Economists in ARE address various dimensions of regional developments such as the importance and role of infrastructure in regional development, local public finance, and solid waste management. Broadband infrastructure and its benefits have been addressed by Ivan Kandilov with other colleagues.
Much work has been done by Mike Walden on the diverging fortunes of regions across NC and their causes. Walden also provides various outlooks for the NC economy and its regional composition.
NC State’s Index of North Carolina Leading Economic Indicators
North Carolina Economic Outlook Series
NC Economic Outlook, 3rd Quarter 2021
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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.
Feb 9, 2022
New Grant Will Explore the Economics of Hog, Poultry Manure Recycling Technologies
Working with other NC State researchers on a new environmental grant, Eric Edwards will assess the economic outcomes of manure recycling technologies.
Feb 28, 2022
North Carolina Farms Grapple with Labor Shortages
Even with a growing dependence on migrant labor, there still is not enough workers to fill farm jobs across North Carolina.
Dec 14, 2021
NC State Economist: An Update on North Carolina Solar Development and Decommission Policy
Take a look at the current solar energy capabilities in North Carolina and the developing plan for decommission and disposal in the coming years.