Institute Insights: Funding Innovation: Exploring Philanthropy in the Sciences

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 

When the federal government, state governments, industry, foundations and nonprofit organizations support scientific research, they do so with the goal of uncovering innovations and advancing science. But what about private donors?

Dean’s Speaker David Taylor: Lessons from a Lifetime of Learning

Thursday, October 10, 2019 

Taylor, who took on P&G’s top leadership role in 2015, shared his vision for transforming the venerable personal products giant into a leaner and more responsive company.

Institute Insights: The Value of Non-Wage Benefits

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 

Companies today are looking to diversify their workforce – and one way in which they’re attracting more women is by providing generous paid maternity leave.

North Carolina’s Regions of Migration

Friday, October 4, 2019 

North Carolina is one of the major migration destinations in the U.S. A newly created dashboard that uses 2015-2016 Internal Revenue Service (IRS) county-to-county migration data provides key insights into both the origins and economic characteristics of recent newcomers to the Tar Heel State.

Institute Insights: Do Founders Actually Listen to their Teams?

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 

Founders often face a fundamental tension. On one hand, founders usually desire to retain as much control over their firm as possible. On the other hand, they often lack the competencies required to lead their companies through later stages of growth. But do founders actually listen to these team members? Or do they just continue to listen to their own intuition?

Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India Shares Plan for Economic Growth

Monday, September 30, 2019 

On Monday, Sept. 24, a standing room-only crowd gathered at the Kenan Center in Chapel Hill to participate in a fireside chat with Krishnamurthy Subramanian, the 17th chief economic advisor to the government of India. The program was led by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School professors Anusha Chari and Christian Lundblad.

Entrepreneurial Team Formation and the Role of Trust and Control

Thursday, September 26, 2019 

Entrepreneurial culture celebrates the successful archetypical founder as a “lone wolf”; however, academic literature has found the majority of new entrepreneurial firms, ventures and start-ups are founded not by individuals, but by teams.

Institute Insights: The Implications of Interest Rate Addiction

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 

Current U.S. Federal Reserve policy has left many experts scratching their heads in confusion. As the Fed continues moving toward a greater degree of stimulus, questions arise as to whether the U.S. is on a lending path similar to other countries, where record low interest rates are now passé, and negative interest rates rule.