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Higher Education Leads to Higher Earnings for Students with Disabilities in North Carolina

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Individuals with disabilities earn considerably lower wages on average than their peers. In this article, we use data from the state’s Common Follow-Up System (CFS) to show that much of this disparity can be traced to differences in higher education attainment between those with and without disabilities.

NC’s August Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

Friday, September 20, 2019

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged from July’s revised rate of 4.2 percent.

Goodness Gracious, Government Grows

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Is the size of the government in North Carolina growing or shrinking?  What is behind it?  Get some answers about government employment in this blog post!

July Unemployment Rates Decrease in Most NC Counties

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

In July, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in 70 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s July Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

Friday, August 16, 2019

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged from June’s revised rate of 4.2 percent.

North Carolina’s Annual Largest Private Employers List Released

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

North Carolina releases a list of Top 300 Private Employers, compiled annually, based off the first quarter employment size as reported by the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wage (QCEW) program. The list breaks out employment by Manufacturing and Nonmanufacturing employment. 

June Unemployment Rates Increase in Most NC Counties

Thursday, August 1, 2019

In June, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 97 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s June Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

Friday, July 19, 2019

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged from May’s revised rate of 4.1 percent.

May Unemployment Rates Increase in Most NC Counties

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

In May, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 95 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

Community College Outcomes Vary by Program and Age

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

In this article, we delve into the Career and Technical Education programs offered through North Carolina’s community colleges, examining employment and wage outcomes by program area and age.