Pat Conway: 2019 Kenneth Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient

Patrick Conway, Professor of Economics at UNC-Chapel Hill, received the 2019 Kenneth Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award of the Southern Economic Association in an award ceremony at its annual meeting. The … Continued

International Economist, Anusha Chari recognized her research on India’s emerging growth

One of our own, International Economist, Anusha Chari is being recognized by UNC Global and UNC Research departments for her in-depth research on India’s growing economy. Anusha Chari has been … Continued

Lt. Governor Forest announces North Carolina Blockchain Initiative

*********************************Press Release********************************* July 2, 2019 Jamey Falkenbury FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lt. Governor Forest announces North Carolina Blockchain Initiative   Raleigh, N.C. – Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest has announced the formation … Continued

1st Annual Triangle Applied Micro Conference

Following the example set by the organizers of the Triangle Microeconomics Conference, we launched the Triangle Applied Micro Conference in April 26, 2019. In this first edition of the conference … Continued

Taking a closer look at the economic side of the internet industry

With the mass adoption of streaming video services and last yearʼs repeal of net neutrality rules, how consumers interact with the internet is poised to change in unprecedented ways. Jonathan Williams, … Continued

Dr. Parke’s Legacy

As many of you know, Dr. William Parke passed on December 27, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. His presence and passion for education and the students will … Continued

Faculty Research Initiatives

Eric Ghysels, Bernstein Distinguished Professor of Economics, will co-lead a new research initiative to support academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. This multi-university initiative … Continued

How Global Warming affects U.S. Economic Growth

Professor Toan Phan was featured in the Wall Street Journal and The Guardian for his research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. He investigates how rising temperatures will slow … Continued

Anusha Chari recognized for Scholarship on the Global Economy

Anusha Chari, Professor of Economics, is a scholar of the international economy, with specific focus on international capital markets.  She recently received two acknowledgements of her leadership in the economics … Continued

Professor Eric Ghysels Presents the Inaugural Gumbel Lecture

Professor Eric Ghysels, Bernstein Professor of Economics, was invited to present the inaugural Emil J. Gumbel lecture at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) on 15 September 2017.  He spoke on … Continued