Posts Tagged ‘you decide’

You Decide: Can We Remake Ourselves?

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

When faced with economic calamity, how willing are we to think about changing what we do in order to stay employed? Mike Walden analyzes why the best laid contingency plans need not go awry.

You Decide: Why Are We Eating-Out More?

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

A milestone in our collective personal spending was set this year: For the first time, Americans spent more on eating-out than on eating-in. Mike Walden discusses the socio-economic changes that brought this about.

You Decide: Are There Timeless Rules for Investing?

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

Economist Mike Walden presents six principles that he believes represent a logical approach to investing.

You Decide: How Will the Job Market Change?

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

We will have to be agile with our future educational and training systems. Mike Walden explains why.

You Decide: Why have some states recovered faster?

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

The economy has been improving during the last five years, but it hasn’t been improving at the same pace for all states. Mike Walden analyzes the reasons.

You Decide: Where’s Inflation?

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

Mike Walden analyzes the ups and downs of the “new ruffle” in the economy-bolstering process by which the Fed has kept inflation at bay.

You Decide: Are there easy answers to key economic questions?

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

Mike Walden provides answers to the four economic questions asked most often by his audiences statewide.

You Decide: Is the economy good or bad?

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

Mike Walden looks at the factors at play in unemployment measurement, job market evaluation and household wealth analysis — and how they influence a half-full or half-empty perception of economic well-being.

You Decide: Should We Borrow for Roads and Buildings?

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

Mike Walden explains why borrowing makes sense, when it comes to durable spending for long-lived projects.

You Decide: Are We Ready for Retirement?

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

The gap between what is financially needed by retirees and what is financially available for retirees is widening, says Mike Walden. He explores possible options for maintaining pre-retirement standards of living.

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