Archive for the ‘Economic Perspective’ Category

Information overload

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses information management and how to avoid information overload.

The importance of labor mismatch

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why many economists think a mismatch between labor demand and supply is responsible for relatively high unemployment.

Tracking consumer spending

Concern has been expressed about the lack of strong sales growth for retail outlets, but N.C. State University economist isn’t particularly worried.

Trends for basic prices

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden speculates on whether prices for raw materials are likely to head up or down.

A different textile industry

Textile production and employment have been in a downward spiral in North Carolina for 30 years, but N.C. State University economist Mike Walden says there’s some hope for change.

New household wealth numbers

The Federal Reserve just provided the latest measurement of household wealth. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden tells us how we’re doing.

New poverty numbers

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the latest numbers on U.S. poverty, just released by the federal government.

Promoting North Carolina

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains a new app that lists available commercial real estate throughout North Carolina.

The Internet of everything

What is the Internet of everything, and why is it an important idea? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.

The largest companies

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden looks at how American companies are faring in an age of globalization and the rise of new economic powers.

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