Posts Tagged ‘NC State University’

Economic Forecast 2018

Posted on: January 15th, 2018 by Allison Andrews No Comments

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 take a look at the biggest factors likely to impact the economy in 2018. The new Fed Chair, real estate, wage growth, tax policy and elections are among the topics.

Economic Year in Review 2017

Posted on: January 8th, 2018 by Allison Andrews No Comments

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.

Economic Year in Review

Posted on: January 2nd, 2017 by Allison Andrews

Our annual look back at the policies and factors that played into the economy. Our panelists are Frank Hefner, Director, Office of Economic Analysis, College of Charleston, Doug Woodward, Director, Division of Research, University of South Carolina, John E. Connaughton, Barings Professor of Financial Economics, UNC Charlotte and Mike Walden, Reynolds Distinguished Professor, NC State University

Economic Forecast 2017

Posted on: January 2nd, 2017 by Allison Andrews

From healthcare costs, to global trade and corporate tax reform, what will be the biggest issues impacting the economy in 2017. Our panelists: Frank Hefner, College of Charleston, Doug Woodward, University of South Carolina, John E. Connaughton, UNC Charlotte, Mike Walden, NC State University.

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.

 

Disruptive Innovation

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by admin

From the research labs at our universities to the studios of small, private start-up companies, the Carolinas have successfully created clusters of innovation. Now, policy makers are seeking ways to help commercialize the work of researchers while ensuring a steady pipeline of talent is being trained to sustain the development of our research corridors. On this program. Dr. Dirk Brown of the University of South Carolina, Dr. John Hardin of the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Bill Mahoney of SCRA and Dr. Michael Walden of NC State University discuss the disruptive nature of successful innovators and the task of matching technologically saavy researchers with capable business leaders.

 

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