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Jan 30, 2019
Should I Stay or Should I Go: Coal Ash in North Carolina
By Eric Edwards, Assistant Professor; Sara Sutherland, Teaching Assistant Professor; Roger von Haefen, Associate Professor Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, NC State University Coal has seen a recent, rapid...
Jan 30, 2019
2019 Economic Outlook: The Late Innings of Growth?
By Mike L. Walden Mike L. Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Extension Economist, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, NC State University With decade-low unemployment and accelerating labor...
Oct 3, 2018
Impacts of the USDA Broadband Loan and Grant Programs: Estimating Rate of Return
By Ivan T. Kandilov, Associate Professor Mitch Renkow, Professor and Extension Specialist How much does publicly-funded infrastructure stimulate local economic performance? This broader debate comes into focus via research that...
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