Angelica Leigh, assistant professor of management and organizations at Duke University Fuqua School of Business and 2023 Kenan Institute Distinguished Fellow, defines the characteristics of mega-threats and their potential effects on the workplace.
During the institute’s monthly press briefing Nov. 3, Research Director Camelia Kuhnen analyzed the subdued job growth in October’s employment report and why economic growth isn't being distributed evenly among all households.
Chief Economist Gerald Cohen analyzed the strong job growth in September’s employment report during the institute’s monthly economic briefing Oct. 6 and looked at why Congress should focus on mandatory spending and tax revenue, not discretionary spending.
Kenan Institute Distinguished Fellow Thomas Stith, North Carolina Community College System President Jeff Cox and Capgemini’s Jennifer Paylor discuss workforce skills and the economy.
Kenan Institute Distinguished Fellow Angelica Leigh, assistant professor of management and organizations at Duke University Fuqua School of Business, explored the effect of societal events, or “mega-threats,” on employees and employers in a talk Sept. 20.
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.
Kenan Institute Distinguished Fellow Thomas Stith moderated the panel discussion "Seeking a New Labor Market Equilibrium: A Leadership Perspective" on Aug. 23.
UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School's Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise will launch the Luther Hodges Scholars program in fall 2023, thanks to a naming gift from Carolina alumnus Luther Hodges.
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.
Leading academics and innovators in the private and public sectors recently convened at the Kenan Institute's wealth inequality conference to foster meaningful dialogue about the effects of income disparity and how education and research can create opportunities for more equitable access.
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.
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.