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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Economists Honor Thurman
Dr. Walter Thurman has been named a 2010 fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
Feitshans To Lead Association
Theodore A. Feitshans, a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, was confirmed as president of the American Agricultural Law Association.