Archive for the ‘Economic Perspective’ Category

Grading quantitative easing

The Federal Reserve ended quantitative easing, their latest program to improve the economy. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden gives the program a mixed review.

Lessons from abroad

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden spent a recent vacation with his wife, Mary, in Germany. As an economist, what did he observe?

No more low-hanging fruit?

The condition of the economy is a concern to everyone. Some economists argue we’ve been in a long-run slump because all of the easy improvements — the low-hanging fruit — have been accomplished or picked. N.C. State University’s Mike Walden explains what they mean.

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