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Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

May 5, 2022

Max Hagaman: Embracing the Community Found in Agriculture

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate Max Hagaman expanded his professional network through leadership and service in FFA and AFA. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Apr 22, 2022

You Decide: How Well Has North Carolina Dealt With COVID-19?

The National Bureau of Economic Research recently published a study on how individual states have dealt with the challenges of the pandemic. How did North Carolina measure up to the others? 

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Apr 12, 2022

CALS Economist Joins the Fight to Curb the Effects of Invasive Nematode on Sweetpotatoes

Daniel Tregeagle will conduct an economic analysis to determine the costs of adopting new growing methods to stop the spread of the guava root-knot nematode. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Apr 8, 2022

You Decide: Why Do Gas Prices Rise Faster Than They Fall?

Gas prices never seem to fall as fast as they rise. What factors could be happening behind the scenes? 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Mar 25, 2022

You Decide: Will Agribusiness Be a Dynamic Future Industry?

What industries are going to lead in the future? Mike Walden discusses agribusiness and how the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative can propel North Carolina into that future. 

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Mar 11, 2022

You Decide: Can We Cope With Higher Gas Prices?

Gas prices have been on the rise. What are some options our society has for dealing with the situation? 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Feb 25, 2022

You Decide: Are There Good Answers to Your Inflation Questions?

According to polls, inflation is the number one issue in the country. NC State economist Mike Walden tackles some pertinent questions on the issue. 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Feb 11, 2022

You Decide: Should International Trade Be Re-Thought?

NC State economist Mike Walden shares an overview of international trade, including some of the possible disadvantages that have surfaced. 

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Jan 31, 2022

Gutierrez-Li Selected For NC State Impact Scholars Program

Impact Scholars attend workshops to build their capacity to create innovative research impacts on society and write more competitive grant proposals. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Jan 28, 2022

You Decide: Did the Chances of a Recession In 2022 Just Go Up?

Are there signs of a looming recession in 2022? What can organizations do to fend one off?