There are reasons to be optimistic about the jobs picture in North Carolina. Mike Walden discusses.
The question, “Are you better off today?” has become a major debate of the political campaigns. Mike Walden brings economics to bear to address this often controversial question.
North Carolina’s economic record in recent years is complex, which makes it difficult to determine if the state is progressing or regressing economically. Mike Walden discusses.
North Carolina has the seventh highest unemployment rate in the nation. Mike Walden discusses the factors that may have contributed to the state’s unusually high jobless rate.
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.
The high cost of college and a poor job market have left some questioning whether a college education is worth the cost. Mike Walden discusses.
Unemployment is measured in different ways, and that can be confusing. Mike Walden explains.
The economy is improving, but unemployment is still high. What’s going on? Mike Walden discusses.