Navigate Your Future: Counties in Motion
Shifting populations, demographic changes and markets, and their impact on North Carolina counties and their economic growth are examined in this Aug 17, 2012 presentation, “Navigate Your Future,” a keynote address by Thomas Stith to the N.C. Association of County Commissioners’ Annual Conference.
Energy and Green Economy
Price of Power
A 2012 report to a N.C. General Assembly committee highlights the economic consequences of significantly higher costs many residents in eastern North Carolina pay for electricity compared to the rest of the state and the natio along with ideas for overcoming this obstacle to economic growth.
The Business of Biofuels
The Kenan Institute develops a financial modeling tool to help the Biofuels Center of North Carolina evaluate options for converting N.C.-produced crops and biomass into liquid fuel and develop a sustainable biofuels industry.
Logistics and Intelligent Enterprising