Research

Jan 20, 2023

Adverse Effect Wage Rates of H-2A Workers Increase in 2023

Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Alejandro Gutierrez-Li provides an economic update on the H-2A visa program.

Dec 23, 2022

NC State Economist: Cost of Animal Welfare Regulation, Ballot Initiatives, and the Vote-Buy Gap

Professor Tom Vukina discusses the current state of animal welfare legislation, specifically California's “Proposition 12,” which completely bans selling eggs produced in any type of cages.

Dec 1, 2022

NC State Economist: The Economics of the Emerging PFAS Problem

Iain Burnett and Assistant Professor Eric Edwards discuss the societal benefits and costs of PFAS, and consider the future of their use and mitigation.

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.

Nov 2, 2022

Graduate Student Spotlight: Yanning Zhang

A Q&A with Yanning Zhang, Ph.D. student and Jenkins Fellow in the Economics Graduate Program at NC State University.

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 26, 2022

Food Costs up 10% In a Year, but Immigration Reform Might Help, Some Experts Say

The National Desk speaks to experts, including Assistant Professor Alejandro Gutierrez-Li, about the effects of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act on food costs.

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 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.”