Faculty and Staff

Sep 23, 2022

You Decide: Is the Social Safety Net a Spring Board or a Cushion?

There are few public issues that create more debate than the social safety net. What is it and how does it affect North Carolina's economy?

Sep 12, 2022

Gutierrez-Li on the Farm Workforce Modernization Act

An excerpt from a recent NBC News article in which Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Alejandro Gutierrez-Li discusses the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.

Aug 26, 2022

You Decide: Will We Have the First Full Employment Recession?

Recessions have multiple factors that go into defining them, but what happens when some traditional metrics don't measure up? Economist Mike Walden looks at the current numbers and what they mean for us.

Aug 23, 2022

Yuyuan Che Wins AAEA Graduate Student Paper Competition

An ARE postdoc research scholar is recognized for her paper assessing peer effects in conservation technology adoption.

Aug 22, 2022

Can You Trim Your Neighbor’s Tree? NC Law About Trees, Damage & Property

Lawyer and Extension Assistant Professor Andrew Branan speaks with the News and Observer to offer his expert opinion on property laws in North Carolina.

Aug 15, 2022

No-Till Farming Study Shows Benefit to Midwestern Land Values

The analysis quantifies the monetary land value benefits of an environmentally friendly practice.

Aug 5, 2022

3 Faculty Awarded AAEA Best Paper

Zheng Li, Roderick Rejesus and Xiaoyong Zheng won the award for their paper, “Nonparametric Estimation and Inference of Production Risk.” 

Jul 28, 2022

From Robots to Customers: Exploring New Opportunities for Dairy Farmers

Assistant Professor Alejandro Gutierrez-Li won a $250,000 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant to study Automatic Milking Systems.

Jul 18, 2022

Eric Edwards Selected for AEPP Best Article Award

Eric Edwards was selected to receive the AEPP Best Article Award for “The Economics of Groundwater Governance Institutions across the Globe.”

Jul 18, 2022

Barry Goodwin Appears on Healthy Living Healthy Planet Radio

Barry Goodwin appeared on Healthy Living Planet Radio to discuss the intersection of food production with economics and the environment.