Most economists now agree the economy is growing. But the slap on this recovery thus far is that it has been lackluster. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the latest economic numbers.
It’s graduation time again, and many eager college grads will be pounding the pavement for jobs. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden talks about what they’ll find.
Most states have large public pension funds for employees. Some of these funds are facing immediate financial problems. North Carolina’s fund is not one of them. But some economists say all funds face longer-term issues related to something called the discount rate. What is this possible problem? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden responds.
N.C. State University economist Mike Walden talks about how we’re doing creating jobs for young people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.