agricultural and resource economics

Sep 18, 2018  |  The Abstract

What’s the Value of Lost Recreation Days from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill?

How do you calculate the cost of people not showing up?

Jun 12, 2018  |  The Abstract

6 Ways North Carolina Will Be Different in 2050

The year 2050 seems distant, but it really isn’t. NC State economist Mike Walden predicts six ways North Carolina will change in the coming decades.

May 3, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Natural Gas Prices, Not ‘War On Coal,’ Were Key to Coal Power Decline

Steep declines in coal power over the past decade were caused largely by cheap natural gas and the availability of wind energy – not by environmental regulations.

Jan 2, 2018  |  The Abstract

Off-Road Vehicle Restriction Benefits Outweigh Costs for National Seashore

Recent analysis shows the economic benefits significantly outweigh the costs of off-road vehicle restrictions at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

Oct 9, 2017  |  The Abstract

What Will North Carolina’s Economy Look Like in 2050?

The transformation of the NC economy will likely mean big changes for everything from the state’s education system to the way it levies taxes.

Apr 4, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study: Near-Shore Wind Farms Would Have Big Impact on Coastal Tourism

A study by economists at NC State finds that most people are unwilling to rent vacation homes that have a view of offshore wind turbines – and that those who will rent expect steep rental discounts unless the turbines are more than eight miles offshore.

Apr 13, 2015  |  The Abstract

Foodborne Illness: Consumer Costs, Consequences and Choices

Changes to our food system have increased the availability and variety of foods for U.S. consumers, but these changes have also introduced food safety challenges that can have significant impacts on human health and the economy.

May 13, 2013

Profs to Analyze Tax Reform

NC State professors Roby Sawyers and Mike Walden will join a team of experts from the UNC system to analyze and estimate the economic impact of the tax reform plan under consideration in the state Senate.

Jan 31, 2013

Taylor Awarded Leopold Fellowship

Laura Taylor is one of just 20 environmental researchers in North America to receive the prestigious Leopold Leadership Fellowship for 2013.

Jan 25, 2011

NC State Teams Up for Sustainable Growth

NC State experts teamed up to deliver an award-winning guidebook, online curriculum and workshops on how to protect the state’s natural resources during times of growth.