Dec 30, 2022
2023 will be a challenging year for the economy. Learn about some economist-approved financial strategies to use when confronted with fast-rising prices and reductions in income.
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?
Oct 21, 2022
Inflation weighs on everyone's minds right now. What do the recent fluctuations mean for now, and the coming years?
Nov 22, 2013
Should we celebrate of condemn the Federal Reserve? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the often controversial federal agency.
Nov 8, 2013
There are no official cost-of-living rates for states and most localities, but there are ways to determine cost-of-living. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.
Jul 19, 2013
We usually worry about rapidly rising prices when we think about inflation. But N.C. State University economist explains that inflation can also be a problem if it's too low.
Oct 12, 2012
The Federal Reserve has been front and center when in comes to both policies and debates related to the economy in recent years. But what exactly is the Federal Reserve, what does it do and what impacts can it have? Mike Walden discusses.
Aug 15, 2012
In an election year, it seems there's very little on which we can agree. But Mike Walden says there is substantial agreement among policy makers about what's needed to make the economy function more smoothly.
Mar 30, 2012
The nation's economic condition plays a role in presidential elections, but can economics predict the outcome of presidential elections? Mike Walden discusses.