Posts Tagged ‘economics’

YOU DECIDE: What’s behind China’s economic boom?

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

Some economists argue that the overhaul of the Chinese economy in the last three decades has never been matched in human history. Mike Walden explains how the Chinese economy changed and the issues, both internal and international, those changes have raised.

YOU DECIDE: Should we drill?

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

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the economic pros and cons of drilling for oil and natural gas in North Carolina and off the state’s coast.

YOU DECIDE: How should North Carolina fund roads?

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

Gas taxes are used to pay for road construction and maintenance in most states, but there are cracks appearing in the system. Mike Walden discusses possible alternatives.

YOU DECIDE: Will robots replace people in work?

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

In the past, new technology has both destroyed and created jobs. What will the future hold? Mike Walden discusses.

YOU DECIDE: Has the population boom fizzled?

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

Many demographers say the big problem of the future will not be too many people; instead, it will be too few people. Mike Walden discusses.

YOU DECIDE: What are today’s best investment rules?

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

Investing can be confusing. Mike Walden offers time-tested rules for investing that make sense (and cents).

YOU DECIDE: What’s the best “COLA”?

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

There’s a COLA war in progress, and the outcome could have an impact on anyone who is or will in the future receive Social Security payments. Mike Walden discusses.

YOU DECIDE: What state policies can boost economic growth?

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

Mike Walden discusses actions North Carolina public leaders can take to spark economic and job growth in the state.

Walden receives Order of Long Leaf Pine award

Picture of Dr. Mike Walden with Order of the Long Leaf Pine award certificate.

Dr. Mike Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of agricultural and resource economics and N.C. Cooperative Extension economist, is a recipient of North Carolina’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine award.

YOU DECIDE: Will North Carolina jobs jump in 2013?

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

There are reasons to be optimistic about the jobs picture in North Carolina. Mike Walden discusses.

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