Economy Newsletter

December 2014

Staten Island, Ferguson, and North Carolina’s Economic Future

Protest demonstrations continue across the U.S. in the aftermath of the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, who died as a result of force by police officers.  Grand juries in New York and Missouri declined to indict officers in these cases. Robust debate continues on how to interpret forensic evidence, gauge the credibility of key eye-witnesses, and evaluate policies governing police tactics and use of force.

Leaving to others the analysis of the criminal justice and sociological dimensions of these tragedies, I’d like to draw your attention to a core question of economics.   Click here to continue reading… 

 

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Election 2014 – Change for NC?

November 2014

The Challenging Shift to an Urban Economy

October 2014

Does NC Rank 49th in Entrepreneurship?

September 2014

Is Poverty Relevant to N.C.’s Economy?

August 2014

NC Exports & The Government Supports

July 2014

Taxing a Privilege or Regulating Activity?

June 2014

Sticking with the Old North State

May 2014

Science and NC’s Economy

April 2014

student loan bubble?

March 2014

winter blues

February 2014

following migrations

January 2014

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