Stories From 2022
You Decide: Can Economics Help You Survive 2023?
2023 will be a challenging year for the economy. Learn about some economist-approved financial strategies to use when confronted with fast-rising prices and reductions in income.
NC State Economist: Cost of Animal Welfare Regulation, Ballot Initiatives, and the Vote-Buy Gap
Professor Tom Vukina discusses the current state of animal welfare legislation, specifically California's “Proposition 12,” which completely bans selling eggs produced in any type of cages.
You Decide: Will 2023 Be Naughty or Nice?
As 2022 ends and 2023 begins, we face two economic challenges: inflation and recession. Will inflation return to normal in 2023, and will it take a recession to do so?
You Decide: Is Economics About More Than Inflation and Jobs?
The economics world is vast, yet a few topics tend to dominate the discussion. What are some other key aspects of economics, and how do they affect you in everyday life?
New ABM Student Success Program Prioritizes Professional Development
The Agricultural Business Management Office of Student Mentoring aims to provide students with the guidance, resources and monitoring necessary to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
NC State Economist: The Economics of the Emerging PFAS Problem
Iain Burnett and Assistant Professor Eric Edwards discuss the societal benefits and costs of PFAS, and consider the future of their use and mitigation.
You Decide: Where Can We Cut Back?
When money is tight, people look for areas to cut back on their expenses to help stretch their dollars. What are some tactics and principles consumers should consider when looking at their finances?
Subsidies for Beginning Farmers: Should We Bet the Farm?
In a new report for the American Enterprise Institute, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Barry Goodwin discussed the concerns regarding the increased average age of principal farm owners.
Snack King Expands Business, Continues to Give Back
Josh Monahan's 1in6 Snacks is growing quickly. In addition to donating to food banks, the CALS alumnus has a new partnership with NC State University that benefits student scholarships.
You Decide: Is Manufacturing Making a Comeback?
North Carolina used to host a booming manufacturing economy that waned with the growth of international trade. Are there signs of the tides shifting again?