Economics

WVU Professor Breaks Down Historic Inflation

Whether it's at the gas pump or at the grocery store, West Virginians have been feeling the pinch of recent record inflation. But understanding why things cost more in a modern, globalized world can get tricky very quickly.

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Economist: Gas Tax Holiday Doesn’t Make Sense

West Virginia University professor and economist Heather Stephens recently published an article on why she didn’t think gas tax holidays were a good idea. She spoke with News Director Eric Douglas to explain the reasoning.

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Marshall Economist Discusses Stimulus In W.Va.

The American Rescue Plan recently passed by Congress will inject about $4 billion into the West Virginia economy and nearly $2 trillion nationwide. But will this cause inflation? And how will it affect economic recovery?

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