Faculty and Staff

Feb 21, 2018

Harrison Fell to Take Part on Economics of Climate Change Panel

CEnREP affiliate faculty Harrison Fell will participate in a panel discussion hosted by the Southeast Science Climate Center along with three other panelists as part of its Global Change Seminar series.

Feb 19, 2018

Goodwin Awarded Holladay Medal for Excellence

Barry Goodwin has been chosen to receive the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal of Excellence, the highest faculty honor bestowed by the trustees and NC State University.

Feb 13, 2018

Beghin Elected AAEA Fellow

John Beghin, Professor and Department Head of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE), has been elected Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, the main professional association of agricultural economists.

Feb 1, 2018

Small NC Communities Attractive to Retirees

The low cost of living and Wilson’s proximity to the Triangle give the town the opportunity to attract new residents and boost the local economy.

Jan 5, 2018

New Economic Projections from ARE Faculty: Outlooks and Indicators

Hugh C. Kiger Professor Dr. Blake Brown has released the 2018 Tobacco Situation and Outlook. North Carolina produces more tobacco than any other state and Brown’s research pinpoints key trends in the industry. William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Dr. Michael Walden, […]

Dec 21, 2017

ARE Faculty Member Serves on Farm Bill Panel

On invitation from U.S. Representative David Price (4th District, North Carolina), N.C. State professor and Extension Specialist Dr. Rod Rejesus served as a panelist at a forum discussion about the upcoming 2018 U.S. Farm Bill. The listening session was held […]

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 […]