Stories From Aug 2017
Another Successful Camp Resources hosted by CEnREP
Camp XXIV’s a wrap! Wind and rain did not deter attendance at the 24th annual Camp Resources! The workshop was hosted by CEnREP’s Director and Associate Director, Laura Taylor and Roger von Haefen, along with CEnREP’s founding director, Kerry Smith. The workshop was attended […]
Economic Perspective: How Are We Doing?
Many households appear to feel stuck economically, and are not seeing their standard of living improving. Do the numbers support this?
CALS Tailgate is Just Around the Corner!
Join us for CALS Tailgate before the Wolfpack home opener against Marshall on Saturday, Sept. 9. In a family-friendly atmosphere, Tailgate highlights the people, programs and partners that make the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences great. The event takes place at 2:30 […]
AgPack Strong: Leigh Hammond, The Quadruple Threat
CALS alum Leigh Hammond earned degrees from NC State, taught here and is now a benefactor to those following in his footsteps.
Economic Perspective: E-Commerce and Retailing
A greater share of the sales market today takes place online. How has the shift from retail stores affected the employment opportunities?
Dr. Harrison Fell’s Research on U.S. Emissions Mentioned in Washington Post
Dr. Harrison Fell, ARE professor and environmental economist, was mentioned in an article in the Washington Post on August 11th discussing the Trump administration’s energy policy. His research article on this topic, which just appeared in Climate Policy, further details […]
You Decide: What Explains Rising College Costs?
New students face many challenges, primary among them being the matter of money. What’s the cause of rising tuitions, and what are the methods for dealing with the issue being discussed?
Economic Perspective: What Are Recessionary Signals?
Everyone wants to know when the next recession is coming. Are there some signals to be on the look out for?
Hans Binswanger, Highly Respected Economist and NC State Alumnus, Passed Away August 4th, 2017
Hans Binswanger (NC State University, Ph.D, 1973) passed away on August 4, 2017. Our Cornell colleague, Professor Prabhu Pingali, who worked extensively with Hans wrote the obituary shown below. Hans Binswanger (1943-2017): the Passing of an Distinguished NC State Alumnus By Prabhu […]
Guido van der Hoeven Elected to Represent the United States by the International Farm Management Association
During the International Farm Management Association’s (IFMA) 21st Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland, Guido van der Hoeven was elected, by the USA delegation, to represent the United States on the Executive Council of IFMA. The 21st Congress, which was held from July […]