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Oct 3, 2018
Impacts of the USDA Broadband Loan and Grant Programs: Estimating Rate of Return
How much does publicly-funded infrastructure stimulate local economic performance? This broader debate comes into focus via research that estimates the relative benefits and costs of federal efforts to promote broadband...
Jun 4, 2018
Corn Basis Determines Impact of Out-of-state Corn on Animal Ag Profits
With a deficit of feed grain to nourish North Carolina’s “tails and feathers” production – hogs, broiler chickens and turkeys – the profitability of our state’s livestock industry hinges on...
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