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NC State Economist Dr. Mike Walden – “The Chained Inflation Rate”

  Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at the chained inflation rate.   Mike, one of the changes buried deep in initial tax plan released by the U.S. House of

NC State Economist Dr. Mike Walden – “Are Homeowners Staying Put?”

  Mary:  I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.   Today’s program asks if homeowners are staying put.  Mike, the housing market has recovered from its dramatic plunge during the Great Recession.  But it appears to

NC State Economist Dr. Mike Walden – “City Size and Automation”

Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.   Today’s program looks at city size and automation.  Mike, a new study was recently released by MIT that showed that most regions in the country could

NC State Economist Dr. Mike Walden – “The New Head of the Fed”

  Mary:  I’m Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at the new head of the Fed.  Well Mike, the suspense – at least for economists – is over.  President Trump has nominated

NC State Economist Dr. Mike Walden – “Is the Great Moderation Still with Us?”

  Mary:  I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program asks if the Great Moderation is still with us.   Mike, the Great Moderation was a term created in the early 2000s to describe the

Former Ag Secretary John Block’s Weekly Commentary – “The U.S. Department of Ag Team”

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by the National Corn Growers Association, CropLife America, and the Renewable Fuels Association. They are all friends, supporters, and allies of a healthy farm economy and

NC State Economist Dr. Mike Walden – “Where the STEM Jobs Are”

Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at where the STEM jobs are.  Mike, STEM is a term encompassing science, technology, engineering, and math.  STEM fields are heavily promoted today,

NC State Economist Dr. Mike Walden – “Deductions and Credits”

  Mary:  I’m Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at deductions and credits. Mike, the proposed new federal income tax bill, now working its way through Congress, makes many changes to tax

NC State Economist Dr. Mike Walden – “JOLTS to the Labor Market”

Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at JOLTS to the labor market. Mike, changes in the unemployment rate and total job numbers are the most common measures of the

NC State Economist Dr. Mike Walden – “Major vs. School”

Mary:    I’m Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at major versus school.  Mike, among the many questions college bound students confront is whether their major or the quality of their college is