Stories From Aug 2018

Aug 15, 2018

Economic Perspective: Costs of the Trade War

With all the talk of a trade war with China, what are the impacts for consumers in the U.S.?

Aug 15, 2018

Economic Perspective: Advanced Manufacturing Industries

Manufacturing continues to expand and incorporate new fields. What could the future look like?

Aug 14, 2018

Beghin Recognized as AAEA Fellow

Dr. John Beghin was elected as a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association on August 6th, 2018.

Aug 14, 2018

Student Spotlight: Committed to Managing Natural Resources

Travel that took her to national parks and forests in the western United States spurred Laura Villegas Ortiz to learn more about environmental policy. As an NC State graduate student, she's gaining an interdisciplinary education as she works to better understand the impact that environmental legislation can have on communities.

Aug 10, 2018

The Fate of Industrial Hemp in the 2018 Farm Bill

Industrial hemp in NC is a hot topic! Read Dr. Marne Coit's analysis of the laws on production.

Aug 9, 2018

CoastLine: Trade War, Nuisance Lawsuits, Rain Pummel NC Farmers

Thomas Grennes interviewed with WHQR about the effects of the "trade war" on NC Farmers.

Aug 9, 2018

You Decide: Should the Fed Be Raising Interest Rates?

The Federal Reserve recently hiked the interest rate. They do so in accordance with what they see happening in the economy. What are the implications of the move, and how does it play into their mission?

Aug 8, 2018

Student Spotlight: “I Want to Be Part of the Solution”

ABM senior Luke Stancil believes that every child deserves a quality education. That's why he donated $500 in books to his second grade teacher. And from that single gift, he has created the JOCO Reads Foundation.