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NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Jun 14, 2024

You Decide: Should We Worry About The Declining Birth Rate?

The birth rate has been falling globally and in the United States. Economist Mike Walden explores how a shrinking population could impact communities now and in the future. 

A stack of coins and a wooden tile with a drawing of smokestacks illustrate the idea of greenhouse emissions taxes.

Jun 7, 2024

How To Craft an Optimal Unilateral Carbon Policy

Greenhouse gas emissions have global impacts, but solutions vary from country to country. A recent seminar explored the optimal policy for a fragmented world. 

Benjamin Peeler handwaters the 18th green at Pinehurst No. 2

Jun 7, 2024

Birdie’s-Eye View

As an intern at the famed Pinehurst No. 2, Benjamin Peeler, a student with NC State’s Agricultural Institute, had a hands-on introduction to the work of getting a golf course ready to host the 2024 U.S. Open. 

Messiah Williams graduated from NC State at 18 years old in May.

Jun 3, 2024

A Historic Graduation

Eighteen-year-old Messiah Williams is one of the youngest Black male graduates in NC State history after earning a B.S. in agricultural business management last month. 

Jun 3, 2024

Inaugural Alumni Summit Brings Past EFM Classes and Friends Together

The event, hosted at the Park Alumni Center, served as an opportunity for past participants of the program to reconnect, network and hear from industry leaders and nationally recognized speakers. 

May 31, 2024

NC State and NC A&T Heirs’ Property Collaboration Wins NCACES Award

ARE Associate Extension Professor Andrew Branan was a key collaborator on the project, led by NC A&T Assistant Professor Biswanath Dari. 

Economist Mike Walden

May 31, 2024

You Decide: Will We Soon Have a Four-Day Workweek?

The five-day workweek revolutionized daily work in the U.S. How could a shift to a four-day workweek impact industries and workers? 

May 30, 2024

2 ARE Faculty Elected AAEA Section Chairs

In these roles, Gutierrez-Li and Tregeagle will serve three years on the executive committees of their sections and help organize programming specific to their topics of interest. 

May 23, 2024

Wu and Collaborators Receive AAEA Quality of Research Discovery Honorable Mention

In their paper, Wu, Segerson and Wang investigate why environmental quality improvements are challenging in emerging economies and seek to inform better policy design. 

cornfield in front of grain bin

May 22, 2024

Another Record: NC Agriculture’s Economic Impact Rises to $111 Billion

North Carolina agriculture’s economic impact topped $100 billion for a second straight year.