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North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from February’s revised rate of 4.5 percent.

  • 20 April 2018
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 51
In February, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in 74 of North Carolina's 100 counties.
  • 4 April 2018
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 236

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from January’s revised rate of 4.5 percent.

  • 23 March 2018
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 205

In January, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 93 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

  • 16 March 2018
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 146

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from December’s annually revised rate of 4.5 percent.

  • 12 March 2018
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 302

After a volatile year, newly-released data revisions show that North Carolina’s unemployment and labor force participation rates are in fact on a steady path as we head into 2018.  This article explains what labor market watchers can learn from these new data and provides some helpful tips to avoid getting caught off-guard by data revisions.

Since 1990, women have become increasingly concentrated within the ranks of healthcare practitioners. A look at the data shows that Registered Nurses don’t explain the trend. To identify many of the women finding work in this field, you have to look for the white lab coats.

In December, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in 56 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

  • 1 February 2018
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 974

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 0.2 of a percentage point to 4.5 percent from November’s revised rate of 4.3 percent.

  • 23 January 2018
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 461
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.
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