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    Biden and the Economy—What Can We Expect?

    On January 20, Joseph R. Biden, Jr. will become the 46th president of the United States. In this Kenan Insight, we look at what the Biden administration might mean for the economy and business activity in 2021, including what Biden’s highest priorities are, what we can expect in both his and Congress’s first 100 days and what we can learn from the divisiveness of the elections and the January 6 attack on the Capitol.


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February 10, 2021

Webinar: AICPA & UNC Tax Center — Federal Tax Policy: Navigating the New Political Landscape


Recent News & Media

Greg Brown Talks COVID-19 Business Strategies with the Los Angeles Times

December 14, 2020

Kenan Institute Executive Director Greg Brown is quoted in this recent Los Angeles Times article on what some entertainment venues are doing to make up for lost revenue due to COVID-19 restrictions. More

Jim Johnson and Jeanne Milliken Bonds Offer Insights on Reputational Equity in Triangle Business Journal Article

December 02, 2020

In a recent Triangle Business Journal article, Urban Investment Strategies Center Director Jim Johnson and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Professor Jeanne Milliken Bonds discuss why Americans are increasingly turning to companies with purpose and ethics, and provide a corporate reputational equity checklist to help organizations move toward greater diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) practices. More

Urban Investment Strategies Center

Welcome, Class of 2022 MBA Kenan Scholars!

November 16, 2020

Eleven students have been selected as members of the 2022 class of MBA Kenan Scholars. The year-long program sponsored by the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise is the premier research opportunity for UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA students. More

Latest Research

Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution: A Race Blind Approach to a Racially Disparate Problem

January 22, 2021

Considerable scholarly analysis and media attention has documented the racially disparate impact of coronavirus infections, hospitalizations, and deaths. Constituting 13 percent of the general population, Blacks reportedly account for 25 percent of those that have tested positive and 39 percent of the COVID-related deaths in the United States. More