Stories From 2020

Mar 19, 2020

Economic Perspective: Potential Government Responses to the Coronavirus

There are a few tactics being discussed as to how the government can respond to the coronavirus. What are they, and what are they implications?

Mar 19, 2020

Students Learn Plenty Despite Shortened Study Abroad Trip

Despite having their spring break study abroad trip cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students said it's a learning experience they will never forget.

Mar 17, 2020

State of the Dairy 2020: Southeast: At a Crossroads

ARE Extension Associate Brittany Whitmire explains the current status of the dairy market in North Carolina and describes the mood as "tempered hopefulness."

Mar 17, 2020

Poultry Ownership and Child Diarrhea: a Partnership to Assess and Reduce Disease Impact

While raising poultry provides income and nutrition, there is also risk of illness when kept in near proximity to young children.

Mar 17, 2020

You Decide: How Does the Future Impact the Stock Market?

Stock purchasers look to the future when buying. How can current events, and the future outlook shape that viewpoint?

Mar 12, 2020

Balancing the Budget: Students as Policymakers

Students were given an hour to walk a mile in a Congressperson's shoes.

Mar 12, 2020

Irrigation, or Lack Thereof, on an American Indian Reservation

Improving access to capital, so American Indian farmers can invest in irrigation systems on tribal trust land, is key to improving lagging agricultural development on reservations in the American West.

Mar 12, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Condition of Vehicle Buying

Vehicles can take one of the largest bites out of a households budget. What's the current status of vehicle finances in the country?

Feb 28, 2020

Does Gender Affect Risk Aversion & Moral Hazard in Healthcare Behavior?

Americans spent 3.5 trillion dollars on health insurance in 2017 and the amount is growing yearly. Understanding consumer behavior is an important area of research in a time when national attention is being focused on the healthcare industry.

Feb 28, 2020

Economic Perspective: Inflation and Product Quality

When calculating inflation, how does one account for increases in product quality that affect the product's price?