Posts Tagged ‘economics’

YOU DECIDE: Do we ever have enough?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Is more always better? Economist Mike Walden tackles the concept of non-satiability and economic theory.

YOU DECIDE: Should you use a reverse mortgage?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

For older homeowners, a reverse mortgage can provide added income. But homeowners need to understand how a reverse mortgage works. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.

YOU DECIDE: Can inflation be too low?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

We usually worry about rapidly rising prices when we think about inflation. But N.C. State University economist explains that inflation can also be a problem if it’s too low.

YOU DECIDE: How will technology shape our future?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

How will tomorrow’s technology and gadgets impact our lives? Economist Mike Walden discusses a report that looks into the future.

A bond bubble?

We’re now very familiar with the term housing bubble. First, housing prices doubled from 1997 to 2006, but then they crashed and had a big role in causing the recession. Now, some people are worrying about another possible bubble for bonds. What does this mean? N.C. State University economist explains the potential bond bubble.

Debt goals

The current national debt is over $16 trillion, and some say it represents our biggest economic problem. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses different ways to view the debt.

Economist sees N.C., national economy improving

Dr. Mike Walden, economist and William Neal Reynolds Distinguished professor at North Carolina State University, sees both the national and state economies growing and adding jobs over the next two years in his summer 2012 Economic Outlook.

Stimulus vs. austerity

Most people are not happy with our elected leaders in Washington and their inability to come to some agreement on government spending, taxes and the national debt. Some say the reason is politics. But others say the differences are deeper than that. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the different philosophies at play.

Clashing stock market theories

The Stock Market has come all the way back from its lows during the recession. This has generated much more interest in stock investing for more people. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden provides advice for people new to Stock Market investing on one of the first issues they need to address.

The underground economy

The U.S. economy is currently measured as generating $16 trillion dollars annually in income. But some say this doesn’t tell the whole story, because some income isn’t reported. That is, it’s underground. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains the underground economy.

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