Economy

The sun sets on shrimp and fishing boats dock along Raccoon Creek in Oriental.

New research considers the impact of commercial fisheries on North Carolina's economy
Mar 18, 2021

Thanks to a new, collaborative research project from faculty at Appalachian State University, Duke University, NC State University and the Univer...

Harry Davis will speak at 3rd annual High Country Economic Kickoff Breakfast (Photo Watauga Democrat)

Monetarily speaking: Third annual Economic Kickoff Breakfast set for Jan. 24
Jan 8, 2019

The Watauga Democrat recently reported that NCBA Professor of Banking in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University will provide a...

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Appalachian’s SBTDC generates 14 new businesses, $10.57 million in capital
Jan 18, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Small Business Technology Development Center (SBTDC) assisted clients in its 14-county service area in ...

Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

Davis to deliver economic forecast during 2018 High Country Economic Kickof Breakfast
Oct 31, 2017

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the date for the 2018 High Country Economic Kickoff Breakfast. Mark your calendars for Tues...

CERPA Director Ash Morgan delivers comments on the economic impact of App State Athletics during the Aug. 25, 2017 Wake up Watauga event, hosted by the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce (Photo: Boone Area Chamber of Commerce)

CERPA research shows economic impact of App State Athletics is approximately $54 million annually
Aug 28, 2017

The impact of App State Athletics on the surrounding region is significant, according to research from Appalachian State University's Center for Econo...

2015-16 First Destination Rate Data - Walker College of Business, Appalachian State University

Ninety percent of Walker College graduates employed or continuing education six months after commencement
May 22, 2017

Ninety percent of Walker College of Business Class of 2016 graduates have successfully reached their first destination, according to statistics compil...

Wells Fargo economist to speak March 31 at Appalachian

Wells Fargo economist to speak March 31 at Appalachian
Mar 23, 2017

ASU NEWS—John Silvia, chief economist for Wells Fargo, will be the speaker at this spring’s Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished Lecture at Appalachian ...

Economics faculty and students conduct high country tourism economic impact analyses

Economics faculty and students conduct high country tourism economic impact analyses
Jan 24, 2017

Students from Appalachian State University's student chapter of the National Association for Business Economics and faculty in the ...

From left, Wells Fargo’s Mark Vitner, UNC Charlotte’s John Connaughton, Appalachian State University’s Harry Davis, N.C. State University’s Michael Walden, and Capital Tonight host Tom Boyum discuss North Carolina’s economic forecast during a forum hosted by the N.C. Chamber and the N.C. Bankers Association on Wednesday. (CJ photo by Barry Smith)

North Carolina's economy will grow in 2017, according to an expert panel that included finance professor and economist Harry Davis
Jan 6, 2017

Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance Professor Harry Davis was part of an expert panel that said North Carolina's economy will grow somewhat i...

Local Boone and Blowing Rock Chambers of Commerce will host the event

Harry Davis will deliver 2017 economic forecast during High Country Economic Kickoff Breakfast
Dec 12, 2016

At the base of one of the region’s top winter economic drivers, the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce and Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce co-host the ...