Stories From Oct 2018

Oct 31, 2018

Boys to Lead Grant on Insurance as a Tool for Food Safety & Risk Management

A new initiative lead by ARE faculty will explore the use of insurance as a tool for food safety risk management.

Oct 30, 2018

Economic Perspective: The Emerging Financial Battlefield

Technology advancements are pushing the financial fields in new and bold directions. As FinTech companies seek to innovate, can they outlast the established companies as they adjust?

Oct 26, 2018

You Decide: How Will the “New NAFTA” Impact North Carolina?

As the dust settles from the new trade agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada, Mike Walden analyzes the potential impacts on North Carolina businesses.

Oct 24, 2018

Student Spotlight: Hannah Stutts

Hannah Stutts is a senior in Agricultural Business Management who already has experience managing her own agritourism business in Youngsville, NC. We asked Hannah to tell us about herself and share some of her secrets to success.

Oct 24, 2018

Economic Perspective: Good News for Low-Wage Workers

A new study suggests that the tightest part of today's labor market rests in the fields for low-wage jobs. What does this mean for the workers in those positions?

Oct 16, 2018

Economic Perspective: Impacts of Rising Interest Rates

With recent talk of rising interest rates, what impact does high or low interest rates have on our economy?

Oct 16, 2018

Industrial Hemp Short-Course to be Offered in May

North Carolina State University will offer its first industrial hemp course in May 2019. The course is called, “Business and Law of Industrial Hemp” and will be a short, intensive 3 week course offered during Maymester.

Oct 15, 2018

You Decide: Why Do We Take Risks?

Every day we take risks as we go about our lives. How does the tradeoff of risk and reward work in the economy and how do we manage those risks?

Oct 11, 2018

Economic Perspective: A Decade After the Crash

NC State University economist Mike Walden gives a quick look at the housing market a decade after the Great Recession.

Oct 10, 2018

Collective Management of Shared Water Resource is Easier Said than Done

"History shows how daunting it is to get a group of people to agree on how to manage a common-pool resource like groundwater," says CEnREP affiliate Eric Edwards, Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at NC State.