Overview and Objectives
In addition to producing peer-reviewed research and timely policy briefs, the Initiative will bring researchers together with leaders from the private sector, non-profits and government. This
will be an iterative process where policy and research will move forward with input from a variety of influential stakeholders.
Director, Urban Investment Strategies Center
William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Jim_Johnson@unc.edu • 919.962.2214
Jim examines the growing inequality in American society, particularly as it affects disadvantaged youth; entrepreneurial approaches to poverty alleviation, job creation and community development; interethnic minority conflict in advanced industrial societies; and business demography and workforce diversity issues. More
The Dynamic Economies Initiative is committed to producing research-based policy recommendations that address the most pressing issues face by both the local and national economies.