Posts Tagged ‘you decide’

YOU DECIDE: What ails North Carolina’s economy?

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

The North Carolina economy is really two economies, urban and rural. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why this urban/rural divide may be the greatest economic challenge the state faces.

YOU DECIDE: Are interest rates headed higher?

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

Are interest rates headed up? Will they remain low? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the factors that influence interest rates.

YOU DECIDE: How will technology shape our future?

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

How will tomorrow’s technology and gadgets impact our lives? Economist Mike Walden discusses a report that looks into the future.

YOU DECIDE: What’s behind China’s economic boom?

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

Some economists argue that the overhaul of the Chinese economy in the last three decades has never been matched in human history. Mike Walden explains how the Chinese economy changed and the issues, both internal and international, those changes have raised.

YOU DECIDE: Should we drill?

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

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the economic pros and cons of drilling for oil and natural gas in North Carolina and off the state’s coast.

YOU DECIDE: How should North Carolina fund roads?

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

Gas taxes are used to pay for road construction and maintenance in most states, but there are cracks appearing in the system. Mike Walden discusses possible alternatives.

YOU DECIDE: Will robots replace people in work?

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

In the past, new technology has both destroyed and created jobs. What will the future hold? Mike Walden discusses.

YOU DECIDE: Who pays the highest tax rates?

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

Marginal tax rates can be as high as 70 percent, even for limited-income households. Mike Walden explains the difference between marginal and average tax rates.

YOU DECIDE: Has the population boom fizzled?

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

Many demographers say the big problem of the future will not be too many people; instead, it will be too few people. Mike Walden discusses.

YOU DECIDE: Why do some nations succeed and others fail?

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

Why are some nations able to raise their standard of living over time while others are less successful at economic improvement? Mike Walden discusses.

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