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Kenan Institute answers “What Next, America?”

News
January 23, 2017

Providing solutions to critical economic issues facing the Trump Administration is the focus of a new report from the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. More

NCGrowth Announces New Advisory Board

News
December 22, 2016 • NCGrowth

NCGrowth is excited to announce their new advisory board comprised of faculty, practitioners and experts that will provide expert research and recommendations for economic development and business assistance projects. More

The parties agree: Education Reform is a Must for the U.S.

News
December 12, 2016

Every year, millions of students enroll in post-secondary programs with hopes of attaining the education they need to get ahead in the job market. But in the U.S. higher education system, “college acts like a lottery,” says Ben Miller, director of the Postsecondary Education Center for American Progress. Some students graduate with applicable skills and higher earning potential, while others leave unemployed with ever-increasing piles of debt. More

Immigration vitalizes US as native-born population ages

Media
November 12, 2016 • Urban Investment Strategies Center

Rejecting our diversity is the wrong path to take if the U.S. is to remain globally competitive. Trump must now make the case for embracing our demographic diversity and help the country and Congress understand the strong demographic connection between population aging and international migration. More

Professor Gregory Brown Named Director of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

News
October 05, 2016 • Institute for Private Capital

Gregory W. Brown has been named director of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. More

Christian Lundblad is the new Director of Research at the Kenan Institute and Associate Dean for the Doctoral Program at Kenan-Flagler

Blog Post
July 20, 2016

Lundblad will be a bridge between the Kenan-Flager Business School and the institute and promote the link between research and academics.  Engaging doctoral students in research being done at the Kenan Institute will foster improved academics as these students take the latest research and incorporate it into their own teaching. More