Economic Perspective-Mike Walden

The Economic Perspective: “Task-Focused Education”

Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at task-focused education.  Mike, one of the outcomes of the coronavirus may be a need to overhaul our educational system.  Some experts say

The Economic Perspective: “Counting Calories”

Mary:  I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.   Today’s program looks at counting calories.  Mike, since 2018 chain restaurants with 20 or more locations have had to provide calorie information of their meals to customers.

The Economic Perspective: “Is the Food Stamp Program Effective?”

Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program asks if the food stamp program is effective.  Mike food stamps, also known as the SNAP program, is the federal government’s main way of

The Economic Perspective: “Inflation During Covid-19”

Mary:  I’m Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at inflation during Covid-19.  Mike, the Covid-19 virus has had profound impacts on our economy.  One of those impacts may be on how inflation

The Economic Perspective: “What Taxes Could Be Raised?”

Mary:  I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program asks, what taxes could be raised.  Mike, as the national elections approach, there is again discussion about taxes.  With some candidates wanting the federal government

The Economic Perspective: “Are Some Staples Still Hard to Find?”

Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program asks if some staples are still hard to find.   Mike, at the outset of the pandemic many people rushed to stores to purchase common

The Economic Perspective: “The Tough Task of Predicting Pandemics”

Mary:  I’m Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at the tough task of predicting pandemics.  Mike, we are all looking forward to the day Covid-19 is gone from our lives and the

The Economic Perspective: “The Best Industries for the Post-Covid Economy”

Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at the best industries for the post-Covid economy.  Mike, as the economy improves, many people are looking ahead at what kind of economy

The Economic Perspective: “Local Variations in the Cost-of-Living”

Mary:    I’m Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at local variations in the cost-of-living.  Mike, there are a variety of government assistance programs to help folks with low earnings.  However, these programs

The Economic Perspective: “New Farm Living”

Mary: This is Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at new farm living.  Mike, experts are predicting many long run implications of the coronavirus, even after it is banished.  One that you