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Part I: The Start Up and Co-Working Scene in North Carolina

May 10, 2018

Hearing talk of “angel investors” looking for “unicorn companies” by grown adults sitting in a circle cross-legged on a polished concrete floor might not seem like business as usual, but this new way of doing business is quickly gaining traction. The startup community in North Carolina appears to be … Continued

The State of Technology in North Carolina

February 21, 2017

The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) recently published the 2017 State of the Technology Industry Report providing interested stakeholders an in-depth review of North Carolina’s technology industry. The following blog post will provide a snapshot of the report that is available for downl … Continued

Taking a closer look at low wage workers in North Carolina

March 5, 2015

By many measures, the job market in North Carolina seems to be recovering well from the recession. In December 2014, the statewide unemployment rate stood at 5.5%, down from 7.5% a year before (December 2013) and a high of 11.3%. At a national level, though, some analyses suggest that a large propor … Continued

Where are the Jobs?

July 8, 2010

Jonathan Morgan is a School of Government faculty member. The latest national employment numbers for June 2010 show some modest private sector job creation despite a decline overall in total nonfarm employment.  The unemployment rate dropped a bit to 9.5 percent from 9.7 percent in May.  The U.S. ec … Continued