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Economics at UNC adapts amid COVID-19 challenges

Along with the rest of our local and global communities, Economics at UNC has faced significant challenges associated with the spread of COVID-19. We have done our best to meet … Continued



Sharing our Research and Serving the Profession

The Southern Economic Association (SEA) is one of the oldest economics associations in the United States and strives to further the education of scholars and the public in economic affairs. … Continued



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

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