Stories From Jan 2020

Jan 31, 2020

Have Economics Expertise, Will Travel: von Haefen Presents Research in China

In November and December 2019, ARE Associate Professor Roger von Haefen traveled to China to present his research on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, climate change, and outdoor recreation.

Jan 28, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Latest Reading on North Carolina’s Economy

The federal government released the latest measures for economic growth in the states. How did North Carolina stack up?

Jan 21, 2020

You Decide: What are the Best Economic Lessons for 2020?

NC State University economist Mike Walden lends his tips for the new year.

Jan 21, 2020

Economic Perspective: Have Recession Worries Eased?

Talks of a recession in 2020 have seemed to ease recently. What factors could play into this?

Jan 14, 2020

#Farmerstrong – An Idea Worth Seeding

Michelle Grainger, managing director of the Executive Farm Management Program, gave a Tedx talk in Cary, NC on December 13, 2019. Her talk explained the challenges of modern farming while highlighting the correlation between American farmers and US national security.

Jan 14, 2020

Do State-Owned Enterprises Benefit More from China’s Cereal Grain Tariff-Rate Quota Regime?

Although the WTO dispute settlement body calls on China to correct its TRQ administration methods for cereal grain imports before December 31, 2019, some studies suggest that powerful states, such as China and the United States, may refuse to comply and simply live with the potential retaliation.

Jan 14, 2020

Testing for Pre-Committed Quantities of Australian Meat Demand

Results support improved demand modelling of Australian meat consumption and provide insights into how Australian meat demand is affected by price, expenditures, pre-committed consumption, seasonality, and trends.

Jan 14, 2020

Economic Perspective: Expanding Options for Retirement Savings

The federal government recently approved changes affecting how people save for retirement. What are the changes, and why are they important?

Jan 13, 2020

2019 CEnREP Milestones

This past year saw CEnREP affiliates making strides in economics research, receiving grants to further their work, and traveling around the globe to present their findings. What else did CEnREP affiliates accomplish in 2019? Read more to find out.

Jan 9, 2020

How Did Politics Motivate Last Year’s Enormous Farm Subsidies?

President Trump's approximately $28 billion trade war bailout to farmers nationwide last year was more than twice the final cost of the auto industry bailout in 2008, which was about $10.2 billion.