Economic Perspective: What Do Businesses Worry About?
What do businesses worry about, and how could those worries affect the direction of the economy?
You Decide: How Bad Will the Next Recession Be?
Economists are often asked to forecast when the next recession will occur. How bad could the next recession be?
The Few and the Many
Buying by households accounts for 70 percent of all spending. Are there any major trends in consumer spending?
You Decide: How is North Carolina’s Economy Doing?
NC State University economist Mike Walden provides a mid-year look at how North Carolina's economy is doing.
Economic Perspective: Economic Impacts of Delaying Marriage
Are there any economic impacts with the trend of young people delaying marriage?
Economic Perspective: Impact of the Rate Cut on Consumers
How does the latest interest rate cut effect consumers?
You Decide: What’s Behind the Three Top Economic Issues?
NC State University economist Dr. Mike Walden addresses three prominent issues facing the economy today, and the factors that play into them.
Economic Perspective: Hiring Over the Business Cycle
The popular adage "last hired, first fired" speaks to the hiring cycle in businesses, but does this apply equally across all levels?
Economic Perspective: The Decline in Infrastructure
Spending on infrastructure in the U.S. has been on the decline. When did this trend start, and why is investing in infrastructure important?
You Decide: How Different Are Local Economies?
A recently released study broke down American cities into categories based around economic output and their potential future. How did they group North Carolina communities?