Posts Tagged ‘jobs’

YOU DECIDE: What explains N.C. economic paradox?

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

North Carolina’s unemployment rate and job creation have lagged behind that of the nation, yet economic production has surpassed the national rate. What’s going on? Mike Walden discusses.

YOU DECIDE: Should you buy local?

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

The buy local movement seeks to keep money in the U.S., creating jobs. But there are tradeoffs. Mike Walden discusses.

YOU DECIDE: How are jobs measured?

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

Unemployment is measured in different ways, and that can be confusing. Mike Walden explains.

YOU DECIDE: Are consumers still calling the shots?

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

There’s a force in the economy that can’t be overlooked, and it may be responsible for the continuing dismal economic news. Mike Walden discusses.

YOU DECIDE: How should we prepare tomorrow’s workforce?

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

Mike Walden discusses recent reports that focus on the training needed for the jobs of the future.

YOU DECIDE: What’s holding back the economy?

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

Spring brought us hot temperatures and a cool economy. Mike Walden evaluates the chances for a robust economic recovery and better job growth.

YOU DECIDE: Why aren’t the jobs coming back?

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

The economy is improving, but unemployment is still high. What’s going on? Mike Walden discusses.

YOU DECIDE: Do we still have airplane mechanics?

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

Many people feel good-paying skilled jobs are falling by the wayside as a result of the impact of increased world trade. Mike Walden says the reality is more complicated.

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