Faculty and Staff

Jan 27, 2023

You Decide: Has There Been Some Good News on Income Inequality?

One of the most significant economic issues of our time has been widening income inequality. The COVID-19 pandemic and demographics have caused income inequality to narrow nationally, but what about North Carolina?

Jan 13, 2023

You Decide: How Can We Fix the Labor Market?

Economist Mike Walden shares the issues in today’s labor market and his outlook on the future of how we learn and work.

Dec 30, 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.

Dec 16, 2022

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?

Nov 17, 2022

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.

Oct 21, 2022

You Decide: If Inflation Subsides, is Everything OK?

Inflation weighs on everyone's minds right now. What do the recent fluctuations mean for now, and the coming years?

Oct 17, 2022

ARE Excels at the 2022 Extension Conference

Our department's extension faculty and associates had the opportunity to present their research and attend workshops at the 2022 Extension State Conference.

Oct 7, 2022

You Decide: Do We First Need Economic Pain To Have Economic Gain?

Will we have to endure the economic pain of a recession before we receive the economic gain of lower inflation? Economist Mike Walden shares his insight.

Oct 5, 2022

New Research Reveals the Impacts of Climate Change on Wastewater Treatment in the Coastal Carolinas

A team of researchers, including Assistant Professor Eric Edwards and economics master's student Iain Burnett, completed a three-year study on the growing concern of climate-related impacts on wastewater treatment systems in coastal North and South Carolina.

Sep 29, 2022

Meet Michael Best, New Director of The Executive Farm Management Program

As current Director Blake Brown prepares to retire at the end of this year, Michael Best will take on the role of director of The Executive Farm Management Program.