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.
Economic Perspective: Inflation and Product Quality
When calculating inflation, how does one account for increases in product quality that affect the product's price?
Renewed Trade with China Could Help NC Farmers Recover from Trade War
Blake Brown said the Phase One trade agreement between China and the United States does indeed offer opportunity and some good news for North Carolina hog and poultry producers as well as tobacco farmers.
You Decide: Could a Virus Take Down the Economy?
With all the unknown that comes with viruses and outbreaks, what sort of impact could they have on our economy?
Making the World a Classroom
Students stepped out of the classroom and into the lab.
You Decide: Why Do We Have Property Taxes?
NC State economist Mike Walden breaks down the intricacies of how property tax is calculated, and all the factors at play with it.
Economic Perspective: Are We Driving Less?
The automobile has always been a staple of every day life in our country, but does recent data show we're driving less? If so, how could this impact the future?
2020 Economic Outlook: Down or Just Slowdown?
Indicators suggest growth will continue, albeit more slowly than in 2019.
New Chair Unites Two Colleges on the International Stage
The James W. Owens Distinguished Chair in International Economics will be split between the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the Economics Department.
Trying to Improve Local Grain Basis in North Carolina as Deficit Grows
A summit this past summer between three North Carolina commodity groups representing corn, soybeans and small grains and three major pork and poultry companies helped move the needle in the right direction.