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Monday, January 26, 2015

You may have heard that suburban growth is on the decline as people flock to urban areas, but this may not be so. Recent research challenges this and other urban legends. read more ...

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The rate at which workers employed in North Carolina are hired or separate from their jobs (“turnover”) has decreased over the past 20 years. To what extent is this occurring across the state’s 15 metro areas? And is there a connection between metro-area turnover rates and wage growth? read more ...

Friday, January 16, 2015

What's the buzz among leading economists in the New Year? Find out through highlights of this year's annual meeting of the American Economic Association. read more ...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

As contracted employment has become a larger part of the nation's economy over the past few years, questions about the industries supplying these jobs have gained some traction. In this post, we'll take a look at the growth of contract work in North Carolina and the wages these jobs command. read more ...

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