Stories From May 2019
Norway and Sweden Study Abroad: The Highlights
The Maymester study abroad students returned with a unique set of experiences and a new awareness of Scandinavian aquaculture and agribusiness practices.
New Numbers on the Value of NC Ag. and Agribusiness
Walden has compiled information showing the strong relationship between agriculture and the health of the NC economy. Commissioner Troxler discusses these findings with SFN.
Economic Perspective: Accounting for the Future
When considering money for the future, are there any tricks or methods to consider when weighing the value of future dollars?
You Decide: Is ‘NCFIRST’ Up to the Task?
A new commission has formed to look into the future of transportation, and how the state should build around that envisioned future. NC State University economist Mike Walden is a part of the commission, and shares some of his considerations as the process begins.
A Day In The Life: Graduate with Harrison Walker
Harrison Walker (and his buddy Nick) take you along for their graduation: the sea of red caps, the pre-ceremony dance party – and a surprise cameo from Chancellor Randy Woodson.
Economic Perspective: The Decline In Young Drivers
Numbers have shown that there's been a decrease in teenage drivers over the years. What factors could be behind this?
Radio Interview with Thomas Grennes on Tariffs
Emeritus Professor Thomas Grennes takes a deep dive into the effects of tariffs in an interview with Greater Raleigh Radio.
Transmission Lines Carry Improvements to Local Air Quality
Quantifying the boost in the environmental value of wind energy from uncongested transmission networks was the goal of a recent study by CEnREP Interim Director Harrison Fell and colleagues at UC Davis and the University of Colorado Boulder.
Economic Perspective: Update on the U.S. Economy
With the first quarter of 2019 behind us what have we learned about the 2019 economy, and what is the outlook for the rest of the year?
Blockchain in the Food Supply Chain
This issue of the NC State Economist answers the question: What is blockchain and how does it affect agriculture?