NC Commerce

Labor and Economic Analysis Division, Department of Commerce

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Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Workers with Bachelor’s degrees earn far more on average than the rest of the population. But some college majors lead to higher-paying jobs than others. This article shows which majors yielded the highest earnings for 2002-2003 graduates of North Carolina’s university system, using data from LEAD’s outcome reporting website NC TOWER. read more ...

Monday, January 08, 2018

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: North Carolina’s economy has changed a lot in recent decades, but it’s not done shifting. . . Rocky Mount Mills features a brewery incubator. . . UNC campuses that saw tuition cuts due to NC Promise are experiencing a surge in applications. read more ...

Thursday, January 04, 2018

In November, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 99 of North Carolina's 100 counties. read more ...

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