Economic Perspective-Mike Walden

The Economic Perspective: “Construction Prices”

Mary:    I’m Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at construction costs.   Mike, since we’re now officially in a recession, I would expect many prices would fall.  But I’ve seen one price –

The Economic Perspective: “Recovery in Goods Versus Services”

Mary: This is Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at the recovery in goods versus services.  Mike, the coronavirus-induced recession is like no other recession the country has experienced in so many

The Economic Perspective: “Challenges for Higher Education”

Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at challenges for higher education.  Mike, higher education is critical for young people as well as the economy.  Training individuals for needed future

The Economic Perspective: “World Shifts”

Mary:  I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.   Today’s program looks at world shifts.  Mike, although each of us focus mainly on our families and our jobs, there are broader factors that do have impacts

The Economic Perspective: “Annuities in Retirement Planning”

Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at annuities in retirement planning.  Mike, it is logical for people to worry about how they will pay for what they need in

The Economic Perspective: “Financial Falls for State and Local Governments”

Mary:  I’m Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at financial falls for state and local governments.  Mike, unlike the federal government who can borrow for day to day expenses, most state and

The Economic Perspective: “Education’s Role After the Virus”

Mary:  I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at education’s role after the virus.  Mike, most experts expect the coronavirus will have long lasting impacts on our lives even when it is

The Economic Perspective: “Strength of the Housing Market”

Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at the strength of the housing market.  Mike, the housing market is a very significant part of the economy.  People buying and renting

The Economic Perspective: “The Virus’ Impact on North Carolina Regions”

Mary:  I’m Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at the virus’ impact on North Carolina regions.  Mike, the coronavirus is still having an impact on North Carolina, both medically and economically.  In

The Economic Perspective: “Fiscal and Monetary Policy”

Mary:  This is Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at fiscal and monetary policy.  Mike, the federal government has been actively involved in supporting the economy during the coronavirus crisis.  Is there