Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

Economic Year in Review 2017

Posted on: January 8th, 2018 by Allison Andrews

A lively discussion with our panel of expert economists: John Silvia, Wells Fargo Securities, Frank Hefner, College of Charleston, John E. Connaughton, UNC Charlotte, Mike Walden, NC State University. From the biggest surprises to the impact of deregulation, global markets and the certainty of uncertainty what were the biggest stories for the economy in 2017.

Robert Hill Jr., CEO, South State Corporation

Posted on: September 5th, 2016 by Allison Andrews

Innovation, reshoring, interest rates, and Dodd Frank are just a few topics covered in this edition of Carolina Business Review with panelists Doug Woodward, Professor of Economics, University of South Carolina and Bryan Toney, Co-Chair InnovateGSO

Midyear Economic Review

Posted on: August 1st, 2016 by Allison Andrews

A look at the societal and political dialogue impacting our economy. Our panel also offers a Carolina perspective to global concerns. Panelists include: Rick Kaglic, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Joseph C. Von Nessen, University of South Carolina, Mike Walden, NCSU

Beyond the Headlines

Posted on: July 19th, 2016 by Allison Andrews

This is edition of Carolina Business Review takes a deeper look at the stories making news.. From Brexit to the economy and more. Panelists Matt Martin, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Former NC Budget Director Lee Roberts, SharpVue Capital

Mid-year Economic Report 2015

Posted on: July 7th, 2015 by Allison Andrews

Our expert panel looks at issues including energy, interest rates, and global concerns. Panelists: Rick Kaglic, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond; Frank Hefner, College of Charleston; Jay Bryson, Wells Fargo Securities; Joseph Von Nessen, University of South Carolina

2015 Economic Forecast

Posted on: January 11th, 2015 by Allison Andrews

A panel of economists looks at the coming year. From jobs, to oil to housing and beyond, hear their predictions for 2015.

Health and Wellness

Posted on: September 12th, 2014 by admin

Long before the Affordable Care Act became the nation’s law and mandated changes in health care, Mission Health began transforming the way it serves patients and educates health care consumers. On this program, Mission Health CEO Dr. Ron Paulus explains how preventive health programs and telemedicine are improving patient care and reducing health care costs, and how nonprofit partnerships are addressing the medically underserved. Dr. John Connaughton, an economist with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Russell Stall, Executive Director of Greenville Forward, join the conversation.


Cultivating a Counterculture

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 by admin

The Asheville region has seen a post-recession boom, and this summer led the state in low unemployment. Jack Cecil, a prominent business and civic leader in western North Carolina and President of Biltmore Farms, attributes this largely to the growth of small businesses and the continued cultivation of Asheville’s unique counterculture. On this program, Cecil recounts the region’s economic recovery and the challenges in addressing underemployment. Joining the conversation are Dr. Adolphus Belk, Jr., Winthrop University Professor of Political Science and Columbia Chamber of Commerce CEO Carl Blackstone.

Innovative Ecosystems

Posted on: July 18th, 2014 by admin

As the leader of the state’s largest public university, NC State University Chancellor Dr. Randy Woodson promotes collaboration between researchers and institutions, while also looking to encourage a more diverse population to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. On this program, Woodson explains how teachers and parents can help set students on a course toward these careers, and how partnerships in education can lead to innovative ecosystems and opportunities for economic development. Catherine Wilson Horne, President and CEO of Discovery Place, Inc. and Ann Marie Stieritz, President and CEO of New Carolina, South Carolina’s Council on Competitiveness join the conversation.


Urban Redevelopment

Posted on: May 2nd, 2014 by admin

Several cities in North and South Carolina have transformed their downtowns in recent years, remaking the way we live, work and play in our urban cores. For other cities, the makeover is only just beginning. On this program, Matthew Coppedge of Downtown Durham, Inc., Pat Danahy of the Greensboro Partnership, Ben Haskew of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce and Matt Kennell of City Center Partnership discuss how they are creating a “sense of place” in a city’s center and how a redefined downtown drives economic development.


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