Impact

Mar 31, 2022

ARE Economist Joins the Fight to Curb the Effects of Invasive Nematode on SweetPotatoes

Daniel Tregeagle will conduct economic analysis to determine the costs of adopting new growing methods to stop the spread of the guava root-knot nematode.

Mar 30, 2022

Students Learn What Ag Lending Bank Seeks from Recent Grads

Representatives from First Bank visited ABM students to provide an industry update and give insight into what characteristics they look for when recruiting recent grads.

Mar 23, 2022

‘Ominous News’ for Jobs? Openings Across Triangle Drop, Data Shows

Mike Walden tells WRAL: “Bottom line: Business executives, even in fast growing regions such as the Triangle, may be pausing to access how the economy could be changing.”

Mar 23, 2022

New Fact Sheet Published on Wetlands Law

This publication provides an overview of the historical wetland trends in North Carolina, reviews the evolution and current status of wetland regulations and summarizes the potential impacts of climate change on wetlands in NC.

Mar 21, 2022

How Inflation and Gas Prices are Affecting the Housing Market

Mike Walden tells WRAL that interest rates are likely to rise a couple percentage points to address inflation. Unfortunately, this may squeeze potential homebuyers out of the real estate market.

Mar 16, 2022

What Would it Mean if North Carolina Suspended the Gas Tax?

North Carolina State economist Mike Walden said that would be significant for drivers, but suspending these taxes could mean a halt on the state's efforts to improve and upgrade roads, bridges and major highways.

Mar 16, 2022

Appalachian Dairy Market Shares Southeast Challenges

North Carolina State University Extension dairy specialists Brittany Whitmire and Stephanie Ward comment on the state of the dairy industry in NC.

Mar 11, 2022

“Price of War: As Gas Prices, Other Costs Surge, What Do We Do?”

WRAL asked economist Mike Walden to explain the economic effects of the war and what consumers can do reduce some costs.

Mar 11, 2022

Eric Edwards: ARE Economist Builds a Robust, Interdisciplinary Extension and Research Program

The Water Economics Program fosters a pipeline of student researchers, offers timely analysis on key issues and provides research based information to North Carolinians.

Mar 7, 2022

NC State Economist: An Update on North Carolina Solar Development and Decommission Policy

A look at the current solar energy capabilities in NC and the plan for decommission.