An influx of young adults into a city can be an important indicator of the vibrancy and health of that community. Which North Carolina cities are attracting young adults? Find out in CURS’ October 2014 Newsletter. Also, what’s the real cost of school transportation? Learn more here!
The Center for Urban and Regional Studies is pleased to present a talk by Chun Zhang, assistant professor in the School of Architecture and Design at Beijing Jiaotong University Continue reading
The Carolina Transportation Program is pleased to announce a presentation by Rachel Willis, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow at the Global Research Institute and Associate Professor of American Studies and Economics Continue reading
CURS Director Bill Rohe addresses invitees at the annual Faculty Fellows luncheon.
October 3, 2014
The Center for Urban & Regional Studies was pleased to host researchers from across the university at its annual Faculty Fellows luncheon. Faculty Fellows representing eight academic departments and the School of Government were joined at the event by representatives from the Dean’s Office and the Center for Community Capital (CCC). Continue reading
The Center for Urban & Regional Studies is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to our Faculty Fellows program, which brings together scholars from over 20 departments across the UNC campus.
Whitney B. Afonso is an assistant professor in the School of Government and teaches classes in Public Financial Management and Economics for Public Administrators at the Carolina MPA program. Professor Afonso’s research focuses on the intersection of public administration and economics, and pays special attention to how tax policy chosen at the state and local level affects both citizen and government behavior. She was recently nominated for the School of Government’s Albert and Gladys Coates Term Award for Faculty Excellence. Continue reading