Stories From Nov 2021
Andrew Branan Earns Leadership & Service Recognition Award from Council of Extension Professionals
Branan will be recognized at the North Carolina Joint Council of Extension Professionals forum on December 3, 2021 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
You Decide: Can A Wage-Price Spiral Be Avoided?
Our economy is constantly changing due to inflation and cost of living adjustments. What are we seeing happen now and how can it be managed?
Inflation & Biden: Alarm Bells Not Ringing Loud Enough, Economist Warns
WRAL TechWire reached out to N.C. State economist Dr. Mike Walden for his reaction on the rapidly unfolding debate about inflation as it sparks to levels not seen in decades.
Taking a World View
NC State Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor Ed Kick draws on big data to understand what causes inequalities among nations and the big problems that come from them.
Irrigation, Water Management Play Key Roles in Smoothing Drought Impacts
Researchers take a historical view of agricultural production and weather data to learn more about farmers' response to drought in the U.S.
A Study Dismantles The Purchasing Power Of James Bond
Economists Lee Craig, Julianne Treme and Thomas Weiss have published a paper revealing that a real-life James Bond would have spent 18% of his salary on dining out in the 1960s. Today, he would spend 33% of his salary for the same food.
You Decide: Will There Be a Permanent Labor Shortage?
Labor shortages can have a large impact on the economy. How can we adapt to what might become the new normal?
Graduate Student Spotlight: Judson Griffin
Read about Jud's research project on water affordability and efficiency.