UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

A Slow Burn

Ric Colacito’s research suggests that, in the worst-case scenario, rising temperatures could reduce U.S. economic growth by up to one-third over the next century.

Where Are the Workers?

Jobs are back, but workers aren’t — and despite increasing wages, young people remain slow to engage. Carolina researchers uncover why.

Paige Ouimet

Paige Ouimet is a professor of finance in the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. Through the lens of societal challenges like income inequality, gender diversity, and the opioid epidemic, she studies how businesses impact society and how society impacts businesses.

Growth from the Ground Up

A Robeson County tortilla manufacturer is ready to increase his production from 25,000 pounds of tortillas a week to 120,000 pounds. UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA student Ben Holmes is helping him do just that — through NCGrowth, an affiliate of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute for Private Enterprise.

Elizabeth Dickinson

Elizabeth Dickinson is a clinical assistant professor of communication within the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, as well as an affiliated faculty member within the Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology. She is also a 2016-17 Faculty Scholar with the UNC Carolina Women’s Center. Her research focuses on interdisciplinary and humanistic approaches to critical intercultural communication and recently has focused on how diversity, equity, and inclusion are created, performed, and resisted through communication.

Money and the Mind

A meld of finance and neuroscience helps UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School professor Camelia Kuhnen better understand the underpinnings of growing wealth inequality.

Walk the Walk

How one UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School professor pushes students and corporations to be more socially responsible