Stories From May 2017
The Economics of Tariffs: Can Restricting International Trade Be Good For the Economy?
United States trade policy can have substantial impacts close to home. In the recent issue of the NC State Economist, Dr. Thomas Grennes reviews the economics of tariffs on internationally traded goods and the impact they have on American jobs and our economy.
Seeking an Extension Assistant Professor in Agricultural Law
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University is seeking applications to fill a non-tenure track Extension Assistant Professor position in the area of Agricultural Law.
Reflections on Commencement
Happy. Anxious. Excited. Proud: With years of work behind them, recent graduates from NC State University’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics reflect on how they feel about earning their diplomas, what they gained from NC State and what they plan to do next.
Student Spotlight: NC State Helps Ethan Jordan Address Real-World Farm Questions
NC State junior Ethan Jordan lives in two worlds: On the weekends, he’s usually working on his family’s Columbus County farm. Then on weekdays, he’s on campus, pursuing a degree in agribusiness management. These worlds came together recently in practical research Jordan presented at a university symposium.
Agriculture and Agribusiness: North Carolina’s Number One Industry
ARE Economist, Dr. Mike Walden, recently updated his 2015 estimates of the economic contribution of agriculture and agribusiness in North Carolina. Agriculture and agribusiness — food, fiber and forestry — account for one-sixth of the state’s income and employees. Nearly $84 […]
Congratulations, Dr. Jonathan Phillips!
Senior Lecturer Jonathan Phillips is now Dr. Jonathan Phillips after completing his PhD in Economics this spring.
Extraordinary Grads, Endless Opportunities
The homestretch is narrowing, and the end is in sight. Meet eight of the college’s outstanding students poised to receive degrees at commencement exercises this weekend.
Kendall del Rio Receives CALS Award for Excellence
Kendall del Rio, Student Services Assistant to the Undergraduate Office of ARE, won the CALS Award for Excellence in April! Kendall is recognized for her excellent efforts supporting our Undergraduate Coordinator and all the work she does for our undergraduate students from […]