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As Congress refused to raise the debt ceiling and the U.S. government moved closer to its first default, Spectrum News spoke to institute Chief Economist Gerald Cohen about the message being sent to the rest of the world.

Executive Director Greg Brown offers a simple model for prioritizing ESG issues at smaller PE-backed companies, given that the trade-offs between benefits and costs of implementation are more likely to limit the scope of their policies.

Chief Economist Gerald Cohen spoke to WTVD-TV about the American Growth Project’s projection for a 1.6% increase in GDP for Raleigh and Durham this year, good for fourth best among the 50 biggest U.S. microeconomies.

Join us for the Kenan Institute’s virtual press briefing at 9 a.m. EST this Friday, Jan. 6, as we provide instant analysis following the latest employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Institute Chief Economist Gerald Cohen will offer his insights and answer questions from the audience.

In a Financial Times article on paying executives in the age of stakeholder capitalism, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Professor Camelia Kuhnen notes that performance-related compensation packages can have negative consequences.

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Professor Chris Bingham talked to CNN about his research on "boomerang CEOs" after Bob Iger took back the helm at The Walt Disney Co., saying such a move can signal a lack of innovation.

Join us for the Kenan Institute’s virtual press briefing at 9 a.m. EST this Friday, Dec. 2, as we sort it all out and provide instant analysis following the latest employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Institute Chief Economist Gerald Cohen will offer his insights and answer questions from the audience. 

The institute’s first American Growth Project report suggests that downtown San Francisco had to take a major hit from the shift to working from home so that its surrounding metro area could thrive, Fortune's Prarthana Prakash writes.

In its Changing America section, The Hill explored the institute’s American Growth Project and the variables driving the rankings of the fastest-growing U.S. cities, as well as the outlook for the future.

Institute Executive Director Greg Brown told Axios that the U.S. cities with the fastest-growing economies are undergoing a transformation. "It's going to be a big change over the next few years,” he said.

Is the Fed’s aggressive policy working to take the froth off the labor market? Join us for the Kenan Institute’s virtual press briefing at 9 a.m. EDT this Friday, Nov. 4, as we discuss the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ fresh employment report and what it means for the U.S. economy.

Productivity plunged in the first half of 2022, dropping by the sharpest rate on record going back to 1947. Chief Economist Gerald Cohen was among the experts talking to the Washington Post about what it means.