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North Carolina Education and Workforce Development: Work Ready Communities

November 3, 2016

A powerful common denominator between economic development and human capital development is education. Communities with well-regarded schools incentivize businesses to be recruited to an area to make use of local talent. It is a cycle in which the economic vitality of an area is contingent upon the … Continued

What Matters Most for Business Locations and Expansions?

April 5, 2011

Jonathan Morgan is a School of Government faculty member. Public officials and economic developers want to know what is required for their communities to be attractive and competitive locations for new private investment.  A good starting point is to understand which factors businesses consider to b … Continued

North Carolina’s Emerging Data Center Cluster

January 4, 2011

Jonathan Morgan is a School of Government faculty member. As a new year begins, economic developers and public officials in North Carolina must feel pretty good about the state’s prospects in 2011 for building on its recent success in attracting several major data center facilities.  In a few short … Continued