By one measure the national debt has tripled during the last 15 years. Although there certainly is concern about this trend, there doesn’t seem to be a rush to deal with the issue. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses why.
The federal budget creates a lot of discussion and controversy. It’s a very complicated document, with all federal spending totaling over $3.5 trillion. But are there trends within the federal budget that will help us understand some of the issues? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden responds.
A group of investors recently agreed to pay around $2 billion for the Los Angeles Dodgers. This is a record payment for any pro-sports team anywhere in the world. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden considers how investors can ever hope to recover their money.