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Labor and Economic Analysis Division, Department of Commerce

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Monday, February 08, 2016

Just in time for your Monday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: A look at the economic impact of colleges on metro areas. . . Major cities seeing growth but persistent poverty. . . An online retailer offers one-hour delivery in Raleigh. read more ...

Friday, February 05, 2016

The NC State Institute for Emerging Issues’ annual conference will be held early next week.  This year’s theme is Future Work, and the key question that the forum poses is: “Is technology and demography shift, how can North Carolina prepare today to create enough good jobs for tomorrow?” read more ...

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

In December, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in 70 of North Carolina's 100 counties, while increasing in 21 and remaining unchanged in nine.

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Monday, February 01, 2016

Just in time for your Monday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: Many manufacturing-based counties (including in North Carolina) continue to struggle. . . A closer look at Wake County’s big population gains since 2010. . . Expanded requirements for economic development spending by localities. . . A highly-anticipated railroad hub in Johnston County is nixed over eminent domain concerns. . . Durham scores big on a recent tally of venture capital funding. read more ...

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