When people think of booming areas of the world today, many would identify China, then maybe India and Southeast Asia and perhaps parts of Europe. But one region that should be on the list – Africa – might come as a surprise. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.
Many people were glued to their TVs, smartphones and other electronic devices during the NCAA basketball tournament, and they didn’t always only watch at home. They often followed the games at work. Could this have reduced worker productivity and impacted the entire output of our economy? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden responds.