Health-care costs continue to be both the big social and economic issue. One idea to moderate these costs is to tie doctors’ salaries to their performance records. But does the idea have merit? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden responds.
Education is a key focus in both our country and state. Many studies clearly link educational attainment to economic development. Are we becoming more successful in moving young people through the educational system, particularly in at least finishing high school? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden responds.