October 26, 2017 • Kenan Center, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, NC • 4:00-8:00 pm

Economic Aspects of the Opioid Crisis

A roundtable discussion of the economic ramifications of the nationwide opioid crisis on workers, business, and communities in North Carolina and beyond.

Presented by: The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & The Frank H. Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

AGENDA

With four of North Carolina’s towns in the nation’s top 20 for opioid abuse – including Wilmington in the number one slot – the conversation will cover the epidemic’s effects at the local, state and national levels.

PARTICIPANTS

Public health experts, economists, policymakers and business leaders offer a holistic look at the U.S. opioid epidemic.

LOGISTICS

All events will be held at the Kenan Center, part of the Kenan-Flagler Business School, in Chapel Hill, NC

 

Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise is a nonpartisan business policy think tank affiliated with the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. Founded in 1985, the nonprofit institute facilitates collaboration between the private, public and nonprofit sectors to build a greater understanding of how entrepreneurship, economic development and global commerce can work for the public good. It leverages best-in-class research to develop market-based solutions to today’s most complex economic challenges; in doing so, the Kenan Institute aims to better the lives of people in North Carolina, across the country and around the world.

www.kenaninstitute.unc.edu

A Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Event