Food-borne illnesses pose a global health problem, claiming 2 million lives each year. This year’s World Health Day, April 7, focuses on food safety, so NC State University’s Abstract is taking an in-depth look at the topic through a series that highlights university work that’s making a difference.
Mike Walden looks at the factors at play in unemployment measurement, job market evaluation and household wealth analysis — and how they influence a half-full or half-empty perception of economic well-being.
Dr. Joseph P. Zublena, director of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service and associate dean for NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is retiring effective July 1.
Dr. Ernest Hodgson, professor emeritus from NC State University, and colleagues have released the first Dictionary of Agromedicine, available online. The dictionary provides agromedicine practitioners with a common language for their field and defines agromedicine as a discipline of its own.
People have to pay many expenses – such as food, energy, clothing and, for businesses, salaries and wages – on a regular basis. But North Carolina State University economist Mike Walden says there’s another expense that’s often overlooked.
Google made big news recently when the tech giant announced it would bring super-high speed internet service to the Triangle and Charlotte regions. NC State University economist Mike Walden comments on the significance of that announcement.
Mike Walden explains why borrowing makes sense, when it comes to durable spending for long-lived projects.
There’s been a lot of optimism about the economy recently, with both production and jobs increasing at good rates. But how widespread is this economic improvement? NC State University economist Mike Walden answers.
An unconventional indoor groundbreaking ceremony Feb. 13 marked the start of construction for a camp auditorium and learning center that an NC State University official said would be the crowning jewel of Millstone 4-H Camp, in North Carolina’s Sandhills region.
Most people understandably considered the dramatic drop in oil and gas prices as the biggest economic stunner last year. But NC State University economist Mike Walden says another price change at least belongs in the same stunner category.