Archive for the ‘Economic Perspective’ Category

Sales

Most people like the idea of buying things at bargain prices. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden takes a look at why sales occur – and whether they always bring real savings.

Getting ahead

With first the recession and now very sluggish economic growth, people are understandably focused on improving the economy. How do we do this? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden responds.

Negative interest rates

Some investors in Europe are actually earning negative interest rates on their investments. How can this happen? And what does it mean? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.

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