Who We Are
We aim to advance understanding in the areas of innovation, trade, institutions and human potential to identify policies and solutions for the betterment of society.
Check out the Challey Institute's annual report to learn more about our mission at NDSU.
A College Catalyzed by Philanthropy
The College of Business is a microcosm of the In Our Hands campaign success. Scott Beaulier's hiring as dean aligned with the start of the campaign; benefactors rallied around his vision for what it means to study business at NDSU and began investing.
Challey Spotlight: Amma Agyekum
Entrepreneur to discuss prosperity for Africa
Press Release: North Dakota has a strong business climate
NDSU College of Business awards most scholarships in college history
NDSU speaker to address technology and economy
Could pot prevent a pot belly? Researchers get the skinny on cannabis
Challey-PCPE scholar co-writes Fortune article on baby formula shortage
Nov. 30 | Magatte Wade
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Dr. Sam Peltzman discusses the unintended consequences of regulation, including a famous insight from his work on automobile safety regulation.
2022 American College Student Freedom, Progress and Flourishing Survey
Survey finds college students have mixed views on issues of freedom, progress and flourishing.
Survey | North Dakota Business Conditions and Climate
Policy Brief | Cybersecurity Incidents Can Be Unwelcome Wakeup Calls for Unprepared Agencies
Research Brief | Is there a relationship between knowledge of human progress and student optimism?
USDA Report | Rural America at a Glance: 2021 Edition
Article | Capitalism and Socialism: Toward a Common Understanding
Op-Ed | An Economics Lesson on Tax Reform
Op-Ed | Trouble in the Metaverse—Whatever That Is
Op-Ed | Overlooked Security Challenges in Electric-Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
Op-Ed | The FDA Could Easily Solve the Baby Formula Shortage by Allowing More Imports from Europe
We Need a Common Understanding of What 'Capitalism' Means
By Dr. John Bitzan and Dr. Clay Routledge
When skeptics and advocates talk about capitalism, are we really speaking the same language when we use the word?