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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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?
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?