Collection Number: 40065

Collection Title: Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 750 items)
Abstract The Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research was established in 1971 as part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Business Administration. Its purpose was to support research on the business and economic problems of North Carolina and the Southeast. From 1971 until its cessation in 1974, the Institute supported eleven major studies through grants from the Economic Development Administration of the United States Department of Commerce. Records include correspondence and other files relating to the administration of and research studies supported by the Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research.
Language English
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No restrictions. Open for research.
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[Identification of item], in the Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40065, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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On 1 August 1971, the Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research was established in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Business Administration. With Wachovia Professor of Banking Clifton H. Creps, Jr., as director and funded by grants from the Economic Development Administration of the United States Department of Commerce, the Institute's goal was the stimulation of and the support for research dealing with the business and economic problems of North Carolina and the Southeast in general. During its three-year existence, the Institute coordinated and supported eleven major research studies as well as aiding academic research with summer stipends.

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The Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research's archival records consist of correspondence and reports, mainly of the director to officials of the Economic Development Administration of the United States Department of Commerce; financial accounts of grant fund expenditures; and files relating to the eleven major research efforts supported by the Institute from 1971 through 1974.

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Correspondence and Reports, 1971-1973 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Financial Accounts, 1971-1974 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Research Studies: Fearn, Robert M., "Human Capital Determinants of Structural Unemployment," 1971-1972 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Research Studies: Haslem, John, "An Evaluation of the Implications of Organizational Size and Structure on the Productive Efficiency of Commercial Banks in North Carolina," 1972-1973 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Research Studies: Johnson, Harry, "Impact of Investment of State Funds Upon Money and Capital Markets and the Economy Within the State of Tennessee," 1971-1973 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Research Studies: Lee, J. Finley, "Optimization of Price Levels and Market Availability of Insurance Coverage in North Carolina," 1972 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Research Studies: Littlefield, James and Frederick Russ, "Manufacturer-Dealer Relationships in the Southern Furniture Industry," 1972-1973 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Research Studies: Phillips, Robert, "Commercial Bank Sources of Funds: Their Role and Influence in Regional Economic Development," 1972-1973 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Research Studies: Ufen, Charles H., "A Conceptual Analysis of Financial Institution Market Structure and Performance in Underdeveloped Regions," 1971-1973 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Research Studies: Van Fenstermaker, J., "Analysis of Methods Used in Raising Equity Capital in a Developing Region," 1971-1973 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Research Studies: Wacht, Richard F., "Physicians, Hospitals, and the Demand for Health Care Services in Southeastern United States," 1971-1973 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Research Studies: Wilde, James A., "Ability-to-Pay Criteria and Alternatives to Local Property Taxation," 1972-1973 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

Research Studies: Wilde, James A., "Power Equalization in Education: Its North Carolina Implications," 1973 #40065, Series: "Institute of Applied Business and Economic Research of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-1974." Box 1

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