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Reflections on Retooling for the Covid‑19 Pandemic

October 12, 2020

Factories are adapting to the new conditions and needs the coronavirus has introduced by retooling production lines and repurposing knowledge and technology to manufacture essential items for Covid‑19 management. Nichola Lowe and Tara Vinodrai assess the nature and scale of these retooling efforts and … Continued

Making “Public” Economic Data Accessible

October 9, 2020

As North Carolina continues its phased reopening amidst COVID-19 public safety measures, UNC researchers are creating a digital data dashboard to help inform policymakers’ decisions on the state’s economic recovery. Noreen McDonald, professor and chair of the Department of City and … Continued

Sustainable Development and Natural Hazards

September 24, 2020

Measuring how climate change affects different social and economic outcomes, Dr. Hino works on increasing community resilience to the impacts of climate change.

Reinventing Traffic Impact Assessment

September 3, 2020

Recent research has questioned the accuracy and unintended consequences of Traffic Impact Assessment as it’s conventionally employed.