Mike Walden

Jul 3, 2020

You Decide: How Long Will North Carolina’s Recovery Take

How long could it take North Carolina to recover from the economic downturn? NC State economist Mike Walden gives his take on the issue.

Jun 26, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Fed’s Forecasts

The Federal Reserve recently released their economic forecasts for the next few years. What do they look like?

Jun 19, 2020

You Decide: Are We In For a Strong Economic Recovery?

With new data in from national and state jobs reports, how does the economy look as we move through the summer?

Jun 16, 2020

Economic Perspective: Income Up, But Spending Down

Income and spending typically go up and down together, but was that the case this past April?

Jun 5, 2020

You Decide: How Will the Job Market Change After the Crisis?

The coronavirus crisis already has had a massive impact on the job market. As jobs start to come back, will they be the same or different?

May 26, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Impact of Fear on the Recovery

As states start to open businesses back up, what other lingering impacts could there be?

May 22, 2020

You Decide: Can We Have Both Health and Wealth?

What considerations are there when it comes to the response to the current crisis?

May 15, 2020

Economic Perspective: Printing Money

Printing money can be used during times of economic crisis to mitigate some of the effects of the crisis. What factors need to be looked out for in these circumstances?

May 8, 2020

You Decide: Will We Regret the Rescues from the Crisis?

What impact could the rescues of today have on the future?

Apr 29, 2020

Economic Perspective: Will Inflation Eventually Surge?

Is there a chance inflation could surge on the other end of the current crisis?