Economic Perspective-Mike Walden

The Economic Perspective: “More Access for Farmers?”

Mary: This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at more access for farmers. Mike, when the total impact of farming, the processing of farm products, and the delivery and sale of

The Economic Perspective: “A Disappointing Job Report”

Mary: I’m Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at a disappointing job report. Mike, the nation added only 49,000 net new jobs in January, which is very small considering we have a

The Economic Perspective: “Why Are Economic Forecasts So Different?”

Mary: This is Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program asks why economic forecasts are so different. Mike, the $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan that is being debated in Congress has caused economists to

The Economic Perspective: “Is Electricity a Clean Energy Source?”

Mary: I’m Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program asks if electricity is a clean energy source. Mike, many people are trying to increase their power usage from electricity. Electric vehicles are a good

The Economic Perspective: “Alternatives to Raising the Minimum Wage”

Mary: This is Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at alternatives to raising the minimum wage. Mike, there is a big debate about whether the minimum wage should be increased from $7.25

The Economic Perspective: “Examining the Impacts of Covid Restrictions”

Mary: This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program examines the impacts of Covid restrictions. Mike, the debate continues over the impacts of Covid economic restrictions, particularly those that closed or restricted business

The Economic Perspective: “Alternatives to the Minimum Wage”

Mary: I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at alternatives to the minimum wage. Mike, with an upcoming debate looming over doubling the minimum wage to $15, there are questions of whether

The Economic Perspective: “The Price of Ocean Views”

Mary: This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at the price of ocean views. Mike, here in North Carolina beach property is popular. Many people retire to the coast, and others

The Economic Perspective: “Signals from the Commodity Market”

Mary: I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at signals from the commodity market. Mike, the prices of many key commodities, like oil and gold, have surged recently. What does this mean?

The Economic Perspective: “Raising the Minimum Wage”

Mary: This is Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at raising the minimum wage. Mike, there is a push in the country to double the minimum wage to $15 an hour. What