Institute Insights: A Federal Reserve Declaration of Independence

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 

For the first time since the tumult of the global financial crisis, the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates by 25 basis points on July 31. The decision was controversial along a multitude of dimensions.

Institute Insights: Boomerang CEOs: What Happens When the CEO Comes Back?

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 

When large firms are in search of new leadership, oftentimes a former leader is the answer. There have been many high-profile examples of boomerang CEOs being both resounding successes and spectacular failures. So what do the numbers say?

Institute Insights: Building Better Business Leaders

Monday, July 22, 2019 

The Kenan Scholars Program enhances the Carolina experience and prepares students to succeed in a diverse world and interconnected global economy.

Institute Insights: Enhancing the Lives of Black Communities

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 

On Sept. 9-11, 2019, the Kenan Institute and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Institute for African-American Research will co-host the second Black Communities Conference, an international gathering of scholars and community leaders from across the African diaspora. The conference's core mission is to connect academics from a variety of disciplines with black communities, with the goal of enhancing the life of those communities.

Jobs at Risk: The Opioid Crisis and Employment

Thursday, July 11, 2019 

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein discusses the economic challenges and implications of the opioid crisis, including the epidemic’s contribution to the state’s rural-urban divide.

Institute Insights: How to Nip and Tuck Costs

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 

Can simply upgrading a hospital’s accounting systems cut costs? A recent paper, which examined a healthcare IT database for a span of 24 years, argues so.

NCGrowth Burlington Immersive: A New Chapter of Prosperity

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 

For NCGrowth, immersive trips are a primary way to build relationships with businesses and communities, to identify issues and explore solutions jointly through dialogue and collaboration.

Institute Insights: Artificial Intelligence Alter Egos: Who Benefits from Robo-Investing?

Monday, June 24, 2019 

Artificial intelligence enhancements are increasingly shaping our financial decision-making. But with what result?