Income from NC Food, Fiber and Forestry Industries Grows
Over 17%, or $95.9 billion of the $562 billion gross state product, was contributed by value-added income from food, natural fiber and forestry industries in 2019.
The H-2A Visa Program: Addressing Farm Labor Scarcity in North Carolina
An improved H-2A program is essential for the future of agriculture in North Carolina and its rural communities.
You Decide: Which Economic Scenario – Good Or Bad – Will Emerge?
What is forecasted for the economy as we continue moving through the pandemic?
Funding Available for Southeast Dairies Looking to Build Processing Capacity
The Southeast DBII program was developed to assist regional efforts to support dairy businesses in the development, production, marketing, and distribution of dairy products.
You Decide: What Are The Issues In Today’s Tax Rate Debate?
What are the factors to consider when looking at the tax rate debate here in North Carolina?
New Faculty Textbook: Market Interrelationships and Applied Demand Analysis
Mike Wohlgenant's new book addresses the core issues facing economists concerning price determination in commodity markets, especially food and agricultural commodities.
Pennsylvania Considering Joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; New Electric Costs for the State Explored
Pennsylvanians could see higher electric bills if they adopt RGGI, a cap and trade program that introduces a new price into the electricity market. But, Harrison Fell explains that there are other factors affecting electricity costs and RGGI may not have an adverse affect on consumers after all.
Walden: NC Unemployment Figures are Misleading – ‘Job Market is Not Robust’
“While the eye-catching headline will be North Carolina’s unemployment rate continued to drop in May – down to 4.8% from April’s 5% – a look at the behind-the-scenes numbers shows several concerns,” Mike Walden told WRAL.
ARE’s Professional Development Pro
As an advisor and teacher, Robin Clements gives students something she passed up in college: the opportunity to identify a job they’ll love and then skillfully pursue it.
You Decide: What Is Inflation, and Is It Higher?
How is inflation calculated, and how do recent numbers in our economy look?