With gas prices on the rise, inflation numbers will look less favorable. How should the Federal Reserve handle this, and what does it mean for the economy? Join us for a discussion Friday.
Institute Chief Economist Gerald Cohen examined the effect of rising gasoline prices on overall inflation figures and the Federal Reserve’s probable response during the institute’s monthly economic briefing Sept. 8. Cohen also answered questions about the inverted yield curve and the effects of the Fed’s focus on core inflation.
The American Growth Project explains why manufacturing remains essential for economic growth and how manufacturing in the U.S. today incorporates both regional shifts and “stickiness” in traditional strongholds.
Join us for the Kenan Institute’s monthly virtual press briefing at 9 a.m. EDT this Friday, Aug. 4, as Executive Director Greg Brown discusses whether declining inflation has put an economic soft landing back on the table.
Have the chances of a recession arriving in the next year decreased? Institute Executive Director Greg Brown laid out the conflicting economic indicators around this question and offered his analysis of the Aug. 4 employment report, which showed 187,000 jobs added in July. He also answered questions on the yield curve’s performance and the potential effects of Fitch’s downgrade of the U.S. credit rating.
Our Stakeholder Capitalism Grand Challenge Final Report, written by Executive Director Greg Brown and Chief Economist Gerald Cohen, has been published in the Spring 2023 issue of the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance.
Institute Chief Economist Gerald Cohen offered his analysis of the July 7 jobs report, which showed an additional 209,000 jobs in June, and discussed why the Fed may be looking at interest rates increases in the near future but not beyond that.
Join us for the Kenan Institute’s monthly virtual press briefing at 9 a.m. EDT this Friday, July 7, as institute Chief Economist Gerald Cohen offers his insights on the labor market and the decision facing the Federal Reserve.
Kenan Institute Distinguished Fellow John Haltiwanger of the University of Maryland sees the growth in startups and remote work as especially benefiting the South and the areas around urban downtowns.
Institute Executive Director Greg Brown offered his analysis of the June 2 employment report and talked about why now may be a good time to tackle the country’s spending and revenue issues.
Fayetteville State University Chancellor and CEO Darrell T. Allison, Fayetteville-Cumberland Regional Entrepreneur and Business Hub Director Tamara Martin and others talk about how the hub has affected the region's economy.