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Dr. Danielle Spurlock Selected for RWJF Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program

DCRP faculty member Danielle Spurlock

Dr. Spurlock has been selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) for its prestigious Interdisciplinary Research Leaders (IRL) program, alongside two colleagues, Dr. Allison De Marco of UNC’ … Continued

E-Biking as a Tool for Parents and Caretakers

In new study, “Electric bicycles and cargo bikes—Tools for parents to keep on biking in auto-centric communities? Findings from a US metropolitan area” DCRP’s Dr. Allie Thomas explores how parents and … Continued

Mobility Shifts in Response to COVID-19

Some of the most glaring effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been on human mobility. The pandemic has affected our frequency, modes, and distances of travel, leading many of us to increasing our tim … Continued

Collaborative Management for Economic Benefits and Resilience

Freshwater resources contribute to agriculture, electricity production, and industrial economic growth around the world. In a new study, DCRP’s Dale Whittington and co-authors discuss how coordinated, … Continued

Dr. William Rohe Receives 2021 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

  DCRP’s Dr. William Rohe, former Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of City and Regional Planning and former Director of the Center for Urban and Regional Studies, received the Urban Affai … Continued

Putting Skill To Work

Nichola Lowe

An argument for reimagining skill in a way that can extend economic opportunity to workers at the bottom of the labor market.

Building resilience for storm-battered N.C.

DCRP faculty member Todd BenDor

Carolina researchers created a plan to help vulnerable communities weather future storms.

Carolina Tracker: A Resource for Recovery

The Carolina Tracker website features timely stories, datasets and visualizations based on 30 different economic, social and transportation indicators for all 100 counties in North Carolina.

Responses to the Pandemic: Economic Resiliency

DCRP faculty member Meenu Tewari

A resilient recovery cannot be about a return to status quo. We have an opportunity to build a more just and transformative economic future.

Response to the Pandemic: Manufacturing

Nichola Lowe CURS

North Carolina is well-positioned to meet this challenge, and also respond to future pandemics and natural disasters.