Should we celebrate of condemn the Federal Reserve? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the often controversial federal agency.
There are no official cost-of-living rates for states and most localities, but there are ways to determine cost-of-living. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.
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.
The Federal Reserve has been front and center when in comes to both policies and debates related to the economy in recent years. But what exactly is the Federal Reserve, what does it do and what impacts can it have? Mike Walden discusses.
In an election year, it seems there’s very little on which we can agree. But Mike Walden says there is substantial agreement among policy makers about what’s needed to make the economy function more smoothly.
The nation’s economic condition plays a role in presidential elections, but can economics predict the outcome of presidential elections? Mike Walden discusses.