Lt. Governor Forest announces North Carolina Blockchain Initiative

*********************************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 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



The Second Annual Team Tiago Match

The faculty and grad students of the Economics Department took to the pitch on 12 May for the second annual Team Tiago soccer match.  Both teams wore their “Team Tiago” jerseys … Continued



Professor Jon Williams featured on Microeconomics Insights

Have you ever wondered how internet service providers decide what price to set for broadband access? Professor Jon Williams of UNC Economics, along with colleagues Aviv Nevo (University of Pennsylvania) and … Continued