CHAPEL HILL – We strongly support the strongest possible sanctions against Russia and believe this is in Ukraine’s long-term interests and democratic values. These sanctions will create economic hardship for Europe with relatively minor impact on advanced economies outside of Europe. Accordingly, we support efforts to ease Europe’s pain […]Read More →

As part of Penn State’s land-grant mission, additional state dollars support Penn State’s agricultural research and extension, which provides agricultural education, serves rural communities, and provides research-based knowledge to help address the challenges facing the state’s agricultural industry. Since agricultural research and extension programs are not supplemented by tuition, BarronRead More →

The macroeconomic environment has changed significantly since Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union budget and the RBI released its inflation forecast for the coming financial year. On Thursday, crude oil prices hovered around $120 a barrel for the first time in years. While prices moderated slightly thereafter, for theRead More →

In the history of modernity, the real sea change came in 1870, with what Nobel Prize-winning economist Simon Kuznets called “modern economic growth”. Since then, humanity’s technological capabilities have roughly doubled every 35 years or so, revolutionizing the economy with each generation and then revolutionizing it again with the next.Read More →