Economic Perspective: 100-Year Bonds
Traditionally, the length of time for bonds caps out at 30 years, but are there talks of extending some bonds to 100 years?
Economic Perspective: What Do Businesses Worry About?
What do businesses worry about, and how could those worries affect the direction of the economy?
You Decide: How Bad Will the Next Recession Be?
Economists are often asked to forecast when the next recession will occur. How bad could the next recession be?
Planting a Seed
NC State University celebrates the groundbreaking for a state-of-the-art Plant Sciences Building.
Gene Drives: Setting Limits
A new study shows that public support for gene drives in agriculture is tied to limits. Zack Brown of NC State's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is among the authors.
Moving on Up
NC State's Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department has moved up to the No. 6 spot on U.S. News and World Report's list of the nation's top undergraduate programs for biological and agricultural engineering.
Partner Profile: BASF Renews Its Partnership with NC State
Peter Eckes, president of BASF Bioscience Research, joined NC State officials recently to renew a five-year research agreement.
A ceremonial groundbreaking at NC State marks a new chapter in the university’s efforts to accelerate plant-related research, train the next generation of plant scientists and help farmers put problem-solving discoveries to work.
The Few and the Many
Buying by households accounts for 70 percent of all spending. Are there any major trends in consumer spending?
N.C. Agricultural Research Stations Ramping Up with New Technology
NC State and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services are working together to enhance research stations across the state by developing, evaluating and showcasing the latest technology for North Carolina farmers.