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Apr 11, 2018

Faculty Focus: Teaching Kids that Space Rocks (and Has a Lot of Rocks)

Dr. Melissa Hendrickson of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics delivers a NASA program to young people that gives them the rare chance to touch a piece of outer space.

Apr 4, 2018

Economic Perspective: Paying Down Credit Card Debt

Ever wonder if there’s an optimal way to pay down your credit card debt? NC State University economist Mike Walden talks discusses ways to maximize your money while paying down debt.

Mar 2, 2018

You Decide: Will a Direct Flight to China Boost the State Economy?

With talk of nonstop flights connecting North Carolina and China coming in the future, what impacts could such an arrangement hold for the state?

Nov 22, 2017

You Decide: Is Another Transportation Transformation Ahead?

It’s commonly thought we are now living in the greatest time period of change. Technology is affecting how we live, work and communicate in amazing ways, and the changes will continue.

Oct 25, 2017

Not Your Ordinary Summer Internships

Whether on Capitol Hill or at the North Carolina General Assembly, three exceptional CALS students experienced once-in-a-lifetime summer internships.    

Oct 13, 2017

NC Farm School Helps Aspiring Farmers Realize Dreams

James Payne has had two successful and rewarding careers, and now, with the help of NC Farm School, he’s put together a solid business plan that will allow him to launch a third one. This time, he wants to be a farmer.

Oct 13, 2017

You Decide: Should We Worry About Monopolies?

Monopolies are a constant concern for economists. How have they been dealt with in the past, and what can be done about any looming ones in modern times?

Oct 11, 2017

Economic Perspective: Economic Impacts of the Hurricanes

The nation received an unprecedented one-two punch from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. How will the damage be reflected in the national economy over the coming year?

Oct 2, 2017

Economic Perspective: Today’s Financial Challenges

Every generation faces its own financial issues. What are the challenges for this current generation as they start their careers?

Sep 29, 2017

You Decide: Should North Carolina Bid For Amazon?

Amazon wants to open a second U.S. headquarters that could be the economic prize of the century. What does North Carolina have to offer, and what would could it be worth?