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In August, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates remained unchanged in 49 of North Carolina's 100 counties.
  • 27 September 2017
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 1630
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: A shortage of construction workers in Raleigh. . . FEMA funding for Matthew recovery efforts is on hold.
  • 25 September 2017
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 689
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: eastern North Carolina plans for a new interstate. . . Both Charlotte and Raleigh are “aggressively pursuing” new Amazon headquarters. . . ECU leads a new initiative to promote rural prosperity.
  • 18 September 2017
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 1515
North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged percent from July’s revised rate of 4.1 percent.
  • 15 September 2017
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 1152
Different research articles have different conclusions about the rate of automation and its impact on future work. This article explores a new approach developed by ITIF by seeing how it operates in North Carolina.
Just in time for your Tuesday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: Asheville’s restaurant sector contends with a labor shortage and high cost of living. . . The impact of rising sea levels on North Carolina’s coastal communities.
  • 5 September 2017
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 1745
What happened in the North Carolina economy in 2016? How did the economy fare compared to the U.S. and previous years? What key trends are emerging since the Great Recession? A new LEAD report looks at several key economic indicators for the state, including population and labor force growth, unemployment and wage trends, industry and GDP changes, and projected employment.
  • 31 August 2017
  • Author: Josh Levy
  • Number of views: 2645
In July, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 93 of North Carolina's 100 counties.
  • 30 August 2017
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 790
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: Rapidly-growing Charlotte struggles with affordable housing woes. . . Chatham County works to preserve its rural character amidst development pressures.
  • 28 August 2017
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 1645
North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.1 percent from June’s revised rate of 4.2 percent.
  • 18 August 2017
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 1346
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