The recession and slow recovery have forced American households to tighten their belts and reign in their spending and borrowing, but has any group taken on this behavior more avidly than others? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden responds.
Tourism is big business in the world, nation and here in North Carolina. When someone visits our state’s many tourist attractions, they create income, jobs, spending and tax revenue. Today, there’s an increased focused on tourists from China, says N.C. State University economist Mike Walden.