Economy Newsletter

January 2015

Forecasting North Carolina’s Long-Term Economic Future

As the new year begins, it’s again time for predictions and prognostications about our national and state economy.  The collective wisdom of our state’s greatest economic minds suggests that good times are on the horizon for North Carolina.  At the least, we’re likely to continue a decent rate of growth for 2015.

Although I welcome the good news, it’s incumbent upon me to point out our challenges and our potential opportunities.  I’ve written ad nauseam about the challenges faced by our great state. Most of these challenges are not new – we face aging infrastructure, rural underdevelopment and stagnation, human capital & workforce challenges, just to name a few. But as I ponder the opportunities, I’m left wondering:just what is the next big thing for our economy?  Click here to continue reading… 

 

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STATEN ISLAND, FERGUSON, AND NORTH CAROLINA’S ECONOMIC FUTURE

December 2014

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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