

Economic Perspective: Is There A Looming Debt Crisis?

Is there a looming debt crisis like during the Great Recession?

Sep 15, 2020

Economic Perspective: Are Some Staples Still Hard to Find?

Household staples tend to go scarce in times of crisis, whether pandemic or weather related. In the past few months, has supply for certain items been met?

Sep 11, 2020

You Decide: Will the Fed’s New Policy Cause Higher Inflation?

What impact can the Federal Reserve's action have on inflation and interest rates as well as the economy?

Sep 2, 2020

Economic Perspective: Vertical Farms

Vertical farms could have an impact on the future of agriculture. What do they look like, and what considerations come with implementing them?

Aug 28, 2020

You Decide: Will We Return to Farm Life?

With all the changes occurring in every day life during the current times, how likely are these changes to last into the future?

Aug 21, 2020

Economic Perspective: Achieving Internet for All

What would it take to achieve high-speed internet for all?

Aug 14, 2020

You Decide: Did One-Third of the Economy Disappear?

NC State University economist Mike Walden helps analyze the data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Aug 12, 2020

Economic Perspective: How Were the Stimulus Checks Used?

Recently released data provides some insight into how the stimulus checks delivered in the spring were used by recipients. NC State University economist Mike Walden breaks down how they were spent.

Jul 31, 2020

You Decide: Is It Really 2030?

Business trends economists were predicting for the next 10 years are happening now. What are they, and how are they working in the current environment?