Stories From Jan 2018

Jan 26, 2018

Connecting N.C. Agriculture, Nutrition Education

Researchers at NC State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina at Asheville have received a UNC System Inter-Institutional Grant, funded by the state General Assembly, to pilot a fruit-and-vegetable prescription program combined with a nutrition education program for low-income UNC Family Medicine patients suffering from diet-related chronic diseases.

Jan 25, 2018

You Decide: What’s The Future Of Retail Buying?

As 2018 kicks off, there’s good news and bad news for retail sellers.

Jan 24, 2018

Economic Perspective: Do Movers Still Like North Carolina?

Movers have flocked to North Carolina in recent decades. Are the trends that led them here continuing?

Jan 22, 2018

Off-Road Vehicle Restriction Benefits Outweigh Costs for National Seashore

An economic analysis by North Carolina State University, Oregon State University and RTI International finds that the economic benefits of biodiversity and habitat preservation significantly outweigh the costs of off-road vehicle (ORV) restrictions at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The study sheds light on the relative economic value of efforts to balance environmental protection with human access to public lands.

Jan 19, 2018

You Decide: What’s The Future Of Retail Buying?

As 2018 kicks off, there’s good news and bad news for retail sellers. There’s a real heavyweight championship on the line: traditional retailers in one corner and upstart cyber retailers in the other.

Jan 16, 2018

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Effects on Individuals and Businesses

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” into law which now changes the taxation landscape for individuals and businesses.

Jan 12, 2018

Evaluating Labor Costs in the North Carolina Tobacco Industry

With the growing uncertainty of regulations involved in labor in the agriculture industry, understanding how there regulations might affect tobacco production is of a critical importance.

Jan 9, 2018

The Rising Minimum Wage and Its Effect on Agricultural Workers

The Economic Research Service (ERS) invited Ivan Kandilov to present a new paper (joint with Amy Kandilov, RTI International) on Dec. 21, 2017, in Washington D.C.

Jan 9, 2018

Economic Perspective: Automating Restaurants

Automation continues to alter the way businesses operate. As automation becomes more prevalent, how could it continue to change the restaurant industry?

Jan 5, 2018

New Economic Projections from ARE Faculty: Outlooks and Indicators

Hugh C. Kiger Professor Dr. Blake Brown has released the 2018 Tobacco Situation and Outlook. North Carolina produces more tobacco than any other state and Brown’s research pinpoints key trends in the industry. William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Dr. Michael Walden, […]