Posts Tagged ‘Medicare’

YOU DECIDE: What’s the best approach to Medicare?

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

Medicare spending is off the charts and could soon become an unsustainable chunk of the federal budget. Mike Walden discusses competing plans for reigning in Medicare spending.

YOU DECIDE: Is government getting larger or smaller?

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

With the record levels of spending, especially at the federal level, and sky-high government deficits and debts, how could anyone make the case that government has been shrinking? Mike Walden explains how.

YOU DECIDE: Is demography driving economics?

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

Is demography the forest that is our economic future, and is this demographic forest being obscured by a thicket of other economic issues? Mike Walden explains.

YOU DECIDE: How should the government help people?

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

Alternative philosophical approaches are at the center of the debate over how to deal with the national debt. Mike Walden discusses two approaches.

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