Making Food Safer
New analytics tool helps state agencies respond to food-borne threats.
Engaging Emerging Markets
UNC Kenan-Flagler students and the community learn to conduct business successfully in markets worldwide through the Business Across Borders program.
Growing Local Jobs
The institute’s Business Growth Initiative helps one eastern N.C. region tap an often-overlooked resource — its existing businesses — to drive economic growth.
Driving Sustainable Tourism
Center for Competitive Economies Director Brent Lane helps the World Heritage site organization learn to balance economic gain with historic preservation.
Fueling a New Industry
Institute researchers are helping North Carolina plot a strategic path to a new biofuels industry and a sustainable energy future.
Transforming Urban Education
Social entrepreneur and scholar Jim Johnson’s vision and research is creating a model school for educating poor inner-city children for the global economy.
Incenting Business Growth
North Carolina legislators turn to the Center for Competitive Economies for help strategically restructuring its corporate incentive programs.
Creating Economic Engines
The Global TransPark has emerged as an economic driver for eastern North Carolina two decades after it was conceived and proposed by aviation-economy expert and Kenan Institute director John D. Kasarda.
Sparking Economic Growth
A long-term research project is identifying growing companies in eastern North Carolina and finding out what they need to grow and create jobs.