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Monday, May 02, 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: Economic developers press their case before the North Carolina legislature. . . North Carolina has fallen behind on relative measures of teacher pay. . . Signs of trouble in the Triangle’s biotech sector. . . Piedmont Triad International Airport expansion efforts are underway. read more ...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

In March, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in all of North Carolina's 100 counties. read more ...

Monday, April 25, 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: The Durham-Chapel Hill metro area has the nation’s second-highest standard of living… The rural-urban economic shift plays out in debates over social issues… The High Point Market hums along under the shadow of a boycott. read more ...

Friday, April 22, 2016

Two researchers recently published new data on contingent work across the U.S. labor market. This new information helps us better understand the rise in nontraditional work arrangements and highlights the impacts of employers like Uber through the so-called “gig economy.” read more ...

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