Faculty and Staff

Nov 15, 2017

Economists Offer Insight for the 2018 US Farm Bill

NC State economist Barry Goodwin has been leading this AEI farm bill project along with Vince Smith (Montana State), Joe Glauber (IFPRI) and Daniel Sumner (Davis). The project’s team includes Agricultural and Resource Economics faculty members John Beghin, Tom Vukina, and Xiaoyong Zheng.

Nov 3, 2017

Nobel Committee Cites Work by ARE Faculty Member

Professor Zack Brown’s research on nudging and energy consumption is cited by the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences in its profile of Richard Thaler, the 2017 winner of the Sveriges Riskbank Price in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. […]

Nov 2, 2017

Emeritus Professor Thomas Grennes in the WSJ

The Jones Act hindered recovery efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria by preventing ships from unloading supplies intended for much-needed relief efforts. An editorial in the Wall Street Journal published October 26 highlighted the trade protectionism and price gouging […]

Nov 2, 2017

October Report on Economic Indicators

ARE’s Michael Walden has published the October 2017 North Caroline Index of Economic Factors. The Index was down slightly in September from its level in August.  The main driver was an almost 15% drop in building permits, likely reflecting some […]

Nov 1, 2017

ARE Welcomes Two New Staff Members

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is pleased to welcome two new staff members to its ranks:  Erin Omba, Executive Assistant, and Margaret Huffman, Office Coordinator. Erin and Margaret are settled in Nelson Hall, and have already hit the […]

Oct 5, 2017

Michael Walden was Keynote Speaker at the “Business North Carolina” Magazine Annual Awards Meeting

ARE Economist, Michael Walden, spoke at the annual N.C. Mid-Market Fast 40 luncheon in Pinehurst on October 2nd. He discussed the subject of his new book, North Carolina Beyond the Connected Age:  The Tar Heel State in 2050 (UNC Press), which focuses […]

Oct 5, 2017

Brittany Whitmire, ARE Extension Associate, Plans to Develop a Virtual Dairy Farm Tour

Brittany Whitmire and Dr. Shannon Davidson (Animal Science) are partnering to develop a virtual dairy farm tour that will help increase awareness and understanding of North Carolina’s dairy industry through a 2017-18 Gore Innovation Grant. This will be a collaborative effort between […]

Oct 2, 2017

Derek Washburn Receives Pride of the Wolfpack Award

Derek Washburn, NC Farm School Associate, has received The Pride of the Wolfpack Award! The Pride of the Wolfpack Award recognizes individual employees for a special or unique contribution to their college, business unit, or NC State University. Derek is being […]

Sep 28, 2017

NCSU Index of North Carolina Economic Indicators for September 2017

ARE economist Mike Walden just released his NCSU Index of North Carolina Leading Economic Indicators for September 2017. The index, a forecast of the state economy’s direction four to six months ahead, pulled back slightly in August from its reading in […]

Sep 21, 2017

Dr. Fabio Santeramo Awarded Best Italian PhD Dissertation Award

Dr. Fabio Santeramo was awarded the Best Italian PhD Dissertation Award by the Italian Society of Agricultural Economics at the Italian Congress of the SIDEA (Società Italiana di Economia Agraria.)  The award (“Antonio Cioffi” Best Italian PhD dissertation award) consisted of […]