Dr. Mike Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of agricultural and resource economics and N.C. Cooperative Extension economist, is a recipient of North Carolina’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine award.
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.
The interest rate paid on 10-year U.S. Treasury notes fell to it’s lowest point ever recently. What does that super-low rate mean for your and the nation’s economy? Mike Walden discusses.
There are few parts to our economy that get people riled up more than rising gas prices. But what, if anything, can we do about the escalating cost of gas. Mike Walden discusses.
Is manufacturing headed back to being a dominant part of the U.S. and North Carolina economies? Mike Walden discusses.
Mike Walden argues that we can better understand where the economy is headed by looking at six factors that drive the economy.
Isn’t economics about cutthroat competition and profits at all costs? Perhaps not. Mike Walden discusses.
The economy is improving, but unemployment is still high. What’s going on? Mike Walden discusses.