• Person

    Andrew Yates

    August 23, 2018
    Professor Andy Yates is an associate professor in the economics department at UNC-Chapel Hill. His research expertise is in the area of environmental economics, with a particular focus on the…
  • Event

    Are Electric Vehicles Good For The Environment?

    August 23, 2018
    Are electric vehicles good for the environment?  In this presentation, Professor Yates will compare the air pollution effects of driving an electric vehicle to a conventional vehicle and evaluate the…
  • Podcast

    HeadLocke Episode 025: Local Activism

    August 22, 2018
    Activism is not attendance at rallies, dinner parties, and precinct meetings with one’s ideological and political allies. Rather, it is the process of cultivating relationships to empower those whose interests and needs are affected knowingly and unknowingly by the political circumstances at hand.
  • Policy Guide

    North Carolina Policy Solutions 2018

    August 22, 2018
    To flourish is to live life to its fullest. To have the wind at our backs as we navigate the twists and turns that shape our lives. At the John…
  • John Locke Update

    States, Taxes, and Economic Growth

    August 15, 2018
    Would North Carolina be a better place without an income tax? A recent Bankrate.com article compared the nine states that forgo broad-based personal income taxes with the rest of…
  • John Locke Update

    How Much Do Teachers Spend on School Supplies?

    August 15, 2018
    This is the second of a three-part series examining the issue of school supplies.  Part 1 discussed family expenditures on classroom items.  Part 3 will assess state expenditures for…