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NPR Marketplace: Dr. Meghan Millea talks about the impact of financial crisis on economics education

On a recent NPR Marketplace broadcast, Dr. Meghan Millea from ECU Economics Department talks about the impact of #financialcrisis on economics education and how she gets her students engaged in class. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf_zJjkD2tB/ See also post on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=10155397448198596&id=371955638595 Listen to episode from 18min. 55sec https://www.marketplace.org/shows/marketplace/03062018

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ECU PROFESSOR USING ECONOMICS TO INFLUENCE FARMING (Greg Howard)

Greg Howard’s research was featured in the News distributed by the East Carolina University: “As eastern North Carolina farmers continue to adjust to commercial challenges in the face of an aging population and overall decline in farmland, one East Carolina University professor is using the power of economics to aid the region.” Read the full feature here: https://www.northcarolina.edu/news/2018/01/Environmental-Impact

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WITN: ECU economic professors react to Verizon buying Yahoo for $4.83B

http://www.witn.com/content/news/Verizon-buys-Yahoo-for-483B-marking-end-of-an-era-388113252.html By Lindsay Oliver/Megan Hucks | Posted: Mon 9:31 PM, Jul 25, 2016  |  Updated: Tue 8:22 AM, Jul 26, 2016 The number one wireless carrier in the country will be making another purchase. Verizon Communications is set to buy Yahoo’s internet properties as they try to compete with online powerhouses like Google. Verizon announced Monday that they would buy Yahoo for

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