NC SPIN Posts by Michael Walden

How worrisome is the national debt?

Divided by the population, the national debt is more than $9000 per person, including both adults and children .At its core, the national debt is a political issue based on collective decisions about spending and taxing.    Read More

by Michael Walden   |   February 9, 2023

How can we fix the labor market?

Total jobs in North Carolina are actually 6% higher today than immediately before the pandemic, but are 25% less than the state’s economic expansion. There are two job openings for every unemployed person.    Read More

by Michael Walden   |   January 12, 2023